Taking Care of Your Roof
This time of year we are all thankful for the roof over our heads. To ensure that it keeps us protected from the elements you will need to monitor it throughout the year. Your roof is not waterproof but is water resistant which means that at some point you may experience a leak. Our harsh […]
Schedule Your Home Builder Warranty Inspection
Many new home owners opt not to inspect their new homes prior to possession. With Alberta required warranties and home builder requirements there is time to get it inspected as late as the 11th month of ownership. Once your home is 12 months old you may be required to sign off on your home builders […]
WETT Inspection? What’s that?
WETT Inspection? What’s that? We recommend WETT Inspections by qualified professionals PRIOR TO USE of a wood or pellet burning fireplace. For your SAFETY a WETT Inspection should be a complete inspection of the chimney and fireplace. We do not recommend an inspection less then a Level 2 Inspection; which is a comprehensive inspection […]
Why Your New Home Needs to Be Inspected
Building a new home is an exciting and stressful time. Many people think that if they are building they can forgo a inspection but that is a common misconception. Permits are required and inspections are completed throughout the build. Still many things are overlooked and many inspectors find that new builds are often more time […]
Maintain Your Landscaping to Help Protect Your Investment
Well maintained landscaping not only provides enjoyment but also adds to the longevity of your property. To get the most of your property monitor the following: Plants, Trees and Shrubs In the spring take a look to check the condition of your trees and shrubbery. Those that are overgrown will need to be trimmed or […]
Spring Home Maintenance
With the spring melt finally upon us; it is a great time to take a look around your property and take care of some spring home maintenance. It is easy to see where water is running and pooling. The ground around your home should slope away on all sides. This is also very important near […]
Smelling gas in the home? Take action
Repeatedly we encounter minor to moderate natural gas leaks. I have even entered a home with a know leak for over one year time. Anytime you suspect Natural Gas do not delay, know who to contact in your jurisdiction. For this article we will refer to ATCO Gas in our great city of YEG Edmonton Home Inspection.
What You Should Know About Radon Poisoning in Alberta
Alberta is a western province in Canada and is its fourth most-populous province. The “Energy Province” as it is often known for being a world leader in oil and gas industry can also very soon lead in Radon exposure. As per the Canadian Government survey, at least 6.9% of Canadian homes have a radon exposure
Fire Extinguisher Inspection Tips And Maintenance
Fire safety around the home or business is normally a process that is not thought about till it is too late. Taking a small amount of time today to plan and prepare for a fire emergency will pay huge dividends in your future even if no fires happen. Safety awareness is more about prevention than being proactive. Once you become safety aware you start to be aware of potential safety issues before they happen.