Depreciation Reports

Recently, I was reviewing a depreciation report for a client and I found a glaring error. The depreciation report stated that the water supply piping was copper and had a 50 year life expectancy. However, during the inspection I noted that the supply piping was NOT copper but polybutylene pipe. This was an important detail …

Building Envelope Upgrades

While inspecting the exterior of this building I came across multiple concerns. This building was constructed in the 1990’s which had face sealed stucco, original aluminum windows with wood trim and no flashings. There was significant concern for moisture ingress as the building envelope was not up to current BC building code standards. I recognize …

Holy Vermiculite – AHERA Building Inspector

Did you know that asbestos remediation can cost thousands of dollars? Concerns like this are usually found in older homes and should be tested for asbestos. Giving up your subject to inspect most likely won’t reveal issues like this which could be a significant expense. Asbestos can cause serious serious health concerns and I made …