Cheater Valve Used for Venting

Cheater Valve Used for Venting. This is a common issue that I have often wrote about as it confuses some Home Inspectors. Cheater Valves, a.k.a. air admittance valves are addressed by the Ontario Building Code and may be used when installed in compliance with the...

Mortgage Rates and Factors

  Canadian and US mortgage rates can be  influenced by monthly changes and the longer-term trend changes of economic indicators. There are many variables that can influence the rates on long-term debt instruments, but an understanding of key economic...

Real Estate Market in Orillia

Choosing your professional Realtor wisely is very important in today’s competitive market.  We are supplying some tips and advice given by some of the top professionals out there. Did your agent bring a list of current sales and properties in your area...

Your Homes Heating and Air Conditioning System

There are many different types of standard heating systems. Central heating is often used in cold climates to heat private houses and public buildings. Such a system contains a boiler, furnace, or heat pump to heat water, steam, or air, all in a central location such...

Brick and Building Techniques

A brick is a block of ceramic material used in masonry construction, usually laid using various kinds of mortar. It has been regarded as one of the longest lasting and strongest building materials used throughout history. Bricks are usually held together by mortar,...