sechelt home inspection: Inspection Considerations: Retaining Walls & Septic Systems - 10/21/16 12:48 PM
Retaining walls are often overlooked or ignored, even when there are signs of distress. Here’s why it’s important to consider the life-span of systems and their inter-dependencies.
On a recent Bowen Island home inspection, the issue of the integrity of retaining walls was a consideration. Let me explain. A lot of our coastal view properties are built on bedrock and slope. Sometimes the slope is really more of a cliff. Nevertheless the view ‘wow factor’ makes it a worthy to build upon. If it’s semi-rural or cottage country it is likely to have no municipal sewer to tie-into. Then the homeowner has … (0 comments)

sechelt home inspection: A Visit to Municipal Offices - Why Not Make It A Standard Practice? - 10/11/16 02:49 AM
In my EKAN home inspection business areas of North Vancouver and West Vancouver, many of the pre-1970’s homes have had major renovations. Whenever I encounter a reno and especially an addition to or extension of the floor area, I always encourage my clients to visit the municipal offices and do some data mining.
 
It’s important to know that the renovation was done in compliance to code requirements and with a competent contractor. The municipality will have on-file the following permits: building, electrical, plumbing, heating, drainage and sprinklers. In addition, there should be building plans available.
 
The knowledge gained from the above data … (0 comments)

 
Eugene Kanciar, Our Experience, Your Peace-of-Mind (EKAN Home Inspection)

Eugene Kanciar

Our Experience, Your Peace-of-Mind

West Vancouver, BC

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