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Order a Home Inspection for New Construction

Order a Home Inspection for New Construction

In the past, home inspections were usually requested only on previously owned properties. Today, however, home inspections appeal to a growing number of homebuyers. Why should you consider taking this step for your recently built home? Let’s look at a few reasons to...

Know About the Chemicals in Your Home

Know About the Chemicals in Your Home

Dozens of things that you handle every day contain unhealthy chemicals. You may come into contact with chemicals at work and at school, but you should pay the most attention to those in your house. Learn about these 7 types of chemicals in your home. Cleaning Products...

5 Benefits of a Sewer Scope Inspection

5 Benefits of a Sewer Scope Inspection

Homeowners don’t often consider the state of their sewer line until something stops working. If you want to know the condition of your sewer line, order a sewer scope inspection. The following information details the benefits of a sewer scope inspection and why this...

7 Ways to Boost Curb Appeal Before Selling Your Home

7 Ways to Boost Curb Appeal Before Selling Your Home

The view of your house from the street is the first thing buyers see. Before putting your home on the market, take steps to boost curb appeal. A good first impression may convince a homebuyer to tour your home. Here are seven ways you can improve the appearance of...

Home Safety Essentials for Your Family

Home Safety Essentials for Your Family

Your home should be a sanctuary where you and your loved ones relax and enjoy downtime. To preserve this sense of security, here are some home safety essentials that will help keep your family safe in your home. 1. Form a Disaster Plan The first step in improving home...

What is a 4-Point Home Inspection?

What is a 4-Point Home Inspection?

Depending on how old your house is and where you live, a homeowners insurance company may require a 4-point home inspection. The failure of some systems in a home can cause expensive damage, so an insurance company wants to know the condition and age of components...

Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

When you hear of air pollution, you usually think of smoke, smog, and exhaust in the air outdoors. However, indoor air is often more contaminated than the air outside. Luckily, there are some simple methods to improve indoor air quality at home. This article will...

A Practical Guide to Buying Your First House

A Practical Guide to Buying Your First House

The process of buying a home can feel intimidating, especially for first-time buyers. You are committing to a major purchase and want to make the right decisions. Here is a practical guide to buying your first house while avoiding common pitfalls along the way. Steps...

Four Spring Cleaning Tips: Don’t Miss These Areas

Four Spring Cleaning Tips: Don’t Miss These Areas

Many homeowners have a spring cleaning ritual they follow. However, there are some areas of the home that are commonly overlooked during spring cleaning. These four spring cleaning tips explain how to take care of frequently missed areas. Spring Cleaning Tips for the...

Ideal Placement of Smoke Detectors in Your Home

Ideal Placement of Smoke Detectors in Your Home

Smoke detectors keep you, your family, and your home safe. While they can't prevent a fire in your home, they will alert you to danger and give you time to react. Smoke detectors are important, but where's the best place to put them? Consider these tips when choosing...

3 Steps for Improving Garage Storage

3 Steps for Improving Garage Storage

For many people, garage storage gets out of control over time. Putting items in the garage that you don’t want in the house can turn into a mess if it isn’t well organized. To solve this problem, focus on downsizing your possessions and improving garage storage....

Four Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Four Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Preparing your home for the sales process is a huge project that can be stressful at times. Listings are in direct competition with other comparable homes in the area and buyers are looking for the best deal available. For many buyers, this means the best overall...

Five Signs Of Mold In Your Home

Five Signs Of Mold In Your Home

Mold can be a dangerous threat to our household. Many times, mold is present in our homes without our knowledge. Mold not only causes damage to our property, but it can also be the source of health problems. Here are three signs of mold in your home that you should...

Infrared Imaging During Home Inspections

Infrared Imaging During Home Inspections

Infrared imaging is a tool that helps home inspectors discover issues about a home or building that cannot be identified using traditional inspection methods. Home inspection reports with thermal images contain more information for the buyer. Infrared thermal images...

6 Easy Ways to Improve Home Security

6 Easy Ways to Improve Home Security

Protecting your home from intruders does not need to be complicated or expensive. While there is always the option to invest in a high-end home security system to protect your home and family, taking these six simple steps can also help improve home security. Improve...

5 Warning Signs That You Need a New Roof

5 Warning Signs That You Need a New Roof

What are some warning signs you need a new roof? If the roof on your house isn't doing its job, the whole home is at risk. Inspecting and maintaining your roof will help extend its lifetime, but over time, your roof will inevitably wear out. It's important to...

5 Backyard Grill Safety Tips

5 Backyard Grill Safety Tips

Stay Safe this Summer & All Season Long If you own a grill, summer is probably the time of year when you get the most use out of it. Having family and friends over for a backyard cookout is the makings for a perfect afternoon or evening. But with 7,000 summertime...

3 Ways to Start Saving Water in Summer Months

3 Ways to Start Saving Water in Summer Months

Take These Steps for Saving Water in Summer While conserving water in California should always be a priority, it is especially important to put some effort into saving water in summer. Here are 3 simple tips that you can implement to make a difference in your water...

6 Summer Lawn Care Tips to Keep Your Yard Looking Great

6 Summer Lawn Care Tips to Keep Your Yard Looking Great

Summer provides fun in the sun, but the heat beating down on the lawn can take its toll on your turf. A lawn that isn’t well cared for will certainly show the effects, even dying off in small patches if the care that is needed is not consistently received. An...

3 Easy Home Updates You Can Do to Make a Serious Impact

3 Easy Home Updates You Can Do to Make a Serious Impact

Everyone falls in love with their own home for one reason or another, but that certainly doesn’t mean it’s uncommon for you to want to make upgrades and changes from time to time. Your tastes change, your vision changes, and you want your house to reflect you as a...

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