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 ...

Home Innovations That Protect Against Moisture

Posted on: August 7, 2017 by in Blog
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There is an insidious enemy that every homeowner dreads: moisture and the damage and degradation it can cause if left unchecked. Luckily, home improvement manufacturers have discovered new ways to prevent moisture from penetrating the home in the first place. With new home product innovations, there is no reason to suffer the costly and damaging effects of rain, snow or ice. Unique fasteners add longevity to decksInnovative fastening methods can extend the life of your deck Continue Reading ...

5 ways to take your summer grilling to a whole new level

Posted on: June 12, 2017 by in Blog
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 The bright, sunny days of summer are your favorite time of year and when the season arrives, you spend much of your time outdoors. Your yard becomes your living room and you move your cooking to the grill.Summer is grilling season and there is nowhere you'd rather be than standing in front of your favorite grill for every game day, holiday and weekend cookout. These events are when some of your best memories are made, and now is the perfect time to make this grilling season your Continue Reading ...

5 green home improvements that can help sell your home for more

Posted on: June 5, 2017 by in Blog
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 Demand remains high for energy-efficient, eco-friendly home features, according to a survey by the National Association of Home Builders. In fact, the majority of builders now put energy-efficient windows, heating and cooling systems, thermostats and appliances in their construction, the survey says. If you're selling your home and hope to compete with new construction - as well as set your house apart from other resales - making green improvements could significantly pay Continue Reading ...

Big-impact ideas for small patio spaces

Posted on: May 29, 2017 by in Blog
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 Do you have a small patio? Do you think you can't do much with the space due to its size? There's probably a lot more potential than you think.From the influx of urban dwellers, empty-nesters in transition and even the tiny-home movement, the trend of downsizing continues across the United States. Contrary to popular belief, you can have an impressive patio even if you have a smaller abode.Here are a few design ideas to help bring your limited patio area to life while Continue Reading ...

5 spring cleaning projects to take on immediately

Posted on: May 22, 2017 by in Blog
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Spring cleaning is a seasonal tradition. You've been setting house projects aside all winter, and now's the perfect time to make sure the warm weather season starts with a cleaner, happier home. So open the windows, turn on your favorite song, and start your spring cleaning with these five to-dos. Clear the clutter. Removing excess clutter is a great cleaning tip any time of year, but finishing this task when the weather was colder may not have been as tempting. Tackle your home Continue Reading ...

Gather the family in the kitchen for a magical Mother’s Day

Posted on: May 16, 2017 by in Blog
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She's your biggest fan and the one you call whenever you need advice.Moms should be celebrated every day of the year, but there's no better time to show her you care than on Mother's Day!This year, rather than going with the tried-and-true gift of flowers and chocolate, surprise Mom with a day of activities she's sure to remember for years to come. Esteemed celebrity chef and Iron Chef America judge Donatella Arpaia says to make Mom smile, turn to the kitchen for food, fun and a dash of Continue Reading ...

10 Smart Ideas to Heat Your Home for Less

Posted on: February 24, 2017 by in Blog
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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 from a Texas Home Inspector 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, Continue Reading ...

4 DIY Projects for Your First Home

Posted on: February 17, 2017 by in Blog
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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. Take these steps from a Texas Home Inspector for your DIY projects.Other benefits to choosing a DIY project are that they are typically more cost-effective than the alternative and they Continue Reading ...

4 Important Tips For Planning A Kitchen Remodel

Posted on: February 10, 2017 by in Blog
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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. Learn these quick guidelines from Texas Home Inspection that will help you focus on the end result and ensure the overall experience is enjoyable.Storage solutionsDetermine storage needs based on how you Continue Reading ...