Essential Maintenance Tasks To Keep A Clean Home Happening

Posted on: January 12, 2018 by in Blog, Home Improvement
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The Article Courtesy of About Your Home Inspection, Inc. Today’s typical family home is a buzzing hub of activity where meals are cooked, homework is done and family game nights are contested. In the background of it all: the home appliances that keep home life moving along. Focusing on a few maintenance tasks can keep home appliances performing efficiently and effectively. Maintain Tools: Keep appliances and cleaning tools running well so they continue to get the job done. Replace vacuum Continue Reading ...

Top 5 Features Millennials Look For In A Home

Posted on: January 5, 2018 by in Blog, Home Improvement
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From your friends at About Your Home Inspection, Inc. For generations, homeownership has been part of the American dream. For most Americans, it’s the largest, most significant investment they’ll make, and because homeownership is the best way to grow their wealth, the most important investment as well. As the youngest generation of new homeowners, millennials are entering the housing market and are eager to get a home to fit their unique lifestyles. Just as every generation has its own Continue Reading ...

How Can Insulation Contribute To Home Repair Following A Hurricane?

Posted on: December 29, 2017 by in Blog, Home Improvement
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From your friends at About Your Home Inspection! As we are all too aware, hurricane season is in full swing, and thousands of homeowners across the southern U.S. and Puerto Rico have been hit by mammoth hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Nearly every year, the cost of damages that occur as a result of hurricanes or intense tropical storms making landfall in the U.S. numbers in the billions. Heavy rain, storm surges, and coastal flooding can all contribute to the destruction of homes and Continue Reading ...

5 DIY Home Upgrades Anyone Can Do In A Day

Posted on: December 22, 2017 by in Blog, Home Improvement
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Helpful information from About Your Home Inspection! Do-it-yourself home projects are sweeping the nation, and it’s easy to see why. DIY is typically budget-friendly and fulfilling to complete; simply find the right project to match your skill set and needs. To get started, here are five inexpensive projects that can be tackled by any DIYer, each of which will have an impact on the entire home. Continue Reading ...

3 Steps To A Healthier, Happier Home

Posted on: December 15, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by About Your Home Inspection! Today, people are more focused on health and wellness than ever before. You know this because you are constantly flooded with advice on what to eat, how (and how much) to exercise, and what to ask your doctors. All of these things are important but what about the vital role the home plays in your healthy lifestyle? As you prepare for another season of indoor living, it’s time to ask: how can I improve the functionality, efficiency, and health Continue Reading ...

4 DIY Tips To Save Money And Get Your Home Ready For Winter

Posted on: December 8, 2017 by in Blog, Home Improvement
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From your friends at About Your Home Inspection! Many people look forward to the cooler weather. The brisk autumn winds and colorful leaves signal that once again it’s time to take out the sweaters and scarves. There are the hot soups and pumpkin-flavored drinks to keep one warm as the weather gets cooler, but for the conscientious homeowner and dedicated DIYer, it’s time to start winterizing your home. Sealing out pesky drafts around your home helps save energy while also making your Continue Reading ...

The Sound Of Silence: How To Design A Quiet Home Office

Posted on: December 1, 2017 by in Blog, Home Improvement
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The Article Courtesy of About Your Home Inspection! In today’s increasingly digital world, it’s no surprise that more employees are opting to work from home. While there may be a shift of physical locations — from the office building to the home — productivity is still paramount, making the need for quiet home workspaces more important than ever. “As urbanization continues, builders and developers are focused on optimizing available land, which results in more homes, apartments Continue Reading ...

Replacing A Furnace? How To Choose An Energy-efficient System

Posted on: November 24, 2017 by in Blog, Home Improvement
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Helpful Information from About Your Home Inspection! If it’s time to replace your furnace, you may be wondering if it’s worth the extra investment to buy an energy-efficient system. Or, you may be unsure how to choose an energy-efficient system for your home. “Energy-efficient heating systems can substantially lower your fuel costs over the lifetime of the system, so it’s well worth investing the time and money to find just the right one,” says Chip Wade, HGTV(R) expert. Continue Reading ...

Know How To Protect Your Family Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Posted on: November 17, 2017 by in Blog, Home Inspection
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Brought to you by About Your Home Inspection! Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Beyond inconvenience, widespread and long-term power outages resulting from storms raise a much more serious concern: carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. While the Continue Reading ...

Prevent Falls This Fall With A Home Safety Checklist

Posted on: November 10, 2017 by in Blog, Home Improvement
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The Article Courtesy of About Your Home Inspection! After months of sticky heat and humidity, it’s time to put away the shorts and pull out the sweaters because the autumn season is finally here. But, late September brings us more than just cooler temperatures and a wardrobe change. If you or a loved one are over the age of 65, the change in seasons is also an opportunity to think about another kind of fall — the kind that impacts one in four older Americans every year — and the steps we Continue Reading ...