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Wait, hold up--it's time for mid-summer home maintenance. Here are a few simple things to look at this month in order to keep your home in tip top shape, but we promise it won't be long 'til your back by the poolside! Inspect Gutters - Take a quick look and make sure your gutters are clear. It wi...
07/16/2013
Homeownership, for many, is a big part of what we like to call, “The American Dream.” In the 1950s that dream consisted of a house, a dog, 2.5 kids and apple pie--I’m not sure a contemporary definition of the phrase would change all that much. Homeownership is still at the center of the American ...
07/04/2013
Throughout the summer, many of us will find ourselves socializing with family and friends on decks. The last thing anyone wants is for a celebration to turn sour when a deck collapses. Unfortunately though, this is not an uncommon event, especially when decks are loaded with extra guests during s...
06/26/2013
Happy Summer-officially! Soon household chores will be the farthest thing from your mind—however, doing your home maintenance bit by bit is a great way to accomplish it all, but over time so that there's plenty of room for BBQs, pool parties and relaxing too. And planning a maintenance schedule f...
06/21/2013
As a tribute to all the Dads out there on this Father's Day weekend, I thought it would be fun to get some fatherly advice about home purchasing, ownership and maintenance from some of the Dads at US Inspect! I also have some words of wisdom employees received from their Fathers about home owners...
06/16/2013
As beautiful weather sweeps across the nation, many of us are opening the windows to let the fresh air in. But if you, your buyers, or the sellers of your prospective home are conducting a radon test this week, it's not the time to let in a breeze. Did you know that opening windows, even for a sh...
06/01/2013
When it comes to home maintenance, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Sometimes being thrifty or delaying home maintenance tasks can really backfire. Here are some homeowner shortcuts you should never take. Painting over mold or water stains on walls or ceilings. Making a cosmetic ...
05/10/2013
If you are an allergy sufferer, you are currently painfully aware that it is in fact allergy season. Or, for many indoor allergy sufferers, there is no allergy "season" at all--bothersome allergens like dust mites and mold can plague individuals 365 days a year. Now before we start feeling misera...
05/08/2013
Homeownership is hard, it's frustrating, it's rewarding, it's confusing, it's beautiful, it's surprising, it's fun--it's awesome! Whether our clients are moving into their first home, completing a major renovation, or just making their new house a home--there are beautiful memories being made eve...
04/24/2013
The other day, it was raining (again). I stopped and just stood in my upstairs hall window to watch the latest spring storm. But after a few minutes, I frowned as I noticed something... The rain was pouring down hard and the storm water was flowing from the street, straight into and to the back o...
04/16/2013
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