Spring Thaw and Ice Dams

Even though spring brings with it higher temperatures, the rising mercury could lead to problems with your home. One issue, in particular, that could cause quite a bit of damage is ice dams, which can form on the roof of your home or business. As you already know, snow accumulates on the roof all throughout… Read more »


Value of an In-Depth Inspection Report

When you are looking into purchasing that dream home, the most important step you can take is getting a full-scale home inspection from a company you trust. A property inspection is much more than just a simple walk through. It covers a wide range of concerns, creating a detail-filled account of everything going on at… Read more »


Scariest Finds from Home Inspections

It’s that time of year again! Put on your costumes, unwrap that bag of candy corn and listen to some of the scariest, spookiest, bone chilling tales! At Accurate Home Inspection, we have been saving up our scary stories all year – scary home inspections, that is! You know that it’s important to have your… Read more »


Chimney Liners: Protecting Your Home

Nearly every home in Calgary features a chimney, whether it’s for a wood-burning fireplace or an exhaust for the home furnace or other appliances. While chimneys are common, taking proper care of them is anything but. At Accurate Home Inspection, we routinely find chimneys without chimney liners or with liners that are completely worn out… Read more »


Out with the Old: When Are Windows Worth Replacing?

A lot of DIY websites and TV shows these days make a big deal about replacing old windows. They say that you could save hundreds of dollars per year on your energy bills with new windows since they’re more energy efficient. There are also all of those fancy new windows that filter UV light and… Read more »


Leading Causes of Home Fires Are Preventable

Cooking accidents and heating equipment-related incidents make up nearly one-third of all home fires in a number of Canadian provinces, including Alberta, according to the last home fire statistics available at a September 2011 safety summit held right here in Calgary. Cooking, in particular, tends to be the most problematic for homeowners, causing as much… Read more »