Avoiding Costly Problems With Oil Spills and Leakage
I always thought roof raking wasn't really very helpful. Or so I thought until a couple years ago.
Home inspections have become integral to the home buying process. Before waiving the opportunity to have a professional home inspection, regardless of how competitive the market may be, buyers and sellers might both want to consider the following:
Vermiculite insulation. What Is It? What are the concerns?
Many buyers are unaware of what to expect from an inspection or what to do with the results. To separate fact from fiction, here are five major misconceptions about home inspections:
Since January 1, 2013 in Ontario, the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) has required that all new oil storage tanks, both indoors and outdoors, be installed with a double bottom, double wall or secondary containment.
Clearing up common misconceptions
Source: Wood Energy Technology Transfer
One of the challenges WETT (Wood Energy Technology Transfer) faces is trying to help homeowners understand what WETT does. Most often homeowners ask about WETT because their insurance company has asked that they have their appliance WETT certified.
Gil Strachan is a professional home inspector, representing Electrospec Home Inspection Services in east-central Ontario since 1994.