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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 ...

10 Smart Ideas To Heat Your Home For Less

Posted on: January 27, 2017 by in Blog, Home Inspection
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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 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 microbes, which can clog furnace filters Continue Reading ...

4 DIY Projects For Your First Home

Posted on: January 20, 2017 by in Blog, Home Inspection
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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. Other benefits to choosing a DIY project are that they are typically more cost-effective than the alternative and they offer an added sense of ownership and pride in your home. Since DIY Continue Reading ...

4 Important Tips For Planning A Kitchen Remodel

Posted on: January 13, 2017 by in Blog, Home Inspection
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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. These quick guidelines will help you focus on the end result and ensure the overall experience is enjoyable. Storage solutions Determine storage needs based on how you work. Take inventory of kitchen tools and Continue Reading ...

Atlanta Home Inspection Easy DIY Tips To Save On Your Winter Energy Bills

Posted on: January 6, 2017 by in Blog, Home Inspection
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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 ...