Window Condensation in the Winter and What to Do About It

It seems like with our varying cold climate here in Calgary that window condensation in the winter is purely unavoidable. When you do notice a bit of condensation forming in the winter, you have a few options: cross your fingers that damage will not be done, accept your fate and let the damage happen or… Read more »


Make Sure to Have Your Townhouse Inspected

Are you wondering if your townhome needs an inspection before you close the deal and move in? We discussed previously the need to have condos inspected, so you may not be surprised to hear that a townhouse needs an inspection that is just as thorough. Many new homeowners would expect a townhouse inspection might not… Read more »


Get Ready for Winter this Fall

Now that we’ve moved into September, full-blown fall is just around the corner, with the flurries of winter lurking just beyond the foliage, hopefully without another Snowtember event. With that in mind, now is the time to make sure that your home is prepared for the colder months ahead. Here are five areas to check… Read more »


Does an Apartment Condo Need an Inspection?

When buying an apartment condominium, it’s essential to know what you’re signing up for. Just like with any household, there are a number of factors to consider beyond just the location or layout before moving into the condo of your dreams, which is why it’s important to know the full story behind your prospective new… Read more »


Make Sure to Have Your Central Air Inspected

As we move into July and August – typically the hottest months of the year – many people turn to their air conditioning systems to keep them cool. Just like your home’s heating system, however, your central air equipment should be regularly maintained and inspected to ensure proper functionality and prevent potential issues or inefficiencies…. Read more »


Inspect Your Decks and Porches to Prevent Risks

With the warm summer air now bringing great days to be outside our way, spending afternoons lounging on your porch, patio or deck are becoming more and more appealing. However, when was the last time you had your outside space inspected? Just as with your home, your porch or deck structures can degrade over time,… Read more »


Spotting Water Damage At Your Home

Water is an incredibly powerful source of corrosion. Over time, even a small leak can lead to major problems. With pipes generally hidden behind walls and beneath floors, it’s not always obvious you have a problem until it’s too late. Here are some tips and warning signs to keep in mind to stop water before… Read more »


Steps to Take to Improve Your Energy Efficiency

Heating, cooling and lighting your home are difficult enough without the extra expenses from your energy bills. All homes, and older homes, in particular, can be susceptible to minor problems or wear and tear that can leave them less efficient at using energy. By taking a few proactive steps to inspect and update your home,… Read more »