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Perhaps your Home Inspector just told you the electrical panel needed replacement! But does it really need replacement, and why?Well there may be several reasons why a Home Inspector would have stated that, and really it is difficult to cover each situation.  I already wrote a blog earlier on bre...
04/15/2017
As long ago as the law has been in place in Ontario, and as much media coverage as we have had, I still find homes during Home Inspections with no Carbon Monoxide detectors.However if you do have them, ensure the batteries are changed regularly, and this is a good time of year to do it.  If you c...
03/17/2017
So important, one of the first steps to trust is honesty.  Our society and lives are built on it in many ways, our financial systems, work relationships, friends and more.  It matters and matters a lot. Others Will Measure You By Your Honesty “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” ...
03/16/2017
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02/20/2017
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When you selling or buying a home does the fact the home contains a circuit breaker or fuse panel ever come up, do you think about it, and should you?When in a home with a fuse panel, often times it may be stated that it will need to be replaced.  Is that an accurate statement?Well, the insurance...
01/23/2017
Not all American states or Canadian provincdes require that Home Inspectors hold a license.However, some do and the number is growing all the time.But is licensing a good thing?  Does it help the homeowner to find a good Home Inspector?Well, we all know that no licensing leaves the home owner in ...
01/22/2017
Many Home Inspectors are offering their ‘complete IR services with their Home Inspections. Let's look a bit at what an infrared camera is, what it can do, some limitations and what is required to actually perform a proper inspection of any value.   What is an infrared camera? The media, partially...
01/22/2017
Now don't get me wrong, I support green living and am in favor of us doing the right things for our enviornment.But, began to wonder is the "Organic" industry primarly a marketing scam to make us pay more?I started down this road when I saw Organic Maple Syrup.  And the price point on the syrup w...
01/18/2017
Continuing the blog (see Part 2 here), in part 3 lets look at the electrical items. Starting with aluminum wiring. Often the biggest risk with aluminum wiring is the insurance company! Yes, the insurance companies do not understand the risk and any risk they can not quantify is too big.I began my...
01/17/2017
The Home inspection profession can be somewhat of a risky business, customer's expectations are often very high.  Sometimes too high, elevated by television shows where homes are a literally torn apart during the inspection process, where infrared camera technology is presented to make one think ...
01/17/2017
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