A Great Lawn Begins With A Great Engine

Posted on: August 17, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at Techcon Home Inspection Services As the days grow longer and the snow begins to recede, homeowners will once again venture outdoors to get their yards and lawn into tip-top shape for summer fun. But just like your lawn has been hibernating over the long winter, so too has your lawn mower and other small engines. Even if you properly winterized your mower, there are a few things you’ll need to do to ensure it works like it should. To get there, follow these five Continue Reading ...

Are Hidden Leaks Damaging your Home, Boosting Water Bills and Harming the Environment?

Posted on: August 10, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at Techcon Home Inspection Services Homeowners should always need to check your water meter to detect if there are water leaks. Here are some tips to check for a water leak in your house. Home water leaks waste 1 trillion gallons of water per year, and 10 percent of American homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons of water a day, according to the EPA. Fixing easily detectable leaks like dripping faucets and malfunctioning toilets can reduce water bills and water Continue Reading ...

The Secret Places Pests are Hiding in your Home

Posted on: August 3, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at Techcon Home Inspection Services Know the surprising hiding places for pests in your home - take a look and don’t let yourself get spooked by this often-unseen invader. 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 Continue Reading ...

The Time is now to Incorporate Scandinavian Style into Decor

Posted on: July 27, 2018 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Techcon Inspection Services. Scandinavian or Nordic style is very attractive and fashionable today because it’s rustic, minimalist and cozy at the same time. As homeowners look for ways to refresh their spaces, Scandinavian style has become ever more prominent and popular among designers and interior decor experts. The clean, modern, minimalist aesthetic shows up in interiors and exteriors, from streamlined furniture to low-maintenance landscaping. Here’s how to Continue Reading ...

The Best Way to Clean Wood Floors Might Surprise You

Posted on: July 20, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at Techcon Inspection Services. If you want to learn how to cleaned and maintained your wood floors quick and easy with minimal effort, then we have the solution for you. Although most people envision their dream home with shiny wood floors, many consumers are unaware of the best way to care for them, according to a 2017 survey conducted by the National Wood Flooring Association. “Not surprisingly, many homeowners are unsure of the best way to effectively and Continue Reading ...

House Hunting? Use this Handy Checklist Before you make the Offer

Posted on: July 13, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at Techcon Inspection Services. When you have found the home you want to buy, there are some important details you should know before you make an offer on the property. 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 Continue Reading ...

5 DIY Projects that will Reinvent your Bathroom in a Weekend

Posted on: July 6, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at Techcon Inspection Services. Reinvent your interior spaces this weekend. Here are some simple D.I.Y. ways to give your old bathroom a new lease of life. Ready to tackle your next home remodeling project and showcase your Do-It-Yourself (DIY) skills? Or maybe you’re an aspiring DIYer, hoping to channel your creative spirit and try your hand at the next home improvement project? Now is the time to get started. According to experts from the Continue Reading ...

Top Trends to Inspire your Outdoor Living

Posted on: June 29, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at Techcon Inspection Services. Creating a comfortable and personalized outdoor living space. Here are some Ideas and inspirations to make your outdoor space beautiful. Outdoor living spaces rank first among special function rooms desired by consumers, according to the American Institute for Architects, and so homeowners are expected to be going all-in for the outdoors in 2018. Trex Company, a maker of premium decking and railing, has gleaned insights from contractors, Continue Reading ...

Do the Math: Homebuying Now May Save A Lot

Posted on: June 22, 2018 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Techcon Inspection Services. Saving for a house deposit is pretty hard but saving for a house deposit in just one year is even harder. Here are some tips on how to save for a house in a year. It is a common misconception that a 20 percent down payment is required to buy a home. Advice to wait and save a large down payment is often based on the theory that the cost of mortgage insurance (MI), which is required when you buy with a smaller down payment, should be avoided. Continue Reading ...

Keep your Home Pest Free this Year

Posted on: June 15, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Techcon Inspection Services. There are plenty of ways to keep your home pest free. Here are some helpful tips on how to defend your home and property from these pests before they take over your home. Now is a great time to establish year-long goals and resolutions, including home improvement goals you’d like to tackle this year. The first step is to create a pest control plan for your home. It’s important to establish good habits early in the year to help Continue Reading ...