(NC) - As the heat of the summer winds down to eventually give way to fall rains, it's the perfect time to start thinking about applying a stain to your deck to protect it against the oncoming punishment of our harsh Canadian winter.
Examining the quality and consistency of home inspections
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For most of us, owning a home is not a “Spectator Sport.” Many homebuyers, especially first-timers dive into homeownership with little or no thought about who’s going to look after the day-to-day needs of their home. Unless you’re quite well off, paying other people for general maintenance, upkeep and repairs can quickly drain a family budget.
You’re a Realtor and shortly after closing, your buyer calls to tell you the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) was just at their door demanding to inspect the new basement wiring…
(NC) Whether you’re getting ready to sell or just looking to refresh your home, you don’t need a huge budget to give a noticeable boost to how your home looks and feels.
(NC) Across Canada, home builders are adopting new approaches to construction to create greener homes with better resale value.
What is an alternative septic system?
What is a Water Softener?
A water softener is an appliance that is typically used in a residential environment to remove the hardness from the water being used for drinking, bathing, cooking, and washing clothes.
(NC) When you buy a pre-construction house or condominium unit, you and your builder agree to a date by which you’ll be able to move in. For most homes, this date is referred to as the closing date. For others such as high-rise condominiums, it is known as the occupancy date.
“Walk and Talks” are becoming popular as homebuyers waive conditions in a frenzied market.
Gil Strachan is a professional home inspector, representing Electrospec Home Inspection Services in east-central Ontario since 1994.