"Understanding Your Home" by Building Inspector Mark Visser
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A House is just a building. A Home is what you make of it. If this site is of any help to you we have archieved our goal.
Mark Visser, the Contractor
Mark has more than 20 years experience in constructing and renovating homes. He studied Architecture & Structural Engineering in The Netherlands and started a construction company after arriving in Canada in the mid '60s. His experience led to an appointment to LACAC (Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee), City of Burlington. He is also a former member of OACETT (Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technologists and Technicians).

Mark Visser, the Building Inspector
In 1982 he started one of the first home inspection firms in his area. Since then he has conducted building inspections with a combined real estate value of more than $500.000.000. Thousands of clients in some 60+ communities relied on his knowledge in purchasing their home.

Now it is your turn to get the information
After sharing his wealth of practical know-how with so many clients for over 25 years it is time to share this information with others through this web site. It is not your typical DIY information centre but you will find information geared to making sure that your House always will be your Home.
The focus of this site will be on:
* Helping you to understand the purpose and workings of the common components of your house.
* Explaining where to look for early signs of problems.
* Preventive maintenance.
* Conserving energy.
* Product information.
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