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Make The Most Out Of Your Smart Garage

Posted on: September 9, 2019 by in Blog
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Chicago Home Inspection's 4 ways to make the most out of your smart garage. If there is one thing that we learned from Prime Day it's that the smart garage is a must-have for Amazon Prime Members. Chamberlain Group's myQ Smart Garage Hub was one of the best-selling smart home items during Prime Day. So, why are so many homeowners focusing on making their garage smart? 1) Get deliveries straight to your garage with Key by Amazon. Key by Amazon lets you get packages delivered safely and Continue Reading ...

Refresh Your Household Routine At Back-to-School Time

Posted on: September 2, 2019 by in Blog
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Chicago Home Inspection's 3 ways to refresh your household routine at back-to-school time Each year as summer ends, teachers, parents, and students alike all begin their back-to-school preparations. Fall is a great time to start fresh, establish a new and better household routine, and to set family schedules that fit both your needs and the needs of your growing kids. Below are 3 tips household routine to help get your family geared up for a successful school year. 1. Post a central Continue Reading ...

Elevate Your Home Decor Through Minimalist Effect

Posted on: August 26, 2019 by in Blog
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Chicago Home Inspections 5 ways to elevate your home decor through minimalist Effect The latest trends in home decor reveal a desire for a feeling of tranquility and calmness, perhaps as a response to today's overly busy and distracted lifestyles. From Marie Kondo's decluttering craze to a return to natural materials in home design, everyone is looking for a way to create a peaceful, less hectic inner space. When it comes to home decor, less is definitely more. How can you tap into this Continue Reading ...

Boost Your Home’s Value

Posted on: August 19, 2019 by in Blog
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Home Inspection Chicago 5 tips on budget-friendly projects that boost your home's value  Whether you plan to sell your home soon or you simply want to make your property more modern and livable, there are many things you can do to increase the value of your house. The good news is you don't need a massive budget to make a big impact. Here are five affordable things you can do to boost your home's bottom line. Update the entryway Updating the entryway provides a warm welcome to guests. Continue Reading ...

5 Myths About Metal Roofing

Posted on: August 12, 2019 by in Blog
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Fact or fiction? Home Inspection Chicago reveals 5 myths about metal roofing Asphalt shingles may be the most popular roofing in the U.S. by volume, but metal roofing is gaining in popularity for its durability, longevity and low-maintenance benefits. Still, many people unfamiliar with the product have misconceptions about this quality roofing option. Myth #1: Metal roofs are loud One of the biggest misconceptions of metal roofs is that they are loud during a rainstorm and unbearable Continue Reading ...

4 Common Home Inspection Questions

Posted on: August 5, 2019 by in Blog
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When it comes to homebuying, buyers should be keen and extra cautious. Never hesitate to ask. This is your home. You will live here so better have your questions ready. Here are some of the most common home inspection questions homeowners have:   Oftentimes, buyers ask if they are required to attend the inspection.  For homebuyers, it is not necessarily required that you attend. However, professionals do highly recommend that clients be around so they have valuable insight into the Continue Reading ...

Power Shutoffs This Summer

Posted on: July 29, 2019 by in Blog
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Chicago Home Inspections 5 ways to prepare for Public Safety Power Shutoffs this summer. During extreme weather conditions and when the threat of danger from wildfires is imminent, California utility companies make a determination whether to temporarily shut off power in specific areas to protect public safety and prevent an increase in dangerous conditions like power shutoffs. Southern California Edison (SCE), San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Continue Reading ...

Buy A Home Without Breaking The Bank

Posted on: July 22, 2019 by in Blog
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Chicago Home Inspections advise how to buy a home without breaking the bank Buying a home is one of life's biggest financial milestones, but people often think it's out of reach because of the costs involved, including the myth that you have to put 20% down. The fact is, you don't necessarily need to deplete all of your savings to qualify for a mortgage and you can purchase a home sooner than many people believe. You aren't alone in thinking you can't afford a home right now. According to Continue Reading ...

5 Staples for The Ideal DIY Workspace

Posted on: July 15, 2019 by in Blog
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Chicago Home Inspections 5 Staples for The Ideal DIY Workspace From ambitious millennials to enthusiastic boomers, do it yourself - DIY - is trending among people of all ages. No matter the hobby or home improvement project, creating a well-equipped workspace is just as important as having the right tools for the job. Whether your workspace is in the garage, a shed or a converted patio or back porch, equipping the space for your ultimate comfort and creativity can start your project off on Continue Reading ...

Preparing Your Home For Summer Travel Season

Posted on: July 8, 2019 by in Blog
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Chicago Home Inspection's 5 tips on preparing your home for summer travel season   According to AAA Travel, nearly 100 million Americans - four in 10 U.S. adults - are planning to take a family vacation in 2019, with two-thirds of all families embarking on a summer getaway. As families across the country take time off to travel and spend quality time together, the last thing they want to worry about is if their homes and belongings will be the victim of theft or break-ins. Luckily, Continue Reading ...