Consumer Protection

Is Aluminum Wiring a Major Concern?

Post by Pat Auriol. Over 7,000 homes in Mississauga contain aluminum wiring. Extended this across the provinces and we are looking at tens of thousands of homes.  If the subject dwelling was built between the mid-1960s and late 1970s, there is a strong possibility that aluminum wiring may be present.  Is this a cause for …

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The only way to know if you have radon is to measure for it.

Demand that your prospective new home is measured for high levels of radon!

Has the message got out yet?  The risks from radon in the home, especially in Ontario, are a real and present danger! Over a five year period, between 2011 and 2015, an average of 803 people, per year, attended a Hospital emergency service with around 6% (50 people) dying either at admission or after admission, …

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OntarioACHI Certified Radon Measurement Inspector

OCRMI CourseBurlington, 16th January 2019 Following the 100% success rate of candidates in the Toronto Course, we have managed to slot another course for Inspectors in prior to Christmas. For those who detest travelling into Toronto, it will be at the West End of the GTA.  Location: Quality Inn, 950 Walkers Line, Burlington, ON, L7N 2G2.

How we can help you

We recently received a nice letter from one of our members, Canadian-Certified Home Inspector Greg Rheaume of Home Inspect Solutions Inc.  Greg operates his inspection service to support his local neighbourhood Consumers with their decision-making process of purchasing or selling a home. Like all our Professional members, Greg pushes himself to be the best he …

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Electrical Panel Inspections – Regulations

OntarioACHI recently had a call from an inspector that was threatened with reporting to the ESA for opening an electrical panel to perform a visual inspection. We contacted the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS), for comment on how, given the fact that our profession is being regulated to protect consumers, then can condone …

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