At ABCHI, You’re Part of the Family!

When you join ABCHI as a franchisee or inspector, you’re backed by expertise and support from an entire family within a trusted brand – where every member has helped pave the way to your new career with us. ABCHI is comprised of industry-leading home inspectors operating in local markets across Canada – and internationally, in fact. We support each other …

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Wood-Burning Systems Should be Inspected by a WETT Certified Expert

Is your current home or the house you’re looking to purchase completely or partially heated with wood? If so, it’s in your best interest to have all wood-burning appliances inspected by a Wood Energy Technical Transfer (WETT) specialist. A WETT Inspection will ensure that your system is correctly installed and operating properly, and that it poses no threat to your …

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Get the A Buyer’s Choice Home Inspections Family Working for You!

When you enlist an ABCHI inspector to protect your home – likely the largest financial investment you’ll make throughout your lifetime – you actually receive expertise from an entire team. ABCHI is comprised of industry-leading home inspectors operating in local markets across Canada – and internationally, in fact. We support each other and learn together through best practice sharing and …

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Our Home Inspection Fee is Money Well Spent!

Everyone likes to save money, but the old adage that ‘you get what you pay for’ is so true when selecting a professional home inspection company that will ensure your property receives a thorough examination. At the end of the day, home inspections are an exercise in risk reduction. Their true value is in alerting you to big-ticket issues within …

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Highly Trained Home Inspectors at Your Service

When hiring a home inspector to help ensure your property selection is sound while making among the largest financial purchases of your lifetime, it’s important to know you can place your trust and confidence in a professional, regardless of whether he or she is licensed. Did you know that the only jurisdictions in Canada that mandate home inspector licensing are …

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Perfect Homes Don’t Exist!

There, we said it! Perfect homes don’t exist. And, while the spectrum of issues that can arise in a home varies wildly, every single property in existence can use improvements. And when you’re making one of the largest purchases of your lifetime, it makes sense to have an expert examine the property and make sure there aren’t hidden issues you …

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Thermal Imaging: Uncovering What the Naked Eye Can’t See

Technology has certainly come a long way. And perhaps the most comprehensive tool for a home inspector is the thermal imaging infrared camera, as it can view what the naked eye can’t see, peering behind walls, under flooring, into attics/ceilings and more. An added level of protection for potential home buyers or homeowners conducting maintenance checks, thermal imaging offers peace …

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Buying Local Matters

Supporting local franchises is an excellent way to back the ‘buy local’ movement that’s top-of-mind within many Canadian communities. There’s a misconception that because someone owns a franchise, they’re not local. On the contrary, each A Buyer’s Choice Home Inspections franchise is independently owned and operated within a local community. We empower local people who undergo rigorous training – well …