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The Problem With Composite Siding

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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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Ghosting: How it Can Darken Your Ceiling

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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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Landscaping Choices Can Damage Foundations

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Majestic landscaping often draws homeowners to a property. Elegant trees, perennial flowers and shrubs you can count on are aesthetically pleasing. When it comes to the health and well-being of your foundation however, there are numerous things to consider. C4U Inspections in Kelowna can help you determine if your favourite weeping willow tree is planted…

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Avoiding Ice Dam Build-Up and Damage

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Ice dams can wreak havoc on your eaves troughs and gutters, your roof and your interior drywall if left unaddressed. While giant icicles may seem gorgeous and innocent, this winter freeze/thaw cycle can cause a host of issues. C4U Inspections in Kelowna specializes in analyzing every aspect of your building to shed insight and solutions.…