Building on Disturbed Soil

There is a property that I frequently pass that was demolished back in November. It is now the end of winter and the area that was once a house, has been an open pit for four months—exposed to the harsh winter we’ve had. Most people wouldn’t see a problem with this,...

Permits and Home Inspections

Many people aren’t aware of the fact that the Ontario Building Code does require permits for changes made to residential homes.  These permits are essentially there to ensure the house is safe. When a permit has been issued for a job, there are specific inspections...