Buried Oil Tanks

The Signs and Solutions Tanks were often installed at least two feet below ground outside the house to conserve space and reduce the risk of fire. The life of a buried oil tank is roughly 10 to 20…

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…

Ask an Expert on Global TV – James Gives Wet Weather Tips and Answers Callers Questions

With the wet weather upon us, James will give some tips for the wet weather that is upon us.  He also answers callers questions like moving a heritage home, water seeping through cracks in underground parking in condo…

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.

Question of the Week

Tune in to Global TV’s Sunday morning Ask An Expert segment to see James Dobney answer questions just like these. You may find the solution to problems or questions you have had and did not know where to…

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…

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…

Protect Your Home While on Vacation

James Dobney has some very good tips for how to protect your home when you go on vacation, be it from burglars or home accidents.