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Differences Between Aluminum & Vinyl Windows

Homeowners who are thinking about updating their windows have more choices in materials, finishing, and style today than ever before...

There are many things to consider, such as energy efficiency, price, availability and style. While in the past homes in Canada were constructed with mainly woode…

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Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that resists exposure to fire, sound, water, and chemicals. It is composed of millions of fibers, which bind together to create a light yet virtually indestructible material. Asbestos is mined from natural deposits around the world. Once…

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What's All the Fuss About Poly-B Plumbing?


What Is Poly-B?

Type 1 Polybutylene plumbing, or Poly-B as it is more commonly known, is a grey plastic-type of plumbing that is common all over North America. It’s popularity was based on the ease of installation and the lower cost point than traditional copper plumbing. Poly-B was int…

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RADON - Is It A Concern On Vancouver Island?


Radon is a gas that occurs in the environment when the radioactive element uranium, breaks down naturally. Uranium exists in exists in all rocks and soil and as a result it regularly and harmlessly escapes from the ground, dissipating in the air. However, when we build homes over rock…

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The Ultimate Home Inspection Guide - It's NOT Pass or Fail!


So what happens during a home inspection and what exactly do they do in a home inspection?

In this guide, we’ll show you how home inspection works and answer all questions you might have regarding the most important financial decision of your life— that is, having a Home Inspection done…

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