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Lack of flashing detail (kickout flashing), gutters full of debris and bad weather. The combination of these is causing this moisture damage in the garage. All preventable!! ... See MoreSee Less

Sometimes you have to go with your hunch!!

The roof vent was completely covered with snow, which didn't make sense. Usually the snow melts around the roof vent because of the warm air that is vented out.
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I never thought I would be studying physics after highschool, but here I am. This advanced Radon course was quite difficult due to the in-depth information about Radon, but I made it.

Second course done at the same time is for the specific RAD-ELEC E-Perm Radon Testers we will be using.

New year, new certification, new services to offer our clients.
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I never thought I would be studying physics after highschool, but here I am. This advanced Radon course was quite difficult due to the in-depth information about Radon, but I made it.

Second course done at the same time is for the specific RAD-ELEC E-Perm Radon Testers we will be using.

New year, new certification, new services to offer our clients.Image attachment

Radon isn't fiction, it is fact!! Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer.

It is an invisible naturally occurring gas that is in all the buildings. No one knows how much Radon is in a house, until it is tested.

At the Home Inspection Services Group, we offer short term and long term Radon Testing.

Contact us to learn more about Radon.

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Radon isnt fiction, it is fact!! Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer.

 It is an invisible naturally occurring gas that is in all the buildings. No one knows how much Radon is in a house, until it is tested.

At the Home Inspection Services Group, we offer short term and long term Radon Testing.

Contact us to learn more about Radon.

#homeinspection , #homeinspectionservicesgroup , #homesafety , #indoorairquality , #radon , #realtor , #realestate , #realestatebroker , #realestateagent

It is very important to us and your clients that we have access to all the components of the home. The short video we made, provides some tips to the sellers, on how to prepare the home for the inspection.
Realtor friends, please feel free to share our video with your clients and your colleagues. We all have a lot to benefit from a smooth and safe inspection.
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Basement bedroom!! It is not a bedroom unless and the window provides means of egress.

Safety of the occupants is the number one priority when creating a bedroom in a basement.

The Ontario building code does not require basement windows to provide means of egress, simply because basements are not designed to be living spaces. It is we, that turn them into living spaces.

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The amateur opening in the ceiling, the stains and the mold, kind of gave it away!!

Jacuzzi tub leaked as soon as the drain stopper was pulled.

A home inspector is required to operate the plumbing fixtures in a home. How else will you find this?

The so called "Walkthroughs" are not permitted by the National Canadian Standard for home inspections or any other Standard.

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The term 'Acceptable Radon Level', doesn't mean that it is good for you.

It simply means that action to reduce the level of Radon is not recommended.

The Home Inspection Services Group now offers short term and long term Radon testing.

The only way to know the level or Radon in a home, is by conducting a long term test. A DIY kit is not the right answer. Have certified professionals do it right.

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The term Acceptable Radon Level, doesnt mean that it is good for you.

It simply means that action to reduce the level of Radon is not recommended.

The Home Inspection Services Group now offers short term and long term Radon testing.

The only way to know the level or Radon in a home, is by conducting a long term test. A DIY kit is not the right answer. Have certified professionals do it right.

#homeinspection , #radon , #homeinspectionservicesgroup , #indoorairquality , #realtor , #realestate , #realestatebroker , #realestateoffice , #realestateagent

Kitec is not the only brand of pipes that has issues. This is the brand ZurnPEX that has similar corrosion and leak issues. ... See MoreSee Less

Kitec is not the only brand of pipes that has issues. This is the brand ZurnPEX that has similar corrosion and leak issues.

Lots of rain this weekend. If your sump pump is doing this, that's a good thing.

It is working as it is intended and the perimeter foundation drainage system is functioning properly.
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Attic insulation is not about code compliance. Old insulation just doesn't do it's job anymore.

Insulation that is 25 years old needs to be updated to avoid heat loss, condensation and mold growth.
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This was a pleasant surprise for my client who was told that the furnace was original over 20 years old.

The furnace was listed as original by the listing agent when it was installed in 2017.

