Posts Categorized: Home Inspection Calgary

Winterize Your Home

Home Sitting in Blanket of Snow

Winter is coming’ they say, not just in Game of Thrones, but also in Calgary, and this year it seems it is coming a little early.  It is important that homeowners take steps to add comfort and prevent or minimize damage to your home during winter. Below are several steps that you should take to… 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 »

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

Adding Insulation

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 »

Prepare Your Gutters for Spring!

One thing that homeowners need to think about as the seasons begin to change is their gutters. Between the fall and winter seasons, there are probably a lot of leaves and other debris in there that should be cleaned out if you live in an older neighborhood. Doing this regularly can not only make your… Read more »

How a Home Inspection Could Help an Elder Homeowner

Grandma’s advice? “Don’t get old.” Elderly people typically don’t have the ability to move about like they used to, and they don’t do well with change. They like old, familiar things. Have you ever tried to move an elderly person out of the house they’ve been in for years? You will get resistance from them…. Read more »

Why Can’t You Perform a Home Inspection On Your Own?

If you browse through the internet, you’re sure to come across dozens and dozens of articles with printable checklists and inside information on DIY home inspection techniques. Because of this, it’s possible that you’ve come to doubt whether or not hiring a professional home inspector is actually necessary. If there are so many DIY articles… Read more »