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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 ...

Products To Improve Your Home In 2 Hours Or Less

Posted on: June 11, 2018 by in Blog
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Products To Improve Your Home With Chicago Home Inspection's Help The words home improvement usually conjure up images of major undertakings like tiling your bathroom or kitchen or tearing down a wall, taking hours and hours to complete the project. The fact is there are some meaningful home improvements you can do that can be accomplished in under two hours. First, have you ever wished your home had more daylight? Maybe you want to bring in daylight to a small place like a closet or Continue Reading ...

4 Easy Ways To Pest-Proof Your Home

Posted on: February 24, 2017 by in Blog
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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 Important Tips From Home Inspectors Chicago For Planning A Kitchen Remodel

Posted on: January 13, 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. 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 ...

Chicago Home Inspector Easy DIY Tips To Save On Your Winter Energy Bills

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

Autumn And Early Winter: The Best Times To Be A Homebuyer According To Home Inspectors Chicago

Posted on: December 23, 2016 by in Blog
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The long-held belief that summer is the only time to buy a home is fading fast. Savvy home-buyers are learning that when temperatures drop, numerous benefits emerge that simply aren't available other times of the year. "With warm weather and many homes on the market, summer is generally the busiest real estate season. However, autumn into early winter can be opportune times for people who are serious about buying a home, too" says Geoff Lewis, RE/MAX, LLC President. "This time of year has Continue Reading ...

Tech Tools From Home Inspectors Chicago That Can Help You Find A Mortgage

Posted on: December 2, 2016 by in Blog
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Whether you're a first-time or experienced homebuyer, chances are a good portion of your real estate journey will take place online. In fact, four in 10 homebuyers start their house-hunting with an online search, according to the National Association of REALTORS. It's easy to understand why: Online tools and apps can make the homebuying experience - including finding a mortgage - easier and more enjoyable. If you'll be shopping for a home this fall and winter, use the tools homebuyers find Continue Reading ...

Make Your Home Feel Bigger Without Adding Space With Home Inspectors Chicago

Posted on: November 25, 2016 by in Blog
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Party balloons, elastic waistbands and the universe - for some things, expansion is easy. When your home is too small, however, it's not always possible to expand it. Whether you live in a suburban townhouse, an urban condo or a big, modern single-family home on a tiny lot, chances are good expanding just isn't in the cards for your home. Many Americans are in the same situation, and they're seeking creative ways to maximize the utility of the space they have. Here are some ideas for Continue Reading ...

Chicago Home Inspector’s Affordable Way To Qualify For A Home Loan

Posted on: November 18, 2016 by in Blog
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For many Americans, the biggest hurdle in buying a home is the 20 percent down payment they think is required for mortgage approval. According to a recent survey by the National Association of Realtors, 34 percent of respondents believe they need more than 20 percent. Meanwhile, low down payment mortgages account for a significant amount of home buying annually. Families with down payments as low as 3 or 5 percent have been able to purchase a home thanks to private mortgage insurance (MI) Continue Reading ...

DIY Projects From Chicago Home Inspector To Increase The Value Of Your Home

Posted on: November 11, 2016 by in Blog
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Whatever you're passionate about, you know hobbies cost money. People who haven't shaken the travel bug need to negotiate time off work, pay for lodging, airfare and more. If you're a big football fan, the amount you spend on food, snacks, game tickets and clothing adds up during the course of a season. Even simple hobbies like fishing can require a seemingly endless number of gadgets and electronics. Fortunately, for anyone who likes to roll up their sleeves and isn't afraid of taking on a Continue Reading ...