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We recently attended 2 different site visits where they were conducting major renovations on homes built before 1991 and the renovator and/or homeowner were not aware of asbestos protocols. We were surprised to attend a site visit where 2 very large bins were full of...

Zonolite Brand Insulation

Working in an attic, taking out vermiculite insulation, the Home SOULutions team often finds a couple of empty Zonolite bags and occasionally a full one. Imagine our surprise this week when we ran into 15 full bags in the attic – on top of the insulation already...

Not a Fan of Mould

Recently Home SOULutions was called to a home to determine the source of mould in a washroom.  In the video above, Roy inspects a ceiling fan and explains how it has been a contributing factor. Learn About Mould Removal Call Us...

Minerva Award Nomination for Corae Bracken of Home SOULutions

It was an honour to be one of four women nominated to receive the Minerva Award by the Comox Valley Women’s Business Network on Wednesday night. The Award is presented annually to recognize a business member with the organization who gives freely of her...

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Buying or Selling in Today’s Market?

Entering the real estate market? Purchasing or selling a home built before 1990? Here are some facts you should know – and your realtor may not. You should be aware that homes that were built or renovated before 1991 will most likely contain asbestos. Asbestos was a...

Are You a Tenant Dealing with Mould?

This article is also a good read for landlords First things first. Talk to the homeowner or property manager about it. Express your concerns. Ask if they will have a professional come and assess the situation – someone who is qualified in mould recognition and...

What’s in your Attic

It is very common that we are called to inspect an attic for mould, only to discover that either the soffit venting has been covered by insulation or the bathroom venting has been dispersing into the attic. Have you looked in your attic lately? Is the underside of the...

Asbestos Removal – a DIY job?

So you want to take down a wall in your home…you know..the one between the kitchen and living room. It will make your home a little bit more open concept. Simple right? The first question you need to ask yourself is when was your home built? If it was built before...