Things You Shouldn’t Burn In Your Fireplace

If you have a fireplace or wood burning stove in your home, you are no doubt using them to the full with these super cold temperatures of winter that are upon us. While we may get through a lot of fire wood, a good question to ask is, can I...

Should You Buy A Fire Damaged Property?

Although much advise is given about how to avoid fires in the home, they still happen. Are you currently looking at buying a property that has been damaged due to a previous fire? Even if there is no indication of it at first glance, does that mean the building is...

Static Electricity…… Should I Be Worried?

Many of us know the feeling of not wanting to touch a car door or metal object just in case we get that dreaded static shock. But while it can be a nuisance, is there any reason for us to worry about it? Are there any situations when static electricity could be more...

The benefits and drawbacks of an apartment or condo

We deal most often with houses, people buying a new home in a neighborhood with similar houses all on separate lots.  Maybe your case is different though.  Have you found a home that’s an apartment? Or maybe a condo?  Or another situation where a living space will be...

Staying Safe On Your Ladder

With the winter months heading our way, we have a lot of yard work to do. An essential tool for most homeowners is a ladder. We might use it more this time of year for anything from cleaning out our gutters to putting up lights, so its a good time to review some...

Why Should You Choose Us As Your Home Inspector?

Do you wonder why you should get a home inspection done?  Maybe you want someone who will work for your best interests, and know exactly what they are doing.  We are here to help you.  This brief video helps you to understand why you should choose us.  Remember, if...

With cold weather comes… Construction?

With the winter season coming up we may consider doing some construction projects. This could be on our brick or masonry structures, and homes.  Working in a chilly climate is usually regulated by codes and other guidelines set out for contractors and it is vital a...

How can I improve the air quality in my home?

In our last article, we looked at the potential causes of air pollutants in our home. In this article, we will look at ways to reduce and treat these pollutants. Here are a few suggestions: Make sure when using gas or kerosene heaters or even...

How good is the air quality in my home?

More and more people nowadays are being affected by pollutants in the air. These can cause many different allergies and respiratory ailments. It's important then, to analyze how good the air quality is in our home, especially as it's the place...

Ways to prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide is a silent killer as it has no odor and cannot be seen, and so attacks without warning. Many instances of Carbon Monoxide poisoning occur in the home, this is largely due to faulty, fuel burning appliances found in the home. What are some ways that CO...