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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 Quick Home Fixes To Rest Easy

Posted on: April 16, 2019 by in BLOG
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The Article Courtesy of Bent Nail Inspections! Ongoing, routine upkeep is important to ensure the house stays running. While it may seem easier to put off tasks for a later date, checking off some smaller chores now can help avoid incidents or costly repairs later.“Home maintenance can be easy to overlook when the day-to-day gets busy, but it is important to always make time for safety-related tasks,” said Tarsila Wey, director of marketing for First Alert. “Simple steps such as Continue Reading ...

Real Estate Financing: The 3 Main Factors Lenders Consider

Posted on: April 8, 2019 by in BLOG
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The Article Courtesy of Bent Nail Inspections! Buying a new home is an exciting milestone. While finding the right home is essential, the most important step toward homeownership is making sure you're ready to apply for a home loan.Applying for a mortgage is not something people do every day, so it's natural to have questions. There are several factors that help determine a loan decision, along with strategies you can follow to help position yourself for the best loan at the best Continue Reading ...

Connectivity Is King This Home-Buying Season

Posted on: April 1, 2019 by in BLOG
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The Article Courtesy of Bent Nail Inspections! The spring home-buying season is just around the corner and that means people are busy making improvements to get their homes ready to sell. These days, home upgrades are increasingly focused on one key feature: connectivity. In 2019, buyers want smart homes they can easily control from anywhere. From smart HVAC and sprinkler systems to connected garage door openers, it's all about creating convenience and comfort.Security gets Continue Reading ...

Parenting Advice For Strong Relationships And A Healthy House

Posted on: March 25, 2019 by in BLOG
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Helpful information from your friends at Bent Nail Inspections! Managing work-life balance as a parent comes with challenges, and with busy schedules for both parents and children, disruptions at the last minute can really take a toll on a family's everyday routine. This is especially true when a child has to take a sick day from school due to illness during cold and flu season. It's important to know you're not alone, and with a little focus and positive reinforcement, you can help your kids Continue Reading ...

When Saying ‘I Do’ Means A Move: 5 Tips For Combining Households

Posted on: March 18, 2019 by in BLOG
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Brought to you by Bent Nail Inspections! Getting married means a whole lot of changes, not the least of which could be moving to a new house or apartment. Whether you're getting a brand-new place for the both of you or one of you is shifting all your earthly possessions to join your spouse, it's a good idea to take proactive steps to make crossing that new threshold a little easier.Here are a few tips for taking some of the stress out of moving day - for both of Continue Reading ...

Building A New Home? Protect Yourself Against Today’s Faster, Scarier Fires

Posted on: March 11, 2019 by in BLOG
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From your friends at Bent Nail Inspections! If your new home is among the one million or so being built in the U.S. this year, congratulations! You'll have the chance to customize it to your dream home preferences.One feature that should be at the top of your priority list is the best possible fire protection for yourself and your loved ones: home fire sprinklers. While choosing household systems may not be as fun as picking paint colors and carpeting, it's even more important. And Continue Reading ...