Global TV Ask an Expert – James answers a variety of caller’s questions

James talk about water heaters, flooring recommendations and winterizing your patio doors to cut down the draft.

Ask an Expert on Global TV – James talks about Fall Maintenance Checklist

James gives tips on Fall Maintenance for your home and answers questions about gutters leaking, maintenance of concrete tile roofs and losing seals on windows

Appearance on Global TV – James Dobney talks about starting an addition

James talks about starting an addition and things to start to think about before you start an addition. James also answers caller’s questions about cement forms, when a roof needs to be replaced

Home Insurance Concerns. Possible Issues You Should Know.

We are receiving an increasing number of calls from clients for assistance in completing their applications for homeowner insurance. It seems as though insurance carriers are requiring more details about houses and are becoming more restrictive about which…

Ask an expert on Global TV.

Watch this recent appearance on GlobalTV’s “Ask-As-Expert” segment, where James answers questions from people all over BC; how to fix a squeaky floor covered by carpet, how to safely install a baby gate, repairing cracks in a textured…

Common House Insurance Claims

James Dobney discusses some common house insurance claims and has tips and advice for all homeowners.

Expert advice on home maintenance and repair

Callers from all over BC seek James’ expert advice on a wide range of home maintenance and repair topics: what electrical needs to be aware of when installing an induction stove-top and separate wall-mounted oven; care and maintenance…

Do you have timely home concerns?

British Columbia home owners ask the expert about all kinds of timely home concerns; older home foundations and earthquake concerns, replacing roofing on homes from the 60’s, replacing linoleum flooring (over concrete subfloor) with hardwood and condensation in…

Winterize Your Home with James Dobney

Keep your home comfortable and safe in the winter months with these very helpful tips from home-inspection-expert James Dobney: shut off outside water hose bibs to prevent burst pipes from freezing; clean out your gutters to prevent build-up…

Minimize Surprises

Minimize Surprises

Inspecting Your Own Home First. As professional home inspectors, we get paid to look for problems. The majority of the house problems we find could have been avoided, or at least minimized, with proper inspection and maintenance on…