The rooftop patio drain was blocked on this home we recently inspected in Brampton, Ontario. If you’d like to add a pool it’s probably best to get one professionally installed. In all seriousness, general maintenance should not be overlooked even if you are selling your home. Thankfully this flat roof was installed well and did… Read more »
Category: Issues Found by Our Inspectors
Electrocution Safety Hazard in a New Luxury Home
Even inside custom-built two million dollar homes there are serious safety hazards that could shock the occupants, literally. Mistakes made with hydro electrical wiring could potentially electrocute residents. But there are safety measures and redundancies designed to mitigate tragedy. For example, a GFCI or Ground Fault Circuit Interrupt is a safety device used on electrical… Read more »
Heat not working?
It really was not a mystery why the this radiator was shut off and the room it was in was freezing cold. You may wanted to replace that before the pipes freeze and burst.
Saved money by not hiring an inspector?
Whats going on in the picture? poorly sealed exhaust vents + dryer vent (3 in total in attic) that are discharging onto the wood frame causing rot/water damage and mold growth. THIS IS A 4 Year old house that was not inspected when it was brand new. Now the warranty has run out and these… Read more »
Some houses don’t want to be inspected
I don’t think this house was happy about us inspecting it.
Leaking water in a BRAND new home
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
Staircase poorly secured
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.