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… So How Is Your Driving?

… So How Is Your Driving?

As a home inspector I do a lot of driving each day. In fact, I probably spend more time driving than doing anything else. During my time on the road, I pass many drivers who drive many different kinds of vehicles. More often than not, I share the road with truck and...

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EASY IDEAS TO INCREASE YOUR HOME’S VALUE If you are thinking about selling your home in the future, whether that means next month or a few years from now, you will want to get the best price. There are plenty of ways you can add to your home’s value in a relatively...

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TREES AND ENERGY SAVINGS

TREES AND ENERGY SAVINGS

  TREES AND ENERGY SAVINGS Planting the right trees in the right place can affect the temperature inside your home. They help keep your home cool in the hot months by both providing shade and by cooling the air around them. Your priority on where to plant shade...

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FOR THE LOVE OF PETS

FOR THE LOVE OF PETS

A pet should be treated as part of the family, not something you have (for no apparent reason) who no one pays attention to. Our pets rely on us, and the love they give is completely unconditional and irreplaceable. It would be nice if everyone were more responsible,...

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Electrical Maintenance

Electrical Maintenance

Here are 5 helpful electrical preventative maintenance tips Identify the electrical equipment that is most critical to you. For example, your A/C or well pump system for your water, etc. Put these on a professional preventative maintenance plan Be aware. If things...

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HOW TO PLANT A BUTTERFLY GARDEN

HOW TO PLANT A BUTTERFLY GARDEN

Florida is home to more than 180 species of butterflies, which is the highest of any state east of the Mississippi River, and 40 of these species are unique to FloridaButterflies are important to the environment for many reasons. They are pollinators, food for other...

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Multi-Family Homes Roof Replacement

Multi-Family Homes Roof Replacement

Installing roofs for multi-family units is a large project that requires a significant amount of skill and expertise. As a result, contacting a professional is considered by most people to be a wise decision. Ultimately, most towns and cities are spoilt for choice...

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Pre Sale Inspection

Pre Sale Inspection

Every home buyer knows hiring a home inspector to check out a property before closing is a good idea. In fact, a home inspection is often a requirement for a mortgage. The trickier question is this: Should home sellers also hire a home inspector to conduct a...

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10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home

10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home

10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home Most people don't know how easy it is to make their homes run on less energy, and here at InterNACHI, we want to change that. Drastic reductions in heating, cooling and electricity costs can be accomplished through very...

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15 Tools Every Homeowner Should Own

15 Tools Every Homeowner Should Own

The following items are essential tools, but this list is by no means exhaustive. Feel free to ask an InterNACHI inspector during your next inspection about other tools that you might find useful. 1. Plunger A clogged sink or toilet is one of the most inconvenient...

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How Homeowners Can Prevent Duct Contamination

How Homeowners Can Prevent Duct Contamination

Whether or not a homeowner decides to have the air ducts in their home professionally cleaned, committing to a good preventative maintenance program is essential to minimizing duct contamination. To prevent dirt and debris from entering the system, the homeowner...

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