Dryer Lint Build Up

Clothes Dryer Lint Catcher

Routine cleaning of dryer vent lint trap will not only improve drying your clothes but also reduce the likelihood of condensation collecting in the duct work. This can be evident by some moisture staining on ceilings surfaces.
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Clothes Dryer Vent – Moisture Staining

Clothes Dryer Vent LeakA metal band clamp would be a better fit at this dryer vent connection. Moist condense air was blowing back into the living space when we operated the dryer, notice the staining along the flexible duct line. We found more bubbling & staining of the ceiling surfaces in another room where the duct work runs outside. Very likely a blockage in the duct work allowing moist air to cool and condense.
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BC Home & Garden Show – CAHPHI(BC) Home Inspectors

Michael Zegarra - Licensed Home Inspector at BC Home & Garden Show 2013

Michael Zegarra – Licensed Home Inspector at BC Home & Garden Show 2013

Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors (BC)BC Home & Garden Show 2013 – CAHPI(BC) Vancouver Home Inspectors

We had a great turnout at BC Home & Garden Show at BC Place Stadium, Vancouver BC.

Zegarra Home Inspections and Buchamer Home Inspection Services representing CAHPI(BC) Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors at the show over the weekend. We appreciated all the folks that dropped by our booth to ask a variety of questions about their homes and many potential home buyers needing additional information on how to search for the right Home Inspector. All great questions!
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BC Home & Garden Show 2013

BC Home & Garden Show 2013

BC Home & Garden Show 2013

 

The BC Home & Garden Show will be held February 20 – 24, 2013 at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver.

There will be over 425 exhibitors and an impressive star line up, with many ideas on how to restore, refresh and renew your home. To receive a $3.00 discount on online ticket purchases, click the following link:
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Problems with Underground Oil Storage Tanks – Vancouver Real Estate

Many homes in the Greater Vancouver area built before 1957 were originally heated with furnace oil. When natural gas became available, the oil storage tanks, which were normally located underground in backyards, were filled with sand or capped. However, as these unused tanks start to corrode and rust, the remaining oil can leak out and flow onto the rest of the owner’s property, the neighbour’s property, storm sumps and waterways, resulting in contamination of soil and water. Apart from the negative financial impact on the market value of the property, the owner can face substantial legal liability under various statutes and bylaws for such contamination.
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