Category: New Home Inspection

Electrocution safety hazard on NEW HOME

Even on this custom built 2+ millions $ house there are serious safety hazards that could occupants to get shocked or potentially get electrocuted. A GFCI or Ground Fault Circuit Interrupt is a safety device used on electrical circuits to prevent electrical shock. It is especially critical for things like whirlpools(like the one in this… Read more »

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 »

New Home Inspection

Beautiful day to inspect a brand new home!

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 »

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

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.

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.

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.