Shannon is a savvy first-time home buyer who knew enough to get a home inspection before she bought the home. However, the question is did the home inspector know enough? Is that stain from an old plumbing leak or is it a disaster waiting to happen? Is that electrical wiring in the basement dangerous? Mike will do a proper Holmes Inspection, and the crew tackles this townhouse and make it tight.
When Neil and Michelle went looking for their first house together, they fell for one with a big kitchen addition. The home inspector found no major issues and, reassured, Niel and Michelle bought the house. That first winter they suffered through cold feet, a terrible smell and plenty of overloaded electrical circuits. It's time for Mike to give them a Holmes Inspection, so that he and the crew can get to the bottom of this kitchen addition.
When David and San Yee bought their house the home inspector declared it was ''above average.'' It was San Yee who found something that could put the health of their small family at risk. Mike does a Holmes Inspection and he and his crew do whatever it takes to make it right.
Rick and Deirdre flipped when they first saw their home with a gorgeous open concept renovation and a stunning stone fireplace. Unfortunately, the home inspector did not read the signs that this house was probably a flip, filled with shoddy, quickly done work- but Mike Holmes did. Mike will do his own Holmes Inspection to assess all the work it will take to make this one right.
Cathy and Tim thought a house with two fireplaces would be very romantic. The home inspector thought everything would be okay once the fireplaces were cleaned. Mike Holmes tells them that the inspector missed something much more important. It will take a proper Holmes Inspection and a lot of work from Mike's crew to ensure this family will be safe.
The house Kris and Dave bought had a finished basement, ideal for their active boys. When Dave found mold on some toys, he tore open the dry wall in the closet, only to discover a cold room that should never have been closed in. Their home inspector missed this very real threat to the family's health and safety. Now they need a Holmes Inspection and help from Mike and his crew to make it right.
Kim and Daniel bought a house so that their two little girls could grow up in a safe family home. They really tried to follow the advice of their home inspector, but problems were missed and things went from bad to worse. Now they need a Holmes Inspection, and for Mike and the crew to make it right.
Mike and Tricia's home inspector told them the house they wanted to buy was worth an eight out of ten. Young and enthusiastic, they bought the house. When the pipes in their main floor laundry room froze and the drain backed up they called Mike Holmes. Mike's Holmes Inspection brought them a few more unpleasant surprises.
Keith and Caitlin tried not to be dazzled by a renovated kitchen and made sure they got a home inspection before they bought. But, it was a satellite dish installer who found they had a rotten roof, not the home inspector. What else did he miss? They called Mike in for a Holmes Inspection to really get to the bottom of things.
Todd and Duane were excited about buying their first house together and tackled their home inspector's suggestions with enthusiasm before working on the decor. And it did look fabulous once they got their hands on it. But, then they discovered something that could ruin everything. Mike comes in and gives their house a Holmes Inspection, and his crew pitches in to make it right.
Fred and Sara loved this diminutive, two-storey historical house in a trendy downtown neighborhood and were pleased when the home inspector found no major issues. When things started to go wrong, they asked Mike Holmes for a second opinion. His Holmes Inspection unearthed a few disastrous holes in the home inspector's story. When Mike and his crew get started, things go horribly wrong in part 1 of this two-part episode.
Fred and Sara have been out of their beloved historical home for weeks while Damon and the crew follow-up on all the things Mike Holmes found that their home inspector missed. Water coming in, mold, holes in the foundation, dangerous fireplaces, scary electrical and one final plumbing disaster ? Damon and the crew work hard to make this one right. Part 2 of 2.
Ryan and Eunice spent years in a tiny condo saving for their dream house in the suburbs. The home inspector was very reassuring and they maxed out their mortgage to buy the house. Now they've got more house than furniture, and a lot more problems than they ever expected. Mike does a Holmes Inspection, and he, Damon and the crew make it right.