Selling your house can be both exciting and stressful, especially if it’s your first time. Regardless of why you decided to sell your home, there are a number of pitfalls you can easily fall into, making your home selling experience less than ideal. Luckily, we’ve put together a list of the most common home selling… Read more »
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5 Home Maintenance Tips for Fall
You may be able to shave up to 30 percent off your energy bill this fall by conducting appropriate preparation measures on your home. For example, stripping and caulking the home to prevent drafts could be a major money saver. The following five tips show how to clean and update your home to get it… Read more »
Don’t Get Burned – Get a Home Inspection to Save Money on Your Next Purchase
Don’t Get Burned – Get a Home Inspection to Save Money on Your Next Purchase Okay, you made one of the most important decisions in your life: you’re buying a home! You found your ideal house in your desired neighborhood, and it’s close to everything you love. You like its design and feel,… Read more »
What’s The Big Deal About Home Inspection?
Why does my real estate agent insist that I get a certified home inspector to look the property I’m considering purchasing? There are people in my circle who think this is simply a needless expense… Since the late 1980’s, disclosure of property defects has become the primary focus of most residential real estate transactions after… Read more »
Getting Ready to Sell Your House? Here are 11 Things Most People Forget to Do
You’ve started on your lists of small repairs, you’ve contacted a real estate agent, and now you’re in the final steps of getting ready to sell your house. But before you put your home up for sale, and certainly before having your first open house, here are 11 things to consider that most home sellers… Read more »
Spring is around the corner!
Spring maintenance It’s spring time and soon you’ll be able to enjoy warm sunny days outside without your winter coat. Often enough though people tend to forget how crucial maintenance is on their homes so while you’re doing spring cleaning indoors, make sure to do some spring maintenance outdoors too. The first thing you can… Read more »
Electrocution Safety Hazard in a New Luxury Home
Even inside custom-built two million dollar homes there are serious safety hazards that could shock the occupants, literally. Mistakes made with hydro electrical wiring could potentially electrocute residents. But there are safety measures and redundancies designed to mitigate tragedy. For example, a GFCI or Ground Fault Circuit Interrupt is a safety device used on electrical… Read more »
Heat not working?
It really was not a mystery why the this radiator was shut off and the room it was in was freezing cold. You may wanted to replace that before the pipes freeze and burst.
Saved money by not hiring an inspector?
Whats going on in the picture? poorly sealed exhaust vents + dryer vent (3 in total in attic) that are discharging onto the wood frame causing rot/water damage and mold growth. THIS IS A 4 Year old house that was not inspected when it was brand new. Now the warranty has run out and these… Read more »
New Home Inspection
Beautiful day to inspect a brand new home!