Should I Change My Homes HVAC Filters?

Improving the indoor air quality of your home doesn’t have to be a major task.  The HVAC systems filters can be changed easily, takes little time and will do a lot to promote a healthier indoor air quality.  How often, then, should a HVAC filter be changed? Although...

A Realtor To Fit Your Needs

When you purchase a home, especially if its for the first time, its vital to have the right team helping you.  Finding the best real estate agent is important to a smooth buying process but, how can you find the right one for your particular needs? Before you decide...

Hiding Valuables At Home

With so much technology at our disposal nowadays we have the ability to protect and secure our homes like never before.  However, sometimes you can’t beat some of the more old-fashioned methods of keeping valuables safe, especially those smaller items like jewelry...

Kitchen Garbage Disposal Systems

Many kitchen sinks come equipped with a garbage disposal system designed for grinding up small scraps of food leftovers.  These are ground up small enough to flush easily through into the homes septic tank or sewer system.  This form of garbage disposal plays its part...

Being Prepared In Advance For An Emergency

Each year we see disasters in one form or another strike different parts of the United States, with often devastating results.  While we have no control over when or where a natural disaster might strike, we can try to be as prepared as we possibly can be ahead of...

Under Home Crawlspaces…Be Aware Before You Enter

An under-home crawlspace provides the ideal environment for many hazards.  If we consider the kinds of conditions that are generally found down there, damp, dark and largely undisturbed, it’s easy to see the need for caution.  In fact, as home inspectors this is one...

Sinkholes… How To Check For Warning Signs

It seems like we are hearing more and more reports of sinkholes these days.  Regardless of whether they are formed naturally or are brought about by humans, one thing is certain and that’s their ability to destroy property, roads and worse still, human life.  It is...

Cutting Costs On Your Home Inspection…A Good Idea?

The majority of home buyers go into the process with a fixed budget in mind.  But, what many people do not budget for is all the extra fees they will incur as a result of purchasing a home.  This could cause the home buyer to look for ways where they can economize and...

Could Your Home Be Prone To Wood Decay?

A well-maintained home is the key to making sure you avoid those expensive home repair surprises that no homeowner desires.  One area to look for when it comes to property maintenance is wood rot or wood decay.  This is not to be confused with...

Foreclosures…Avoiding Unpleasant Surprises

Many homebuyers these days look to bank owned foreclosure properties as a means of obtaining a home for a low price.  Perhaps you are someone thinking of buying a house in this way and with a good amount of foreclosure properties available, it...