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Mold

In standard26th July, 2017

Ten Things You Should Know About Mold: Potential health effects and symptoms associated with mold exposures include allergic reactions, asthma, and other respiratory complaints. There is no practical way to eliminate all mold and mold spores in the indoor environment; the way to control indoor mold growth is to control moisture. If mold is a

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Helpful Tips

In standard30th March, 2017

Fire Protection and General Safety: Don’t store flammable materials in the furnace room or next to your furnace and hot water tank. Ensure that adequate ventilation is provided to rooms containing gas/oil fired furnaces/boilers and gas/oil fired hot water tanks. Any door leading from an attached garage into the dwelling must be exterior/fire rated door,

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Basement Moisture Problems

In standard7th February, 2017

What to Look For in Basements Basements often contain a wide array of the plumbing, electrical, HVAC, communications, waste removal, and other systems of the home, which means there are plenty of potential moisture problems. Here’s what you should recommend that the homeowner keep an eye on. Symptoms Water trickling out of walls Standing water on floor Saturated

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10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip a Home Inspection

In standard12th April, 2016

After your offer to buy a home enters into contract, the process of near-endless check writing begins. There are many necessary costs, such as realtor and lawyer fees, and the total of these expenses may have you looking for ways to save money elsewhere. You may be tempted to skip the home inspection and its $300 to $500 invoice, but there

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How to choose a good Home Inspector

In standard21st March, 2016

Currently anyone in Ontario can call themselves a home inspector. Many consumers depend on the opinions of their home inspector to make what is often the largest purchase decision of their lifetime. Of course, you’ll also want to ask about the inspector’s fees and schedule. But before you schedule a home inspection, find the right

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How to Prepare for a Home Inspection

In standard18th February, 2016

Buyer preference and home location are major determinants in whether a home will be subject to inspection as a condition of the purchase.. Federal law leaves regulation of home inspections to individual states; however, home inspections are highly recommended to buyers regardless of the law. Either way, plan for a home inspection to be part

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A good home inspector is like a good doctor

In standard14th January, 2016

It seems that of late home inspectors have taken a bad rap – much of the public seems to be of the opinion that they may not offer value. I believe that when you are making what is often the largest investment of your life, protecting yourself by having a qualified inspector thoroughly inspect the home is a

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What are the locations to avoid for smoke alarms?

In standard31st October, 2015

For best performance, AVOID installing Smoke Alarms in these areas: Where combustion particles are produced. Combustion particles form when something burns. Areas to avoid include poorly ventilated kitchens, garages, and furnace rooms. Keep units at least 20 feet (6 meters) from the sources of combustion particles (stove, furnace, water heater, space heater) if possible. In areas

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Top10 MOST COMMON MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT CARBON MONOXIDE

In standard25th March, 2014

MYTH Carbon monoxide is normally harmless, but can be dangerous at high levels. TRUTH Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that is dangerous at any level. It’s created when fuels like wood, oil and gas burn. Normally, the small amounts caused by our heating equipment are vented to the outside and do not build up inside. MYTH Carbon

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