Free Thermal Imaging
Free Thermal Imaging

Free Thermal Imaging We use an Infrared Camera to find any hidden deficiencies in your home that might not be visible to the naked eye.  Some of the most common items found in houses with the use of a Thermal Imaging camera are; missing insulation,  hot spots on electrical panel and moisture penetration.  Most professionals advertise that Thermal Imaging will help in identifying electrical issues; missing, damaged and/or wet insulation; heat/cold energy loss; moisture intrusion that could lead to mold; hidden roof leaks; damaged and/or malfunctioning radiant heating systems; plumbing leaks; overheated equipment, etc. Unfortunately Thermal Imaging  technology is subject to many variables such as quality, condition of the house and, last but not least, the ability of the operator to accurately interpret the data.  Roger Frost was the first Professional in Simcoe County to offer Thermal Imaging of homes with an Infrared camera.  The use of Thermal Imaging has become so common place now that we now offer Free Thermal Imaging scan with every home evaluation. Read More About Free Thermal Imaging

WETT Inspection
Angus WETT Inspections

WETT Inspection When installing a new wood stove or buying a home with an existing fireplace or wood stove your insurance company will probably require that you have your unit inspected by a Wett Certified Inspector. Wood Energy Technology Transfer Inc. (WETT Inc.) is a non-profit training and education association managed by a volunteer Board of Directors elected by holders of valid WETT certificates. Through its administrative designate, WETT Inc. functions as the national registrar of the WETT program. Through professional training and public education, WETT Inc. promotes the safe and effective use of wood burning systems in Canada. WETT’s Mission statement states: To develop, maintain, promote and deliver professional training courses within the framework of the Wood Energy Technical Training Program (WETT) for practitioners of trades related to the sale, installation, maintenance and inspection of systems using wood and other biomass fuels. To maintain a registry containing the names of holders of valid WETT certificates and those who are students under the program. To foster and promote among certificate holders the highest level of professional conduct in the delivery of services to the public. To encourage and promote the safe and efficient use of wood energy through the distribution of public information materials and through the collaboration with government agencies and related industries. To foster and promote research and education in the utilization of wood as a source of energy To promote the interests and activities of the members of the organization in a reasonable and legal manner To […]

Home Inspection
Certified Master Inspector

Home Inspection A home inspection is a limited, non-invasive examination of the condition of a home or commercial building, often in connection with the sale of that property. Home inspections are usually conducted by a professional who has the training and certifications to perform such inspections. The client will receive a verbal and written report documenting any deficiencies. The largest group of professionals are members of NACHI, The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors. Your Professional Commercial Building Professionals are usually also a member of NACBI, National Association of Commercial Building Inspectors. A professional in both Commercial and Residential Buildings is a beneficial requirement for most clients. Roger Frost is a Certified Building Code Official through membership with the Ontario Building Officials Association. This certification is obtained after obtaining the necessary credits in both Part 9 and Part 3 of the Ontario Building Code. Part 9 of the Ontario Building Code is for smaller buildings typically under 600 M2 in size, Part 3 is generally used used for commercial and industrial buildings over 600 M2 in size. Roger Frost is also a Certified Master Inspector.  This designation is awarded on completion of the following: completing 1,000 fee-paid inspections and/or hours of inspection-related Continuing Education courses (combined) in their lifetime; proving they have been in the inspection business for at least three years; abiding by the industry’s toughest Code of Ethics; substantially following a Board-approved Standards of Practice; submitting to a criminal background check; and applying for Board certification by signing an affidavit in front of a Notary. When buying your new home […]