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We’ve just received our fifth phone call is as many weeks about inspecting for UFFI, and frankly, we are probably as fed up with it as the Realtors who are asking, and the clients who looking at buying properties that had UFFI installed. For those who do not know what […]

Pre-delivery Inspections

Many people that attend a Pre-delivery Inspection (PDI) have never been to one before.  Many have not even had a new home, or any home, of their own before.  The builder on the other hand has attended many, many PDI’s and heard nearly all the complaints that can be made about […]

So you have a flat roof

Advantages of Flat and low-slope roofing Thermal advantages – They can help keep the interior warmer by absorbing sunlight at a higher rate than slated roofs. Accessibility – They are also more accessible, allowing for easier inspection processes. Economical – Flat roofing, for smaller areas, is generally considered to be […]

Asbestos – Get the Facts!

Recently Health-Canada changed it’s public stance on Asbestos.  The government changed the website Health Canada website. The site no longer says that chrysotile, one of the fibres used in asbestos, is less potent than others; nor does it say asbestos is dangerous when inhaled in “significant quantities.” It simply says: […]

Asbestos in your home?

The possibility The general rule of thumb is that if your home was built prior to 1980 there is a high possibility that Asbestos was used somewhere in its construction.   This could have been in tape joints in drywall, plaster, textured ceilings, suspended ceiling tiles, floor tile, pipe insulation, fire […]

Why Independent Inspections are important

There has been much said in the press over recent years about what happens when conflicts of interests run rampant.   The most prevalent are the ones surrounding the Universities and Medical professional that, respectively,  perform study work on drugs or dispense drugs that are made by large Pharmaceuticals.   Any search on […]

Google penalises non-mobile sites

As of April 21st, 2015 Google has started penalising websites which are not mobile-friendly. According to a Google survey, 94 per cent of people use a mobile phone to get local information and the vast majority of those searches take place at home or at work, despite it being likely […]