Traveling For the Holidays? Keep Your Home Safe On a Budget The holidays are just around the corner and you may be planning a trip out of town to visit family and friends. No matter your holiday plans, you want to feel confident that your home is safe. Fortunately,...read more
If you are having a home newly constructed, there are many reasons why you should schedule a home inspection on new construction. Builders and subcontractors often have multiple work sites, and no matter how skilled the contractor is, human error is always possible....read more
Is your roof starting to show signs of its age? If you've made some repairs and expect more in the near future, you may wonder at what point you should replace the roof instead of continuing to make repairs. Here are seven signs that you need a new roof. 7 Signs That...read more
You would be surprised at how the smallest tweaks to your daily habits can reduce your water consumption. Learn how to conserve water at home with these five tips and help the environment and your utility bill. 1. Change How You Take a Shower Most people take a shower...read more
Use These Swimming Pool Safety Tips This Summer Swimming pools are great for providing refreshing relief from the hot summer sun, but if you are not careful, it can also be dangerous. Drowning is the second-leading cause of death in children under 14 years old and...read more
Take Steps to Protect Your Home from Wind Damage this Hurricane Season Wind is a powerful force capable of bringing down trees and power lines and ripping entire structures off their foundations. While you cannot prevent severe windstorms from happening, there are...read more
Termites may be tiny but there's nothing small about the damage they can do. Termite damage costs property owners more than $5 billion every year in the United States with the average cost to repair termite damage topping $3,000. About 600,000 homes are damaged by...read more
When you have put an offer in on a home and gone under contract, one of the next immediate steps is to hire a professional home inspector to inspect the property and give you a report of its condition. A home inspection is visual, but some inspectors use a thermal...read more
When a structure's walls, crawl space, and attic are insulated, the barriers of these sections combine to form thermal envelopes. Layers of insulating material are placed in crawl spaces, structural walls, and attics when the home is built, but a variety of factors...read more
Keep your Deck Safe for Maximum Enjoyment With warmer days and Spring in sight, it's time to start thinking about the condition of your deck. You want your deck to be a spot for friends and family to gather, which means you need to take the necessary measures to keep...read more
Why Should I Be Concerned with Improving Indoor Air Quality? Generally, we think of air pollution as something that happens outside of your home—but did you know that the air quality inside your home, apartment, or office space can be even worse for you than the...read more
Radon is a cancer-causing radioactive gas formed by the natural breakdown of uranium in the soil. Radon gas enters a home through cracks and other holes in the foundation and can build up to dangerous levels in the home. You cannot see, smell, or taste radon, so the...read more
What are 4 Point Inspections, and why do you need to get one? When you are buying a home, many different professionals will likely be examining your home for a number of reasons. One of these people will be a home inspector, who will perform a variety of different...read more
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