Building A Sustainable New Home

Posted on: August 21, 2017 by in Blog
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Must-Have Elements For Building A Sustainable New Home By Techcon Home Inspection Services When someone builds a home for you, you have the opportunity to make it as sustainable, eco-friendly and energy-efficient as possible. Not only are sustainable homes more cost-effective over the long-term. Hence, they have a smaller environmental impact and can be more appealing to home buyers when you're ready to sell and move. In fact, more than half of Realtor's report consumers are Continue Reading ...

Improve Your Credit Score In 100 Days

Posted on: August 14, 2017 by in Blog
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5 steps that can improve your credit score in 100 days or less Low-interest rates, a strong economy and the turn of the seasons are all causing the real estate market to heat up. More homes on the market bring more competition to buy the inventory that is out there. And one way to stand apart from other buyers who are vying for their dream home is to take steps to improve your credit score now. "Preparing your finances is a must before the busy real estate season," says Barrett Continue Reading ...

Innovations That Protect Against Moisture

Posted on: August 7, 2017 by in Blog
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 There is an insidious enemy that every homeowner dreads: moisture and the damage and degradation it can cause if left unchecked. Luckily, home improvement manufacturers have discovered new ways to prevent moisture from penetrating the home in the first place. With new home product innovations, there is no reason to suffer the costly and damaging effects of rain, snow or ice. Unique fasteners add longevity to decksInnovative fastening methods can extend the life of Continue Reading ...

Prepare Your Budget Before Buying A Home

Posted on: July 25, 2017 by in Blog
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Tips To Prepare Your Budget Before Buying A Home  It's virtually impossible to know what size home you can afford if you aren't fully aware of how much money you are earning and how much you are spending each month.Start with your income: How much do you bring home after taxes and retirement plan contributions?Next, look at your expenses: What are your necessary expenses? How much are you paying each month toward your debt? What additional expenses do you have that wouldn't be Continue Reading ...

A Smarter Way To Buy A Home

Posted on: July 17, 2017 by in Blog
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 Are you considering buying a home? With mortgage rates on the slow and steady incline, there may be no better time for a home purchase than now. Mortgage interest rates will likely continue to go up for the foreseeable future, according to recent data from the housing finance company Freddie Mac. Many housing experts and industry observers agree.What does this mean? If you are thinking about buying a home, it means don't wait any longer. The overall cost of buying a home Continue Reading ...

Kitchen And Bathroom Design Trends

Posted on: July 10, 2017 by in Blog
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Many homeowners today wonder how they can turn their bathrooms or kitchens into something worthy of making the rounds on Pinterest or Instagram. As more people want to give their home a personal and stylish touch, home decorating and interior design is hotter than ever, and the possibilities are seemingly limitless.The only problem is that making up your mind can be overwhelming. If you've ever tried to pick what shade of blue or tint of gray to paint a wall, you know that sometimes there Continue Reading ...

Plumbing The Possibilities

Posted on: July 3, 2017 by in Blog
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Plumbing the possibilities: Kitchens, showers and baths highlight outdoor living spaces  The trend toward outdoor living spaces that mimic the look, comfort, convenience and functionality of indoor spaces doesn't have to stop at the backyard grilling station. A growing number of homeowners are exploring new additions to their outdoor spaces, including outdoor showers and powder rooms, and even garage entertaining areas anchored by sinks and wetbars! While traditional Continue Reading ...

Engage Kid’s Love Of Nature

Posted on: June 26, 2017 by in Blog
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  Engage kids' love of nature through bird feeding, ditch their devices and get them outdoor  l feeder, and its open shape makes it quick and easy for kids to fill with any type of feed and clean. Giving children the task of filling and cleaning feeders can teach them responsibility and basic life skills, plus they'll take ownership of the feeder and nurturing backyard birds.Is it difficult to pry your kids away from their electronic devices to get them outdoors? From Continue Reading ...

Big-Impact Ideas for Small Patio Spaces

Posted on: June 1, 2017 by in Blog
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(BPT) - Do you have a small patio? Do you think you can't do much with the space due to its size? There's probably a lot more potential than you think.From the influx of urban dwellers, empty-nesters in transition and even the tiny-home movement, the trend of downsizing continues across the United States. Contrary to popular belief, you can have an impressive patio even if you have a smaller abode.Here are a few design ideas to help bring your limited patio area to life while maximizing Continue Reading ...

5 Renovation Resolutions for Your Home This Year

Posted on: May 29, 2017 by in Blog
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5 Renovation Resolutions for Your Home This Year

(BPT) - It’s no secret that springtime is synonymous with spruce-ups. But, as is often the case, homeowners hone in on prettying-up patios and backyards with fresh florals and new outdoor furniture, leaving the inside of the home as “same old, same old.” This spring, resolve to reinvent your home from the inside out with stylish décor sure to add the wow-factor it deserves.The five refreshing projects below will to help create a beautiful setting worthy of the new season — and Continue Reading ...