Storage Units on Garage Attic Trusses

Storage Units on Garage Attic Trusses.  Many times during a home inspection I come across garages with storage units and sometimes even living areas that home owners have constructed.  There are two types of roof support systems generally in use,  the rafter system...

Tankless Water Heaters – By Orillia Home Inspector

Tankless Water Heaters – By Orillia Home Inspector Tankless water heaters have been in Europe and other parts of the world for quite a while and are increasingly gaining popularity in North America. For some homeowners, using a tankless water heater is a...

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...

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 Local Orillia Real Estate Agents

Cashing in on the continuing increase of property values is one of the main benefits of owning your own home.  Home owners who only have a small equity investment in their homes can increase their equity as property values rise.   Just imagine if you...