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  • Home Inspection Links and Resources

    Here are a few links that will help you with taking care or selling your home.

    The premier association for home inspectors in Canada  formerly CAPHI is now HIABC -(Home Inspectors Association of British Columbia)
    http://hiabc.ca

    For additional Home Inspection information , check out the the site below
    http://internachi.com

  • TIPS TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR HOME AND SAVE ENERGY

    With the winter now upon us and in BC it has been a particularly unusual one where snow came and didn't go. For us on the "Left Coast" , we do not know what to do with all the white stuff. Furthermore our homes are not built to handle the chilly weather.

    I know what all you folk in the rest of Canada are thinking. "Just don't say it.

    But there are simple ways to offset the heat losses and Save Money on Home Energy. Here are some tips'

  • We are Deck People Here on the Westcoast

    We all love our decks and can't wait to get out on them in the sunshine and have barbeques, cookouts and parties.

    But here's the question:

    • How safe is the deck?
    • We never think about that when we are snapping caps and embibing in a Mohito do we?

    When I do house inspections the major systems are considered and inevitably "Life Expectancy" is stated.

  • What You Need To Protect Your Family From Deadly Carbon Monoxide?

    Some facts to consider.

    When we think of Carbon MonoxidePoisoning with think about cars being left running in the garage for aprolonged period of time . But the reality is that Carbon Monoxide (CO) isactually a by-product of combustion whether from a car, a wood fireplace, gasappliances and/or furnaces. The important requirement is effective venting ofthe Carbon Monoxide .Whether out the chimney or by opening the home's doors ,ventingneeds to happen.

  • SO, WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BECOME A LICENSED HOME INSPECTOR

    Just as all Real Estate Professionals embark on an exhaustive process to become licensed so to do Home Inspectors. Allow me to elaborate:

    The process begins with registering for a recognized academic course offered either through a local educational institution (College) or as I did through virtual classroom learning through Carson Dunlop. Carson Dunlop actually wrote the book on Home Inspections. They are Home inspectors themselves so they " walk the walk ".