Posts By: Terra

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 »

Controlling Window Condensation During Extreme Cold Weather

Window Condensation at Home

When it gets extremely cold outside, it’s not uncommon for condensation to build up on the inside of the windows in a home. Condensation typically forms when warm air inside of a home, which is often filled with moisture, comes into contact with the much cooler surfaces of windows. Window condensation can lead to mold… Read more »