Category: Etobicoke Home Inspectors

Why you shouldn’t change your roof during winter

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 »

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.

Weathered shingles

You may want to consider getting some new shingles installed if they look like this.

Thermal Imaging

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.

Poor Workmanship

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.

Look out for our new signs!

News signs have arrived and you can find them placed throughout new homes in the GTA that we’ve inspected.