Posts Tagged ‘ Atlanta GA home inspector ’

Top Options For Customizing A Bathroom

Posted on: March 6, 2020 by in Blog
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Customizing A Bathroom (BPT) - As you probably remember, choosing your home was strongly influenced by the layout and appearance of its bathrooms. But no matter how long you’ve lived in your home, there are bound to be improvements you’d love to make. And almost everyone needs options for optimizing bathroom space. Before remodeling, it’s best to think through your plan. Unless you’re selling your house immediately, don’t make the mistake of considering resale value alone. Take a Continue Reading ...

What’s Next In Outdoor Living? Top Trends For 2020

Posted on: February 28, 2020 by in Blog
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(BPT) - The appeal of all things al fresco has never been higher with homeowners across the country investing more time and money than ever before into their outdoor spaces. Based on insights from decking contractors, retailers, and home design experts, industry leader Trex Company has compiled its annual outdoor living forecast, predicting the top design trends for 2020 and beyond. “It’s always fascinating to compare the trends reported by our customers with those projected by the Continue Reading ...

Tips to get your house ready for entertaining

Posted on: February 20, 2020 by in Blog
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(BPT) - Whether hosting family and friends for your first or fifteenth time, you want your home to be ready to impress. Here are five simple ways to make sure your home is refreshed and ready for any entertaining occasion. 1. Refresh kitchen counters Since the kitchen is where people mingle the most, don’t leave old, dirty caulk to be the focal point behind your delicious spread! Spruce up your countertop and backsplash by removing and replacing the old caulk. Consider using a caulk Continue Reading ...

The surprising range of career opportunities in the landscape industry

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(BPT) - Planning your next career move? Job seekers may think they have explored every possible option after attending job seminars or visiting career counselors, but the landscape industry is an often-overlooked field that’s full of diverse opportunities from entry level to management positions. According to the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), the landscape industry needs to fill 300,000 positions this year, and now is peak hiring season. While you might have a Continue Reading ...

4 Easy Ways To Pest-Proof Your Home

Posted on: February 24, 2017 by in Blog, Home Inspection
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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 ...

4 Tips To Help Keep Your Home Warm And Energy Efficient With Home Inspection Atlanta

Posted on: February 17, 2017 by in Blog, Home Inspection
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With winter comes the holiday season, a time that's supposed to be associated with "comfort and joy." But how joyful will it be if pests invade your house, or if your home is cold and drafty? Help stay warm all winter long by addressing factors like air leaks from gaps and cracks that can make your home feel uncomfortable. "Drafts and heat loss are common problems in the winter, and they affect homes of every age, size and construction," says Gary Parsons, fellow at The Dow Chemical Company. Continue Reading ...

Buying Your First Home? Follow This New Year’s Plan From Atlanta Home Inspectors

Posted on: February 10, 2017 by in Blog, Home Inspection
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So buying a new home tops your list of New Year's resolutions. As you picture the big moment - the one where you pull up to your dream home in your moving truck, sprint up and unlock your front door - you probably understand there's something you need to do first. You need to get your finances in shape. Just like those who make resolutions to run a marathon, making this big investment starts with a plan. Runners know that if they run a certain distance each day, it gets them closer to Continue Reading ...

Radon In North Georgia

Posted on: February 9, 2017 by in Blog
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Have You Ever Had Your Home Tested For Radon? If Not, You Should Consider Doing So… Wow, if you’re buying a home and wanting to know if there are elevated levels of Radon in the home, here’s a deal!  Southern Home Inspection Services inspects all over the Metro Atlanta and the North Georgia area. Tell your Family & Friends they should test their own home, and mention to anyone who is buying a home. NOTE: If you or someone you know are selling their home they should Continue Reading ...

Your Most Powerful Decorating Tool: The Internet

Posted on: February 9, 2017 by in Blog
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Redecorating used to be the most fun for those who had the time to spend poring through interior design magazines, waiting for samples to arrive in the mail, and driving to specialty stores looking for exactly the right item for their redesign. Today, remodeling ideas and items that would once have taken hours – or even weeks – to obtain are now easily available, thanks to the magic of the Internet. Where once you would have had to locate and drive to a specialty store for items like Continue Reading ...

4 Questions Smart Homeowners Must Ask Remodelers

Posted on: February 3, 2017 by in Blog, Home Inspection
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If you're like millions of Americans, you're doing some sort of home improvement project within the next year. Have you thought about how you'll select your remodeler? Don't be wooed by beautiful before-and-after photos - they are created to grab your attention and impress you, but they don't tell the whole story. For example, when you review a restaurant, you don't base your rating just on the food. You expect an excellent experience, including a welcoming atmosphere and attentive service Continue Reading ...