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Fresh Ways To Improve Your Home This Year 2020

Posted on: January 2, 2020 by in Blog, home inspection chicago
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From your Friends at Xcellence Inspection Services! January 1st marks a fresh new year for you and your family. It’s the time where we try to create New Year’s Resolutions and create meaningful traditions to help us get by all year round. But, it’s not only us that need a fresh new start as soon as the new year begins. Our homes could use one too! In fact, with every new beginning come new trends in home decoration and home improvement ideas this year 2020! Let’s take a look at 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 ...

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 ...