The Amount Time Spent on Home Inspection

Posted on: December 27, 2018 by in BLOG
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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
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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
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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
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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 ...

Tips For Using Metals In Home Decor

Posted on: December 10, 2018 by in BLOG
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The Article Courtesy of Bent Nail Inspections! While trends in home decor often change, there is one constant design feature that continues to shine, literally: metals.Today, homeowners can find creative ways to incorporate a regal touch that produces a timeless look with modern appeal.Take the TemperatureA first step in implementing metallic decor is understanding the temperature of the metals. Think of brass, copper and gold as warm, while silver and aluminum are cooler, and Continue Reading ...

Know Your Enemy: Bed Bugs

Posted on: December 3, 2018 by in BLOG
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Helpful information from your friends at Bent Nail Inspections! Does the thought of a bed bug infestation send a shiver down your spine? Do you immediately think of insects hiding in beds? Did you know that bed bugs aren't just found in those places? The experts at Terminix are here to clear up some common misconceptions and provide information so that you can be more prepared than scared if you ever find yourself dealing with these pests.What are bed bugs?If you've never seen one, Continue Reading ...

High-Tech Appliance Trends From The House Beautiful “Whole Home Project” Concept House

Posted on: November 26, 2018 by in BLOG
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Brought to you by Bent Nail Inspections! On a tree-lined street in the Brookhaven neighborhood of Atlanta, a house built with the goal of better living through design opens its doors to the public this fall. Each space was created with comfort, peace and serenity in mind, from the decluttered entryway, to the intuitive kitchen with luxurious state-of-the-art appliances designed to easily bring healthy choices to a family's nightly dinner and provide flexibility in food preparation, to the Continue Reading ...

3D Printing Is Reimagining The Way We Live Today

Posted on: November 19, 2018 by in BLOG
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From your friends at Bent Nail Inspections! When additive manufacturing technology - better known as 3D printing - was first invented more than 30 years ago it was intended to make the product design and manufacturing process more efficient. At that time, 3D printing was used primarily as a way to create prototypes to validate and perfect product design, but the inventor, Chuck Hull, had no idea how it would change the way we live.Today, 3D printing has evolved beyond product Continue Reading ...

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 ...