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Home Inspection Tips for Sellers

Are you planning to sell your home? Then you know that any interested buyer is going to have a home inspector look over your property before signing on the dotted line. So, before you put your house on the market, you will want to take the necessary steps to ensure the review process goes smoothly […]

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Home Inspection Checklist for First-Time Home Buyers

Was your offer accepted on that home you have been dreaming about? Congratulations! But you might want to hold off on celebrating just yet. Purchasing a home is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. It is not only a big financial investment, but also a place where you and the ones […]

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Routine Maintenance of Attics

Attics on the pacific west coast can be prone to organic growth (mold/mildew) on the roof sheathing.  The main cause is high relative humidity and usually inadequate ventilation.  You should also check the attic for evidence of roof leaks. Watching out for these deficiencies enables minor repairs to be completed before they escalate, and become […]

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Five great reasons for selecting a licensed home inspector who belong to the Home Inspectors Association BC

#1: Puts safety first Your new home should be a haven – a place that provides comfort, functionality and safety for the entire family.  Why put the wellbeing of you and your loved ones at risk if you can avoid it? At House Sound Home Inspections Inc, we take your safety very seriously.  That’s why […]

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Unfinished Basements and Crawlspace Inspection

Routine Preventative Maintenance for Unfinished Basements and Crawlspaces If your home has an unfinished basement or crawlspace, a good preventative maintenance activity after winter is to check it for water ingress and look at the systems visible therein (plumbing – waste and piping, heating ducts etc).  Houses that are built on hillside lots, or those […]