9 Simple Tips for Improving Indoor Air Quality

As the cold weather arrives, we who live in a northern climate, spend more time indoors. In winter months, there is less or no fresh air from the outside flowing into our homes, which means that VOCs (volatile organic Compounds) and allergens become trapped inside. The result is that indoor air can be as polluted,…

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Be Smart When Closing Up Your Country Home This Fall

With COVID-19 travel restrictions in place all summer, many people decided to vacation in the country. Those who already had a cottage spent a lot of their summer in the country and those city dwellers who had never considered having a second residence decided to buy a second home. Reals estate sales in the Laurentians…

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Do You Know What Type of Insulation Is in Your Attic?

Many homeowners have good knowledge about the interiors of their home, but when it comes to things like their attic, they may be may not be as informed. An attic is often a mysterious place, where homeowners rarely venture, and if they did, who knows what they would find there. What kind of insulation is…

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Mid-Summer is the Best Time for Outdoor Maintenance

A lot of people are still working from home which gives many the opportunity to perform long overdue household maintenance chores. Now that summer is in full gear, it is the perfect time for tackling outdoor projects. Making sure your home has proper drainage around it, checking your gutters, and maintaining driveways and pathways should…

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Your House Stinks – A New Book by Ivan Mose

As most people are at home practicing social distancing, this could be a great time to delve into a new book. We are proud to announce that Ivan Mose, the founder of Mose Home Inspection has written a book that was just recently published. Your House Stinks is a guide to surviving homeownership. In this blog, we…

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Why It’s Good to Perform a Home Inspection in Winter

Many homeowners wonder if a home inspection can be performed during the winter months, leading them to delay purchasing a home until springtime. The most common worry about a winter home inspection is that the inspector won’t be able to see the roof, and it is clear that no home inspector will be climbing onto…

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8 Holiday Hazards and How to Avoid Them

With snow now on the ground, we know that winter has arrived and the holidays are fast approaching. As people start planning to celebrate, many will be going out to get their Christmas trees at the market, and preparing to play host to family and friends. We at Mose Home Inspection want to wish you…

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A Look at a Home Inspector’s Tools of the Trade

Many homeowners are handy when it comes to home maintenance and so they are very curious about how we inspect homes and the tools we use when we perform a home inspection. So in this blog, let’s look at some of the tools of the trade – the tools inspectors show up with when they…

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