MUSKOKA RESIDENTIAL HOME INSPECTIONS
The Muskoka Home Inspector is a premier Inspection Service with over 30 years of actual Home Construction and Inspection Experience! Serving Muskoka, and all of Simcoe County, with a 100% Money-Back Satisfaction Guarantee on every inspection we deliver! No questions asked
In the past ten years we have performed over 5,000 home inspections and also provide Free Thermal Imaging of your home as part of package.
As a Certified Building Code Official with the Ontario Building Officials Association we provide an Expertise which is unique to Simcoe County and is an invaluable asset when inspecting your new investment.
THE LEADER IN HOME INSPECTIONS IN MUSKOKA
We specialize in building inspection of houses, condos, manufactured homes, rural properties, acreages and island properties in the Muskoka's and other various Cottage Areas. Our clients are presented with a very comprehensive and easy to read report. Each property is inspected in detail according to the standards and practices outlined by InterNACHI (International Association of Certified Home Inspectors). Many aspects are covered, including roofing, exterior, structure, insulation, heating and air-conditioning (HVAC), electrical and plumbing systems, to name just a few. An educated consumer is a smart consumer.
Our inspection process goes beyond the standard home inspection requirements. Our goal is to ensure you have the education, understanding and practical information you need to both make the decision and make the most of your new home. Our expert knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and Construction Practices enables us to provide a more comprehensive inspection of your property.
Home inspection is a unique discipline requiring special training, knowledge and communication skills that differ substantially from those of other building professions. Home inspectors are generalists with a comprehensive knowledge on many systems.
Purchasing a home is a large investment for many Cottagers and Full Time residents and it is important for consumers to familiarize themselves with all the activities related to buying a house so they can make an informed decision. Many people get a home or cottage inspection done as part of their home buying decision. Identifying a major problem does not necessarily mean you will lose that home, most sellers when confronted with the evidence of a major concern or defect will correct that deficiency at their own expense. Our detailed Home Inspection ensures that it is the Home Owner, and not you the Buyer who will bear this financial responsibility.
Each property inspection includes a THERMAL IMAGING SCAN at no extra cost. The use of an infrared camera will discover areas of heat loss from within a house or condo, identifying problem areas of heat loss and therefore increased energy costs for the potential house buyer or seller. An Infrared camera can also help to find moisture in the walls ie: from a water leak or cracked foundation. It is also helpful in finding overloaded electrical circuits (mostly in older homes).
Our detailed inspection report, complete with pictures of every deficiency and maintenance issue, can give you a heads up on what may be required today, and in the future. Save money by discovering and addressing deficiencies and problems before they become an expensive repair or require replacement.
Muskoka On has become a desireable location for retirees and indiviuals wanting affordable waterfront property. Muskoka is a growing water front community and has lots of parkland and forested areas with trails.
Review our Home Maintenance Tips and articles on your homes maintenance for valuable information of interest to you, the homeowner.
Browse the Muskoka Home Inspectors photo gallery of major system deficiencies that have been identified over the last eight years of performing inspections.
As Part of our detailed Home Inspection we inspect all the items listed below:
Exterior - Foundation, patios, driveways, slabs, walkways, grading, drainage, retaining walls, decks, posts, railings, siding, caulking, windows, panes, doors, eaves-soffits, fascia, trim, doors, garage doors, roofing, flashings, components.
Interior - Windows, walls, ceilings, doors, steps, stairways, railings, counters, cabinets, water penetration, fixtures, toilets, tubs, sinks, vanities.
Plumbing - Water pressure, fixtures, faucets, showers, sinks, spigots, visible pipes, supports, functional drainage, water heating equipment and safety, vents, leaks, hot & cold flow.
Electrical - Service panels, amperage, breakers, wiring type, conductor materials, connections, conditions, compatibility, plugs, switches, receptacles, ceiling fans, G.F.C.I. operation, general safety issues.
Heating - heat pumps, furnaces, wall heaters, chimneys, flues, exhaust fans, vents, pumps, ducts, dampers, filters.
Cooling - (Air Conditioning) - Central systems, heat pumps, evaporative coolers, air handler fans, operating controls, thermostat conditions, temperature split, filter conditions, general external conditions.
Roofing - Cover material type, surface conditions, flashings, valley seams, debris, drainage, ridges, hips, ventilation, penetrations, skylights, chimneys, turbine vents, gable vents.
Attic - Insulation type, clearances, framing, trusses, roof sheathing, ducting, wiring, signs of leaks.
Contact The Muskoka Home Inspector today to ask how our Pricing Policy and our Money Back Guarantee will save you money and give you, the client, "Peace of Mind".
We are available seven days a week, and can arrange evening appointments for your convenience.
CONTACT The Muskoka Home Inspector by EMAIL. or
Phone 705-795-8255 or Toll Free 888-818-8608
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