Attics and Ceilings

Why Isn’t Your Home Cooling Down?

Your air conditioning fails to cool despite keeping it on for long hours. What is the matter? We’ll help you figure out why your ac is not working. Air filter If your air conditioner is not cooling, it might be because your air filter is clogged. In such a case, air cannot flow through properly. This greatly reduces the cooling capacity of the air conditioner. What to do: Either clean…

pest control

5 Signs You Need Pest Control

When you have pest infestation at home, or workplace, then you will find it a nuisance. Having pests at home spells a huge headache for you. However, even so, it must be dealt with. So how do you know if you have a pest problem and need to can for pest control? Property damage Do you have chewed furniture at your place? Do you find chewed or pencil tunnels in…

signs your roof

5 Signs Your Roof Is In Need Of Repairs

Having a sturdy and stable roof on our heads is a sign of a safe and secure home. However, the roof is often overlooked as it is mostly out of one’s eye reach. But just imagine if you had some problem with the roof, then how quick would you be in order to fix the issue? For that, you should know the signs that you need roof repair. Here is…

sparks coming from your wiring

What To Do When There Are Sparks Coming From Your Wiring

An electric spark from the wires is not a good sign. If you notice electric sparks coming from the wiring, you should call the electrician at light speed. Don’t dabble with electricity. But while you are waiting for the electrician, there are some steps which you can take which can be of great help at times and at the same time, avoid short circuits. 1. Do Not Pull The Chord…

radon inspection

Should You Have A Radon Inspection

Are you looking to buy a new house? Or have you bought a new house already? Have you done a home radon inspection yet? If the term radon inspection is new to you, you should continue reading. So what is a ‘Radon inspection’? Basically, radon is a cancer causing radioactive gas. It is emitted once the uranium in the soil, rocks and water naturally breaks down and gets into the…

Problems in the foundation

Problems In The Foundation That You Should Watch Out For

As a part of home foundation inspection, that you could do yourself, check the following areas to diagnose the potential problems your house may face: Foundation cracks When you start your house foundation inspection, start with the foundation itself. This structure is built to last. It ideally shouldn’t show any signs of structural damage. The possible signs of damage that foundation could show are: Hairline fractures or cracks (vertical, horizontal…

home inspections

Why Mold In Your Home Should Concern You

Mold is more than just an unsightly growth on your walls and ceilings, it is a health hazard. Surprised? Mold might seem harmless to you, as it grows on your walls and ceilings and does not seem to affect anything else in the home except make your walls and ceilings look unattractive. But mold is a serious threat to your health and can cause severe health problems if left unchecked.…

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Is your home electrically safe?

Whether you are planning to buy a new home or have been a homeowner for a long time, the electrical safety of your home is crucial. The most effective method to determine the electrical safety of your home is getting an electrical inspection done for your home. An electrical inspection is essential to determine the safety of your home. Here are some instances where you need to schedule an electrical…

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7 types of home inspections you can do

Home inspections are a necessity before completing a home purchase transaction. Thorough home inspections can reveal flaws in the home that you are interested in purchasing and can help you decide on a further course of action depending on the extent of damage to the home. There are different types of home inspections ranging from roof inspections to septic tank inspections. Here are the major types of residential inspections that…

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A home inspector can save you from a bad home

Buying a new home in Alberta is a serious investment and costs money. The last thing you want, when buying a new home, is to end up shelling more money than necessary on repairs. This can be easily avoided by scheduling a home inspection and getting the home you are interested in, checked inside out.Calgary home inspections can save your valuable money and help you decide which house is worth…