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Q: How do I book a home inspection?

R: You can book a home inspection by calling us at 450-433-2216 or 514-898-8496. You can also submit your request online


Q: How can I cancel or reschedule my appointment?

R: In order to cancel or reschedule your appointment, we require at least 24 hours notice. Please contact us for appointment cancellation or rescheduling requests.


Q: Which areas do you serve?

A: The regions of Lanaudières, Laurentides, Laval and Monréal.


Q: Are you covered by an insurance policy?

A: Yes. InspectionMyette Inc. holds professional liability (errors and omissions) and civil liability coverage from Lloyd's of London for $1 million.


Q: Are you a member of a professional association?

A: Yes. Alain Myette is a certified home inspector and member of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors,InterNACHI.


Q: How much does a home inspection cost?

A: The price of a house inspection depends on the type of building (single storey (bungalow), two-story house (cottage), garage and outbuildings), its age and the total surface area to be inspected.


Q: How do I pay for the home inspection?

R: We accept checks and cash.


Q: How and when will I receive my home inspection report?

R: The building inspector will verbally communicate to you any anomalies discovered on site on the day of the home inspection. Your report will be emailed within 48 hours of the home inspection.  You can request a paper copy of the home inspection report at no additional cost.


Q: How do I request a paper copy of my home inspection report?

R: Make your request directly to the building inspector or by email to the  Don't forget to indicate your delivery address.


Q: When will I receive my paper copy of my home inspection report?

R: All requests are processed immediately. You will receive your package by Canada Post within 3-5 business days following your request.


Q: Will the building inspector be able to provide me with cost estimates for the problems encountered?

R: Cost estimates provided in the inspection report are for guidance only. They are based on the most cost effective solution to resolve the issues encountered and do not include feasible improvements. The inspector will not be able to determine the cost of replacement or repairs.  It is always recommended to obtain at least three quotes (estimates) from qualified contractors before finalizing budgets for the work.


Q: Should all building inspectors be recognized professional engineers?

R: No. Choosing a professional engineer to inspect your home is a personal choice.  It is important to note that it is not mandatory to be recognized as an engineer to become a building inspector.


Q: How long does an inspection take?

R: An average typical home inspection (1800 - 2500 square feet) takes approximately 3.5-4 hours and sometimes longer depending on the age and conditions of the building. During this time, a home inspector will thoroughly inspect your home, will verbally communicate on-site findings and answer any questions you may have.


Q: Do I have to attend the home inspection?

R: You are strongly invited to be present or to appoint a trusted person during the inspection of your home.  Attending the home inspection is a great opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have.


Q: Do you inspect commercial buildings?

R: No. INSPECTIONMyette Inc. only performs residential home inspections of up to six units.


Q: If the house is damaged (five years old or less) is it necessary to have a home inspection?

R: Yes.  Because all new or older houses have more or less significant defects and gaps. The house may have been built incorrectly, which can cause problems in the short, medium or long term. Problems are less serious when they are addressed upfront. A home inspection is always recommended before purchasing a home (newer or older).


Q: Can I call at a later date for information and advice?

R: Yes. If you have any questions regarding your report, you can always call us. We will do everything we can to make you comfortable with your home inspection.

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