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5 Ways To Refresh Your Home For The Holidays

Posted on: December 26, 2019 by in BLOG, Boise Home Inspections
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From Your Friends at Bent Nail Inspections! 'Tis the season for festive holiday gatherings with family and friends. Whether hosting your first or fifteenth celebration, you want your home to be ready to impress. Here are five simple ways to make sure your home is merry and bright for the holidays. 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 holiday spread! Spruce up your counter 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 ...

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 ...