Paint Like A Pro In 5 Easy Steps

Posted on: October 19, 2018 by in Blog
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Paint Like A Pro In 5 Easy Steps Brought to you by AB Home Inspections! (BPT) - Nothing transforms a home quite like a fresh coat of paint. In fact, painting your own house is one of the smartest and easiest DIY upgrades a homeowner can accomplish on their own. "Summer is the ideal time to tackle a painting project, as the warmer temperatures lead to faster drying times, and you can comfortably leave the windows open for better ventilation," said Megan Youngs, Product Manager at DAP. Continue Reading ...

Top Tips To Help First-Timers Navigate The Fast-Paced Housing Market

Posted on: October 12, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at AB Home Inspections! (BPT) - Across the U.S., the housing market is picking up pace moving into the peak of the summer homebuying season. In city after city, home prices are on the rise, up 2.3 percent on average between April 2017 and 2018, according to the RE/MAX April 2018 National Housing Report. And there are fewer houses on the market to choose from, with total housing inventory down by 11.3 percent. Based on home sales in April 2018, the national supply of Continue Reading ...

Easy And Breezy: 6 Tips For Controlling Summer Cooling Costs

Posted on: October 5, 2018 by in Blog
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6 Tips For Controlling Summer Cooling Costs The Article Courtesy of AB Home Inspections! (BPT) - As Americans gear up for sun, surf, barbecues and all the other fun activities that represent summer, they're also concerned with how to keep themselves and their homes comfortably cool this season. Of course, they're also concerned with controlling costs. The average homeowner spends nearly half of their yearly utility bills - an average of $900 - on heating and cooling, according to the Continue Reading ...

Reclaiming The Rooftop: Tips For Decks With A View

Posted on: September 28, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at AB Home Inspections! Tips For Decks With A View: (BPT) - Once reserved for the urban elite, rooftop decks are popping up all over the country as an attractive option that offers a mixture of space savings and an unrivaled view. Rooftop decks take what was formerly unused space - the top of a building or the flat roof over part of a home - and reclaim it for a unique entertaining area or family gathering spot.   "Especially when we're working in cities, Continue Reading ...

5 ways Gardening And Plants Can Reduce Stress

Posted on: September 21, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at A B Home Inspections, Inc.! 5 ways Gardening And Plants Can Reduce Stress: (BPT) - In today's busy world, we're continually searching for new ways to slow down and unwind. This has led more people to discover the calming benefits of gardening and how incorporating plants into decor provides a way to reduce everyday stress.   Studies have shown that indoor plants clean the air by removing 87 percent of airborne toxins in 24 hours, and can Continue Reading ...

Make The Most Of Your Landscaping Projects This Year With These Tips

Posted on: September 14, 2018 by in Blog
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Brought to you by A B Home Inspections, Inc.! Make The Most Of Your Landscaping Projects This Year With These Tips: (BPT) - Home improvement projects aren't constrained to a single season, but during these warmer months, your focus is no longer simply on your home's indoors. Now there's outdoor yard work to do as well, and if you're looking to recreate your outdoor space, your outside projects may include some landscaping. If you have landscaping as part of your to-do list this season, the Continue Reading ...

Hard Water Proves Hard On Your Wallet

Posted on: September 7, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at A B Home Inspections, Inc.! Hard Water Proves Hard On Your Wallet: (BPT) - Hard water, which contains high levels of calcium and magnesium, can be found in nearly 90 percent of American homes. These minerals cause scaling, a buildup that clogs waterlines and plumbing forcing appliances to work harder and operate less efficiently. The scale may also harbor bacteria. The only way to truly remove the hard and soft scale from household water systems is with salt-based water Continue Reading ...

4 Ways To Simplify Your DIY Projects And Home Improvements

Posted on: August 31, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at A B Home Inspections, Inc.! 4 Ways To Simplify Your DIY Projects And Home Improvements: (BPT) - Whether you're working on a spring home improvement project or a summer task, this is the time of year when you focus on improving your home both inside and out. As you look for ways to make your home even better, nothing beats a good DIY project.   DIY home improvement projects are popular each year And they can be as big or small, short or Continue Reading ...

A Great Lawn Begins With A Great Engine

Posted on: August 24, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at A B Home Inspections, Inc.! A Great Lawn Begins With A Great Engine: As the days grow longer and the snow begins to recede, homeowners will once again venture outdoors to get their yards and lawn into tip-top shape for summer fun. But just like your lawn has been hibernating over the long winter, so too has your lawn mower and other small engines. Even if you properly winterized your mower, there are a few things you’ll need to do to ensure it works like it should. To Continue Reading ...

Are Hidden Leaks Damaging your Home, Boosting Water Bills and Harming the Environment?

Posted on: August 17, 2018 by in Blog
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 From your friends at A B Home Inspections, Inc.! Are Hidden Leaks Damaging your Home, Boosting Water Bills and Harming the Environment: Homeowners should always need to check your water meter to detect if there are water leaks. Here are some tips to check for a water leak in your house. Home water leaks waste 1 trillion gallons of water per year, and 10 percent of American homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons of water a day, according to the EPA. Fixing easily detectable leaks Continue Reading ...