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Home Inspectors Won't Ignore These Three Maintenance Mistakes

You might think that a minor issue with your home can simply be covered up, but a home inspector probably won't feel the same way. Rather than try to hide a problem, you would be better off simply taking care of it before you get called out. Keep reading to learn about three of the most common "minor" issues that home inspectors often catch home owners trying to ignore or cover up.

Five Simple Ways to Boost Your Home's Energy Efficiency

You don't have to wait till Earth Day to think about energy efficiency, it's always a good time to improve your home's energy costs! Remember, going green is a win-win, as it reduces the strain on both the environment and your wallet. Plus, there's no need to get discouraged by only thinking about major projects like installing solar panels; after all, even small, inexpensive changes can yield oversized impacts if they target the areas of greatest waste in your home. In this post, you can learn about 5 simple home improvements that will go a long way toward reducing your energy footprint.

Outdoor Space Design That Adds Value

outdoor umbrellaAs summer fades into fall we are reminded of all the time we love to spend outdoors. Being able to incorporate the outdoors into your home will be a benefit both to you and your family as well as adding value to your home if you choose to sell in the future. Adding value on both ends can only be a plus for you. There are certain items and features that many homeowners choose to add to these indoor/outdoor spaces that are a good idea to consider for your own home.