Home Inspection Checklist: What You Need To Know

Posted on: April 20, 2018 by in Blog
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  It doesn't matter if you're buying a historic house or a purchasing a relatively new apartment, a home inspection is a must. A thorough home inspection will provide you with a way to spot red-flags such as crumbling foundations or faulty appliances. This will enable you to see if it's valued correctly, and it can even help you to negotiate money off the sale price should you find issues. With so much to go over, it can be all to easy to miss things. Read on for the complete home Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection: Why Is It Important for Home Buyers and Sellers

Posted on: April 12, 2018 by in Blog
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  When it comes to buying or selling your home, there are certain requirements that you need to follow. For instance, you must disclose any significant work that needs to be done - or perhaps has been done, and you must have a home inspection. These two are the key aspects that will be asked about, along with questions regarding the age of the home, any upgrades made and what appliances/elements will be left when the house is sold. What is a home inspection? Many think that a home Continue Reading ...

10 Reasons Why You Should Get A Home Inspection Before Buying A House

Posted on: April 6, 2018 by in Blog
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Once you decide to buy a house, there are some necessary costs, such as lawyer and realtor fees, and total of these expenses may compel you looking for ways to save some money elsewhere. Here are the 10 good reasons why you should get a home inspection before buying a house. Safety first A Memphis termite inspection can easily detect safety issues such as termites, and recommend steps to eliminate them along with estimated costs. A home inspection service will also check for issues like Continue Reading ...

5 Home Inspection Tips To Follow In Memphis

Posted on: March 29, 2018 by in Blog
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Purchasing a home is a big event for most people. Because we are so seldom involved, there are many facets of the process that the average buyer is unfamiliar with. A very vital aspect of the home purchasing process is a professional home inspection. House inspections can reveal hidden mistakes that un-experienced individual would not perceive it. Sometimes inspectors discover shortcomings that could cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars to correct them. Even if you notice negligible Continue Reading ...

The Secret Places Pests Are Hiding In Your Home

Posted on: March 21, 2018 by in Blog
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Pests can be hiding just about everywhere — whether you can see them or not. When you know where to look, there are preventative measures you can take to help avoid a pest infestation problem in your home. Terminix shares details on the unexpected, “secret” places pests can be hiding. Sinks and drains One often overlooked area is the kitchen sink. When not properly sanitized, drains can become a breeding ground for pests like cockroaches, drain beetles and fruit flies. Cockroaches are Continue Reading ...

House Hunting? Use This Handy Checklist Before You Make The Offer

Posted on: March 14, 2018 by in Blog
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House hunting can feel like an adventurous new chapter in your life. If you're lucky enough to find the property that checks off all the "must have" boxes — appearance, size, price, location — it’s easy to fall in love. Not so fast. Before making an offer on any property, it’s smart to take a deeper look at the overall structure and its systems, just to make sure warning signs of major and costly problems are not hiding in plain sight. If the house holds more issues than your budget Continue Reading ...

4 Tips To Prepare For Extended Power Outages

Posted on: March 7, 2018 by in Blog
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In the year 2018, it’s very easy to take your home's power for granted. You flick the light switch and the lights come on. Same with the television and the microwave. It's easy. And should a storm knock the power out, you expect that it will be up again in a matter of minutes or hours. Oftentimes this is true, but believing this will always be the case is a mistake. Because while the nation’s reliance on its power system is greater than ever before, the threats facing it have grown as Continue Reading ...

Add Fire Safety To Your Family’s Routine

Posted on: February 28, 2018 by in Blog
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Think of all the items you replace regularly — your cellphone, lightbulbs and even your toothbrush. But when was the last time you replaced your smoke alarm batteries, or even the alarms themselves? It’s easy to overlook, but the time to think about fire safety is now — before an emergency strikes. Many assume that because they have smoke alarms in their homes, they’re protected in the event of a fire. In reality, smoke alarms need to be installed, maintained and tested regularly to Continue Reading ...

Spring Without The Wings: 5 Tips To Avoid A Seasonal Pest Problem

Posted on: February 21, 2018 by in Blog
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Daydreaming of spring is something everyone does during the coldest days of winter — even pests. The promise of warmer weather on the horizon is also a boon for the numerous species of pests that inhabit your area, and when the temperature perks up, many of those pests come out of hiding and start looking towards your home for food and shelter. Protecting your home and property from seasonal intruders is a year-long job, but your task could be simpler if proper preparations are made in Continue Reading ...

Unique Home Improvements Perfect For DIY

Posted on: February 14, 2018 by in Blog
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Here’s a quick question for you: What’s your favorite DIY project you’ve ever completed? Chances are the answer pops right into your mind, and even if you’ve completed hundreds of DIY projects over the years, you probably have some that truly stand out. Those that weren’t at the top of your list may fall lower for several reasons. Maybe the result wasn’t what you hoped for, the project wasn’t particularly rewarding or you’ve done it before. If that’s the case, don’t Continue Reading ...