30 Day Home Inspection (Tarion)
This will be the first opportunity the home owner has to notify Tarion of any unresolved issues from the PDI and any new issues discovered with your home in the first 30 days. Now is the time and opportunity to gain an accurate list of any visual deficiencies that your new home may have. Most new home owners do not have the expertise and tools required to effectively discover and recognise many of the typical new home issues that may be present. Now would be an excellent time to utilize the services of a professional and experienced Home Inspector.
1 year Home Inspection (Tarion)
Your year-end form can be submitted during the last 30 days of the first year anniversary. This Tarion report is an excellent opportunity to notify the builder of any deficiency that are unresolved and have developed over the last year.
Why have an inspection? To ensure wood burning appliances are safe and complies to building code requirements. (Insurance companies can request a WETT Inspection during the sale of a home or purchase of a home). Visual inspection of chimney, venting, appliance. Having a woodstove can affect the price of your home insurance. There are many variables that go into rating a home or property policy and each home and homeowner is rated individually. Most insurance companies will either charge a flat fee anywhere from $50 to $150 approx or add a percentage premium to the policy.
An infrared (IR) camera is a versatile, lightweight and cutting-edge device that can enhance an inspector's understanding of a building's different systems and components. Its ability to read heat as color and then display that information in a way that's easily understood by homeowners and other clients makes the IR camera an increasingly important tool for inspectors to have in their equipment arsenal. Infrared cameras translate the heat signatures of objects into colors on a gradient scale, with higher temperatures appearing as lighter colors, and lower temperatures and wet areas appearing as darker colors. Thermal images show surface-heat variations, which is why an IR camera is such a diverse tool for commercial and home inspectors that can be used for a variety of applications.
Radon is a colourless, odourless gas that is produced naturally by the breakdown of uranium in the ground. Radon can seep undetected into your home and cause lung cancer. Protect your family by testing your home for radon.