Home Security Tips For The Holidays

Posted on: December 24, 2018 by in Blog
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For many, the holiday season means travel! In fact, millions of U.S. residents travel more than 50 miles away from home during the holiday season. Unfortunately, burglars are also aware of these holiday season travel statistics. So, here are Orlando Home Inspections Home Security Tips for the Holidays. While many families look forward to the holidays, it is easy to get carried away with excitement and forget to prepare your home for your time away. There's nothing worse than coming back Continue Reading ...

5 Steps To Help Improve The Value Of Your Prefabricated Home

Posted on: December 17, 2018 by in Blog
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While property appreciating is never a sure thing, here are Orlando Home Inspection 5 simple steps that may help the value of your prefabricated home. The majority of Americans believe buying a home is a wise financial decision - 84 percent, to be exact, according to a recent survey. Why is this such a widely held belief? In short, buying a home brings the potential for home equity and appreciation into your financial situation. For some, including first-time homebuyers, this can be Continue Reading ...

How To Protect Against The Silent Killer Carbon Monoxide

Posted on: December 3, 2018 by in Blog
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Nationwide, temperatures have begun to dip as we prepare for winter storms. Whether your town is prone to nor'easters or milder winter temperatures, Orlando Home Inspection knows it is important to be prepared for what winter brings. This year's colder weather has already brought an increase in the number of carbon monoxide (CO) incidents across the country. While this poisonous gas can impact individuals at any time of the year, 50 percent of CO poisonings occur between November and February, Continue Reading ...

‘Tis The Season To Get The Home Ready For Holiday Entertaining

Posted on: November 26, 2018 by in Blog
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Orlando Home Inspection's smart tips to prepare the kitchen and dining room for holiday entertaining. As the year winds down, social calendars fill up with merriment-filled gatherings among friends and family. When hosting a seasonal gathering at home, being proactive can help streamline tasks and reduce stress. From whipping up a feast to toasting in the New Year, here are five ideas for getting the heart of the home - the kitchen and dining spaces - ready for holiday entertaining. Simplify Continue Reading ...

What’s Making Noise In Your Attic?

Posted on: November 19, 2018 by in Blog
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Was that a squeak you just heard? A thump? What could possibly be making those noises inside your house, and what can you do to help get rid of whatever pest has decided to move in? The experts at Orlando Home Inspection have some information on what might be going bump in your attic. Birds Chirping or flapping coming from your attic area indicates that a bird (or two) may have decided to make a home up there. If your attic area has high ceilings or open beams, birds will have ample room to Continue Reading ...

Top Exterior Trends To Inspire Your 2019 Home Projects

Posted on: November 12, 2018 by in Blog
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Thinking of adding a deck? How about replacing the tired, worn siding on your house? Now that the weather is colder, it's the perfect time to curl up with a hot beverage and start planning. The Orlando Home Inspections' 2019 home projects that you can nail the budget and settle on the look you're after. "Updating your home's exterior can make an older home look more modern, but it can also make a new build feel warmer and more established," says Kristine Swint, an in-house design expert at Continue Reading ...

4 Insurance Myths And Misconceptions Dispelled

Posted on: November 5, 2018 by in Blog
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Orlando Home Inspector Identifies several myths and misconceptions that exist when it comes to insurance. For example, true or false? It costs more to insure red cars. The answer is false. Car color has no impact on insurance premiums; however, factors like your driving history, annual mileage driven, the cost of your vehicle and other things will affect how much you'll pay for insurance. Insurance is one of the most useful investments. You can make to help safeguard your belongings and Continue Reading ...

5 Steps To Protect Your Home From Rodents This Fall

Posted on: October 29, 2018 by in Blog
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Between the potential health issues and possible damage to your home, the last thing you want to hear is the scurrying of little rodent feet in your walls or attic. Luckily, Orlando Home Inspection has these steps you can take that will help keep those critters out. Once they're inside, rats and other rodents can do a lot of harm to your home. This includes damage to electrical wiring, metal or plastic pipes and insulation found in walls and attics. On top of structural damage, the critters Continue Reading ...

How To Make Sure Your Door Hardware Makes The Grade

Posted on: October 22, 2018 by in Blog
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Short, chilly days mean more time spent indoors with family and friends. This is the perfect time to focus on home improvement, starting with finding the right door hardware. Orlando Home Inspection tells us on how to make sure your door hardware makes the grade. Home security is typically top-of-mind. Door hardware such as locksets and deadbolts are generally overlooked and purchasing new locks is not a simple decision. Does it need to withstand repeated, long-term use? Or heavy impact, in Continue Reading ...

Why Our World Needs Wood

Posted on: October 15, 2018 by in Blog
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More than 30 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly established World Habitat Day, an important step in acknowledging that everyone deserves a safe place to live. Orlando Home Inspection tells us why our world needs wood. However, housing availability in many cities is at a crisis level, where families have to choose between daily essentials and keeping roofs over their heads. Half of U.S. renters are living paycheck to paycheck because they're spending more than 30 percent of their Continue Reading ...