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验房与估价

Inspection vs Appraisal Do I need a house inspection when my bank is having the house appraised?Yes! A house appraisal is an independent evaluation of the current market value of a house or property. In general, the purpose of an appraisal is to set the current value of a house so that a lender may determine how much it can loan to the buyer. The… (阅读全文)

屋顶冰坝的产生,危害及预防

ICE DAMMING You may remember the joy of childhood, finding those long icicles hanging from the roof of the house.As a homeowner you are now looking at energy loss and potential damage to the home as ice builds up and the icicles hang lower and lower to the ground. Often the most severe problems related to ice damming cannot readily be seen. Water… (阅读全文)

空气加湿器

HUMIDIFIERS:Is Yours Working? Or Is It Making You Sick? It is a mystery why such a system should be placed in ducting, where it is out of the way, rather than in the rooms where the moisture level must be controlled.When Canadian Home Inspection Services’ Inspectors look at central humidifiers, we open covers and examine the tray and fill valve. … (阅读全文)

验房常识

You have just found that perfect home - the right location, the right size, the right finishes, the right price — and your offer is accepted! Now, you want a home inspector to evaluate the condition of your new investment. What should you do as a buyer? How do you utilize the opportunity to your advantage? Don’t sweat it - prepare to make the m… (阅读全文)

谁从验房中受益?

Purchasers:A professional home inspection provides the purchaser with a clear understanding of the physical condition of the home in order to make a well-informed decision. The written report discloses any deficiencies as well as noting positive features.Vendors:A professional home inspection is a strong selling point for vendors. It shows potent… (阅读全文)

防火安全常识

Is it true that my dryer vent could be a fire safety hazard?Yes. It is important to keep your dryer vent clean and unobstructed to ensure that the dryer vent does not overheat. If the vent is clogged, the dryer has to work harder to discharge the exhaust from every load of laundry, which could cause the dryer to overheat, potentially causing a fi… (阅读全文)

What is "Walk-Through" inspection?

A “walk-through” inspection is one where the inspector shows up and spends approximately an hour walking through the house looking at things. Typically, the client is responsible to attend and take notes, since the inspector will not be providing a report. This type of inspection is usually done by an unqualified or unscrupulous inspector or cont… (阅读全文)

地产经纪推荐的验房师可靠吗?

SHOULD I USE THE INSPECTOR MY REALTOR REFERRED?That’s up to you, but keep in mind that there is a potential conflict of interest. The Realtor only benefits financially if the house sells, and a professional home inspection can sometimes reveal problems that “kill the deal”. Also, some home inspectors who rely on Realtor referrals for the bulk of … (阅读全文)

Extension Cords Fact Sheet

THE STATISTICSThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSO) estimates that each year, about 4,000 injuries associated with electric extension cords are treated in hospital emergency rooms. About half the injuries involve fractures, lacerations, contusions, or sprains from people tripping over extension cords. Thirteen percent of the injuries… (阅读全文)