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We believe your home inspection experience starts before your home inspection and we offer lifetime support to past home inspection clients with hundreds of useful articles, pictures, and books.


We have written regular articles on home inspection for over 5 years… check out our most recent articles.

James the College Instructor

I’m pretty excited to announce that I’ve joined the faculty at Ashton College to teach some of the excellent training materials I’ve developed on Home Inspection. 

Check out my bio at: http://www.ashtoncollege.ca/people/bell-james/

Microwave Oven Install Options

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Microwave ovens, like their cousin the range hood, are an often overlooked yet essential kitchen appliance. They are often not given a lot of consideration for placement in kitchen design and that is a real shame as they are such a commonly used appliance.

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Complete Condominium Inspections in about 1-hour

Condominiums are more popular than ever in the Lower Mainland. Today, condos and townhouses account for nearly 2 out of every 3 ‘homes’ sold.

The good news for all these condo buyers is about 4 years ago, the Government of BC required that nearly all stratas start to produce Depreciation Reports. …

What is Wrong With My ‘Old’ Furnace

Home Inspection Gas Burners

In order to heat our homes, we require two basic things: An energy source (like natural gas or electricity) and a distribution method (like air or water).

In Canada, most of our furnaces use natural gas to heat our homes. …

Building Permits and Changes

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The following article is a new excerpt from the upcoming second edition of my “Home Owners Manual” for Houses.

When a home is built, it falls under a series of ‘codes’ which ensure the home will be safe, solid, and perform properly. …

Invalid Roof Guarantees

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Your roof is one of the most important systems of your home. It is your first line of defence against two natural enemies of your home… water and UV rays from the sun. So when you buy a house with a ‘newer’ roof listed with a 25, 30, 50 year, or even a ‘lifetime’ warranty you are protected for years to come… or are you…