Hiring a Home Inspector from Baseline Inspections to perform a pre-purchase inspection ensures that you have an independent and objective assessment of the systems and conditions of the home.
New Home Pre-Delivery Inspection
A new home Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) is your opportunity to discuss missing, incomplete, damaged or non-functionality issues with your builder prior to the close of your home.
Thermal Imaging Assessment
A Thermal Imaging Assessment is one of the best non-destructive methods for a home buyer or seller to more accurately investigate these concerns.
1st Year Home Warranty Inspection
Having a home inspection completed prior to the first anniversary of your new home purchase is strongly recommended by The Ontario New Home Warranty Program.
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Founded by Rodney MacGillivray in 2003, Baseline Inspections has provided over 5000 home inspections to the Kitchener-Waterloo and surrounding areas. Baseline Inspections was awarded a Quality Business Award for The Best Home Inspectors in Waterloo for 2020. With a 4.8/5 star rating on Google, you know you can trust Baseline Inspections to provide you with professional and consistent home inspection services every time.
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Home Inspectors Expectations Home Inspectors are at the house to do a visual inspection; the purpose is to examine the build and components and provide an opinion-based report. The report will supply an objective plan for potential repairs or systems that may cause issues and need repair or replacement either immediately or in the future.[…]
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Key Points to Know for Your Insurance Questionnaire: Service Size Wire Type (Copper or Aluminum) Visit our YouTube channel to see Home Inspector Jamie Ruth discuss these key points. For more information on aluminum wiring see attached PDF
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Insulating Your Home While previous generations may have been content to live in drafty houses, most people now want comfortable warm houses. A healthy house today is well sealed, well insulated and properly ventilated. A well-insulated house is a bit like dressing for the weather. A wool sweater will keep you warm if the wind[…]
Learn How And When To Use A Fire Extinguisher (NC) Do you have a fire extinguisher in your home? And as importantly, do you know how to use one? What good is a fire extinguisher if you don’t actually know how to use it? Unfortunately, most people don’t know how to use them and are unclear[…]
Do you have a checklist for your Fall home maintenance? Well you should. But in case you don’t have one on hand, Baseline Inspections is here to provide you with the best parts of your house to tackle this Fall. Chimney: Have your chimney cleaned and inspected. Creosote buildup can lead to a chimney fire.[…]
With the increase in use of sites like Airbnb.com and VRBO.com, renters and property owners are connecting all over the globe! Renting your vacation home or cottage can be a great way to help cover some of your ownership costs but….. Are you insured? In some cases insurance companies will not insure you if you[…]
We know about Spring Cleaning, but what about Spring Home Maintenance? The best time to repair or replace caulking around exterior windows and doors is spring or fall, when the width of the joint is halfway between it’s seasonal extremes. This will help keep out heat and humidity in the summertime. Clean out your eaves[…]