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The Most Common Problems Found During Home Inspections

Buying a home is always a stressful affair and home inspections can put a damper on any enthusiasm that remains. Homeowners may find a house that they absolutely love and they eagerly anticipate buying it. However, there are times, in which the beloved home is riddled with problems. This is especially the case with older […]

The Top 3 Biggest Home Inspection Mistakes

Every smart home buyer knows the importance of home inspections. Itís one of the best ways to ensure that your investment is sound. Unfortunately, people often make these mistakes with regards to inspections and as a result, their investment isnít fully protected. At Double Check Inspections, we always advise our clients to take particular care […]

3 Things Your Home Inspector Doesn’t Want You to Know

Itís a real-estate statistic that almost 2 in 5 homes have one or another major defect and fixing these can end up costing the buyer thousands of dollars. The one way to protect yourself from any†unexpected repair costs is to hire the services of a professional home inspector. The one thing we would like to […]

The 3 Scariest Things Your Home Inspector Can Find

Are you thinking about getting a home inspection done on your current home before you sell or on a home that youíre thinking about buying? Here are some of the top scariest things your home inspector can find that might make buying or selling your home a little tougher.† 1)Rodents Rodents, both large and small […]

What You Should Know About Your Roof

Your roof protects you from harsh outdoor elements. It shields you and your home from rain, snow, sun, and hail, etc, for several years. Needless to say, itís subjected to a lot of wear and tear. Eventually, that can take a toll on the structure. Repairing or replacing a roof isnít an easy job or […]

Top Tips for Buying an Older Home in Ottawa

Homebuyers are attracted to older homes because of their timeless design appeal. Thereís a different charm to older homes, a genuine and honest air about them that many like. However, most home inspection professionals will caution you and ask you to consider the decision carefully. We at Double Check Inspections believe that you should consider […]

†Home Inspections in Ottawa Ė What to Expect

Buying a home is a massive transaction. Needlessly to say, you want to make sure that youíre making the right investment. More often than not, prospective buyers forgo home inspections in Ottawa and end up with minor and major repairs on their hands. Before you buy a home, you need to get it inspected carefully. […]

Should we Get Our Home Inspected Before Putting it up for Sale?

Typically, when a serious prospective buyer considers buying a home, they will get it formally inspected. The objective of this inspection is to unravel any potential problems well in advance, before they sign on the dotted line; this is when they have the time to actually negotiate the price with the seller. However, many sellers […]

Should I Get a Home Inspection on a New Home?

When you are buying a home, one of the first things that you should consider is a home inspection. In many ways, this is a very important aspect of the home buying process that shouldnít be overlooked. Regardless of how well maintained a property is, the different features and elements in the structure are bound […]

What is a Thermographic Home Inspection?

When you are selecting a Home Inspector in Ottawa, itís important to identify a home inspection company like Double Check Inspections Inc that uses the latest technology in their work. In addition to electrical circuit analyzers, digital cameras, fuel gas analyzers and digital moisture meters, we also use thermography technology in all our home inspections […]