Home Inspection Services

Capital Home Inspection provides a high level of service to all its clients. All inspections are carried out in a manner which meets or exceeds the Standards of Practice of the Canadian Association of Home Inspectors (CAHI). Home inspections performed to these Standards are intended to provide the client with information regarding the readily accessible systems and components of the home as inspected at the time of the home inspection. Stephen Clayton has decades of wide-reaching expertise and is able to offer a variety of inspections.

Pre-Purchase Inspections

Getting the house inspected before closing the deal is an important step in the home-buying process as it helps the buyer make a more informed buying decision. Most purchase agreements include a clause that allows the buyer to have a …

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Condominiums: Apartment and Townhouse Inspections

Condominium buyers are increasingly being encouraged to have an inspection done; this is particularly true with older buildings and condominium townhomes. A condominium inspection typically would include an inspection of maintenance/service issues for the unit rather than for the building …

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Income/Investment Property Inspections

Stephen Clayton has owned, managed and renovated multi-unit income properties in the Ottawa area for more than 30 years. In this time he has gained a wide range of knowledge and expertise about how such buildings should operate and function. …

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Tarion Home Warranty Inspections

In Ontario, new home buyers are entitled to warranty protection under the Tarion Home Warranty Program. There are several opportunities in the first year for a new homeowner to have the house inspected, with the warranty items reported to Tarion: …

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Pre-Sale Inspections

Pre-Sale or Pre-Listing Inspections are becoming more common. This type of inspection is typically done before a seller puts their house on the market. It is similar to a Pre-Purchase Inspection in that it looks at the overall condition of …

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Cottage Inspections

It’s a good idea to have any piece of real estate inspected before investing in it, including recreational properties such as a cottage or a ski chalet. Such inspections are very similar to the Pre-Purchase inspection of a house in …

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Government of Canada Relocations

Capital Home Inspection is a registered supplier for the Integrated Relocation Program (IRP) administered by Brookfield Global Relocation Services (Brookfield GRS). The program administers employee re-locations for the Government of Canada, the Canadian Forces and the RCMP. Stephen Clayton brings …

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Construction/Renovation Consulting

There are times when a full home inspection is not required; the homeowner may have only one or two specific issues that they want looked at such as, why is the basement leaking or is inadequate attic ventilation and insulation …

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