Our Blog

Tips for To Avoid Asbestos During Basement Renovations

Posted on Sep 27, 2023

Transforming commercial and residential basements space into functional areas can significantly enhance your property's value and your home's livability. Embarking on a basement renovation project is often exciting, but it's not without challenges. Before you start knocking down walls and tearing up floors, it's crucial to be aware...

Read more

Why Use Infrared Thermal Imaging for Building Envelope Inspections

Posted on Sep 25, 2023

When it comes to property maintenance, the building envelope is incredibly important. Experienced inspectors use infrared thermal inspections to assess the protective shelf consisting of walls, roofs, windows, and doors, shielding the interior from the elements. The building envelope is vital for maintaining structural integrity, energy efficiency,...

Read more

What to Do About Wildlife Odours in the Fall

Posted on Sep 21, 2023

As fall settles in, animals often seek refuge indoors to escape the approaching winter cold. While this instinctive behaviour has its merits, it can lead to various challenges for homeowners and commercial property owners throughout the city. One of the primary issues is the unpleasant odours left behind by these animal intruders. To fight the...

Read more

Materials Where Commercial Asbestos Inspections Should Be Focused

Posted on Sep 20, 2023

Asbestos was a once-popular building material known for its fire-resistant and insulating properties. Today, exposure to asbestos fibres can lead to severe health risks, including lung cancer and mesothelioma. Asbestos abatement in Toronto is an essential process to mitigate these dangers. To ensure safety, asbestos inspections and removal must be...

Read more

Signs You Need Basement Mold Remediation in Mississauga

Posted on Sep 15, 2023

Mold infestations in commercial and residential properties are not to be taken lightly. Even when out of sight in areas like crawl spaces, attics, and basements, mold poses significant health risks, affects air quality, and causes structural damage if mold remediation in Mississauga does not occur in a timely manner. With professional intervention,...

Read more

How Designated Substance Surveys Streamline Construction

Posted on Sep 12, 2023

Construction projects often face numerous challenges. Among these, ensuring the safety of workers and adhering to environmental regulations is essential. This is where designated substance surveys play a pivotal role. These surveys, mandatory in Ontario before renovations or demolitions, are instrumental in identifying hazardous materials, with...

Read more

Why is Asbestos a Designated Substance in Ontario

Posted on Aug 31, 2023

Most people don’t become aware of the concept of designated substances until asbestos inspection in Toronto or a DSS report is required. Once known as the “miracle mineral, " asbestos is now one of eleven banned substances in Ontario because of their highly toxic effects. A designated substance survey in Toronto and throughout the...

Read more

Tips for Managing Bathroom Mold in Oakville

Posted on Aug 30, 2023

Managing bathroom mold is a common challenge faced by homeowners in Southern Ontario. By nature, bathrooms have many qualities that end up requiring mold remediation in Oakville: they are humid, there are organic materials, and there is often poor airflow. At Inch by Inch Inspections, we recommend air quality testing to help discover and manage...

Read more

What Can You Detect From Infrared Thermal Inspections

Posted on Aug 28, 2023

Good air quality in your home is essential in creating a safe and comfortable space. You probably spend all your downtime at home to relax and unwind from a long day's work. If you suspect an irregularity in your home or are planning a significant change/renovation, an infrared thermal inspection or asbestos inspection can provide substantial...

Read more

The Basics of Asbestos Removal & Disposal in Toronto

Posted on Aug 25, 2023

Once hailed for its incredible fire resistance, durability, and affordability, asbestos found its way into many modern buildings. Used primarily in the mid-to-late 20th century around 1985, the mineral was used in several building materials. Since then, the negative health implications associated with the mineral have become better known, which has...

Read more

Schedule Your Inspection Today. FREE Estimates Available

Call Now: 416-568-9702

Please, enter a valid value

Inch by Inch Inspections



Please, enter a valid value