Home Maintenance

Renovation Experts- Asbestos testing in Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, Port Moody, Maple Ridge

 

Summer is upon us and renovation season is underway. Did you know that as a homeowner you are responsible to ensure the safety of anyone that is on your property or in your house? Did you know that this includes contractors that you have hired? A lot of people are not aware that Work […]

By |July 28th, 2014|Home Maintenance, News, Safety Issues|0 Comments

WETT Inspection tips Port Coquitlam

 

Summer is upon us in beautiful B.C. and that has spurred me to think about air quality. The Fraser Valley air quality plummets when the heat wave of summer hits us. This is partly due to the high pressure fronts (and with them less wind) but also the summer travellers and the campfires that […]

By |July 15th, 2014|Home Maintenance|0 Comments

Mold Prevention, Mold Remediation

Mold Prevention

Further to my post on Understanding Mold, mold sampling and Air Quality testing, here are a few tips on how to prevent mold growth within your home.

Remembering that molds can grow almost everywhere and on any substance providing moisture, food and correct temperature range is present. Of the three inputs (moisture, food and […]

By |March 10th, 2014|Home Maintenance, News, Safety Issues|0 Comments

Maintaining Drainage Tile Systems

The importance of proper drainage

Proper drainage around a foundation is essential to ensuring a dry basement. Ninety-nine percent of basements will develop leaks if the drainage of rain water and ground water is not managed. The components involved in rain water collection and drainage are:

The roof and roof flashings,
the roof gutters,
the gutter downspouts and
the […]

By |January 10th, 2014|Home Maintenance, News, Safety Issues|0 Comments

Determining the age of your hot water tank | Stonegate Home Inspections (778) 960-4357

This installment is aimed at home owners. The intention is to provide information on How to determine the age of a hot water tank or hot water heater.

There are several dozen manufacturers of residential hot water heaters in North America and they all have a date code so they can track warranty or production […]

By |January 9th, 2014|Home Maintenance, Safety Issues|0 Comments