Are You Recycling Your Plastic Beverage Containers?

Posted on: January 21, 2019 by in BLOG
No Comments

Brought to you by Bent Nail Inspections! When you place a plastic beverage container in a recycling bin, you are an important part of the product's life cycle, helping that packaging to be used to make something new, over and over again.An astounding 70 percent of what people toss in the trash is actually recyclable, but very few people recycle as often as they should.What exactly happens to plastic beverage bottles that you put in a recycling bin?They are collected, sorted and Continue Reading ...

How To Protect Against The Silent Killer

Posted on: January 14, 2019 by in BLOG
No Comments

From your friends at Bent Nail Inspections! Nationwide, temperatures have begun to dip as we prepare for winter storms. Whether your town is prone to nor'easters or milder winter temperatures, it is important to be prepared for what winter brings.This year's colder weather has already brought an increase in the number of carbon monoxide (CO) incidents across the country. While this poisonous gas can impact individuals at any time of the year, 50 percent of CO poisonings occur between Continue Reading ...

Proven Effective Home Inspection Tips

Posted on: January 10, 2019 by in BLOG
No Comments

Helpful information from your friends at Bent Nail Inspections! As a home buyer, it is essential to learn every detail about the property you are buying. Part of what you need to know is the essentiality of a home inspection. And, before the inspection, you should do your homework first, as a home buyer. Before the inspection itself, review the property disclosures of the seller thoroughly. There may be some issues already listed as you do your review. Be sure to write down the questions, Continue Reading ...

Prep Your Kitchen Against Holiday Pests With These 5 Tricks

Posted on: January 3, 2019 by in BLOG
No Comments

The Article Courtesy of Bent Nail Inspections! The holidays are a busy time, filled with joyful gatherings, plenty of good meals and houseguests galore. But the jam-packed celebrations can also provide an opportunity for uninvited pests to find their way indoors. The experts at Terminix have a few tips for protecting your kitchen from insects, so that you can spend your time enjoying the holidays rather than combating pests.Start with a deep cleanIt's easy for things to fall Continue Reading ...

5 Bathroom DIY Projects For Weekend Warriors

Posted on: December 30, 2018 by in BLOG
No Comments

Helpful information from your friends at Bent Nail Inspections! Dreaming of a bathroom update? Don't wait until you can hire a professional to get the upgraded bathroom you desire. With some simple DIY projects, you'll enhance your home's value and functionality in just a weekend (or less).Project 1: Shower overhaulMany people are surprised it doesn't take weeks for a shower update. Convenient all-in-one kits provide a custom look without the extra work. The American Standard Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Tips for Home Sellers

Posted on: December 28, 2018 by in BLOG
No Comments

The Article Courtesy of Bent Nail Inspections! The home-selling process involves home inspection which may not be a favorable experience in a person's selling journey. However, you can be sure that it's all worth it. Home inspections involve possible buyers entering your home and inspecting every crack to determine if the house you are selling is the perfect home for them. Show the potential buyer your property once before the inspection. If you are so confident that you took care of your Continue Reading ...

The Amount Time Spent on Home Inspection

Posted on: December 27, 2018 by in BLOG
No Comments

The Article Courtesy of Bent Nails Inspections! Have you ever wondered how long does a home inspection take? Most home inspectors take around 3 to 4 hours conducting a home inspection for each property. However, the time varies according to the home's age, size, and condition. As for the size, a 5000-square-foot property may take longer for an inspection. Ideally, one can consider a home inspector good if he spends at least 2-1/2 to 3 hours to conduct a thorough checking on a home. Say, a Continue Reading ...

Important Things to Know about Home Inspection Checklist

Posted on: December 26, 2018 by in BLOG
No Comments

Helpful information from your friends at Bent Nails Inspections! A home purchase is such a thrilling event in any person’s life. Maybe, you are already too eager to buy and own a new home, and that’s what’s making a move more exciting. Nevertheless, such a purchase can be a nightmare too if you do not engage in proper pre-selling activities like a home inspection, for one. You may even have no idea on what details to pay attention to, so you might end up living in a home you least Continue Reading ...

4 Unexpected Bed Bug Hotspots

Posted on: December 24, 2018 by in BLOG
No Comments

Brought to you by Bent Nail Inspections! The term "bed bugs" might make you shudder and picture a mattress teeming with the bloodsucking insects, but don't be fooled; the name is a bit of a misnomer. While almost 70 percent of bed bug infestations are associated with beds or items found near beds, the insects don't limit themselves to those spaces. Bed bugs are experts at hitchhiking and can be found in common spaces like movie theaters and public transportation. Here are a few tips from Continue Reading ...

4 Ways To Recreate Your Entertaining Space

Posted on: December 17, 2018 by in BLOG
No Comments

From your friends at Bent Nail Inspections! The holidays, the big game, New Year's and everything in between: At this time of year there are plenty of reasons to invite family and friends to your home to entertain. In addition, there are also plenty of times - particularly on cold winter nights - when you just want to have a place you can go to get cozy, play a video game or watch a movie in peace.Either can be an appealing option, but do you have an entertaining space that fits the Continue Reading ...