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How DSS Reports Reduce Liabilities

Posted on Jan 27, 2023

When conducting a renovation or construction project, you want to ensure that the work environment is safe and free of all dangerous substances. To avoid any unnecessary risks, a Designated Substance Survey Report is required. A DSS Report ensures that all construction projects are completed without risk of exposure to hazardous substances and...

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Get Ready for Your 2023 Renovations with a DSS Report

Posted on Dec 30, 2022

If you have renovations planned for 2023, such as an extreme demolition in your current home or revamping an old commercial or residential property, you’re likely experiencing both excitement and stress. Undergoing major projects require tedious steps, like submitting a DSS Report. A Designated Substance Survey Report, often called a DSS...

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What Commonly Encountered Contaminants Must Be Recorded on DSS

Posted on Nov 18, 2022

Before beginning any construction work on a project, Ontario laws and regulations require a designated substance survey to be provided to all potential contractors. The purpose of the survey and home air quality tests prior to beginning demolitions, renovations, and rebuilds is to identify the concentration and location of potentially harmful...

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5 Issues Infrared Thermal Imaging Can Reveal in Your Home Inspection

Posted on Jan 14, 2022

For decades, the buyers' decisions on moving into a new house depended on visual inspection. But with the advancement in age and technology, new tools used for condition assessment of a home have been manufactured. Infrared thermal imaging offered by Inch By Inch Inspections is an example of such tools commonly called thermography. It helps in...

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Building Owners Responsibility Around Designated Substance Surveys

Posted on Jan 01, 2022

Whether you are living your own property or renting it, you need to know if it is safe and free of toxic substances as the homeowner. Getting a Designated Substance Survey (DSS) for your Toronto home is the first step on that way. The DSS report provides you with preliminary information on the presence of asbestos and other hazardous substances in...

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