ZC buying a 2001 two storey detached in Oakville. January, 2020
Hi Keith, Thanks for the inspection and professional report. It will help my family to make a decision and estimate the cost. Best regards,ZC
Sampling of issues found in the inspection: nonprofessional electrical work in basement, driveway surface in poor condition, foundation cracks with leakage, exterior sealants failed.
KX buying a 1965 split level in Markham. January, 2020
Hi Keith, Thank you so much for your professional report. If I have friend who wants to buy a house, I will refer to you. Best regards KX
Sampling of Issues found in the inspection: Basement leakage, sewer pipe leakage, supply and return air weak, attic mould, old sump not covered, old AC and furnace.
DL buying a 12 year old detached house in Richmond Hill. November, 2019
Hi, Mr. T
Thank you again for your excellent work. From this detailed report, I think I can know well about the current situation of the house.The report is very organized and I’ll read through it. If I get any questions, I’ll let you know. Regards, DL
Sampling of issues found in the inspection: prematurely deteriorated EIFS cladding with inadequate drainage, IPEX pipe named in KITEC lawsuit, non professional electrical work, significant water leakage in furnace, insulation displaced by wind in the attic, missing shingles and roof leakage. deck ledger board attached with nails.
SL buying a 15 yr old house in Markham with a complex addition. November , 2019
Thank you Keith for your insight. I went to the city hall to confirm their permits and it turned out there was never a permit submitted for the (addition) so we challenged the seller on this….
Sampling of issues found in the inspection: Complex addition with incorrect envelope work ( and no permit!), failure of thermopanes at solarium, garage door prematurely deteriorated, weep holes blocked, non-professional electrical work with steel stud walls.
One year warranty inspection for JP in Oakville, November 2019
Thank you so much Keith! Your great service and thorough instructions are very impressive and much appreciated. Best regards, J
Sampling of issues found in inspection: attic insulation REALLY low, steel beam not aligned with pilaster, wood column only 2 two by 6s vs. 3 two by 6s on the drawing, weep holes missing and not fullly open, poor ceramic tile installations with lippage, visible cupping of hardwood.
RW buying newly constructed infill house in Toronto. December,2019
Thank you, Keith. Your thoroughness and attention to detail is much appreciated.
Sampling of issues found in inspection: Incomplete roof flashing work, incomplete cladding work, sump infeed discharging outside of basin, poor HVAC performance.
LZ buying a 1970’s house in Mississauga, February 2018
Client feedback: As I said on the first sight, I got a right guy, you are the expert, and I do appreciate what you have done for us.
Sampling of issues found in inspection: Holes in roof, animal activity at roof and attics, concrete slab patio with negative slope, land high around house, rotting deck wood.
March 2018: 30 day warranty inspection in Oakville for PJ
Client feedback: Thanks Keith! We got the whole 30 day list submitted online today with total close to ( ) issues listed.
Really appreciated for your list and pictures which help cover all the critical items.
Sampling of issues found in inspection: Dysfunctional sump system, DWHR output connected to mixing valve, incomplete roofing, poor flashings at EIFS.
January 2018: warranty inspection on a 2016 house in Richmond Hill for A.L
Client feedback: Thanks again for following up! Your expertise really helped us a lot.
Sampling of issues found in inspection: attic frost and snow through vents, displaced insulation, structural rework of basement columns, weep holes not open.
January 2018: DT doing a post-possession inspection on a 2008 home in Mississauga.
Client feedback: Thank you very much for the impressive detailed report. I have just read through the whole writing. I am very happy with your profession inspection. I will follow your recommendation to tackle and improve the conditions down the road. Regards, DT
Sampling of issues found in inspection: poor installation causing overactive sump systems, attic ventilation and insulation, plumbing leaks, inoperative hot water recirculation, non-draining EIFS, failing furnace.