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Major Dilemmas of First-Time Home Buyers

Posted on: October 23, 2019 by in BLOG, Home Inspections
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Helpful Information by Bent Nail Inspections! If you still remember your first home buying experience, you probably know all too well how strikingly emotional that event in your life was.  We know it wasn’t an overnight journey but it wasn’t really a relaxing time either. Here at Bent Nail Inspections, we listed down four major dilemmas first-time home buyers went through. Yes, buying a house is perhaps the biggest purchase one could ever make and so it’s no wonder how it brings to 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 ...

Why Your Clothes Dryer Is An Energy Hog And What You Can Do About It?

Posted on: September 26, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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From Your Friends at Bent Nail Inspections!   Why you may be better off updating your dryer There’s nothing quite as comforting as pulling on your favorite hoodie when it's fresh from the dryer. As much as you love luxuriating in that warmth and softness, you may not be aware just how much energy this beloved appliance burns through in a year. When it comes to energy savings in the laundry room, the dryer has long been an obstacle, and here's why.Unlike washing machines, Continue Reading ...

3 Ways To Refresh Your Household Routine At Back-To-School Time

Posted on: September 19, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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From your Friends at Bent Nail Inspections ! Each year as summer ends, teachers, parents and students alike all begin their back-to-school preparations. Fall is a great time to start fresh, establish new and better routines, and to set family schedules that fit both your needs and the needs of your growing kids. Below are 3 tips to help get your family geared up for a successful school year. 1. Post a central calendar You may be using mostly digital calendars to keep track of your work and Continue Reading ...

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 ...