How to Reduce Radon Levels in Your Home
Testing for radon in your home about every two years is a proactive measure to ensure that levels are safe and the health of your family won’t be compromised. Virtually every home in Canada and the US has some radon, but the levels vary from home to home even if they’re situated next door to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]