How To Keep Pests Out Of Your Chimney

Posted on: November 12, 2018 by in BLOG
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The Article Courtesy of Bent Nail Inspections! As temperatures drop, many people will start spending more time in the warmth of their homes. Animals don't have the luxury of extra heating and take whatever refuge they can find, making chimneys a convenient place for pests to seek shelter.The team at Terminix has some helpful information to share so that homeowners can be better prepared to address critters that find their way into chimneys.What kinds of pests can end up in your Continue Reading ...

5 Alarming Places Where Germs Are Hiding In Your Kitchen

Posted on: November 5, 2018 by in BLOG
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Helpful information from your friends at Bent Nail Inspections! Your kitchen may look clean, but here's the dirt on what's really happening. Although a quick daily clean might keep some of the bacteria at bay, it's important to remember that germs are lurking in the dark corners often overlooked! Since the kitchen tends to be where family and friends congregate, not only is it alarming to discover that things may not be as clean as you thought they were, bacteria can come in contact with the Continue Reading ...

Integrate Accessories For Added Luxury

Posted on: October 29, 2018 by in BLOG
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Brought to you by Bent Nail Inspections! Accessories bring a sense of purpose into a space and, with thoughtful selection, can transform a room into an elevated experience. When used creatively and in unexpected ways, they add the perfect finishing touch to a space and can transform the overall aesthetic and design.From hardware to purposefully placed décor, integrate accessories artfully and functionally to achieve beauty and balance for an even more luxurious space.A balanced Continue Reading ...

3 Questions To Ask When Looking For Your New HVAC Unit

Posted on: October 22, 2018 by in BLOG
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From your friends at Bent Nail Inspections! If you subscribe to the belief that your home is your castle, then you naturally expect to be comfortable in that castle, right? Whether it's the middle of winter or the dog days of summer, your home's HVAC system plays a vital role in supporting this comfort, so if you're in the market for a new system, here are three questions you should ask before purchasing your new system.Is the unit the right size for your home?In the world of HVAC Continue Reading ...

Uncommon – But Important – Baby Safety Steps

Posted on: October 15, 2018 by in BLOG
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The Article Courtesy of Bent Nail Inspections! You take every precaution to make sure your family is safe and healthy. There are locks placed strategically throughout the house, baby gates installed on all stairways and little plastic plugs in every electrical outlet. You think your little ones will be safe and secure in these spaces, but have you done enough to ensure their health and wellness?Whether you're a new parent or have toddlers in tow, there are a few more things you should Continue Reading ...

Going Green a Smart Real Estate Strategy That Adds Value

Posted on: October 8, 2018 by in BLOG
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Helpful information from your friends at  Bent Nail Inspections! Real estate insight: Green home improvements boost value, shorten sale timeAre you thinking of selling your house and want to know some of the best ways to boost your home's value, demand top dollar and potentially inspire a bidding war? Whether you're selling in a few months or a few years, there is one strategy that gets noticed in real estate markets across the United States: green home improvements.Green homes Continue Reading ...

4 Ways To Use Technology To Simplify Your Home Buying Process

Posted on: October 1, 2018 by in BLOG
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Brought to you by  Bent Nail Inspections! With increased competition in many cities around the country, finding ways to simplify the home buying process while saving money is top of mind for potential home buyers. Many consumers are seeking real estate brokerages that make the home buying process less stressful by providing access to tech-based tools, data and the guidance of smart, local agents."Buying a home is typically the most expensive purchase most people will make, and people Continue Reading ...

Before You Renovate, Have You Considered This?

Posted on: September 24, 2018 by in BLOG
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From your friends at Bent Nail Inspections! Home improvement projects are popular this time of year and you've certainly tackled your share of DIY to-dos in the past. But not this year. This year you realize it's time to go big, to go bold, to set aside those traditional home improvement projects for another year and do something even bigger.Yes, this year, it's time to renovate.Whether your plans include renovating one room, a floor or your entire home, there's no denying that a Continue Reading ...

Watch What You Heat: 5 Kitchen Safety Tips

Posted on: September 17, 2018 by in BLOG
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The Article Courtesy of Bent Nail Inspections! Cooking equipment is the top cause of home fires, and the second leading cause of home fire deaths, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)."Considered to be one of the more preventable types of fires, kitchen fires can be avoided by following a few common-sense guidelines," says Tarsila Wey, director of marketing at First Alert. "Home safety experts recommend having at least one fire extinguishing product conveniently Continue Reading ...

3 Elements To Create A Dream Bathroom Sanctuary

Posted on: September 10, 2018 by in BLOG
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Helpful information from your friends at  Bent Nail Inspections! Bathrooms reign supreme, overtaking kitchens as the most popular remodeling project, according to a new survey by the National Association of Home Builders. In the study, remodelers reported on the most common projects in 2017 and 81 percent performed bathroom remodeling.Whether you're hiring the project out or taking the DIY route, fashioning the bathroom of your dreams can enhance your home's value and add enjoyment to Continue Reading ...