Eugene Kanciar

Wet Basements

Major Red Flag We are always on the lookout for a wet basement floor or wall. This issues aways requires further investigation after the initial inspection.   What’s the Cause? Wet basements have multiple causes. The majority of them are likely going to be expensive to fix. Here are some of the most common failure modes. …

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Newly Constructed Home Inspection

Occupancy Certificate Issued In the normal course of events leading up to listing a newly constructed house for sale,  the Builder will have completed all the progress permiting requirements by the municipality. These permits will have included permits taken out, inspected and passed by the city inspectors for excavation, forming prior to concrete pour, framing, …

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Cliff Face | Gibsons

Abstract: Gibsons Home Inspector note on foundations built on a bluff.  Rampart Foundations A rampart means a barrier and in this case the foundation wall certainly fit that description.  When the inspector came around to the back or cliff-side of the property, he was momentarily transported to 16th century Europe with the sight of a …

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