Reasons to have your building inspected by RenoSpect
Our 20 years of experience in the industry has allowed us to develop undeniable skills in the detection of building problems.
Why have it inspected
Because the signs may seem trivial and reveal the presence of significant defects. Conversely, other more impressive signs are just the manifestation of slight imperfections. During an expertise, we defend the interests of our clients. In the event of a dispute or a claim, we analyze the situation in order to quickly find a solution. Thus, we have skills that allow us to find and explain the origin of the conditions that induced the damage in the property. With an RBQ’s license, we can offer you technical repair solutions for the restoration of the property while ensuring conformity with regulations and personal safety. We can also make a report for hidden defects which become apparent following a real estate transaction.
Our clients in terms of expertise are normal or legal people, insurance company, building contractors and legal professionals. For a summary of our rates, consult our Frequently Asked Questions.
Efflorescence results in whitish streaks appearing on masonry materials exposed to the elements. Soluble salts migrate with moisture and react with alkaline compounds in cement. We therefore see crystalline accumulations appear on the surface of masonry units when the water evaporates.
Due to the bad publicity given to the Poly-B™ product, the manufacturers ceased its production in 1995. The KITEC™ system replaced it until 2007. Although no case of breakage has been reported in Quebec, the Kitec™ is a serious problem; Several insurers do not want to know anything about it.
Both are of mineral origin and affect the concrete of a building. Pyrite is present in the backfill used under the concrete slabs of basements and garages. Pyrrhotite blackened in air. It is present in the aggregate used in the composition of the concrete of the foundations.