What is a home inspection?

A home is the largest single investment most people make in their life. Buying a home is an emotional, stressful and important decision. What repairs may be needed and what reasonable cost can you anticipate? Home Front can give you the answers.

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Our Services

Home Front Professional Home Inspections is dedicated to providing quality home and building inspection services including new home warranty inspections, pre-purchase home inspections for re-sale home buyers and home sellers.

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Thermal Imaging

During your inspection our Home Inspector will use an infrared camera to investigate suspected hidden moisture in your home with a specific focus on your basement, an area of concern for new home buyers regarding water leaks.

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Brad conducted a thorough inspection. He was friendly and professional, answering all of our questions. - K. Hergott

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Rooftop Solar PV Course for Home Inspectors

With thousands of rooftop solar PV systems installed in Ontario since 2009 we are beginning to see these homes come up for sale. Home Inspectors will be asked to inspect homes with rooftop solar PV systems and you will want to know more about them to be able to answer questions from your clients and Realtors. This course will teach you about the rooftop PV system components, how they work and what to look for during an inspection. You will learn about the Ontario microFIT program and how transferring it’s ownership impacts the purchase of the property.

Be a resource for your clients,  find out more about our online course.

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Homeowners Guide to Rooftop Solar PV

Rooftop Solar PV systems have been installed on Canadian homes since the 1970’s but it is only within the last 6 years that you will have noticed the increase of rooftop solar PV systems in your own residential neighbourhood.

Before making the decision to install rooftop solar PV system on your own home you will want to know if is worthwhile both financially and environmentally. This guide will introduce you to rooftop solar PV systems in Ontario and help you with your research and purchasing decisions for your own solar system. Do your research and find out about Ontario’s programs, and what system is best for your home.

Request your free copy of our Homeowners Guide to Rooftop Solar PV

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Bathroom Exhaust Problems

During my more than 15 years inspecting homes, I have seen many issues caused by bathroom exhaust fans and ducting.  A lot of time the issues can cause high humidity, condensation, mold, and structural roof damage, all potential health concerns and possible major repair costs. I have seen these issues over and over when most can be repaired and...

5 Things to Check Outside of Your Home this Spring

Spring is here, or near depending where you live, so now that the snow is gone you should have a look outside your house to find those things that may need to be addressed. Walk around your home and look up at the roof to check your shingles. Can you see any damaged shingles? . With high wind and...

6 Things to Do to Help Prevent Basement Flooding in a Coming Storm

Clean out your gutters and downspouts, and ensure downspouts on the ground extend 6 feet away from the house foundation. Check any underground pipe connections for debris making sure they are not plugged. If in doubt, disconnect and run above ground away from the house. 2. Ensure water from downspouts drains away from the house foundation towards the street...

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