Dust in your home

Where it comes from and how to keep it under control A large percentage of household dust comes from people, pets, and fabric. Letting it build up too much can lead to allergies and other health problems, so…

Moisture in Your Home

Condensation We encourage clients and real estate agents to call us with technical questions. We get lots of them – and the flavour of the month is condensation. We don’t want to bore you with technical terms like…

The Silent Killer

Carbon Monoxide Detector

Carbon Monoxide Continued exposure or high concentrations may cause severe headaches, brain damage, breathing difficulties, cardiac problems and even death. What is Carbon Monoxide? CO is a colourless, odourless, tasteless gas. It is a by-product of incomplete combustion…

No Home Is Perfect

No home is perfect

In Search of the Right Home for You The inspectors of James Dobney Inspections have conducted over 55,000 home inspections and we haven’t found a perfect house yet. Since perfection is not an option, what should you expect?…

Global TV Ask An Expert – James Gives Advice On Finding a Home Inspector and Answers Caller’s Questions

James gives some tips for finding a home inspector that is right for you.  He also answers callers questions and gives suggestions to a caller about using a pellet stove for heating their home, he gives suggestions for…

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…

Getting Ready for a Home Inspection

Most homebuyers will use a home inspector when they purchase their home. The following suggestions will help you choose a reliable home inspection company and to understand what to expect from a home inspection.

Finding the Right Home Inspector for you

Most homebuyers will use a home inspector when they purchase their home. The following suggestions will help you to choose a reliable home inspection company and to understand what to expect from a home inspection. What is a…