Posts Categorized: Calgary Homeowner Tips

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 »

Home Improvement Projects that Pay Off

Man Painting Modern Kitchen

Home improvement projects are a great way to increase your home’s overall value. How much value you add to your home over time can heavily depend on your investment into home improvement projects. Typically, the more you spend, the larger your return on investment will be down the road.  However, small budget-friendly projects have the… Read more »

Four Things that Affect the Cost of Your Home Insurance

Businessman with Notepad on Home Insurance Cost

Owning a home is a major investment and major investments should be protected. Luckily, home insurance protects our home, and our belongings inside of it, against unforeseen damage and emergencies but comes at a cost. A variety of circumstances can result in the price of your home insurance increasing and Accurate Home Inspections has highlighted… Read more »

Vital Steps Homeowners Should Take After Closing

Couple Sitting Inside Home After Closing

When you’re looking to purchase a new home, several professionals are actively involved in helping make the process as easy as possible. From a real estate agent to a reliable home inspector to a mortgage broker, there are several professionals that guide you through the process of purchasing a home and making sure you take… Read more »

Understanding Garage Door Safety

Understanding proper garage door safety is essential for any homeowner that has one. Terra Snyder of Accurate Home Inspections was again featured on “Home and Lifestyles,” this time to talk about garage door safety, a relevant topic for home owners that is rarely discussed. By understanding how your garage door works, you can prevent potential… Read more »

Advantages of Switching to an On-Demand Water Heater

Calgary homeowners have two options when it comes to heating their water; they can choose either a traditional tank water heater or the tankless version, otherwise known as an on-demand water heater. Over the years, on-demand water heaters have become increasingly popular, and at Accurate Home Inspections, we can understand why. In fact, our very… Read more »