Posts By: Terra

Summer Home Maintenance Musts

Ahh, summer. With the harsh winters we get here in Calgary, the summer sunshine is something we all begin to crave after a while. Though we know it can be tempting to load the family into the van and head down to the beach every weekend this season, we encourage all homeowners to put it… Read more »

The Hidden Dangers of Appliance Recalls

Say there was a recall on your vehicle; some glitch may cause the engine to stall or the breaks to fail. You’d want to know about it so you could have the issue fixed, right? Of course, that’s an obvious one. The average weight of a midsize vehicle is a little over 1,500 kg. The… Read more »

Low-Cost Home Security Measures to Consider

If you’re like most savvy homeowners, you understand the peace of mind that investing in home security products can offer. However, it’s a luxury that often comes with a hefty price tag some either can’t afford or can’t justify. Professional home security companies here in Calgary charge astronomical prices for equipment and installation, and the… Read more »

How Does COVID-19 Affect My Home Inspection?

Since the initial spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) throughout Calgary and the rest of the world, it seems as though time has stood still. Businesses closed their doors, people are staying at home, and we’re collectively holding our breath as we wait for it all to be over. However, many can’t just sit… Read more »

The Top 5 Most Common Findings During a Home Inspection

It’s a great feeling to find a home you like. However, before you buy, it’s essential to hire a professional home inspector to identify potential problems. Here are the top five most common findings that come to light during home inspections: Roofing problems Aged or damaged shingles are indicators of serious roof damage. All shingles… Read more »

How Hard Water Affects your Water Heater

Many homeowners who experience issues with their plumbing system are surprised to learn that the damage may very well be caused by the water running through it. How is this possible? Hard water. For those who are unfamiliar, hard water contains large amounts of dissolved “hardness: minerals that can bind with other substances and create… Read more »