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 ...

5 Must-Have Home Features For Retirees

Posted on: February 7, 2018 by in Blog
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Sponsored ad content by Clayton Homes As we move through the different stages in our lives, our housing needs change too. The home you were excited to move into in your 30s might not be ideal for those now nearing retirement. According to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, between 2015 and 2035, the number of people over the age of 75 living alone will nearly double from 6.9 million to 13.4 million. Being prepared for retirement and aging is important, so we’re Continue Reading ...

Creating A Dream Home With Cypress

Posted on: January 31, 2018 by in Blog
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Brought to you by In-House Inspections Transforming the unremarkable into the extraordinary need not be an impossible task. More and more homeowners are finding that lavish looks are both attainable and affordable. Their imaginative design professionals are making it happen, using cypress to create their clients’ dream homes. “Wood is a classic and timeless building material,” says Stephen Logue of the Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association. “And many people are discovering Continue Reading ...

5 Budget-Friendly Master Bathroom Upgrades You’ll Cherish For Years

Posted on: January 24, 2018 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of In-House Inspections What does your bathroom mean to you? Is it an oasis, a place to unwind, relax and let the cares of the day simply melt away? Or is it just another room in your house? If your answer is the latter, then your bathroom isn’t doing everything it could. The good news is, getting your space there doesn’t have to break your bank or signal a months-long remodeling process. The truth is there are plenty of unique, invigorating ways for you to reinvent Continue Reading ...

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

Posted on: January 17, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at In-House Inspections 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 and condos Continue Reading ...

That ’70s Home: 5 Trends Making A Comeback Today

Posted on: January 10, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from In-House Inspections Disco may be dead, but the spirit of the 1970s is not. In homes all across the country, people are adding their own splash of ‘70s style in updated, modern ways. Here are five current top decorating trends that have an unmistakable ‘70s flair. More macramé, please: From dip dyed wall hangings to simple plant hangers, macramé is coming back in a big way. Whether you purchase these items already made or you enroll in a class to make them Continue Reading ...

Infuse Life Into The Bath For A Spa-Like Oasis

Posted on: January 3, 2018 by in Blog
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Brought to you by In-House Inspections Today, more than ever, homeowners gravitate toward design elements that transform the bath into a spa-like oasis. Designers look to incorporate pieces inspired by the natural world to bring renewed energy into the room and create a soothing environment. From fixtures inspired by booming waterfalls, to neutral color schemes and natural light, nature infuses life back into luxury bath design for a serene sense of calm. Neutral calm: Light colors such as Continue Reading ...

6 Tips To Make Your Bathroom Sellable and Enjoyable At The Same Time

Posted on: December 27, 2017 by in Blog
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Article courtesy of In-House Inspections When it comes time to sell your home, not all rooms are created equal. Sure, potential buyers will walk through the entire house, but their opinion of a few primary rooms can ultimately determine whether they choose to offer or walk. Your bathroom(s), especially your master bathroom, are among these key rooms. As you prepare to put your home on the market, it’s time to take an honest look at these spaces. What do the bathrooms say about your Continue Reading ...

3 Essential Home Maintenance Tasks To Keep A Clean Home Happening

Posted on: December 20, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at In-House Inspections 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 home maintenance tasks can keep home appliances performing efficiently and effectively. Here are three (3) essential home maintenance tasks you can do to keep your home clean:  Continue Reading ...