Posts Tagged ‘ Master Building Inspector ’

3 things to know about saving money on your new roof

Posted on: June 18, 2019 by in Blog
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Replacing an aging or damaged roof is an important step to protect your home from the damage the elements can dish out — heat, wind, rain, snow, sleet and hail. But homeowners may not realize that the type of shingle they choose can make a big difference, not only in the protection it offers to the home, but also in the cost of their homeowners’ insurance. Here are a few things homeowners should keep in mind when looking to save money with a new roof: 1) Roof replacement can save Continue Reading ...

Unique ways to add style and personality to your kitchen

Posted on: June 12, 2019 by in Blog
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From cooking to conversing to entertaining, the kitchen truly is the heart of the home. It’s also one of the spaces that homeowners most often dream of renovating. A growing trend in kitchen design is personalization, where thoughtful updates go beyond stainless steel appliances and standard cabinetry to incorporate a host of interesting design elements. By adding splashes of personality to your kitchen, not only will you make the space one of a kind, but you'll also enjoy it more Continue Reading ...

Small businesses are looking beyond banks for loans

Posted on: June 4, 2019 by in Blog
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Growing a business requires strategy, persistence and money. Even the most successful business owners occasionally need extra cash to expand their operations. However, getting this funding through a bank can be an uphill battle. That was the case for Kate Lester, owner of Kate Lester Interiors, a luxury design firm based in Southern California. After Lester’s business took off, she set her sights on opening a retail space to attract even more clients. “When the perfect space became Continue Reading ...

Should a Home Inspection Include Radon Testing?

Posted on: May 28, 2019 by in Blog
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When you have a house examined, either prior to buying or offering, concerns may turn up that will certainly surprise you. Radon may be among those. Just how crucial is it, and also should your house be examined for it? According to the Epa (EPA), radon is a radioactive gas that has been discovered in houses around the USA. It comes from the all-natural malfunction of uranium in dirt, rock and also water as well as gets into the air you take a breath. It generally moves up with the Continue Reading ...

6 features luxury home buyers desire

Posted on: May 21, 2019 by in Blog
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Modern trends in luxury homes are not just about location, size or specific decor, but reflecting the sophistication of their buyers. Buyers in today’s luxury home market desire innovative features that enhance their quality of life, provide extra touches of relaxation and use smart technology to increase safety and security. Junaid Siddiqi, CFO for the developer of the exclusive Four Seasons Private Residences in Baltimore, offers some of the latest trends seen in today's luxury Continue Reading ...

The Need for Termite Inspection

Posted on: May 14, 2019 by in Blog
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Termites are unpleasant tenants. They are rarely visible and barely make a sound. Unseen as they may seem, the damage they cause is drastic and hardly reversible. Just the mere mention of termites can send shivers to homeowners, and why not? Termites are the cause for more than $50 billion in damages to properties every year, according to a survey. If you are looking to purchase a home, always prioritize a termite inspection to confirm if this is going to be a problem for you as the Continue Reading ...

Upgrade your space without breaking the bank

Posted on: May 7, 2019 by in Blog
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Whether you rent or own, a happy home means finding distinctive ways to continuously improve your space. A full renovation or re-design can be pricey, but making your home feel fresh and current doesn’t have to be. We’ve thought through cost-effective solutions to make your home a place you love. 1) Measure your moolah: Understanding the budget is a crucial first step to any home project and money can be a sensitive subject. To conquer the awkwardness, download a finance app to get Continue Reading ...

There’s a classic tool in your toolbox that might be an impostor

Posted on: May 1, 2019 by in Blog
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That Crescent Wrench in Your Toolbox Might be an Impostor When you think of a list of the most common tools — tools that you start using as a kid and become part of your toolbox everywhere life takes you after that — it’s probably got five or six must-haves. That list would likely include a hammer, screwdriver, tape measure, saw and a Crescent wrench. All immediately recognizable. All recognized as essential. But on this Mount Rushmore of tools in your toolbox, one of them might be Continue Reading ...

3 Weekend projects to cut your energy bills

Posted on: April 24, 2019 by in Blog
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Seasons come and go, but one thing remains the same energy bills. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the average annual energy cost for a single-family American home is more than $2,000. While some of this cost is due to the rise in electronic usage in homes, there is a much bigger problem driving up energy bills in American homes poor insulation. The North American Insulation Manufacturer’s Association estimates that 90 percent of homes in the U.S. are under-insulated. Continue Reading ...

Indoor Air Sampling

Posted on: April 10, 2019 by in Blog
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It prevails for individuals to shift to a brand-new residence as well as face health and wellness problems there. This occurs as the indoor air around is infected with hazardous chemicals. These chemicals vaporize from soil or groundwater right into the air infecting it. Several materials are responsible for this specifically the oil materials. Master Building Inspector specializes in interior air sampling. This is a procedure to check the high quality of interior air in a location. It Continue Reading ...