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703, 2016

Sunshine Coast home inspection

This past Saturday I was asked to go down to Garden Bay to inspect a retirement home for a client, well that’s what I’m all about I said, let’s go!! The inspection day was great, clients were onsite as well as the sellers, everything went smooth, I did what I had to do and my […]

210, 2015

Foundation inspection

Here’s a photo I took of a old foundation in a home up north. It’s a textbook horizontal crack, caused by hydrostatic pressure on the undersized foundation exterior wall. This foundation is probably only 5in thick and has no rebar inside the wall. These day’s concrete foundation walls are 6in thick and contain rebar for […]

1809, 2015

Oil tanks

Hello to all my past and future clients :) According to the 2015 CAHPI’s standard of practise, we are not required to inspect: 1. underground storage tanks or other underground indications or

of their presence, whether abandoned or active. Fair enough, but when I’m inspecting a home for you and I run across something like this, […]

1606, 2015

Vancouver BBB

Hands On Home Inspections ltd. Was a finalist!!, thank you to all my past and future clients!!

1406, 2015

Cottage insurance

Yesterday my services were needed up in cottage country, Harrison Lake!!, the insurance company insuring this cottage wanted a WETT inspection done on the wood stove. For those of you who don’t know what this means, it’s a visual inspection of the system, including clearances from combustibles, wood stove, interior stove pipe, exterior chimney. WETT […]

806, 2015

Gibsons!!

Hello to all my past and future clients!!, today;s inspections included this early 90’s home in Gibson’s, BC.!!

706, 2015

Condo inspection

Today’s inspections included a one bedroom condo in this beautiful building near down town Vancouver, BC.!!

306, 2015

Property condition inspection.

Yesterday I was able to help new clients with their decision to purchase this late 80’s home!!

 

2605, 2015

Condo inspections

Hello to all my past and future clients. Condo inspections are important, there are many things to look for before you purchase your first or even second Condo. Have a good look around the exterior of the building for deteriorating wood structures, are the grounds well kept?, how about the siding on the building?, is […]

1705, 2015

Long Weekend!!

Hello to all my past and future clients!! Thursday/Friday I was called out of town for inspection work, I like to help my clients where ever they need me :) Gibsons was the first stop, then on to Powell River, then over to Comox, BC. From there we rode down to Victoria!! and took the […]