5 DIY Home Projects You Can Do In Just One Day

Posted on: November 15, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by friends at Metro Augusta Inspection Services Do-it-yourself or DIY are sweeping the nation, and it’s easy to see why. DIY is typically budget-friendly and fulfilling to complete; simply find the right project to match your skill set and needs.To get started, here are five (5) inexpensive DIY home projects that can be tackled by any DIYer, each of which will have an impact on the entire home: 1. Make a hardware swap. Replacing your kitchen cabinets changes the entire Continue Reading ...

Two Areas You Shouldn’t Forget In Your Roof Maintenance Plan

Posted on: November 8, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Metro Augusta Inspection Services As summer gives way to changing colors and colder nights, now is an ideal time to tackle the necessary home maintenance projects that get put off during those sun-filled months – especially when it comes to one of the most protective and necessary aspects of any home, the roof. Cold weather can aggravate a roof and quickly turn minor defects into costly repair bills; in fact, the latest “Cost vs. Value” report from Remodeling Continue Reading ...

A Savvy Homeowner’s 5-Point Outdoor Winterization Checklist

Posted on: November 3, 2017 by in Blog
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A helpful information from Metro Augusta Inspection Services! As temperatures drop, you're reminded that Old Man Winter will soon rear his ugly head. Before the first flurries fly, it's important to take some winterization steps to ensure your home is ready for whatever the season brings.This five-point winterization checklist will help safeguard your home against winter's woes for another year.  1. Inspect windows Inspect each window from the outside to see if any gaps or cracks are Continue Reading ...

Prevent Falls This Fall With A Home Safety Checklist

Posted on: October 25, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from friends at Metro Augusta Inspection Services! After months of sticky heat and humidity, it’s time to put away the shorts and pull out the sweaters because the autumn season is finally here. But, late September brings us more than just cooler temperatures and a wardrobe change. If you or a loved one are over the age of 65, the change in seasons is also an opportunity to think about another kind of fall — the kind that impacts one in four older Americans every year Continue Reading ...

3 New Considerations When Choosing Your Next Garage Door

Posted on: October 18, 2017 by in Blog
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The article courtesy of Metro Augusta Inspection Services! If you’re buying a garage door this fall, you’ll be faced with several decisions that you likely never had to make before. Before you call your local garage door dealer to make that purchase, here are some of the new decisions that you need to face.The design decision  [caption id="attachment_3457" align="alignright" width="300"] Choose a door design that complements the home’s appearance.[/caption] Remember the old adage Continue Reading ...

Emergency Preparedness 101: Know How to Protect Your Family Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Posted on: October 11, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Metro Augusta Inspection Services! Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Beyond inconvenience, widespread and long-term power outages resulting from storms raise a much more serious concern: carbon monoxide (CO) Continue Reading ...

All Home Warranties Are Not Created Equal

Posted on: October 4, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at Metro Augusta Inspection Services! Having a home warranty is a smart way to help deal with the inevitable home repair problems that all property owners face at one point or another. After all, a good home warranty can mean getting expert help when your HVAC system needs to be fixed, your water heater needs to be replaced, or your refrigerator requires a new part.But unfortunately, all home warranties are not created equal. And shopping for a home Continue Reading ...

5 Smart Technology Upgrades to Make the Bathroom the Brainiest Room in the House

Posted on: September 27, 2017 by in Blog
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Article courtesy by Metro Augusta Inspection Services! Smart technology has found a place in virtually every room in the home, even the one where we take care of our most low-tech needs. In fact, thanks to innovations like sensor-operated, self-cleaning toilets, moisture-sensing ventilation fans and digital shower controls, it’s possible to turn an ordinary bathroom into the brainiest room in the house. If you’re ready to upgrade your bathroom with the latest smart technology, here are Continue Reading ...

Artisanal Elegance for Curated Design in the Kitchen

Posted on: September 20, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Metro Augusta Inspection Services! Original, handcrafted décor brings an artisanal elegance to today’s modern kitchen. Designers and homeowners alike are incorporating more one-of-a-kind pieces that bring an individualized artisanship to the heart of the home. These unique fittings and fixtures adapt to multiple style preferences, from modern and contemporary urban design to rustic elegance. When it comes to the kitchen space, handmade furniture and accessories Continue Reading ...

Hot Home Design: 4 Things To Consider When Choosing Siding

Posted on: September 13, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Metro Augusta Inspection Services! Selecting new siding is one of the most important curb appeal decisions homeowners face when building new or remodeling an existing home. With so many options — both classic and modern materials — there’s a lot to consider. Many manufacturers are now combining traditional styles and materials with advanced technologies, delivering a product homeowners can love for years to come. Among all the options on the market, vinyl Continue Reading ...