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What MUST You Fix Before Listing a House?  PART ONE

What MUST You Fix Before Listing a House? PART ONE

There are lots of small steps you can take to have a big impact on the value of your house.  Some of these can add up to getting a much higher selling price! Don’t think you are on your own in making decisions on what to replace or repair.  Your Home Inspector can be...
Pros and Cons of a Whole Home Humidifier

Pros and Cons of a Whole Home Humidifier

Winter air is very dry, and most likely you have begun to see the effects already – chapped lips, stuffy nose or electric shocks after walking across the carpet are all signs of low humidity levels.  Adding moisture can make a difference in the comfort level of your...
Common Furnace Problems to Watch Out For

Common Furnace Problems to Watch Out For

Fall has arrived and with it comes colder days and nights.  Unless you want to bundle up in multiple sweaters or sleep with mittens on, you must make sure your furnace stays in good working order.  If the heat is not flowing properly, it may be due to one of these...
Qualities That Make a Home Inspector Great

Qualities That Make a Home Inspector Great

The real estate industry is extremely service-oriented and consumers expect the very best from the professionals that they work with throughout the process of buying or selling a home.  A home inspector plays a crucial role in this process and should be chosen...
Detecting and Sealing Air Leaks At Home

Detecting and Sealing Air Leaks At Home

With the fall season upon us and outside temperatures cooling down, it is a good time to make sure your house is sealed properly.  Air leaks can be costly and can lead to an unhealthy environment, so it is best to find and fix them as soon as possible. How to Find Air...