3 Emerging Smart Home Trends of 2019

Posted on: September 12, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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Helpful information from your friends at Bent Nail Inspections! If you're building a new home, you want it to be stylish, functional, and of course, state of the art with the latest technology advancements. Smart home features are on top of the wish list for homeowners, with 81 percent of homebuyers stating they would favor purchasing a home with smart accessories already installed, according to Digitized House. By building your own home, you get the advantage of these features being Continue Reading ...

5 Budget-Friendly Projects That Boost Your Home’s Value

Posted on: September 5, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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Brought to you by Bent Nail Inspections! Whether you plan to sell your home soon or you want to boost the value of your home to make your property more modern and livable. There are many things you can do to achieve your project. The good news is you don't need a massive budget to make a significant impact.Here are five affordable things you can do to boost your home's bottom line. Update the entryway Updating the entryway provides a warm welcome to guests. Clean the space of clutter and Continue Reading ...

4 Home Fix-Ups For Fall

Posted on: August 29, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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The Article Courtesy of Bent Nail Inspections! With cooler days and temperate weather, fall is an excellent time to get outdoors and fix-ups some larger home projects. It is also the best time to prepare for the winter season.“Cold weather can wreak havoc on your house, leaving you with a long list of repairs,” said Cathy McHugh, director, brand management at DAP. “It is important to take preventive action now so you can enjoy the coming weather change, rather than costly repairs Continue Reading ...

Buying A Home Without Breaking The Bank

Posted on: August 22, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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Brought to you by Bent Nail Inspections! Buying a home is one of life’s most significant financial milestones. But people often think it’s out of reach because of the costs involved, including the myth that you have to put 20% down. The fact is, you don’t necessarily need to deplete all of your savings to qualify for a mortgage. And you can purchase a home sooner than many people believe. You aren’t alone in thinking you can’t afford a home right now According to a recent report. Continue Reading ...

Things You Do and Don’t Do That Are Actually Causing Mold and Mildew

Posted on: August 16, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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From your friends at Bent Nail Inspections! One of the most common house problems is mold and mildew. Aside from the health risks mold spores can put you into, it is also extremely harmful to the structural integrity of your home. Have you ever thought about how come you never saw a fast-food chain being built but magically appears somewhere serving burgers and fries?  Pretty much the same with mold! You might be wondering how this type of fungi suddenly pops out of nowhere. There’s Continue Reading ...

What We Provide at Bent Nail Inspections

Posted on: August 7, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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The Article Courtesy of Bent Nail Inspections! Your house is a significant investment. Actually, it could even be your biggest investment! So, you need to get what you really paid for. You don’t want to get stuck on unpleasant surprises once you move in.And while sometimes we think deep cleaning is enough, there could still be some spots out there that you missed from your DIY inspection. You need licensed and certified professionals to do an in-depth check for you.Here at Bent Nail Continue Reading ...

5 Staples For The Ideal DIY Workspace

Posted on: August 1, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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Helpful information from your friends at Bent Nails Inspection! The ideal do it yourself — DIY — is trending among people of all ages. No matter the hobby or home improvement project. Creating a well-equipped workspace is just as important as having the right tools for the job.Whether your workspace is in the garage, a shed or a converted patio or back porch, equipping the space for your ultimate comfort and creativity. You can start your project off on the right foot and keep your Continue Reading ...

5 Smart Home Upgrades That Will Pay Off Later

Posted on: July 25, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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Brought to you by Bent Nail Inspections! Whether you want to make the most of your home now, or you're thinking of selling soon. Smart home upgrades can boost your enjoyment of your home and increase its resale value. Some upgrades improve the aesthetics of your house. While others help save on energy costs or improve the functionality of the home. Still, others can add a touch of luxury.Why not consider smart upgrades for right now, instead of waiting until you're ready to sell?You Continue Reading ...

Expert Lawn Care Tips For A Happy Summer Lawn

Posted on: July 17, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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Brought to you by Bent Nail Inspections! Although grass is highly resilient, you can help your lawn recover from winter and make sure it's in top shape for summer.With these tips from turfgrass researchers around the U.S. 1. Aerify to relieve soil compaction. If your lawn is old or heavily trafficked, or if it sat under wet snow for much of the winter. The soil may be compacted. Aerifying the turf with a core aerator (you can rent the equipment or hire a professional) can open up the Continue Reading ...

How Daylighting Can Brighten Up Your Home

Posted on: July 9, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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The Article Courtesy of Bent Nail Inspections! 5 Ways to brighten up your home with daylighting Looking for relatively quick, doable home improvement projects that won't break the bank?You can create a bright, cheerful home just by changing the lighting. A well-lit space can make rooms appear more spacious. It also brightens the colors of your new decor or accessories.As you begin to plan your lighting, consider a daylighting system that brings natural brightness to all the areas in Continue Reading ...