New Home Inspection in The GTA
Congratulations on your new home purchase. Solex Group would like to protect your investment by documenting any deficiencies your builder is responsible for.
As a new home purchaser, you have some protection offered by Tarion Warranty Corporation - a private corporation established in 1976 to administer the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act (ONHWP), which outlines the warranty protection that each builder must provide to new home and condominium buyers in Ontario. Tarion licenses home builders in the province and ensures that they abide by this legislation, and that consumers are protected when builders fail to fulfil their warranty obligations.
Municipal inspections and the builder do not always catch significant problems or issues with your new home
Prudent purchasers turn to Solex Group for an independant home inspection of their new home to find any defects in material, workmanship, incomplete items, health & safety issues and just plain advice from a professional with a trained eye. Our report will document the inspector’s findings which can be used to ensure that deficiencies are corrected under the builder’s expense and/or under warranty (Tarion).
Solex Group recommends having your New Home Inspected by our professional home inspector within the first 30 days (ideally about 1 week before your 30 day warranty report is due) or alternatively, about 11 months after taking possession (ideally, within the last few weeks before your 1 year warranty report is due).
Here's a document we've prepared to help you decide when to perform your new home inspection:
We also recommend you have your new home tested for radon since your new home warranty in Ontario provides coverage against excessive radon concentrations for a full 7 years. If the radon level in your home is above Health Canada's guidline, you can make a warranty claim. For more information, see Radon Testing.
Tarion has strict guidelines and deadlines for the various forms you may need to fill out for warranty coverage, so mark your calendars accordingly (for more information, visit www.tarion.com).
Helpful info for new home purchasers available from the Tarion website:
For more information about Tarion Warranty Corporation and the services they provide to Ontario homeowners, visit www.tarion.com (or click the logo below):
Provided with Our Service:
1. Full colour electronic (pdf) home inspection report sent to you by email that includes:
Summary page dedicated to warranty items
Photos, illustrations, recommendations
Live access to a 480 page home reference e-book and the Tarion Construction Performance Guidelines
Additional relevant documents to provide you a better understanding of certain issues pertaining to the house
Home maintenance schedule
Home improvement/repair cost guide
2. Free RecallChek - appliance recall notifications for life on all home appliances and HVAC equipment
3. Free email or telephone consultation for as long as you own your home
Home Inspection Packages
Essential Home Inspection
Our Essential Home Inspection package includes a visual inspection of the home's readily accessible features, major systems and components such as: roof, exterior, structure, electrical, heating/cooling, insulation, plumbing, interior, and more.
Extended Home Inspection
Our Extended Home Inspection package includes all the features of our Essential package with the addition of a full thermal scan of the home to enhance your inspection with another layer of knowledge. To learn more about this technology, visit THERMOGRAPHY.
From our clients
"Your inspector knows his stuff! He was punctual and really knew quickly what to look for. The report was incredibly comprehensive. I highly recommend Solex Group to really understand what you have to look forward to in your new home."
Vivek, Markham, Ontario
“Complete condo inspection including terrace – Vahn was very thorough and professional...he explained to me all he was doing and offered very valuable insight and comments...His report was very clear, detailed and thorough and all his pictures with explanations were excellent. Money well spent."
Robert, Richmond Hill, Ontario
"Knowledgeable, punctual and followed up on every question we had re: our 30-Day and 1-Year Inspections. We have also noticed how he continuously improves his inspection tool and approach in order to over-exceed his customers expectations. Will definitely refer to friends and family."
P.L., Richmond Hill, Ontario