How To Choose An Energy-Efficient System

Posted on: October 17, 2017 by in Blog
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  Replacing a furnace? A Lewisville Home Inspector can help you decide. By: Texas Best Inspections Inc. If it's time to replace your furnace, you may be wondering if it's worth the extra investment to buy an energy-efficient system. Or, you may be unsure how to choose an energy-efficient system for your home. "Energy-efficient heating systems can substantially lower your fuel costs over the lifetime of the system. It's well worth investing the time and money to find just the Continue Reading ...

All Home Warranties Are Not Created Equal

Posted on: October 9, 2017 by in Blog
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Ask our Lewisville Home Inspector about your Home Warranties By: Texas Best Inspections Having a home warranty is a smart way to help deal with the inevitable home repair problems that all property owners face at one point or another.  After all, a good home warranty can mean getting expert help when your HVAC system needs to be fixed, your water heater needs to be replaced, or your refrigerator requires a new part. But unfortunately, all home warranties are not Continue Reading ...

House Hunting And Credit

Posted on: October 2, 2017 by in Blog
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House Hunting can be made easy with the Help of Lewisville Home Inspectors  By now it is something of a cliche to call homeownership the American dream. But even if sitting on your own deck, looking over your picket fence and sipping lemonade doesn't move you, homeownership is still one of the best ways to build wealth. For many, owning a home is cheaper than renting. In the long run, the biggest investment they will ever make. It is also a practical financial move. Thanks to the Continue Reading ...

3 Steps To A More Secure Home

Posted on: September 25, 2017 by in Blog
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Home Inspection Lewisville can check out if your Door can give you a more secure home By: Texas Best Inspection  More than 75 percent of Americans are concerned about the security of their home. Few think about door hardware when it comes to added protection. In fact, out of those who have ever purchased a new lockset or deadbolt, only 19 percent have done so with the safety of their home in mind, according to a Harris Poll conducted on behalf of the Builders Hardware Continue Reading ...

Big, Smart Ideas For Renovating Smaller Homes

Posted on: September 18, 2017 by in Blog
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While newly constructed homes are bigger than ever, most Americans still live in modestly sized or even small houses - and many of these owners are choosing to remodel rather than move into a bigger home. More than half of all American houses were built before 1980, according to the National Association of Home Builders. At that time, the average new home size was slightly more than 1,700 square feet, U.S. Census Bureau data shows. Meanwhile, interest in remodeling is at an Continue Reading ...

A Bathroom For Beauty, Function, And Safety

Posted on: September 11, 2017 by in Blog
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How to perfectly light a bathroom for beauty, function, and safety Good lighting is important throughout a home, and each room has different lighting needs. Kitchens require overhead and task lighting, while bedrooms and dining rooms can benefit from variable illumination. However, no room in the house requires more layers and nuances of lighting than the bathroom. Where lighting directly influences the room's efficiency, utility, safety, and beauty.Upgrading lighting in a bathroom can Continue Reading ...

Housework: Key To Improve Your Relationship

Posted on: September 4, 2017 by in Blog
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Housework may be a key to improving your relationship  Cleaning the bathroom and emptying the dishwasher isn't at the top of a couple's "To Do Together" list, but it may be the real language of love. In fact, a recent survey from home appliance leader LG Electronics found most Americans (52%) get turned on by their partner doing housework. In fact, those who do chores with their partner (60%) are nearly twice as likely as those who don't (37%) to believe a person who is good at Continue Reading ...

Want To Catch Homebuyers’ Eyes?

Posted on: August 28, 2017 by in Blog
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Want To Catch Homebuyers' Eyes? Follow 5 easy steps to a lush lawn By Xcellece Inspection Services  When it comes to selling a home there are many different strategies and most of them focus on the home's interior. However, what many sellers fail to realize is that it's the exterior of the home that often makes or breaks a sale. Curb appeal is necessary for that vital first impression. Much of a buyer's opinion about a property is formed before they even enter the Continue Reading ...

Building A Sustainable New Home

Posted on: August 21, 2017 by in Blog
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Must-Have Elements For Building A Sustainable New Home By Texas Best Inspections  When someone builds a home for you, you have the opportunity to make it as sustainable, eco-friendly and energy-efficient as possible. Not only are sustainable homes more cost-effective over the long-term. Hence, they have a smaller environmental impact and can be more appealing to home buyers when you're ready to sell and move. In fact, more than half of Realtor's report consumers are Continue Reading ...

Improve Your Credit Score In 100 Days

Posted on: August 14, 2017 by in Blog
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5 steps that can improve your credit score in 100 days or less Low-interest rates, a strong economy and the turn of the seasons are all causing the real estate market to heat up. More homes on the market bring more competition to buy the inventory that is out there. And one way to stand apart from other buyers who are vying for their dream home is to take steps to improve your credit score now. "Preparing your finances is a must before the busy real estate season," says Barrett Continue Reading ...