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Insider Tips And Tactics For Buying A Home In A Seller’s Market

Posted on: May 7, 2018 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Certainty Home Inspections (BPT) - Whether you're a millennial looking to buy your first home or a boomer thinking about downsizing your empty nest, you're probably aware that it's a seller's market out there. Homes are selling at lightning speed, bidding wars are commonplace, buyers often have little to no room for negotiation and the price of those homes keeps rising. But don't worry! Just because it's a seller's market doesn't mean you can't get a good deal Continue Reading ...

5 Tips To Create A Personalized Shed

Posted on: April 30, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at Certainty Home Inspections! (BPT) - The backyard. It's your oasis. Your happy place. Your second living room. It's the place to go not only for "me" time - but quality time with friends and family. This National Barbecue Month, the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association wants to help you make your backyard the best backyard it can be. Think sheds. No, not your grandparents' tattered shed filled with a dusty mower and 30-year-old paint brushes. We're talking Continue Reading ...

If It Can Rain, It Can Flood: Why Flood Insurance Is A Wise Bet For Homeowners

Posted on: April 23, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at Certainty Home Inspections! (BPT) - The federal government considers floods the nation's most common natural disaster. They strike every state and leave homeowners with huge repair costs. Why? Because typical homeowners insurance doesn't cover flood damage. Those policies may provide protection for water damage when it comes through a hole in the roof or from wind-driven rain. But coverage doesn't extend to damage caused by water from a Continue Reading ...

Hard Water Proves Hard On Your Wallet

Posted on: April 16, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at Certainty Home Inspections! (BPT) - Hard water, which contains high levels of calcium and magnesium, can be found in nearly 90 percent of American homes. These minerals cause scaling, a buildup that clogs waterlines and plumbing forcing appliances to work harder and operate less efficiently. The scale may also harbor bacteria. The only way to truly remove the hard and soft scale from household water systems is with salt-based water Continue Reading ...

Home Improvements To Help Your Home Sell Faster And For More Money

Posted on: April 9, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at Certainty Home Inspections! (BPT) - The real estate market is heating up, and if you're planning to sell your home in the future, you want it to sell quickly and for as high of a price as possible. By taking proactive action now, you can make a few strategic home improvements that can help you achieve both your goals. To boost your home sale and reduce time on the market, consider these top home improvement ideas to catch buyers' eyes. Garage Continue Reading ...

10 Smart Ideas to Heat Your Home for Less

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 Louisville 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 DIY Projects for Your First Home

Posted on: February 17, 2017 by in Blog
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"Where should I start?" It's a question many homeowners ask themselves. DIY is a great place to start for new homeowners. DIY projects are very versatile - they can easily be adapted to your skill level, budget and desired project. With a little extra time and creativity, you can transform your home. Take these steps from Louisville Home Inspection for your DIY projects. Other benefits to choosing a DIY project are that they are typically more cost-effective than the alternative and they Continue Reading ...

4 Important Tips For Planning A Kitchen Remodel

Posted on: February 10, 2017 by in Blog
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Kitchen upgrades can seem daunting. From full renovations to hardware updates, the possibilities are endless when it comes to creating your dream kitchen. To make the process as smooth as possible, Delta Faucet compiled key tips to keep in mind as you embark on the remodeling journey. Learn these quick guidelines from Louisville Home Inspection that will help you focus on the end result and ensure the overall experience is enjoyable. Storage solutions Determine storage needs based on how Continue Reading ...

Easy DIY tips to save on your winter energy bills

Posted on: February 3, 2017 by in Blog
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Here's what Americans have to look forward to this winter: While the south will be drier and warmer, the northern U.S. can expect "wetter, cooler conditions," predicts the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). "Regardless of the outlook, there is always some chance for extreme winter weather, so prepare now for what might come later this winter," says Mike Halpert, deputy director for NOAA's Climate Prediction Center. As a homeowner, what can you do to get ready for the 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 ...