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Why Conduct Commercial Asbestos Inspections in Toronto

Posted on Jun 30, 2023

Many commercial properties will have harmful substances lurking within building materials. One of the most common substances found is asbestos, especially in properties built before the mid to late 1980s. If you’re planning on any upcoming renovation projects for your commercial property, contact Inch By Inch Inspections for an asbestos...

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How Your Outdoor Environment Affects Indoor Air Quality

Posted on Jun 26, 2023

Air quality testing in Mississauga is vital to ensure clean and fresh air in our homes to prevent us from ingesting or inhaling contaminants that lead to illness and degrade our health. What many people don’t realize is that pollutants outdoors can infiltrate indoor space and air quality, impacting our health and well-being.  When...

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How to Detect the Cause of Indoor Odourants

Posted on Jun 23, 2023

We want to always ensure our homes, workplaces, and indoor spaces are our comfortable sanctuaries. But once you detect any sort of odour, it immediately consumes you and makes you uncomfortable. As you look high and low first trying to discover what is causing a foul smell, you may realize it could be sign of something hazardous lingering in your...

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Where to Look for Asbestos this Summer?

Posted on Jun 21, 2023

While asbestos is often considered a problem of the past, it still has a way of sneaking up on property owners today. The mineral was used far and wide in Canadian construction for a number of years. Its abundance, affordability, and thermal resistance made asbestos a top choice in the manufacturing of key building materials. As residential and...

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How Wood Around Your Home Becomes Susceptible to Mold

Posted on Jun 06, 2023

Wood is used all around the home. From the framework of the structure, flooring, cabinetry, to furniture, panelling, and other interior elements, wood exists virtually everywhere throughout the house. When it comes to maintaining your health and preserving your home, understanding what makes the wood in your building structure susceptible to mold...

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Signs There Is Mold in Your Attic

Posted on May 31, 2023

Despite there being an attic in every home, and every homeowner knowing that it is there, the thought that there is mold does not typically cross one’s mind until the outbreak becomes so widespread that it requires professional intervention. Your attic is one of the most susceptible places in the home for mold growth. Without air quality...

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Is Your Waterside Property More Susceptible to Mold

Posted on May 29, 2023

Living in a waterside town or a property adjacent to the waterfront offers a myriad of benefits, including beautiful views, calm environments, and access to nature. And while those waterside advantages are hard to beat, there are unique challenges that property owners face, one in particular is mold. If you find yourself faced with infestation from...

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Inspections Reveal the Hidden Effects of Water Damage

Posted on May 26, 2023

In the spring and fall, when rainfall amounts increase in the GTA, water damage to your home or business are a more common occurrence. Inch By Inch Inspections specializes in mold removal in Mississauga, and the best way to check for mold - the number one hidden effect associated with water damage, is to do it immediately after you know or suspect...

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Why Thunderstorms Put You at Risk for Exposures

Posted on May 23, 2023

While thunderstorms are expected in spring and summer, however, what is unexpected is exposure to dangerous contaminants. Air pressure changes, leaks, flooding, and even property damage from severe thunderstorms may expose us to harmful substances lingering in and around our homes. For instance, if there’s property damage from a thunderstorm,...

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Household Odours That Are a Sign for Concern

Posted on May 22, 2023

Our homes are full of smells, odours, and aromas. Sometimes, it's a smell trickling in from next door or a new cologne that someone is wearing. Other times, these odours aren't as pleasant and may be cause for concern. For instance, if you notice a peculiar smell that resembles rotten eggs, you may be at risk of a gas leak. Or, if...

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