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. Read more about What Home Inspectors are Looking for in an Inspection[…]
The process of buying or selling a home should usually include a home inspection. A home inspection is a visual examination of the condition and structure of a home. There may be common nerves, emotions, and excitement that occurs during a home inspection. Fortunately, there are multiple ways to help you to prepare for an Read more about How Buyers and Sellers should Prepare for a Home Inspection[…]
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
First fall in your new home? If this is your first fall in a new home, it’s a perfect time to do some simple preventative maintenance with your window wells to prevent basement water damage. Even homes with good window well drainage can end up clogged if it gets filled with leaves, plastic or other Read more about Simple Maintenance to Prevent Basement Water Damage[…]
Recent regulations from the federal government allow medical marijuana users to set up small growing operations to produce their own crop. “The Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) allows individuals, who have been authorized by their health care practitioner, to register with Health Canada to produce a limited amount of cannabis for their own medical purposes.” Read more about The Medical Marijuana Tenant: What can you do as a landlord?[…]
What is asbestos? Asbestos is a natural mineral with unusual qualities. It is strong enough to resist high temperatures, chemical attack and wear. A poor conductor, it insulates well against heat and electricity. Asbestos crystals become long, flexible, silky fibres, so it can be made into a wide variety of forms. It can be spun Read more about Asbestos (CMHC)[…]
The presence of carbon monoxide (CO) in our homes is dangerous. So, how can you protect your family from carbon monoxide? How do you choose the right CO detector for your home? The first step is to make sure that carbon monoxide never enters your home. The second step is to install at least one Read more about About Carbon Monoxide (CMHC)[…]
Did you know that… If your home is over 30 years old, your insurance company may require you to upgrade the plumbing, electrical and/or heating systems in your home prior to providing you with or renewing your homeowners insurance policy. Buying an older home If you are looking to purchase an older home that has Read more about Insurance Coverage Issues Affecting Older Homes (Financial Services Commission of Ontario)[…]
Your guide to what construction defects are covered under your Tarion warranty Source: Tarion
Are you ready to submit your New Home Owner Warranty forms? You can now submit your New Home Owner Warranty forms online at Tarion’s Website by following the instructions found there.