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When Saying ‘I Do’ Means A Move: 5 Tips For Combining Households

Posted on: May 13, 2019 by in Blog
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From your friends at Techcon Home Inspection Services! Getting married means a whole lot of changes, not the least of which could be moving to a new house or apartment. Whether you're getting a brand-new place for the both of you or one of you is shifting all your earthly possessions to join your spouse, it's a good idea to take proactive steps to make crossing that new threshold a little easier. Here are a few tips for taking some of the stress out of moving day - for both of Continue Reading ...

Building A New Home? Protect Yourself Against Today’s Faster, Scarier Fires

Posted on: May 6, 2019 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Techcon Home Inspection Services! If your new home is among the one million or so being built in the U.S. this year, congratulations! You'll have the chance to customize it to your dream home preferences. One feature that should be at the top of your priority list is the best possible fire protection for yourself and your loved ones: home fire sprinklers. While choosing household systems may not be as fun as picking paint colors and carpeting, it's even more Continue Reading ...

5 Ways To Create An Inviting Room Using Tile

Posted on: April 29, 2019 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at Techcon Home Inspection Services! Today's tile trends extend so far beyond their traditional use as a staple of bathroom design that you may not recognize them. While once the most attractive and innovative tiles had to be imported, contemporary handcrafted tile and stone products for home design are now being made right here in the United States. Homeowners and interior designers alike are always seeking distinctive visual touches to make each Continue Reading ...

Calling All Foodies: 4 Trend Shaping Home Cooking In 2019

Posted on: April 22, 2019 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Techcon Home Inspection Services! Today's chefs and home cooks alike are seeking more meaningful food experiences, with smart, intuitive technology that's high-performing and saves time. This year, leading brands are changing the way culinary enthusiasts source and prepare their food, emphasizing a heightened level of respect for all ingredients throughout the process. The result? Delicious food and healthier lifestyles. Here are four trends driving the evolution of home Continue Reading ...

Mortgage Insurance: Added Cost To Homebuying Or Smart Way To Get In?

Posted on: April 15, 2019 by in Blog
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From your friends at Techcon Home Inspection Services! The homebuying process is exciting, but can also seem fraught with added costs, like a home inspection, title insurance and closing costs. And if you can't afford a full 20 percent down payment on a conventional home loan, then you will most likely pay for private mortgage insurance (MI). Some people consider private MI yet another added cost, but it helps creditworthy middle-income homebuyers qualify for home financing sooner with a low Continue Reading ...

How Cash-Out Refinancing Can Turn Into A Costly Mistake

Posted on: April 8, 2019 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Techcon Home Inspection Services! After years of making regular mortgage payments, it feels good to watch your net worth make upward progress. That's especially true if your house is also gaining value. With a growing amount of equity comes peace of mind, knowing you have the option of tapping into it when you want. Whether it's time for a new roof or you need to consolidate debt, you may see a traditional cash-out mortgage refinance as the ideal tool to access Continue Reading ...

Simple Bathroom Installations With Big Impact For 2019

Posted on: April 1, 2019 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at Techcon Home Inspection Services! Craving a more beautiful bathroom? Resolve to make this the year that you finally create the bathroom of your dreams. Fortunately, you don't need a major remodel. Consider these ideas for simple changes with big impact. With a little planning and effort, you'll add to your home's value and functionality, while getting the "Pinterest-worthy" bathroom you know will make you smile every day. Project 1: Fresh, Continue Reading ...

5 Steps To Help Improve The Value Of Your Prefabricated Home

Posted on: March 25, 2019 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Techcon Home Inspection Services! The majority of Americans believe buying a home is a wise financial decision - 84 percent, to be exact, according to a recent survey1 Why is this such a widely held belief? In short, buying a home brings the potential for home equity and appreciation into your financial situation. For some, including first time homebuyers, this can be confusing. First, let's explain home equity. To calculate home equity, take the total value of the Continue Reading ...

Are You Recycling Your Plastic Beverage Containers?

Posted on: March 18, 2019 by in Blog
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From your friends at Techcon Home Inspection Services! When you place a plastic beverage container in a recycling bin, you are an important part of the product's life cycle, helping that packaging to be used to make something new, over and over again. An astounding 70 percent of what people toss in the trash is actually recyclable, but very few people recycle as often as they should. What exactly happens to plastic beverage bottles that you put in a recycling bin? They are Continue Reading ...

5 Bathroom DIY Projects For Weekend Warriors

Posted on: March 11, 2019 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Techcon Home Inspection Services! Dreaming of a bathroom update? Don't wait until you can hire a professional to get the upgraded bathroom you desire. With some simple DIY projects, you'll enhance your home's value and functionality in just a weekend (or less). Project 1: Shower overhaul Many people are surprised it doesn't take weeks for a shower update. Convenient all-in-one kits provide a custom look without the extra work. The American Standard Passage Continue Reading ...