Recommended Air Sampling Methods for Mould Inspections In Edmonton
Taking air samples during a mould inspection is important for several reasons. Mold spores are not visible to the naked eye, and the types of mold present can often be determine air sampled through laboratory analysis of the air samples. Having samples analyzed can also help provide evidence of the scope and severity of a mold problem, as well as aid in assessing human exposure to mould spores. After remediation, new samples are typically taken to help ensure that all mold has been successfully removed.
Where To Find Your Sump Pump, Test It And Know Why It Is So Important
The sump pump is a water pump located in a sump pit that is connected to the weeping tile that goes around the foundation of your home. Its purpose is to keep water away from your foundation to prevent settling and cracking and potentially collapse of the home. It is important to make sure you not only have a sump pump but know how to test to make sure it is functioning properly.
Energy Audit Edmonton -10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home
Why make your home more energy efficient? Here are a few good reasons:
Federal, state, utility and local jurisdictions’ financial incentives, such as tax breaks, are very advantageous for homeowners in most parts of Canada and the U.S.
It saves money. It costs less to power a home that has been converted to be more energy-efficient.
It increases the comfort level indoors.
It reduces our impact on climate change. Many scientists now believe that excessive energy consumption contributes significantly to global warming.
It reduces pollution. Conventional power production introduces pollutants that find their way into the air, soil and water supplies.
New Report Shows Edmonton And Area Homes Steady But Sales Down 2016
Home prices in the Edmonton area remained steady in September compared to a year ago, but sales continued to decline, a report by the Realtors Association of Edmonton shows.
While the average value of single-family homes is down slightly from the 2014 peak, condos remain the same and duplex row houses are up, association chair Steve Sedgwick said Tuesday.
“The real story here is how our average prices have remained virtually unaffected by the higher inventory and slowdown in sales,” he said.
Six Things To Know When Hiring A Home Inspector In Edmonton
Marchuk’s multi-year homeowner nightmare began when she noticed a puddle on the basement floor after a heavy rainstorm. That led to finding a crack under a work table. When the table was moved out of the way, there turned out to be a gaping hole in the foundation.
The more she looked for problems, the more she found them. Studs had rotted. The one wall in the basement that was covered in drywall when she bought the house turned out to be in even worse shape.