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More Home Inspection Appointments Now Available

To better serve our customers, Carson Dunlop is pleased to announce that we have increased our availability for day, evening,…

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Siu Inspector

Inspector Spotlight: Siu Leung

Carson Dunlop’s ongoing Inspector Spotlight series seeks to highlight some of the experienced home inspectors on our team working throughout…

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Welcome to Our New Website

Hello and welcome! If you’ve visited our website before, you’ll notice that we’ve made a few changes – we hope…

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Condo inspections

Why Condos Need a Home Inspection

Post updated: July 2019 As of June 2019, condos make up more than 25% of TREB sales, and the average…

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Fall home maintenance tips

Jumping Jack Frost – A Winter Tune-up Treatise

One of the great joys of living in Canada is the change of seasons. Autumn’s colors and crispness will soon…

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How to maintain your fireplace

Fireplaces – The Magic and the Mystery

While fireplaces are no longer used as the primary source for heating homes, there are few things nicer than a…

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Electrical outlets

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI)

The outlets with the colored “Test” and “Reset” buttons are specially designed to better protect people than ordinary outlets. GFCI’s…

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Dealing with ants in your home

When Your Ant Comes To Visit

Mistaken Identity Carpenter Ants should not be confused with termites. Termites are white in color and are smaller than a…

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Stucco House

Synthetic Stucco Raises Some Concerns

With Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation, most of us pronounce it “you-fee” but some insisted on “u-fee.” In Canada “e-fiss” appears…

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Perfect house conditions

In Search of The Perfect House

The engineers of Carson Dunlop & Associates Ltd. have conducted over 85,000 home inspections and we haven’t found a perfect…

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