June 27th, 2023

Forest fires and indoor air quality, what to do?

In Quebec, forest fires can occur once in a while during the warmer seasons, generally from early April to late October. The most extreme forest fires are usually during the hottest periods, which means you...More >>

May 25th, 2023

What are the health implications of poor air quality?

The air we breathe is essential to our survival, but its quality can vary greatly depending on many factors. Poor air quality can have a serious impact on the health of those exposed to it....More >>

April 26th, 2023

Asbestos in our homes, what to do?

Complete guide to managing the presence of asbestos at home Asbestos is a dangerous material that was widely used in building construction until its ban in 1990. If your home was built before this date,...More >>

March 15th, 2023

Can cold weather damage exterior facades?

Exterior facades are subject to extreme weather conditions throughout the year, but this is especially true in the winter. Freezing temperatures, wind and humidity can all have an effect on building materials, including brick, stone,...More >>

March 1st, 2023

What are the signs of hazardous materials in our homes?

When we buy or rent a house, we expect it to be a safe place to live. However, certain substances such as asbestos, mold, and pyrite may be present in our homes and cause health...More >>

February 3rd, 2023

What is the insurable value?

Qualitam's team specializes in estimating the cost of reconstruction or replacement of residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. The objective of this mandate is to establish the building's insurance coverage so that it is sufficient to...More >>

January 29th, 2023

What is a thermographic inspection?

Infrared thermography technology is very useful when inspecting buildings. Indeed, it can detect problems invisible to the naked eye, such as heat loss problems in the roof and walls. It is a very useful technique...More >>

December 12th, 2022

Who can do a building inspection?

Are you thinking of buying a new home or building and wondering if a home inspection is necessary? It is indeed a necessary step to ensure that you know what you are buying and to...More >>

November 8th, 2022

What recourse do we have following a defect?

When buying a home, one of the recurring haunts of new buyers is certainly having to deal with a defect. No one is immune to this type of disappointment. How do you assert your rights...More >>

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