WHAT WE DO:
Architectural, Engineering Design & Problem Solving:
We are licensed by the Ontario Ministry of Housing (BCIN #32761) to perform architectural, structural, engineering and HVAC design work. Our extensive "hands on" experience and peerless qualifications allow for a unique perspective and ability to solve problems with respect to structural, building envelope, air and water infiltration issues. We will identify alternative solutions and help you choose the most viable.
We will provide a
comprehensive, unbiased, professional inspection to assist you in making an informed decision.
The emotional experience of buying a home often results in the clouding of a
normally rational decision-making process. Unfortunately, the result can be
Ontario New Home Warranty Inspections (TARION)
We will provide unlimited email and phone support if the builder does not
We will assess and rate the quality of your home.
We will help you understand the Ontario New Home Warranty Plan Act and the Ontario Building Code and your rights as a new home owner.
We will identify warrantable deficiencies while the house is still under warranty.
We will identify:
- building code infractions
- workmanship deficiencies
- structural issues
- health and safety concerns
We offer package deals that cover any combination of PDI's, 30-day, 1 year and 2 year inspections.
We will reduce your financial and liability risks and assist in assessing the suitability of the property you are considering leasing or buying. In addition, budgetary requirements will be clarified by determining the estimated life spans of building systems and components.
Infrared Thermography Services:
We will save you money, time and aggravation by reducing the need for destructive testing. 25 years of experience in construction, consulting and building inspections, combined with infrared thermography, an advanced non destructive technology that will enable us to identify and evaluate problems that are not visible to the human eye.
Infrared thermography excels at identifying problems such as:
- moisture infiltration from roof, foundation, plumbing, and window leaks;
- energy loss from missing/wet or under performing insulation, and air leakage from windows/doors, and ceilings/walls;
- HVAC (heating & A/C) problems such as disconnected or leaking heat ducts behind walls;
- structural issues;
- electrical faults and overloading;
- and possibly vermin and insect infestation.
We will provide you with a professional and unbiased opinion regarding your builder/contractor's workmanship and state of completion.
We will identify deficiencies and provide powerful documentation to support
your legal claim.
We will help you understand your rights and work with your lawyer to attain
Construction Project Management:
On an "as need basis" we will assist you during the difficult times of your construction project or help you plan your project so that the unforeseen contingencies can be minimized. In other words, we can guide you with your best interest in mind to reduce your risk and save you money.
Mediation for the Construction Industry:
We can help mediate client/contractor disputes by providing a professional unbiased third party opinion.