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Can COVID-19 Live on Surfaces? Everyday Steps You Can Do to Avoid This

Helpful Information About COVID-19 Prevention From Bent Nail Inspections! “People could catch COVID-19 by touching contaminated surfaces or objects – and then touching their eyes, nose or mouth.”- World Health Organization According to the World Health Organization, it is not yet certain how long the virus that caused COVID-19 can survive on surfaces but studies suggest that it can persist from a few hours up to several days.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC Continue Reading ...

What’s Next In Outdoor Living? Top Trends For 2020

(BPT) - The appeal of all things al fresco has never been higher with homeowners across the country investing more time and money than ever before into their outdoor spaces. Based on insights from decking contractors, retailers, and home design experts, industry leader Trex Company has compiled its annual outdoor living forecast, predicting the top design trends for 2020 and beyond. “It’s always fascinating to compare the trends reported by our customers with those projected by the Continue Reading ...

Tips to get your house ready for entertaining

(BPT) - Whether hosting family and friends for your first or fifteenth time, you want your home to be ready to impress. Here are five simple ways to make sure your home is refreshed and ready for any entertaining occasion. 1. Refresh kitchen counters Since the kitchen is where people mingle the most, don’t leave old, dirty caulk to be the focal point behind your delicious spread! Spruce up your countertop and backsplash by removing and replacing the old caulk. Consider using a caulk Continue Reading ...

The surprising range of career opportunities in the landscape industry

(BPT) - Planning your next career move? Job seekers may think they have explored every possible option after attending job seminars or visiting career counselors, but the landscape industry is an often-overlooked field that’s full of diverse opportunities from entry level to management positions. According to the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), the landscape industry needs to fill 300,000 positions this year and now is peak hiring season. While you might have a Continue Reading ...

Bringing the indoors out: 2020 outdoor living trends

(BPT) - 2020 outdoor living trends are all about enjoying your backyard alfresco — but with the comfort and ease, you expect from your indoor spaces. Today's outdoor spaces are transforming into an extension of the home. The current outdoor design also takes into account the look and feel of your entire home, including the interior and exterior, building materials, and surroundings. Connecting with nature: Biophilic design Biophilic design is achieved when natural elements are Continue Reading ...

Need a Home Inspector

Posted on: July 15, 2015 by in home inspector
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Why Do You Need A Home Inspector?   Home inspectors are professionals whose job description is inspect the structure and safety of a home before selling or purchasing it. In a 2001 survey, there are about 77 % potential and selling home owners who would employ a home inspector to evaluate their house before foregoing with any purchase or deal. Why is it necessary to get a home inspector? Is home inspection, something that homeowners and potential home owners could do on their own? Continue Reading ...

Home Inspectors Areas Missed Out

Posted on: July 8, 2015 by in home inspector
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Areas Commonly Missed Out by Home Inspectors   Although the home inspection process can be a thorough process, still there are areas that are commonly missed out by home inspectors. But this however, is but a tip for home owners who may wish to have their homes inspected, whether for personal satisfaction and security or whether you are planning to have a house sold in the market. But let us first get to the importance on the need to have a home inspection. Let's learn the things you Continue Reading ...

Home Inspectors and Inspections

Posted on: July 2, 2015 by in home inspector
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Things You Should Know About Home Inspectors and Inspections   Getting a home inspector to check on a house on sale can be a very crucial point in sealing a deal. If you are a seller, getting a home inspector could be very beneficial for you. This would help you understand what needs to be improved or repaired and at the same time, would help your realtors realize the true value of your home. If you are a prospective buyer or seller and planning to get a home inspector, then there Continue Reading ...

Preparing for Home Inspector

Posted on: June 30, 2015 by in home inspector
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Things to Consider to Prepare for Home Inspectors   Many homeowners may not initially like the idea, but in truth and in fact it would be best to get to know the basic things to consider preparing for home inspectors. While some people consider home inspectors as portents of doom, realistically, they are actually your next best friends in ensuring you get the value for your money when investing in a home. Therefore, you must know the value of a good home inspector. Many states Continue Reading ...

Value of Good Home Inspector

Posted on: June 25, 2015 by in home inspector
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The Value of a Good Home Inspector   The value of a good home inspector is far more important than what people actually think, most especially if you are out in the market to buy or sell a house. The primary task of home inspectors is the assessment of the present condition of a house or real estate property, which is intended to make sure that a client is satisfied with a property for sale or one that is planned to be sold. Basically this process is conducted to ensure the Continue Reading ...