How to Hire a Qualified Home Inspector

In the midst of the excitement of purchasing a new home, remember to have a home inspection before you sign on the dotted line. Hiring the right home inspector in Calgary can seem like a drag when it’s one more thing added to your to do list. Thankfully, these tips can make it easy to find qualified home inspection services in your area.

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Reduce Allergens In Your Home With Indoor Air Quality Testing

Sneezing, coughing, and wheezing could indicate that the air quality inside your home is unhealthy. Although your home looks clean, the air could still contain a number of contaminates that can trigger allergies and asthma. Calgary home inspections provide professional indoor air quality testing to help you identify pollutants in the air so you can remove them.

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Do I Need to Complete a Home Inspection on My New House?

Buying a new house is an exciting time filled with many decisions. Although there is a lot going on during this period, one thing that’s important to remember is to have a home inspection completed before finalizing the purchase. The following are a few of the benefits of having a professional Calgary home inspector looking out for you.

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7 Questions to Ask Your Prospective Home Inspector

A professional home inspector is required for a number of different circumstances, from getting approved for a mortgage to checking for structural damage from unwanted pests, such as termites. Before you decide on a home inspections expert, it is important to know what questions to ask to make sure you hire someone fit for the job.

 

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Create a Safe Living Environment for Your Family with Radon Testing

Radon is a naturally occurring gas that is colorless and odorless; it can seep into your home undetected and is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Keep your family safe by testing for radon in your home.

What is Radon?

Radon is a radioactive gas that is the result of the natural breakdown of uranium minerals underground. Outdoors, radon is diffused in the air and does not create a threat. Indoors, however, radon can enter undetected and build up to unsafe levels because it can’t be smelled, seen, or tasted.

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How Can a Commercial Property Assessment Benefit Your Business?

commercial-property-assessments-calgaryBusiness owners who are interested in purchasing a new property or selling their old business can benefit tremendously from a commercial property assessment. Through such a process with the right group, you can learn more about a specific location and plan ahead for your purchase in a much more organized way.

 

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Improve Indoor Air Quality With a Full Home Inspection

Points to Consider About Indoor Air Quality: calgary-home-inspection

Due to many unavoidable reasons, the air quality in your home can be exposed to many pollutants. Because a family spends 90 percent of its time indoors, it is common to get an exposure to these harmful pollutants indoors than outdoors. Volatile paints, lead, poisonous mold spores and pesticides are common pollutants found indoors. Prolonged exposure to these pollutants can lead to severe respiratory infections, health issues and other upper respiratory tract problems.

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Installing and Maintaining Smoke and CO Detectors:

home-inspection-calgaryAlthough many families have both smoke and CO alarms installed, they forget to get it inspected regularly to see whether the detectors are working fine or not. Smoke and CO alarms can save your life. Luckily, inspection companies offer a full home inspection service that includes radon testing and gas detector check too. During these inspections, they check the interconnected smoke alarms, check their wiring and see if the detectors are working fine.

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Why Should you do a Presale Home Inspection?

home-inspection-calgaryA property inspection is a detailed check by a professional inspector who checks your property to see if there is any major or minor problems in your house. During the home inspection , the inspector checks everything, including the plumbing system, electrical wiring, roof and each appliance that they see in your house. A presale inspection can help you find all faults and problems in advance. That means you can do all the repair work before listing your house on sale.
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Commonly Missed Red Flags Showing the Importance of Home Inspections

home-inspection-calgaryIf you have ever been involved in buying a new or old home and in a real estate transaction, you have probably understood the importance of a home inspection before moving in. For many homeowners, the experience of the process of getting a home inspection is quite different. While some of them are confident about the home inspector’s report, many find faults even after the home is thoroughly inspected. Here is a brief overview

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