Tag Archive for home

Fireplace Inspections

With the price of oil going through the roof, more and more people are turning to wood burning systems to heat their homes. While cheaper than oil, it also poses a greater risk of fire. If you currently heat your home (completely or partially) with wood, most insurance companies will require your unit to be inspected by a Wood Energy Technical Transfer (WETT) specialist.

New Technology and Home Inspections

The Barrie Home inspector has been providing Free Thermal Imaging scans with all regular priced home inspections for the past year. This amazing technology can aid in the detection of heat loss, moisture, water leaks, over-heating conditions and even mould detection. We also perform moisture checks with our up-graded digital moisture detector which allows us to detect moisture up to an inch behind most building products.

How To Make Your Kitchen Look New Again

Because the kitchen is a central room in the house, it often plays an important role in defining the style of the ground floors in a house. The most common gathering place is usually the kitchen as people naturally gravitate towards the room with the food. You want to make sure your kitchen is in line with the rest of the house design wise so that everything goes together nicely.