Island Inspections


Recreational Property Inspection: 7 Tips for Unoccupied Cottages

Spring is here and so is the demand for recreational property inspections. In many cases the sellers have long moved


Pre-Owned RV Inspection

Spring is the season where big boys and girls are now starting to look at RV’s. With all the boat


Keats Island Home Inspection

Owner’s Manual On a recent Keats Island home inspection, I had the opportunity to witness such a high level of


Nelson Island Home Inspection

Mature Landscaping Considerations A Nelson Island recreational property inspection highlights three important systems that are affected by mature landscaping, that


Recreational Property Inspector’s Top 3 Considerations

Buyer Tips from a Recreational Property Inspector In this blog, a recreational property inspector highlights 3 considerations that every buyer


Passage Island Home Inspection, Failed Window Seals

Window failure and what to do about it. Notes from a Passage Island home inspection. A Passage Island home inspection


Keats Island Home Inspection, Top 3 Issues

This post was inspired by a recent Keats Island home inspection. Island properties are special, not only for their location

Lot Value

Gambier Island Inspection, Lot Value

A property inspector comments on recreational properties and how to think about their purchase. Three rules to apply help focus


Seasonal Dwellings – Not the same as an urban home

EKAN Home Inspection specializes in recreational property inspections. Cottages and cabins are seasonal dwellings and as such have distinct issues from their urban kin. Vacation properties may also be 4-season abodes but can suffer because of long periods of vacancy. We look for and inspect for all those special conditions that may affect your recreational property value

Uncommon Feature – More emphasis on self-reliance

 Whether you are dealing with a structure that has artistic expression or rustic charm, our cottage inspection service will provide a clear condition report. In addition to the standard components (roof, exterior, foundations, site, attics, plumbing, electrical, heating),  Also included are a review of specialized features such as water collection and storage, solar power system and waste management. 

Creative Spaces – Unique approach to issues

We deliver the information our clients need to make the right vacation property purchasing decision. The Sunshine Coast, Bowen Island, Keats Island, Gambier Island, Nelson Island and Passage Island have a variety of vacation properties. These properties are subject to a wide range of maintenance and construction creativity than any principle residence in a urban setting. Some are built to standards. Others have inherent issues due to unique workmanship and use of non-standard material.   

Hands On – Get ready for the learning curve

We support our clients by making them aware of issues specific to recreational properties, incuding: