Aluminum Wiring in your Home

  Aluminum Wiring in your Home? The only thing that is certain about buying a home with aluminum wiring is that everyone has  different thoughts on  what a home buyer should consider.  The biggest problem with aluminum wiring is that many insures will not insure the...

Electrical Issues and Home Inspections

Orillia Home Inspector Articles During the past ten years inspecting homes in the Orillia , Severn and Rama areas, one issue is more prevalent than any other.  Electrical work being done by DIY owners or unlicensed individuals is by far the most dangerous and serious...

Purchasing a Century Home

Purchasing a Century Home requires doing your homework.  When buying an older home you are usually buying a home with built in character which has withstood the test of time and is hopefully still in living condition. There are some common issues that you might...

Building Your Fence

SPACING THE FENCE POSTS As a rule, you should set fence posts about 6′ to 8′ apart. The spacing of the posts depends on the type of fence you build, the terrain, the purpose of the fence, and other such factors. Set the corner or end post first. Then stretch a line...

Fall Maintenance Tips for Home Owners

It’s that time of year again. The days are getting shorter and cooler. To ensure that your house remains in prime condition over the winter, a good weekend spent on preventative maintenance is a great investment. By making a thorough inspection of your home inside and...