Furnace and boiler flues, and chimneys are often neglected. Many homeowners presume that the utility company or their fuel supplier is monitoring them, and don't realize this isn't necessarily true until something goes wrong. As a result, bird's nests and other debris sometimes cause soot and gases to drift back into the house, causing a potentially dangerous situation.
* If there'd been a pre-list inspection, he'd still have them in a row.
Don't let vermiculite, or anything else turn your ducks around.
The overall condition of a property didn't always have such a big impact upon a deal however in recent years, especially in major centres across Canada today Realtors are working more closely with home owners, to sell homes quickly while maintaining higher sales prices. The single most effective method applied is Realtors encouraging sellers to get a home inspection before they list their homes for sale.
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Freezing rain is defined as rain kept at below-freezing temperatures by the surrounding air, which subsequently freezes on contact with things like roofs, trees and roads.
While homeowners may require inspection of a woodburning stove, fireplace or furnace for personal safety and insurance purposes, increasing numbers of WETT Certified individuals are declining to provide this service for a variety of reasons.
(NC) - For many of us, our home will be our most significant asset. Therefore, it makes sense to employ the services of top-notch professionals when setting out to buy. Referrals from friends, family, or other housing professionals are always a good place to start looking for these key players:
(NC) There’s nothing like a warm fire on a cold day to nurture your soul. But despite its cozy scent, wood smoke contains pollutants that can be harmful, including chemicals and fine particles. Fine particles can penetrate deep into your lungs and bloodstream, sometimes leading to serious health effects or even death.
Gil Strachan is a professional home inspector, representing Electrospec Home Inspection Services in east-central Ontario since 1994.