Frequently Asked Questions
What is a home inspection?
A home Inspection is intended to be a non invasive evaluation of the condition and performance of the systems and components of a home, the primary objective is to identify and report any items that do not perform their intended function. The focus of a home inspection is typically on significant issues that are readily visible to the inspector as opposed to minor building deficiencies. Inspection of cosmetic, maintenance, and other non critical items are typically not part of a home inspection. Home inspections in accordance with this standard are not intended to verify a home's compliance to codes and regulations (e.g. building codes).
CAN/CSA-A770-16 NATIONAL STANDARD OF CANADA
Are you licensed by the Government of Alberta?
Yes. Home inspectors must be licensed by the Government of Alberta.
Do you have errors and omissions insurance?
Yes. Rest assured that I carry errors and omissions insurance.
May I be present during my inspection?
Yes. At the end of the inspection, I will take you through the home and point out all the significant findings.
What does the inspection report look like?
An electronic documented report, with supporting images, that details all significant findings of the inspection.
How long does a home inspection take?
Typically home inspections take one to four hours, depending on the size of the condo or home.