Spring Without The Wings: 5 Tips To Avoid A Seasonal Pest Problem

Posted on: February 22, 2018 by in Blog
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Daydreaming of spring is something everyone does during the coldest days of winter — even pests. The promise of warmer weather on the horizon is also a boon for the numerous species of pests that inhabit your area, and when the temperature perks up, many of those pests come out of hiding and start looking towards your home for food and shelter. Protecting your home and property from seasonal intruders is a year-long job, but your task could be simpler if proper preparations are made in Continue Reading ...

Unique Home Improvements Perfect For DIY

Posted on: February 15, 2018 by in Blog
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Here’s a quick question for you: What’s your favorite DIY project you’ve ever completed? Chances are the answer pops right into your mind, and even if you’ve completed hundreds of DIY projects over the years, you probably have some that truly stand out. Those that weren’t at the top of your list may fall lower for several reasons. Maybe the result wasn’t what you hoped for, the project wasn’t particularly rewarding or you’ve done it before. If that’s the case, don’t Continue Reading ...

Rent vs. Own: Which I Right For You?

Posted on: February 8, 2018 by in Blog
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If you’re thinking of buying your first home, you’ve probably wrestled with the decision to rent or own your home — and for good reason. Owning a home is a big commitment. With it comes a lot of responsibility and a long-term financial relationship. But which is right for you? To answer that, let’s lean into the facts. The improving housing market Good news! Since the depths of the recession, the housing market has made a heroic comeback. That can be attributed to a number of Continue Reading ...

Creating A Dream Home With Cypress

Posted on: February 1, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at Southern Home Inspection Services Transforming the unremarkable into the extraordinary need not be an impossible task. More and more homeowners are finding that lavish looks are both attainable and affordable. Their imaginative design professionals are making it happen, using cypress to create their clients’ dream homes. “Wood is a classic and timeless building material,” says Stephen Logue of the Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association. “And many people are Continue Reading ...

Infuse Life Into The Bath For A Spa-like Oasis

Posted on: January 25, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Southern Home Inspection Services Today, more than ever, homeowners gravitate toward design elements that transform the bath into a spa-like oasis. Designers look to incorporate pieces inspired by the natural world to bring renewed energy into the room and create a soothing environment. From fixtures inspired by booming waterfalls, to neutral color schemes and natural light, nature infuses life back into luxury bath design for a serene sense of calm. Neutral Continue Reading ...

5 Must-Have Home Features For Retirees

Posted on: January 18, 2018 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Southern Home Inspection Services As we move through the different stages in our lives, our housing needs change too. The home you were excited to move into in your 30s might not be ideal for those now nearing retirement. According to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, between 2015 and 2035, the number of people over the age of 75 living alone will nearly double from 6.9 million to 13.4 million. Being prepared for retirement and aging is Continue Reading ...

That ’70s Home: 5 Trends Making A Comeback Today

Posted on: January 11, 2018 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Southern Home Inspection Services Disco may be dead, but the spirit of the 1970s is not. In homes all across the country, people are adding their own splash of ‘70s style in updated, modern ways. Here are five current top decorating trends that have an unmistakable ‘70s flair. More macramé, please: From dip dyed wall hangings to simple plant hangers, macramé is coming back in a big way. Whether you purchase these items already made or you enroll in a class to Continue Reading ...

5 Budget-Friendly Master Bathroom Upgrades You’ll Cherish For Years

Posted on: January 4, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at Southern Home Inspection Services What does your bathroom mean to you? Is it an oasis, a place to unwind, relax and let the cares of the day simply melt away? Or is it just another room in your house? If your answer is the latter, then your bathroom isn’t doing everything it could. The good news is, getting your space there doesn’t have to break your bank or signal a months-long remodeling process. The truth is there are plenty of unique, invigorating ways for you Continue Reading ...

Top Trends for the 2018 Housing Market Identified

Posted on: December 28, 2017 by in Blog
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2018 Housing Market Identified for homebuyers

In the real estate market, springtime is go time. It’s the busiest time of the year for home sales, and with this year’s stable economy and the low unemployment rate, the spring of 2018 has the potential to be especially active. Every market is defined by its trends, and while each year is different, identifying these trends early on can be a useful tool for buyers, sellers, and agents to navigate the upcoming market and secure the best long-term solution for themselves or their Continue Reading ...

The New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep: A More Eco-Friendly Home

Posted on: December 21, 2017 by in Blog
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New Year's Resolution A More Eco-Friendly Home

Nearly 42 percent of all New Year’s resolutions are broken by February, according to Statisticbrain. It’s easy to understand why — resolutions are difficult to keep all year long. Instead of risking disappointment in 2018, why not make a resolution that takes short-term effort but yields long-term benefits? This year, resolve to make your home more environmentally friendly and energy efficient. “The upgrades needed to make a house eco-friendlier can be accomplished in a Continue Reading ...