BC Wildfires: Your Home and Smoke Damage | C4U Inspections

image credit: Castanet.net As people assess the damage of recent Okanagan flooding, mold inspections are understandably on the minds of many homeowners. It is simply amazing how much damage a few inches of water (let alone feet of water) can do to a home or business. Longstanding moisture provides the ideal damp breeding ground for […]

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Composite siding is a building material that has recently been in the forefront of the news due to the recent Grenfell Tower tragedy in England. Commonly used in residential and commercial structures as an exterior finish, this siding is available made from numerous types of materials. Designed to protect from the elements while providing an […]

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What is Brownian Motion? To understand how ghosting occurs, we must understand what causes the accumulation of particles in concentrated areas. The oldest known deposition mechanism will be described first – Brownian motion. A long dead English botanist (yes, botanist not physicist), R. Brown, noticed tiny particles behave much like molecules with respect to vibration. […]

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  Energy bills seem to be an ongoing issue for everyone. Leaky drafts are avoidable problem that can affect your heating bills in the winter and your air conditioning in the summer time. C4U Inspections knows the obvious and hidden places to check for air seepage in your residential, commercial or strata environment. Avoid skyrocketing […]

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Old Man Winter has woken up, there’s snow on the ground and Jack Frost is nipping at your nose…in your bedroom? You walk through the house and can almost see your breath. You could crawl back into bed, but it’s probably best to find out why your furnace isn’t working. CHECK YOUR THERMOSTAT Let’s start […]

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Deck the halls with boughs of holly, fa-la-la-la-laaaa… Can you believe it’s almost Christmas? Yeah, neither can we! But something we can definitely put our focus on right now? Fire safety at Christmas. While the Christmas tree, special holiday ornaments, and festive lights all feel like magic throughout the month of December (and sometimes November… […]

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