Home Inspection Blog

  • A Home Inspection is a Wise Investment

    February 16, 2016

    A Home Inspection is a Wise Investment for the Following Reasons  A trained individual is performing a comprehensive evaluation of over 400 systems and items in your home  It allows you to feel confident in the decisions you’re making in regards to your property, especially during negotiations.  A Home Inspection can make ... Read More
  • Mould is a serious issue for homeowners, but to get rid of it, you must go to the heart of the problem = MOISTURE.

    February 1, 2016

    Water is the number one cause of damage to homes, and any moisture present in the home – provides an environment where mould can grow and thrive. What is Mould? Mould is a type of naturally-occurring fungi that requires moisture, air, a food source, and temperatures above 4 degrees Celcius to live and grow. If these ... Read More
  • ATTN: Realtors – now you can book Calgary Home Inspections 24/7 on your phone with this FREE App

    January 25, 2016

    In the majority of real estate transactions – time is of the essence.  Multiple offers, tight negotiations and limited condition deadlines can make or break deals.  Luckily, scheduling a Calgary Home Inspection no longer has to be cause for concern. Send me an email today – and I will provide you with instructions on how ... Read More
  • Homexpo – Stampede Park – January 15 to 17

    January 11, 2016

    Great thing to do on a cold January weekend!  Homexpo 2016 runs Jan. 15 to17  – with 250 exhibits covering the show space at the BMO Centre at the Stampede Grounds. Organized by the Calgary Home Builder’s Association-Calgary Region, Homexpo will showcase the latest products, services and trends from local builders, renovators, contractors, suppliers, interior design specialists and more. Calgary ... Read More
  • What is Thermal Imaging and How Does it Work?

    January 4, 2016

    Thermal imaging is one of the best ways to detect water problems in the home. Water is the number one cause of damage to the home, as it can result in structural problems, mould, and more.  Repairs for this type of damage can be expensive, so it’s important to detect any potential problems as early ... Read More
  • The Magic of Christmas

    December 21, 2015

    I volunteer as Santa each year – with a great Calgary Charity called The Magic of Christmas. This charity visits over 500 families and thousands of patients in care facilities throughout the city – to bring the Christmas spirit into their homes and hearts.  The Magic of Christmas is a not-for-profit charity focused on delivering the ... Read More
  • Home Inspector Coming?

    December 15, 2015

    Here are some tips – to help sellers prepare for home inspections: Make sure the water is on. Make sure the electricity and the furnace are on. Make sure there is clear access to all electrical panels. Make sure there is clear access to all crawl spaces. Make sure there is clear access to all attics. Please clear out the spaces ... Read More
  • December 7, 2015

    With Christmas just around the corner, many of us will sit and reflect on what we are thankful for.  I am very fortunate…I have cherished friends and a home that is warm and welcoming.  My aging parents are healthy, my two teenage daughters still want to spend time with me, and my wife of 23 years ... Read More