Mould in Your Home

Mould in Your Home – Information for home owners brought to you by the Orillia Home Inspector. What is mould? Moulds are microscopic fungi; a group of organisms which also includes mushrooms and yeasts. Mould is a fungi that lives on plant and animal matter. It...

Septic Tank Inspections

Septic tank inspections are an often overlooked item when purchasing a rural property. Typically the seller pumps the tank prior to closing but rarely is the system itself inspected. The majority of purchasers pay too little attention to their septic tank and are most...

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...

Inspecting Century Homes

Today’s home buyers cannot seem to get enough old fashioned Century Homes. Many times when inspecting a well maintained century home there was multiple offers on property and often a “bidding war”. Century homes can require a lot of time and money to...

Home Inspection in Orillia

Do You Need a Home Inspection in Orillia Investing in a home inspection is probably the wisest decision a home buyer can make.  For a $350.00 you get a detailed report of the problems, maintenance issues and potential problems your new home may have.  Once you have...

Understanding Your Home Inspection

Understanding Your Home Inspection by Orillia Home Inspector Many Professional Home Inspector’s do not comment of their regions Building Code which is understandable if they have no training in that area. In the Orillia area for instance our local college is pumping...