Here you will find useful links for new home and resale home buyers alike.
Ontario’s new home warranty program – www.tarion.com
What is your warranty coverage when you by a new home?
What protection do you have for delayed move in date?
What protection do you have for builder substitutions?
What is the responsibility of the builder, owner and warranty program?
Electrical Safety Authority – www.esainspection.net
Ontario inspection authority – safety recalls and alerts resource
Wood Energy Technology Transfer Inc. (WETT) http://www.wettinc.ca
Wood stove and fireplace inspector association
Insurance Bureau of Canada www.ibc.ca – Updated information on Home Insurance issues
Ontario On-site Wastewater Association http://oowa.org/intro/index.htm
Septic system inspector Association
Waterloo Biofilter www.waterloo-biofilter.com
Septic systems using very little space – ideal for special situations and cottages.
Energy smart solutions in Guelph, Cambridge and area.
Natural Resources Canada
Obtain free publications on energy efficiency like:
Consumer Guide to Keeping the Heat In
Air Leakage Control
Consumer Guide to Buying Energy-Efficient Windows and Doors
Heating with Gas
Energuide for Homes http://energuide.nrcan.gc.ca/houses
Thinking of replacing your furnace or renovations, consider an Energuide home audit before and receive rebate from Federal Government.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation – www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca
Free information on your home including furnace filters, HRV’s, home maintenance schedules, attic ventilation, ice damming, replacing your furnace, etc.
Health Canada www.hc-sc.gc.ca
Information on mold, radon, vermiculite, and other up to date health issues
Ontario Real Estate Association – www.orea.com
Real Estate Council of Ontario http://www.reco.on.ca
Real Estate Listings www.mls.ca
Home Handyman Hints by Jon Eakes – www.justaskjon.com
Ontario Association of Home Inspectors (OAHI) (CAHPI-Ontario)- www.oahi.ca
Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors (CAHPI)- www.cahpi.ca
American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) www.ashi.org