4 Tips To Prepare For Extended Power Outages

Posted on: March 7, 2018 by in Blog
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4 Tips To Prepare For Extended Power Outages:"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 Continue Reading ...

Add Fire Safety To Your Family’s Routine

Posted on: February 28, 2018 by in Blog
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Tips To Protect Your Home In A Fire: 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 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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5 Tips To Avoid A Seasonal Pest Problem: 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 Continue Reading ...

Unique Home Improvements Perfect For DIY

Posted on: February 14, 2018 by in Blog
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Unique Home Improvements Perfect For DIY 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 Continue Reading ...

5 Must-Have Home Features For Retirees

Posted on: February 7, 2018 by in Blog
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5 Must-Have Home Features For Retirees 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 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 Creating A Dream Home With Cypress: 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. 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 How To Design A Quiet Home Office: 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 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 That '70s Home: 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 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 Infuse Life Into The Bath For A Spa-Like Oasis : 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 Continue Reading ...