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10 Reasons Why Buyers Need a Buyer’s Agent

Posted on: December 12, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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Helpful information by Bent Nail Inspections! A buyer's agent is essential to help you navigate the fast-paced market of the real estate world. Imagine having someone who helps streamline the process all while the property owner pays for the commission. Such a win-win, right?  Below are the top 10 reasons why hiring a buyer's agent is totally worth it. 1.       It’s free! Yes. Hiring a buyer's agent is free unless the property is FSBO (for sale by owner) where the seller may not be Continue Reading ...

What Are The Risk of Carbon Monoxide This Winter Season

Posted on: December 4, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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Brought To You By Bent Nail Inspections! As the temperature gets colder, people start using space heaters to get the extra warmth against the cold season. What they know nothing about is the presence of a potential “silent killer” – carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide is a potential health hazard that you need to be on the lookout. As the year nearly ends, more households are demanding more power from furnaces and heaters to keep up with the cold weather. However, many people Continue Reading ...

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Can Kill You

Posted on: November 28, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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Helpful information from your friends at Bent Nail Inspections! Have your home checked for carbon monoxide before it’s too late.Many do not know this but carbon monoxide (CO) is considered a potential hazard. It is a poisonous gas that kills nearly 300 people in their homes each year and about 5,000 people being treated in hospitals due to poisoning. That data is in the US alone. However, that figure is believed to be underestimated since carbon monoxide has flu-like symptoms, only Continue Reading ...

3 Inexpensive Home Maintenance Projects That Could Save You Thousands

Posted on: November 21, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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Brought to you by Bent Nail Inspections! Routine home maintenance: three words that likely evoke eye rolls, exasperated sighs and dread for most homeowners who read, hear or even think about them. However, they’re also a homeowner’s best line of defense when it comes to protecting their most important investment — their home.“Many homeowners insurance policyholders are choosing higher deductibles because it lowers their insurance costs,” said Christopher O’Rourke, Mercury Continue Reading ...

Home Projects You Can Do Before The Holidays

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From your Friends at Bent Nail Inspections ‘Tis The Season To Be Jolly For Home Repairs And DIYs! Less than a month, and it’s officially the holidays. Soon enough, families and friends you haven’t seen the entire year will start roaming around your home. But, if your home could use some improvements before the holiday season, do them now. During our home inspection in Boise, ID, we found common home repairs that are not necessarily costly but could use some good fixing. Below are some Continue Reading ...

Winter Is Coming: Be Prepared For Costly, Damaging Storms

Posted on: November 6, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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Brought To You By Bent Nail Inspections! Winter is coming and the weather is difficult to predict. Use these tips to help protect your home from the costly damage winter storms can bring. Take care of your roofKeep your gutters clear. This keeps ice from accumulating and backing up under the shingles. Trim trees year-round so branches don't fall on your house. Worn-out, missing or damaged siding and roof flashing can let water and ice into your home. Be vigilant and replace Continue Reading ...

Don’t Get Spooked When Home Buying This Halloween!

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Brought to you by Bent Nail Inspections! It’s true you easily get attracted to a person’s looks. That goes the same with homes. Ask any buyer, and they’ll tell you how easy it is to fall in love with the beauty outside. On the bright, sunny day, they’d surely say it's made of sugar, spice, and everything nice. Oh, how perfect that must be!But soon as the night starts creeping in, the blooming backyard is no longer in sight. You are left with the dark, ugly truth hidden in the Continue Reading ...

Five Fall Fix-Ups For Your Outdoor Space

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Brought To You By Bent Nail Inspections! After a long summer relaxing on your deck or patio, autumn is a great time to renovate your outdoor space — or build one from scratch. Home improvement expert Alison Victoria, host of HGTV’s “Windy City Rehab,” offers five tips for fabulous fall fix-ups. 1. Get decked out. Fall is an ideal time to tackle a deck project, whether it be repairs, board replacement or a completely new build. In addition to offering more pleasant temperatures for Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Tips for Buyers

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From your Friends at Bent Nail Inspections! It is one thing to be excited about setting foot into your dream home. But moving into a place where you’ll regret finding unpleasant inclusions is another story you wouldn’t want to experience. You see, buying a home is both exciting and crucial. One most important step before finally closing the deal is to have the home undergo home inspection. If the idea of a home inspection hasn’t crossed your mind yet, think again. Some people feel Continue Reading ...

Top Tips To Protect Valuables From Extreme Weather Disasters

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Helpful Information from Bent Nail Inspections! Natural disasters cost Americans $91 billion in damages in 2018, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.With parts of the country amid peak hurricane season, and other regions of the country approaching the dangerous wildfire and flooding seasons, experts emphasize the importance of safeguarding key assets, especially those irreplaceable personal and financial documents.“As the number of extreme storms in the Continue Reading ...