3 Steps To A Healthier, Happier Home

Posted on: December 15, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Techcon Inspection Services. Today, people are more focused on health and wellness than ever before. You know this because you are constantly flooded with advice on what to eat, how (and how much) to exercise, and what to ask your doctors. All of these things are important but what about the vital role the home plays in your healthy lifestyle? As you prepare for another season of indoor living, it’s time to ask: how can I improve the functionality, efficiency, and health Continue Reading ...

4 DIY Tips To Save Money And Get Your Home Ready For Winter

Posted on: December 8, 2017 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Techcon Inspection Services. Many people look forward to the cooler weather. The brisk autumn winds and colorful leaves signal that once again it’s time to take out the sweaters and scarves. There are the hot soups and pumpkin-flavored drinks to keep one warm as the weather gets cooler, but for the conscientious homeowner and dedicated DIYer, it’s time to start winterizing your home. Sealing out pesky drafts around your home helps save energy while also making Continue Reading ...

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

Posted on: December 1, 2017 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Techcon Inspection Services! 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. If your workspace needs a sound makeover, consider the following tips. For even more information on home improvement solutions, check out Continue Reading ...

Which Home Insulation Type Is Right Choice For Your Home?

Posted on: November 29, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Techcon Inspection Services With the imminent approach of dropping temperatures, many people reach for their sweaters as they run out the door. In a bittersweet farewell to summer, boats are hauled out of the water and taken in to be winterized. Wool sock purchases start to soar, and Instagram is filled again with pumpkin spice latte images. And, don’t forget those pet owners who dress their dogs in miniature rain jackets and scarves. It is officially fall. no Often, in Continue Reading ...

The Savvy Homeowner’s 5-Point Outdoor Winterization Checklist

Posted on: November 22, 2017 by in Blog
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The article courtesy of Techcon Inspection Services As temperatures drop, you're reminded that Old Man Winter will soon rear his ugly head. Before the first flurries fly, it's important to take some winterization steps to ensure your home is ready for whatever the season brings. This five-point outdoor winterization checklist will help safeguard your home against winter's woes for another year.  1.  Inspect windows Inspect each window from the outside to see if any gaps or cracks are Continue Reading ...

5 Easy and Inexpensive DIY Home Projects You Can Do In A Day

Posted on: November 15, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Techcon Inspection Services Do-it-yourself home projects are sweeping the nation, and it’s easy to see why. DIY is typically budget-friendly and fulfilling to complete; simply find the right project to match your skill set and needs. To get started, here are five (5) easy and inexpensive DIY home projects that can be tackled by any DIYer, each of which will have an impact on the entire home. 1. Make a hardware swap. Replacing your kitchen cabinets changes the entire Continue Reading ...

Two Areas You Can’t Afford To Miss In Your Roof Maintenance Activities

Posted on: November 8, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from friends at Techcon Inspection Services As summer gives way to changing colors and colder nights, now is an ideal time to tackle the necessary home maintenance projects that get put off during those sun-filled months – especially when it comes to one of the most protective and necessary aspects of any home, the roof. A much-needed roof maintenance sounds just about right this time of the year. Cold weather can aggravate a roof and quickly turn minor defects into Continue Reading ...

5 Myths About Home Solar Panels, Debunked!

Posted on: November 3, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Techcon Inspection Services! Home solar panels can drastically cut or even eliminate electricity bills, reduce a home’s carbon footprint, increase resale value, and may even help a home sell faster. The cost of rooftop solar systems has fallen dramatically in recent years, and most homeowners have the option of buying the system, leasing it on reasonable payment terms, or having a third-party pay for and install the system at no upfront cost at all for the homeowner. Continue Reading ...

Ready, Set, Guests: 3 Paint Projects for Fall Entertaining

Posted on: October 25, 2017 by in Blog
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The article courtesy of Techcon Home Inspection Services!  “Despite the hectic chaos that comes with the back-to-school season and adapting our family schedules, I find fall to be the perfect time to tackle my home to-do list,” explains Cyndy Aldred, the do-it-yourself paint blogger behind The Creativity Exchange. “It’s perfect because fall is our favorite time of year for entertaining!” With kids in school and summer travels winding down, fall can be the perfect time to complete Continue Reading ...

Prevent Falls This Fall With A Home Safety Checklist

Posted on: October 18, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Techcon Home Inspection Services! After months of sticky heat and humidity, it’s time to put away the shorts and pull out the sweaters because the autumn season is finally here. But, late September brings us more than just cooler temperatures and a wardrobe change. If you or a loved one are over the age of 65, the change in seasons is also an opportunity to think about another kind of fall — the kind that impacts one in four older Americans every year — and the Continue Reading ...