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Home Improvement Items You Can Give This Christmas

Posted on: December 20, 2019 by in Blog, home inspection chicago
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Helpful Information From Xcellence Inspection Services! For most, the Christmas season is a time for gift-giving. We often see wish lists from children which typically include toys, dolls, coloring items, shoes, clothes, and other whatnots. But even adults could use some wish list too with home improvement items wrapped in festive papers! Below are some tools and gadgets you can give to DIY lovers out there.   SawStop Jobsite Saw PRO table saw This tool carries all the features from the Continue Reading ...

10 Reasons Why Buyers Need a Buyer’s Agent

Posted on: December 13, 2019 by in Blog, home inspection chicago
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Helpful information by Xcellence Inspection Services! A buyer's agent is essential to help you navigate the fast-paced market of the real estate world. Imagine having someone who helps streamline the process all while the property owner pays for the commission. Such a win-win, right?  Below are the top 10 reasons why hiring a buyer's agent is totally worth it. 1.       It’s free! Yes. Hiring a buyer's agent is free unless the property is FSBO (for sale by owner) where the seller may Continue Reading ...

What Are The Risk of Carbon Monoxide This Winter Season

Posted on: December 4, 2019 by in Blog, home inspection chicago
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Brought To You By Xcellence Inspection Services! As the temperature gets colder, people start using space heaters to get the extra warmth against the cold season. What they know nothing about is the presence of a potential “silent killer” – carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide is a potential health hazard that you need to be on the lookout.  As the year nearly ends, more households are demanding more power from furnaces and heaters to keep up with the cold weather. However, many Continue Reading ...

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Can Kill You

Posted on: November 28, 2019 by in Blog, home inspection chicago
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Helpful information from your friends at Xcellence Inspection Services! Have your home checked for carbon monoxide before it’s too late. Many do not know this but carbon monoxide (CO) is considered a potential hazard. It is a poisonous gas that kills nearly 300 people in their homes each year and about 5,000 people being treated in hospitals due to poisoning. That data is in the US alone. However, that figure is believed to be underestimated since carbon monoxide has flu-like symptoms, Continue Reading ...

3 Inexpensive Home Maintenance Projects That Could Save You Thousands

Posted on: November 22, 2019 by in Blog, home inspection chicago
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Brought to you by Xcellence Inspection Services! Routine home maintenance: three words that likely evoke eye rolls, exasperated sighs and dread for most homeowners who read, hear or even think about them. However, they’re also a homeowner’s best line of defense when it comes to protecting their most important investment — their home. “Many homeowners insurance policyholders are choosing higher deductibles because it lowers their insurance costs,” said Christopher O’Rourke, Continue Reading ...

Home Projects You Can Do Before The Holidays

Posted on: November 15, 2019 by in Blog, home inspection chicago
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From your Friends at Xcellence Inspection Services! ‘Tis The Season To Be Jolly For Home Repairs And DIYs! Less than a month, and it’s officially the holidays. Soon enough, families and friends you haven’t seen the entire year will start roaming around your home. But, if your home could use some improvements before the holiday season, do them now. During our home inspection in Chicago, IL, we found common home repairs that are not necessarily costly but could use some good fixing. Continue Reading ...

Winter Is Coming: Be Prepared For Costly, Damaging Storms

Posted on: November 7, 2019 by in Blog, home inspection chicago
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Brought To You By Xcellence Inspection Services! Winter is coming and the weather is difficult to predict. Use these tips to help protect your home from the costly damage winter storms can bring. Take care of your roof Keep your gutters clear. This keeps ice from accumulating and backing up under the shingles. Trim trees year-round so branches don't fall on your house. Worn-out, missing or damaged siding and roof flashing can let water and ice into your home. Be vigilant and Continue Reading ...

Are You Protecting Your Digital House From Cybercrime?

Posted on: October 21, 2019 by in Blog
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 Chicago Home Inspections discuss ways you can protect your Digital House From Cybercrime. As the pace of technology advances, cybersecurity threats do, too. Data breaches, identity theft, phishing, and malware make headlines seemingly every day. Internet-connected devices, social media, digital assistants and mobile apps have become indispensable in our everyday lives, but their connectedness makes us increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks. Recent reports estimate that damages relating to Continue Reading ...

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 ...