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A Home Inspection Can Save You Thousands!

Buying a home is a big deal both financially and from a commitment standpoint – whether it’s your very first or your fifth property – so it makes sense to protect your investment. Once you’ve fallen in love with a home, it’s especially difficult to keep an open mind to ensure  everything’s structurally sound and your hard-earned money will be …

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How Will Marijuana Legalization Impact Homebuying?

October 17th, 2018 will be a day many people will remember – and not just because it’s legal to smoke marijuana across Canada, but also because it can be legally grown for personal consumption in every province or territory except Manitoba and Quebec. And, although Nunavut has not banned growing at this time, the provincial government will regulate whether plants …

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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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Addressing Attic Frost & Moisture Problems

During colder months, there’s an increased risk of moisture within a home’s attic space. If given a pathway, warm, moist air finds its way into the attic and condenses before it’s able to exhaust through various venting systems. The harsh, cold temperatures turn this condensation into frost and, as weather warms up, the frost melts and can cause serious damage …