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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bent Nail Inspections – Buyers Home Inspection

Posted on: April 18, 2018 by in BLOG, Home Inspections
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Helpful Information From Your Friends At Bent Nail Inspections Purchasing your own home can be both thrilling and scary at the same time, especially for first-time home buyers. This is because it is a lifetime decision that has very serious financial implications, hence can truly be overwhelming. A home inspection is simply a thorough evaluation of a house by licensed professionals to be able to assess its condition. This is important for buyers to get all information they possibly can before Continue Reading ...

2018 Remodeling Trends That Boost Your Home’s Value

Posted on: January 31, 2018 by in home improvement, Home Inspections
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A strong housing market is giving homeowners the confidence to invest in remodeling. In fact, homeowner spending on improvements and repairs will approach $340 billion in 2018, an increase of 7.5 percent from estimated 2017 spending, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.Remodeling can add value to your home while also making it more livable, but not all remodeling projects are created equal. While Continue Reading ...

What You Should Know About Rising Interest Rates

Posted on: May 5, 2017 by in BLOG, Home Inspections
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Homeowners planning to refinance and buyers searching for a home may have an idea of what’s in store for them with regards to interest rates, but they never really know until they lock in a rate. This is in part because rates can change direction fast, and when they rise—as they have been recently—it can cost borrowers a great deal of money and time.The effect of rising interest rates on your home purchaseToday, the median existing home price in the United States is around Continue Reading ...

Reducing Risks While Taking Care Of Business: Tips To Avoid Distracted Driving

Posted on: April 28, 2017 by in BLOG, Home Inspections
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The pace of business never seems to stop, and thanks to the convenience of cell phones, many people work on the go, even while they’re driving. Yet cell phone use is one of the most common type of distracted driving, and it claims thousands of lives and causes thousands more injuries every year.More than a quarter of all car crashes involve cell phone use, both hand sets and hands-free, the National Safety Council (NSC) reports. In 13 percent of fatal crashes, the drivers were using Continue Reading ...