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Air quality should be a top priority for all homeowners. Ensure you and your family are living and breathing inside a healthy home environment by learning all about ventilation

What is Ventilation and Why is it Important?

Ventilation is …

February 25, 2020 Our Blog SHARE »

Winter is when Canadians heat their home the most. Sure, it’s a necessity at this time of year but who enjoys receiving extremely high heating bills? Nobody, that’s who! What if we told you there were a cost-effective solution to

January 20, 2020 Our Blog SHARE »

As the weather starts to change, so should the maintenance on your home. This seasonal maintenance checklist will help you get ready for the season.

Foundation – Masonry – Exterior

• Check foundation walls, floors, concrete and masonry for cracking, …

October 18, 2019 Our Blog SHARE »

With the population of the GTA
constantly on the rise, there is no
shortage of people looking to o er their
services for a price. From mechanics to
home inspectors, it can be hard for you
to determine which “professional” …

April 26, 2019 Our Blog SHARE »

Being a homeowner
can be overwhelming to say the least. There is a lot of responsibility and most
of us tend to learn things as they come up – without much previous warning.
Luckily, there is a way to have …

April 5, 2019 Our Blog SHARE »

Shopping for homes can be such a blur. One minute you’re in an open house and the next you’re organizing moving trucks and deciding where the couch will go in your new living room. With things happening so quickly, it’s …

January 29, 2019 Our Blog SHARE »

While knob and
tube wiring was a perfectly acceptable way of wiring a home before 1950, that’s
simply not the case anymore.

What is Knob and Tube Wiring?

This specific
method kept black and white wires separate throughout the house. …

January 10, 2019 Our Blog SHARE »
Saving money is something on everyone’s mind – especially if you own a home. Luckily, there is a program that is still available to help you do exactly that.

The Enbridge Gas Home Energy Conservation Program is designed to reward

November 29, 2018 Our Blog SHARE »

People expect to potentially have some repair and maintenance issues when buying a very old home. But with an essentially brand-new condo? Not so much.

Unfortunately, even close-to-new condos aren’t spared from these issues, making home inspections before purchase important …

October 4, 2018 Our Blog SHARE »

Having a home inspection completed before you buy a home is one of the smartest ways you can spend money. Our goal is to ensure the home is safe to live in and could potentially save you from purchasing a …

October 4, 2018 Our Blog SHARE »

Since a home inspection is a visual examination, the inspector can only report on what they see. If clutter limits the field of inspection, he or she will have to report these limitations to the potential purchasers. Homeowners should make …

May 20, 2018 Our Blog SHARE »

What types of common building damage do pests cause? 

 Shingle deterioration can occur if animals continually walk across a roof, or if persistent bird excrement is present. 

• Raccoons can actually tear shingles off of a roof to gain attic …

May 11, 2018 Our Blog SHARE »

CleanLOWAs soon as warmer weather greets us, it’s time to inspect our homes for winter damage. It’s also a great time to spruce up the yard and get early chores done, so summer can be spent relaxing and enjoying the …



If you’re in the market for a new home this spring, a recent change to the rules surrounding insured mortgages might affect you.

The new rule came into effect on February 15, 2016 and will affect buyers shopping for …