How Can Insulation Contribute To Home Repair Following A Hurricane?

Posted on: December 29, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at A B Home Inspection, Inc. As we are all too aware, hurricane season is in full swing, and thousands of homeowners across the southern U.S. and Puerto Rico have been hit by mammoth hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Nearly every year, the cost of damages that occur as a result of hurricanes or intense tropical storms making landfall in the U.S. numbers in the billions. Heavy rain, storm surges, and coastal flooding can all contribute to the destruction of homes and other Continue Reading ...

5 DIY Home Upgrades Anyone Can Do In A Day

Posted on: December 22, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from A B Home Inspection, Inc. Do-it-yourself home projects are sweeping the nation, and it’s easy to see why. DIY is typically budget-friendly and fulfilling to complete; simply find the right project to match your skill set and needs. To get started, here are five inexpensive projects that can be tackled by any DIYer, each of which will have an impact on the entire home. Make a Hardware Swap Replacing your kitchen cabinets changes the entire look of your Continue Reading ...

3 Steps To A Healthier, Happier Home

Posted on: December 15, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by A B Home Inspection, Inc. Today, people are more focused on health and wellness than ever before. You know this because you are constantly flooded with advice on what to eat, how (and how much) to exercise, and what to ask your doctors. All of these things are important but what about the vital role the home plays in your healthy lifestyle? As you prepare for another season of indoor living, it’s time to ask: how can I improve the functionality, efficiency, and health of Continue Reading ...

4 DIY Tips To Save Money And Get Your Home Ready For Winter

Posted on: December 8, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at A B Home Inspection, Inc. Many people look forward to the cooler weather. The brisk autumn winds and colorful leaves signal that once again it’s time to take out the sweaters and scarves. There are the hot soups and pumpkin-flavored drinks to keep one warm as the weather gets cooler, but for the conscientious homeowner and dedicated DIYer, it’s time to start winterizing your home. Sealing out pesky drafts around your home helps save energy while also making your Continue Reading ...

The Sound Of Silence: How To Design A Quiet Home Office

Posted on: December 1, 2017 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of AB Home Inspection, Inc. How To Design A Quiet Home Office: In today’s increasingly digital world, it’s no surprise that more employees are opting to work from home. While there may be a shift of physical locations — from the office building to the home — productivity is still paramount, making the need for quiet home workspaces more important than ever. “As urbanization continues, builders and developers are focused on optimizing available land, which Continue Reading ...

Two Roof Areas You Can’t Afford To Overlook This Season

Posted on: November 29, 2017 by in Blog
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The article courtesy of A B Home Inspections, Inc. As summer gives way to changing colors and colder nights, now is an ideal time to tackle the necessary home maintenance projects that get put off during those sun-filled months – especially when it comes to one of the most protective and necessary aspects of any home, the roof. A much-needed roof maintenance to-do's list must be at the ready this season. Cold weather can aggravate a roof and quickly turn minor defects into costly repair Continue Reading ...

4 Reasons Why A Real Estate Franchise Might Be The Career Move For You

Posted on: November 22, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at A B Home Inspections, Inc.! Small business has always been the backbone of the American economy, and today's entrepreneurs are as diverse as American culture itself. Entrepreneurship takes many forms, from freelancers and independent contractors to sole proprietors. In fact, just one form of entrepreneurship — franchises — employs 8 million people and accounts for 40 percent of all retail sales, according to the Small Business Administration. Franchise operations Continue Reading ...

5 Myths About Home Solar Panels, Debunked

Posted on: November 15, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at A B Home Inspections, Inc.! Home solar panels can drastically cut or even eliminate electricity bills, reduce a home’s carbon footprint, increase resale value, and may even help a home sell faster. The cost of rooftop solar systems has fallen dramatically in recent years, and most homeowners have the option of buying the system, leasing it on reasonable payment terms, or having a third-party pay for and install the system at no upfront cost at all Continue Reading ...

The Savvy Homeowner’s 5-Point Outdoor Winterization Checklist

Posted on: November 8, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by friends at A B Home Inspections, Inc.! As temperatures drop, you're reminded that Old Man Winter will soon rear his ugly head. Before the first flurries fly, it's important to take some winterization steps to ensure your home is ready for whatever the season brings. This five-point home winterization checklist will help safeguard your home against winter's woes for another year.  1. Inspect windows Inspect each window from the outside to see if any gaps or cracks are Continue Reading ...

Which Type Of Insulation Is Right For Your Home?

Posted on: November 3, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by A B Home Inspections, Inc.! With the imminent approach of dropping temperatures, many people reach for their sweaters as they run out the door. In a bittersweet farewell to summer, boats are hauled out of the water and taken in to be winterized. Wool sock purchases start to soar, and Instagram is filled again with pumpkin spice latte images. And, don’t forget those pet owners who dress their dogs in miniature rain jackets and scarves. It is officially fall. Often, in Continue Reading ...