Inspected a new home recently and found an issue that if it had gone unnoticed could have caused major water damage. Every time you turn on the faucet in the laundry room (which is on the 2nd floor) water would spew out of the prime line that goes to the floor drain. Even I didn’t… Read more »
The exactly reason we never recommend to tighten the nuts that secure the toilet when it is loose. There’s a big chance that it will crack the porcelain and you’ll have to buy a new toilet. If you need a home inspector that wont miss a thing, contact us today. We serve the greater Toronto… Read more »
Just because your home is newly built does not mean that everything is going to be perfect. We find big problems on new houses all the time. Make sure you protect yourself and use your warranty
After numerous renovations, this 100+ year old house staircase was modified so many times that in the end it was left handing on basically by a sliver.
If you’re unsure on how plumbing or gravity works it best to stay away from doing any plumbing work at home.
The absolute last thing you’d want to see when looking into the attic.
Most roof coverings installed in Toronto, Ontario are asphalt shingles. First off what are asphalt shingles? There are a couple different type of shingles but we’ll focus on fiberglass 3 tab shingles which are the ones that are most commonly used for re-shingling a roof. The fiberglass shingle is encased in asphalt and then has… Read more »
We had a homeowner call us and tell us that their basement constantly smells like sewage for some reason. You can see the drain pipe that someone forgot to cap off letting nasty drain gasses into the home. Definitely something that should have been found during the home inspection when they bought the house.
More “Your house is ready to move in” new homes. Just because your home is new does not mean it will not have issues. Take ADVANTAGE of your warranty and make the builder fix the problems they caused.
You may want to consider getting some new shingles installed if they look like this.