Every Inspection Includes Complimentary:
Visual Mould Inspection
Outside of fit, form and function of the home/building, typically the biggest issue is moisture and mould problems. Hiring an inspector that is a certified IICRC Water Restoration, Moisture Detection and Mould Remediation technician can save you thousands down the line.
Infrared Thermal Imaging
Using an infrared camera our inspections can help you locate moisture inside walls, ceilings and floors. These powerful cameras are also helpful in finding missing insulation, overheating electrical problems, plumbing leaks, and heat and air conditioning air leakage.
Digital Moisture Detection
Moisture in your home can lead to mould within 48 to 72 hours. Using digital moisture detection we are able to determine the amount of moisture in wood, drywall etc and prescribe a remediation process.
Basic Inspection Services:
- Exterior Systems
- Roof Systems
- Interior Systems
- Plumbing Systems
- Electrical Systems
- Heating Systems
- Insulation and Vapour Barriers
- Mechanical HRV /ERV Ventilation Systems
- Air Conditioning systems
Mould Air Quality Testing
Whether it's a new home or an older home, the potential for mould in the home is always a possibility. Health risks can increase with the amount of mould spores in the air. The symptoms start out as flu like symptoms that can later lead to long term health effects. Having the home tested for mould is a service your inspector provides. This can be added to your home inspection at the time of the inspection. Cost includes full lab report (2 business days for results.
On average, 30 to 50% of the attics we inspect have mould in them. For many clients the presence of mould in the attic can be a deal breaker. Your inspector can not only determine the reason the mould is present; we can now remove it. Minimum charge for this service is $400, then $1 to $2 per square foot. Please note; our home/ building inspection is not to be used as a vehicle to obtain additional revenue. Please obtain quotes from at least 3 other companies
Chemical-Free Odour Removal
Selling a house or buying a new home that has a bad odour? Cooking odours, pet odours, smoking, can all turn people off from buying a home. Using ozone shock treatment can remove the odour. Plus it has been known to kill bacteria, salmonella, e-coli, etc. This is a great service to have your new home smelling fresh and clean. Our equipment can treat 6,000 square feet.
The Mould Detection Dog
One of only five Mould Detection Dogs in Ontario, our Beagle "Oliver" uses his heightened senses to sniff out any mould that might be in your building. Using a detection dog is a cost effective and timely alternative to mould testing in a lab.
Oliver is certified from the Florida Canine Academy. Spending fourth months training and two months on the job there. You can add this to your inspection. Call us for details.
To see Oliver in action check out our Media page.
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Rick was efficient, professional and thorough. He understood our requirement, the nature of the home and how to communicate the benefits and concerns with us in a constructive way.Kartik Ram12/22/2018
I highly recommend Rick and his service.He was very thorough, professional and personable. Took the time to explain everything clearly in terms we could easily understand; excellent job!Sharon Goss5/30/2019
Rick told me to give 4 stars (as a joke) but that definitely would not be truthful. As first time home buyers we are glad to get Rick as our home inspector. Not only did he deal with my overprotective mother but also he made sure we were aware of every important detail and more. The professional service and his additional expierence in water, mould, and foundations assured us we made the right call. The report is as detailed as the interaction, so we can't forget. We are so thankful to get Rick and we look forward to keeping him as a close contact for friends, family, or our next house.Kenneth Ram5/22/2019
Our first home in Canada - we were really nervous and had no idea what to expect, what to look for or how anything worked! Rick was amazing, he walked me through every step, explained how everything worked, what was normal (or not) and highlighted things we should be looking out for. He used really neat tools and was very hands on. Highly recommend him.Annamarie van Zyl7/30/2019
Rick is a great inspector, the best we have ever met and used. He is extremely thorough and full of knowledge and explains everything as we went along with him. The final report Rick draws up is very helpful. Definitely recommendable!!Julia Maika8/30/2019
It was pleasure working with Rick. He goes through everything and provides a comprehensive report. He is very professional in his work and dealing with clients. I would surely recommend Rick.Syed Jan5/31/2019
I had Rick out for a home inspection on a house I am purchasing. I couldn't be happier with how it went! He was extremely thorough yet efficient, and extremely knowledgeable and could put everything into terms that I could understand clearly. His personality was fantastic and I will highly recommend him to anybody I run into. Thanks again Rick!Brandon Brubacher3/22/2019
Absolutely great. Thorough, explained everything, went through everything with a fine toothed comb.EDIT: Had a second home inspected by Rick, 3 years after the first. Still incredibly thorough. Climbing in every dirty nook and cranny, checking everything. Rick was also incredibly responsive long after we paid him, answering any questions after the inspection. Easily one of the best business owners I've received a service from period.Viktor Y9/13/2019