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2016 Consumer Choice Award Winner!

We’ve done it again! Clearview Home & Property Inspections is proud to announce we are the 2016 Consumer Choice Award Winner in the category of Building Inspection for the Greater Toronto Area! This nationally renowned awards program recognizes business excellence and customer satisfaction as determined by a consumer survey. Considered to be the seal of excellence for identifying outstanding service...
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2015 Consumer Choice Award Winner!

We are proud to announce that Clearview Home & Property Inspections is the 2015 Consumer Choice Award Winner in the category of Building Inspection for the Greater Toronto Area! This nationally renowned awards program recognizes business excellence and customer satisfaction as determined by a consumer survey. Considered to be the seal of excellence for identifying outstanding service provider...
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Knob and Tube Wiring & Home Owner's Insurance

You may have bought a  home and tried obtain insurance  when you realize you may not be able to get home insurace. No insurance-no mortgage. No mortgage-no real estate transaction. Some insurance companies consider knob and tube wiring unsafe or a significantly higher risk. Knob and Tube requires two wires (normally a black one and a white one) to create a circuit. With modern wiring, these two wires...
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Vermiculite Insulation

What Is Vermiculte? Vermiculite insulation looks like potting soil. Vermiculite is a naturally occurring mineral worldwide and makes a good insulating material. What Is The Problem? The majority of the vermiculite used worldwide was from a mine in Libby, Montana. The mine was closed in 1990. As well as being rich in vermiculite, this mine had the misfortune of having a deposit of tremolite, a type...
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Fireplaces

A wood burning fireplace can be a beautiful thing.  It can create a mood, feeling, a scent and a wonderful sound, particularly on a cold winter night.  However, if not properly maintained, it can also deteriorate quickly.  Here are a few helpful points about fireplaces. Did you know that about 90% of the heat generated from a fireplace goes up the chimney? Improper use of a fireplace can cause a...
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