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Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 5/3/17, 7:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,889
Re: Are home inspections a thing of the past?

I watched most of the presentations--some good info there--I would be amazed if the government was listening though especially in regards to insurance. Regulations or not, I have no intention of...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 4/24/17, 7:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,889
Re: Are home inspections a thing of the past?

I do like the "quickie inspection" idea but the tough part is many fold:

Its tough to get in front of a buyer in such a frenzied state and its tough to get a "new product" in front of enough...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 4/22/17, 8:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,889
Re: Are home inspections a thing of the past?

Law of supply and demand--alot of hungry, out of work home inspectors=falling prices.

This industry is dead in the GTA until the market gets back to an even keel.
Forum: Classified Ads 12/21/16, 7:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 12/14/16, 4:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Anyone ship a thermal camera from CAN to the US

I'm thinking ebay for my camera but I want to be able to ship to the USA. I've heard the customs guys (on both sides) don't like to see thermal cameras cross but have no first hand knowledge. Has...
Forum: Classified Ads 12/11/16, 2:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
For Sale Fluke TiR with case

I no longer need this as I switched to a different model. $1,000 US (1300 CDN) plus shipping. Paypal is accepted and I will ship anywhere but l only ship insured with signature required.

Works...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 2/27/16, 5:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Re : What the heck is this?

I thought so as well--my advice to the guy thus far has been to contact novabrik and see what they know--often they are more familiar with their competitors products as well..
Forum: Exterior Inspections 2/27/16, 3:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
What the heck is this?

I came across a small complex sided with this masonry material. The "bricks" are about 18" long and 4" tall and seem to hang on these galvanized steel tracks screwed to the house. It seemed really...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 4/28/15, 7:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,488
Re: Ontario Association of Certified Home Inspectors Annual Conference in Niagara Fal

Sorry I couldn't make it--one suggestion might be to have the meeting at a different time of year--As we all know spring and fall markets are usually the busiest time of year so to take a day out of...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 4/5/15, 8:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Re: could you suggest a solution

That is all totally structure--that doorway is holding up the exterior wall as far as the picture shows..i would be greatly surprised if it was cheaper going up, than busting up a concrete floor...
Forum: Certified Master Inspector (CMI) Discussion 3/31/15, 8:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,957
Re: This is just wrong.

I thought trademark protected that specific variant of the name registered (certified master inspector or C.M.I. in this case) Is this to say that any variant that includes the words "master" and...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 3/26/15, 7:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,501
Re: Asbestos wrap or not?

Agreed--the asbestos stuff looks like cardboard but has an almost checkerboard pattern to it...google asbestos pipe wrap and you'll get lots of examples.
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 3/25/15, 7:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,723
Re: Mattamy Homes

I owned a Mattamy home at one time (little cliff claven trivia for you--the name mattamy comes from his kids matt and amy..) Anyways they did a nice house and a had a few bad sub trades (don't they...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 2/26/15, 5:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,488
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 1/20/15, 7:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,060
Re: Sold prices may become public

I think that's an interesting take and one that hasn't been really considered by either side--the government is looking to make the information free to open competition and TREB wants it secret to...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 1/20/15, 7:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,492
Re: Change to home inspector licensing coming to BC.

LOL I am well aware (as is everyone here) that the government gets their revenue from taxes! My guess is licencing fees will not be dependent on taxes and whether or not the inspector is profitable...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 1/19/15, 5:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,492
Re: Change to home inspector licensing coming to BC.

Good question and valid observation--although you missed one point--since when has any level of government anywhere, ever cared how much money they lose? Its not theirs and there is an endless...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 1/4/15, 9:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,212
Re: Radon Test Moniter ??????????

Good to know--for future reference ROY--using all caps to "scream" at people is not what I would consider good "netiquette" Your message could have been as easily conveyed at 12pt font as at 26pt......
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 1/4/15, 7:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,212
Re: Radon Test Moniter ??????????

I have one of those devices--So far no complaints--its only been loaned out to friends and relatives so no feedback commercially. I don't have anything else to compare it to or do a side by side so...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 12/13/14, 7:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Re: Fluke Tir Flickering

LOL--So tempting! Actually I opened it up and re-seated the cable connections between the various boards--problem solved. Fluke never did get back to me about a service request....
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 12/11/14, 6:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,001
Re: Running poll who has completed CSA comments?

I would love to contribute further but from my perspective--they pulled a car into the garage that had no engine, transmission, tires, seats, interior or body panels and asked me to "comment on what...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 12/10/14, 5:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Fluke Tir Flickering

So I turned on my camera today and the IR portion of the display is flickering like crazy. The initial post screen and the plain camera portions are fine, its just the IR view.

Anyone have any...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 12/6/14, 8:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Re: Not your friend Mike.

I'm not sure about other areas, but Holmes inspectors are usually self employed inspectors running their own business that meet his criteria--they just switch hats between their own business and a...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 12/6/14, 8:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,001
Re: Running poll who has completed CSA comments?

I got about half way through--will make another attempt this week..
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 12/4/14, 6:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Re: motion against FSBO

Is it just me or is quebec going way socialist? They have language police, maple syrup police and now proposed real estate police--soon they will be mandating what cereal you can eat in the...
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