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Identifying Asbestos Flooring

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  You have most likely heard that asbestos is highly toxic and dangerous. It was a common building material utilized for adding strength and heat resistance to various items. When disturbed, toxic dust becomes airborne which can be disastrous and eventually lethal to those who are exposed. The industry tried to keep the risks under…

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C4U Inspections: Our Kelowna Home Inspections Team is Growing!

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The title says it all. Our experienced and certified Kelowna home inspections team is growing and we couldn’t be happier! That being said, we are excited to welcome our newest team member, Vin McConnachie! As you know, we pride ourselves on our detailed and honest assessments (both commercial and residential), professionalism, years of experience, knowledge,…

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Home Inspection Services Experts Offer Spring Home Maintenance Tips

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Spring has sprung in the beautiful Okanagan, and for many homeowners, it’s time to complete some home maintenance! To keep your home efficient, safe and ready for the coming seasons, we recommend following these spring maintenance tips from our home inspection services experts.   Kelowna Home Inspector Suggestions for Exterior Spring Maintenance   There are many home…

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Wood Burning Fireplace Safety In Your Home

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  As soon as the colder temperatures come, the smell of burning wood fills the air. Soon after, follow the first reports of chimney fires.   As home inspectors we can assure you that heating your home with wood can be safe if you take the necessary precautions. Here are a few fireplace safety tips…

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Why It Benefits To Install A Carbon Monoxide Detector

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  It’s a small square or round box. It’s affordable, almost invisible when you install it, terribly annoying when it goes off, and it saves lives. Unfortunately, we’ve seen too many homes and businesses in our home inspector careers with either no detectors, expired ones, or detectors that just need a new battery. Carbon monoxide…