Entries by InsideOut

Why Landscaping Matters For Homes On The Market

Landscaping Design Brings Value It’s getting to be that lovely time of year again when home buyers are looking for home to call their own and home sellers are preparing to have them look! Landscaping is often overlooked as being important, but in my experience as a home inspection expert, I know that it matters. Let’s […]

3 Reasons Your HVAC Could Be On The Fritz

HVAC Problems That Should Be Addressed Quickly The official first day of spring is right around the corner and before you know it, your HVAC unit will need to switch gears to help keep you cool. When you turn on your A/C for the first time after a long winter, it may be surprising when […]

How To Prevent Cockroach Infestations

Cockroach Infestation Prevention  Let’s face it, no one likes having pests in their home. There is nothing worse than feeling invaded in a place that is supposed to belong to you. Cockroaches are a common infestation problem and it’s not just a dirty house that causes these uninvited pests. The truth is that even a […]

One Of The Most Dangerous Garage Door Repairs

Garage Door Repairs That You Shouldn’t Do Yourself Your home is something you cherish, take pride in, and often times attempt to complete repairs on all by yourself. There are some instances, however; when you might want to consider calling in a professional right away. One of those times may just be for garage door […]

How To Avoid Home Fires Caused By Electrical Wiring

Breakers & Electric Wiring Malfunctions Did you know there was a safety feature to protect electronics from catching fire? Indeed there is and it is called an Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI). Chances are, unless you have heard this term used by an electrician, you’ve never heard of AFCI. Basically, it is a type of […]

3 Reasons Deep Cleaning Your Carpet Is Necessary

The Importance Of Carpet Cleaning  Maybe you’re the type of person who vacuums religiously or perhaps you only give it a whirl on the occasions when company is scheduled to visit. What if we told you it didn’t matter how often you vacuum your carpet, because that alone isn’t getting ALL of the dirt? The […]

The Dangers Of Ignoring Fire, Smoke And Mold Damage

Fire, Smoke, And Mold Restoration There are small problems homeowners have to deal with such as replacing appliances, but then there are enormous responsibilities like restoring damage to a home after a tragic fire or after the growth of mold.It should go without saying that ignoring the damage caused by fire, smoke and mold can […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Fix Foundation Problems

Being Proactive With Foundation Repairs As with any little problem in life, the longer you let it fester, the worse it becomes. Foundation problems aren’t any different, but it’s something many homeowners don’t worry about on a daily basis. Most of the time homeowners don’t realize there is a problem until it’s been pointed out […]

Need Some Simple Ways To Spruce Up Your Bathroom?

Easy Bathroom “Remodeling” Tips If you’d like to do a complete home remodel, but you just don’t have the cash on hand to do so, there are some cheaper options. The main area that is the cheapest to tweak, and will have the greatest impact, is the bathroom. You can complete some simple changes that […]