Posts Tagged ‘ Property Inspector ’

10 Smart Ideas to Heat Your Home for Less – Long Island Home Inspection

Posted on: February 24, 2017 by in Blog
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As cooler temperatures begin to sweep the nation, homeowners are turning on their heat for the first time in months. With every degree increase on the thermostat, utility bills follow suit. A warm, comfortable home shouldn't cost you a small fortune. Luckily, there are some simple strategies from Long Island Home Inspection for combating the chill while lowering heating costs at the same time. Change the filters The summer and fall months are a prime time for airborne allergens and Continue Reading ...

4 Easy Ways to Pest-Proof Your Home

Posted on: January 27, 2017 by in Blog
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It’s late and you’re in your favorite, cozy pajamas. You get in bed and pull up the warm comforter. You turn out the light and are just about to drift off to sleep when you hear a noise coming from the attic. You sit up to listen, but it quickly goes quiet again. You lay back down and close your eyes, and just as you fall asleep, the noise is back, this time it’s coming from inside the wall. You have a visitor — an unwanted visitor. As much as we all enjoy our cozy homes, they are Continue Reading ...

Attending Long Island Home Inspection

Posted on: December 9, 2016 by in Blog
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Buying a house is a quintessential moment of adulthood. There are so many aspects beyond just visiting numerous homes and looking through rooms to see if you can envision yourself living there. One of the key aspects of buying a home is the dreaded home inspection. What are they for and what do you do with it? That's what we're here to explore. Learn these tips from Long Island Home Inspection. How do I find a home inspector? Typically your real estate agent will recommend someone for Continue Reading ...

7 Simple Steps for Summer Lawn Prep

Posted on: August 26, 2016 by in Blog
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If you’re a part of the nearly 90 percent of Americans who believe it’s important to have a well-maintained yard, you and your backyard will appreciate these seven simple steps for tending to your natural turf  summer lawn with minimal effort. According to Grass Seed USA, a coalition of American grass seed farmers and academics, investing a little repair time in early spring and a small amount of maintenance time in summer will pay off with a lush lawn ready for all your summer Continue Reading ...

Is your high-efficiency water heater going to lead to heartache?

Posted on: August 19, 2016 by in Blog
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It’s time to replace your old, energy-guzzling water heater, boiler, dehumidifier or furnace and you’ve done your homework. You’re going to save energy and money in the long run by switching to a high-efficiency condensing heater or boiler. It’s important to know the nuances of proper installation — even if you’re relying on a professional to do the job. A growing number of homeowners are turning to boilers, HVAC systems and water heaters that rely on condensing to maximize the Continue Reading ...

Simple Tips to Save Money, Energy-saving Tips as the Heat Rises

Posted on: August 12, 2016 by in Blog
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With temperatures — and therefore, electric bills — on the rise, American homeowners are looking for the most effective ways to make the biggest dent in their energy bills; however, many may be overlooking some of the most important energy-saving tips. Homeowners are more likely to do simple things around the house to conserve energy, according to the Lennox Home Energy Report Card Survey. Those simple things may include changing air filters in a heating and cooling system on a regular Continue Reading ...

5 Top Trends in Container Gardening

Posted on: August 5, 2016 by in Blog
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Gardening is a peaceful activity that eases tension, reduces overall stress and promotes longevity. One long-term study found that daily gardening reduces the risk for both dementia and Alzheimer's disease. With all of these benefits, there are ample reasons why people of all ages and lifestyles should start digging in the dirt.   You don't need a big yard or lots of room to enjoy a beautiful garden. With so many options for indoor and outdoor container gardening, there's no limit on Continue Reading ...

Top Energy-efficient Housing Features Every Homebuyer Should Know

Posted on: July 29, 2016 by in Blog
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Most Americans want an energy-efficient home, and they’re willing to make the necessary changes to help improve efficiency, whether it’s changing their habits or buying more energy-efficient appliances. But reducing energy bills and making your home more efficient doesn’t just begin with remembering to switch off lights in empty rooms or paying top-dollar for newer appliances. “Energy efficiency has to start when a home is being built,” says Kevin Clayton, CEO of manufactured home Continue Reading ...

New Home Improvement Trends For Your Property Investment

Posted on: July 22, 2016 by in Blog
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When you’re in the process of buying or building a home, you’re constantly researching trends and technology that will set your home apart. Fast forward a few years and you probably don’t have your finger on the pulse of home advancements like before. 6 Home Improvement Trends to Update your Stale Space It’s good you’ve settled in to your home, but a lot can change in just a handful of years. If you’re finally thinking about finishing the basement, updating the kitchen or Continue Reading ...

Does Your Door Lock Protect Against This Break-in Method?

Posted on: July 15, 2016 by in Blog
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From self-driving cars to Snapchat, digital technology continues to transform almost every aspect of our lives. While these big-ticket smart items make the headlines, many homeowners are more interested in how smart technology can be used to increase their level of home security. Today, advanced image sensors, indoor video cameras and DIY security hubs allow the average homeowner to install security systems that are directly linked to the police. Homeowners can also lock doors and check Continue Reading ...