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 »
Nasty smelling basement
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.
Leaking water in ceiling of New Home
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.
Just a few more inches!
Almost made it but not quite close enough.
Not sure what you’re seeing? Everything looked great after renovations were done but the shower tub would leak. Damage was invisible to the naked eye but with Thermal Imaging it was caught very quickly.
Shingles can be installed wrong on homes that are 100 years or 1 day old. This all depends on the workmanship of the roofing company and proper installation procedure.
Look out below!
There’s a big issue when a chimney is deteriorating this quickly. Such problems can cause serious safety issues inside the house and out!
Major safety concern
We always recommend window well covers to shed as much water away from your house as possible. HOWEVER make sure the exhaust pipe from your water heater and furnace are not being trapped inside and potentially leaking inside the home.
Cracks in your foundation
Cracks in your foundation could mean serious structural issues, they could also be nothing to worry about. During our inspection of your home we will evaluate any cracks to determine whether they are potentially major issues that need to addressed immediately.