These are things that a Pre-listing inspection identifies and can save people a lot of worries concerns and embarrassment.
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This was a pleasant surprise for my client who was told that the furnace was original over 20 years old.

 The furnace was listed as original by the listing agent when it was installed in 2017.

These are things that a Pre-listing inspection identifies and can save people a lot of worries concerns and embarrassment.Image attachment

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Insight from our Inspector James Porteous about indoor air Quality. ... See MoreSee Less

Insight from our Inspector James Porteous about indoor air Quality.Image attachment

A healthy indoor environment is easy to achieve in any home.

If you don't know the air quality in the home though, it can lead to many health issues and to issues to the home itself

We can help with our indoor air quality assessments and indoor air quality tests.

Message us for more details at info@inspectionservicesgroup.com or direct message in FB

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A healthy indoor environment is easy to achieve in any home.

If you dont know the air quality in the home though, it can lead to many health issues and to issues to the home itself 

We can help with our indoor air quality assessments and indoor air quality tests.

Message us for more details at info@inspectionservicesgroup.com or direct message in FB

#homeinspection , #homesweethome , #homemaintenance, #homeinspectionservicesgroup , #indoorairquality , #realtor , #realestate , #realestatebroker , #realestateoffice , #realestateagent

We spend 90% of our lives indoors, so Indoor Air quality is very important in any home.

There are many different air pollutants, but the good news is that we can control the quality of air in our home.

At the Home Inspection Services Group we can help. We offer Air Quality Assessments and Indoor Air Quality tests and we can create a plan to help you keep the Air in your home clean.

Contact us today for more information on our Air Quality Assessments and Air Quality tests.

#homeinspection
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, #HomeInspectionServicesGroup , #homesafety , #indoorairquality , #realtor , #realestate , #realestatebroker, #realestateoffice , #realestateagent
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We spend 90% of our lives indoors, so Indoor Air quality is very important in any home.

There are many different air pollutants, but the good news is that we can control the quality of air in our home.

At the Home Inspection Services Group we can help. We offer Air Quality Assessments and Indoor Air Quality tests and we can create a plan to help you keep the Air in your home clean.

Contact us today for more information on our Air Quality Assessments and Air Quality tests.

#homeinspection
, #homemaintenance
, #homeinspectionservicesgroup , #homesafety , #indoorairquality , #realtor , #realestate , #realestatebroker, #realestateoffice , #realestateagent

"The past prepares us for the future".

You experience, you learn, you act.

No dreaming, No wishing, No hoping.

Just do!! The future is yours.
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The past prepares us for the future.

You experience, you learn, you act. 

No dreaming, No wishing, No hoping.

Just do!! The future is yours.

Almost there!! Are you ready for an awesome year?

We are already booking Inspections for the new year at the Home Inspection Services Group.

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Almost there!! Are you ready for an awesome year?

We are already booking Inspections for the new year at the Home Inspection Services Group. 

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"Christmas is not a date. It is a state of mind".
Mary Ellen Chase

There is no greater gift this festive season than spending time with family. Wishing you a merry Christmas, full of joy that will last through the year.
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Christmas is not a date. It is a state of mind.
 Mary Ellen Chase

There is no greater gift this festive season than spending time with family. Wishing you a merry Christmas, full of joy that will last through the year.

Think for a minute about the dust collecting on the bathroom fans.

All that dust is circulating in the air that you breathe in your home! This particulars should be stopped by the furnace filter.

All the house components work in tandem, and one of them not working properly, will cause others to fail also.
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Think for a minute about the dust collecting on the bathroom fans.

All that dust is circulating in the air that you breathe in your home! This particulars should  be stopped by the furnace filter. 

All the house components work in tandem, and one of them not working properly, will cause others to fail also.Image attachment

1 month ago

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Weatherstripping your attic hatch helps prevent conditioned air from entering an unconditioned spot. Condensation in you attic can cause mould. Replace weatherstripping every few years! #indoorairquality #mould #homeinspection #realestate #realtor #realtors #homemaintenance #homemaintenancetips ... See MoreSee Less

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