HOME INSPECTION TAMPA FL – HOW TO FIND OUT IF YOUR HOME HAS LEAD PAINT

Posted on: October 11, 2019 by in Blog
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Buying a home means scanning everything there is, inside and out. Apparently, paint is one of the least checked out part of any property. Perhaps, one can say something about how outdated the color theme is or why the previous homeowner chose such a color. Unfortunately, if you are looking at older homes, you might need to stop thinking about the color but what is contained in the paint. The existence of lead paint can make that dream house of yours go from hero to zero real quick. That is why Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Tampa FL – Simple steps to keep your second home safe from costly repairs

Posted on: October 4, 2019 by in Blog
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(BPT) – Whether it’s a cabin up north, a villa down south or a quaint cottage near family, many people in the United States own a second home. You spend time at these vacation properties during some seasons, but for much of the year, they remain empty. That’s why it’s important to take precautions to ensure your property and belongings stay safe even when you’re not there. Not only are vacation homes a target for thieves, but empty homes are often vulnerable to the elements and the Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Tampa FL: Termite Infestation – How It Can Lower Your Home Value and the Steps You Can Take To Prevent It

Posted on: September 26, 2019 by in Blog
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According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, over 600,000 homes experience termite infestation every year. If you think you are fighting this battle alone, there are still about 599,999 homes out there with the same ordeal. Aside from the negative impacts, it has on the structural integrity of your home, termite infestation costs homeowners billions of dollars for repair, termite inspection, and pest control treatment. Unfortunately, that’s not the only thing you should be worrying about. Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Tampa FL – What To Expect From A Home Inspection

Posted on: September 20, 2019 by in Blog
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Most first time home buyers don’t realize that there’s still much to do when buying a house. Well, sometimes it’s easy to say “Oh I could just repaint the walls or maybe install new wallpapers” or “No worries I’ll buy a new AC anyway I think that’ll do. I don’t need a home inspection. I think I can close the deal now.” Did you know that being a cheapskate can sometimes lead to bigger trouble? Here’s why: NO HOME IS PERFECT. Every home will always need a home inspection. It Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Tampa FL – Awful Truth About Mold

Posted on: September 13, 2019 by in Blog
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Whether you are planning to buy or sell a home, one important decision is to have a mold inspection. Why? Because they are extremely sneaky. Imagine not seeing them while touring the home, next time you know there are black and gray patches on your walls as soon as you moved in. Impossible? Of course, not! You see, the presence of mold is not an overnight buildup. It’s a combination of damp and moisture with no immediate action taken. Most home inspection companies conducted a separate Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Tampa FL – How To Keep Your Home Cool and Improve Indoor Air Quality

Posted on: September 5, 2019 by in Blog
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Summer heat may be good if you're at the beach or pool, but when you're at home, it often means fighting scorching temperatures with costly air conditioning. Not only can this feel like an endless battle during the dog days of summer, but leaving the trapped hot air in your home can also worsen indoor air quality. Considering people spend an average of 90 percent of their time indoors, this is a big deal. Proper ventilation has many benefits, from keeping a home comfortable all summer long to Continue Reading ...

Home Inspections Tampa FL – Air Quality Inspection: 7 Reasons Why

Posted on: August 29, 2019 by in Blog
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Air Quality Inspection – A home is where the heart is. It’s the place where our kids grow up, spend days with friends, and simply create great memories together. But, it can be disheartening to find out that the home you’ve always looked forward to for shelter and get some good night sleep is the same reason why illnesses randomly strike you and your family. Most people are unaware of the fact that common health symptoms are actually related to the air quality that we breathe. Why? Continue Reading ...

Home Inspections Tampa FL – How Often Should You Get A Roof Inspection?

Posted on: August 21, 2019 by in Blog
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Say you’ve now settled in your wonderful home. Everything is done. All papers are submitted. You’ve had all the necessary home inspection services, from roof inspections to mold testing and now you’ve finally closed the deal. What’s next? Alright. You might be wondering what’s life to offer you now. Well, of course, you just moved into your dream home and the next thing you know, you’re putting photos on your family album and watching home videos. But that’d be pretty much a Continue Reading ...

5 Smart Home Upgrades that will Pay Off Later

Posted on: August 14, 2019 by in Blog
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Whether you want to make the most of your home now, or you’re thinking of selling soon, smart upgrades can boost your enjoyment of your home and increase its resale value. Some upgrades improve the aesthetics of your house, while others help save on energy costs or improve the functionality of the home. Still others can add a touch of luxury. Why not consider smart upgrades for right now, instead of waiting until you’re ready to sell? You can certainly appreciate the upgrades now, while Continue Reading ...

3 SMART WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR VACATION HOME WHEN YOU’RE AWAY

Posted on: August 8, 2019 by in Blog
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Whether it's a cabin up north, a villa down south or a quaint cottage near family, many people in the United States own vacation home. There are seasons you may spend more time at these vacation properties, but for many people, much of the year they remain empty. That's why it's important to take precautions to ensure your property and belongings stay safe even when you're not there. Not only are vacation homes a target for thieves, but empty homes are often vulnerable to the elements and Continue Reading ...