The time has come for you to you to place home on the market. The market is hot and homes are selling for top dollar and in most cases above market value. Many times home owners will rush to list but not put much thought into the buyers right to have a certified home inspection before firming up the sale. This blog will cover the “Top 5 Items that will ruin your home inspection“. 1: Leaky basement and foundation issues Repairing leaky basements and foundation issues can be a
The following items are essential tools, but this list is by no means exhaustive. Feel free to ask an InterNACHI® inspector during your next inspection about other tools that you might find useful.
Standard plunger 1. Plunger A clogged sink or toilet is one of the most inconvenient household problems that you will face. With a plunger on hand, however, you can usually remedy these plumbing issues relatively quickly. It is best to have two plungers — one for the sink and one
With Winter approaching there a many things the home owner should consider with regards to preventative maintenance. One of the most overlooked items is the prevention of roof collapse due to accumulative snow. According to the National Research Council of Canada, the minimum snow load amount that a roof should be able to handle is 21 pounds per square foot (22 pounds if you live in Alberta). That’s about 2 to 2.5 feet of packed snow! Preventing Roof Collapse The best ways to
The ground fault circuit interrupter also known simply as a GFCI outlet has been around for many years. Invented by Charles Dalziel back in 1961. The now common outlet didn't become common for many years later. The following article will explain the importance of GFCI outlets and why upgrading non-existing outlets to GFCI is a good idea. The ground fault circuit interrupter also known simply as a GFCI outlet has been around for many years. Invented by Charles Dalziel back in
Are you considering moving to Simcoe County, Ontario area? Simcoe County is fast becoming a main destination for many home buyers. Home buying is a critical decision. Making the right decision when buying a home can be difficult. Professional help would ensure you make the right decision when the time comes. Some importance of obtaining a home inspection include: 1. Ensure safety Are you concerned about buying a home that may have issues after moving in.? Well, you do not ha