One of the best ways to understand about a home’s condition,
habitability and safety is to hire a professional home inspector. A
properly trained home inspector will review your house as a system,
looking at how one component of the house might affect the operability
or lifespan of another. Home inspectors will go through the property
and perform a comprehensive visual inspection to assess the condition
of the house and all of its systems. They will determine the components
that are not performing properly as well as items that are beyond their
useful life or are unsafe. They will also identify areas where repairs
may be needed or where there may have been problems in the past.
Inspections are intended to provide the client with a better
understanding of property conditions, as observed at the time of the
Wouldn't it be better to be aware of any potential problems
with your home prior to placing it on the market for sale? Expensive
issues such as older roofs and furnaces or insurance issues such as
aluminum wiring very often "kill the deal" when found by your buyers
inspector. Knowing this information before-hand allows you and your
agent to properly list your home.
Pre-Delivery Inspections on New Homes
Many people think that since the home is new there should not
be anything wrong with it. This is simply not true. We have performed
many PDI inspections and have found everything from deadly carbon
monoxide leaks, to toilets filling with hot water, to missing
insulation, to faulty windows, and many expensive cosmetic issues.
Having an independent inspection of your new home will help you find
these issues so they can be fixed prior to you settling into your new
30 Day and 1 Year Inspections on New
Maybe you are already living in your dream home but are
unaware of any existing issues. We can perform a full inspection on
your home to determine if there are any health or safety issues as well
as provide you with an idea of the remaining life in the major
components of your home.
Radon Gas Measurement
Radon gas is an invisible odorless gas which can cause lung
cancer. It exists in every home in Ottawa at different levels. Some
areas of Ottawa can contain higher than acceptable levels. While one
house may have safe levels, the house next door may not. Testing must
be performed in order to determine the levels in a particular home.
Please see the link on the left side of this page for further
information on radon gas.
New Home Warranty Inspections
Radon Gas Testing