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Preventing damage caused by snow and ice

In standard21st December, 2021

Thousands of home insurance claims are filed every year. Some losses are major, others aren’t, but they’re always an inconvenience—and usually avoidable! As prevention advisors, we inspect and make recommendations on numerous buildings every year. Protect your investment. Being a homeowner comes with its share of responsibilities. Protecting your investment requires regular maintenance and a


Understanding Spore Trap Analyses and Results

In standard1st May, 2019

With no established standards, interpretation of air sample results for mold is not always easy and requires some understanding of the limitations of these samples and the factors that could bias the spore counts you receive from a lab. The following will negatively or positively bias the total spore counts. Total amount of air that


What To Do About a Running or Leaky Toilet

In standard10th December, 2018

Whether you’re concerned about the environment or saving money on your utility bill, water saving techniques around the home make sense. This spring, make sure that your home’s plumbing is in good working order to help you avoid unnecessary water consumption. A common culprit for water waste around your home is a running toilet. Depending



In standard10th January, 2018

What is humidity ? The term humidity is usually taken in daily language to refer to relative humidity. Relative humidity is defined as the amount of water vapor in a sample of air compared to the maximum amount of water vapor the air can hold at any specific temperature . Humidity may also be expressed



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


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,


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


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


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


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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When it comes to inspections in Canada, our company, Technominds inspection is a leading firm. Our reliable and unbiased professionals are experienced to inspect both – residential as well as commercial properties. Inspection leads us to various problems in the place where we live or work.