Unique Home Improvements Perfect For DIY

Posted on: February 14, 2018 by in Blog
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Here’s a quick question for you: What’s your favorite DIY project you’ve ever completed? Chances are the answer pops right into your mind, and even if you’ve completed hundreds of DIY projects over the years, you probably have some that truly stand out. Those that weren’t at the top of your list may fall lower for several reasons. Maybe the result wasn’t what you hoped for, the project wasn’t particularly rewarding or you’ve done it before. If that’s the case, don’t Continue Reading ...

Creating A Dream Home With Cypress

Posted on: February 7, 2018 by in Blog
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Transforming the unremarkable into the extraordinary need not be an impossible task. More and more homeowners are finding that lavish looks are both attainable and affordable. Their imaginative design professionals are making it happen, using cypress to create their clients’ dream homes. “Wood is a classic and timeless building material,” says Stephen Logue of the Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association. “And many people are discovering that the inherent beauty of cypress, a Continue Reading ...

5 Must-Have Home Features For Retirees

Posted on: January 31, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at Metro Augusta Inspection Services Sponsored ad content by Clayton Homes As we move through the different stages in our lives, our housing needs change too. The home you were excited to move into in your 30s might not be ideal for those now nearing retirement. According to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, between 2015 and 2035, the number of people over the age of 75 living alone will nearly double from 6.9 million to 13.4 million. Being Continue Reading ...

5 Budget-Friendly Master Bathroom Upgrades You’ll Cherish For Years

Posted on: January 24, 2018 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Metro Augusta Inspection Services What does your bathroom mean to you? Is it an oasis, a place to unwind, relax and let the cares of the day simply melt away? Or is it just another room in your house? If your answer is the latter, then your bathroom isn’t doing everything it could. The good news is, getting your space there doesn’t have to break your bank or signal a months-long remodeling process. The truth is there are plenty of unique, invigorating ways for Continue Reading ...

Infuse Life Into The Bath For A Spa-Like Oasis

Posted on: January 17, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at Metro Augusta Inspection Services Today, more than ever, homeowners gravitate toward design elements that transform the bath into a spa-like oasis. Designers look to incorporate pieces inspired by the natural world to bring renewed energy into the room and create a soothing environment. From fixtures inspired by booming waterfalls, to neutral color schemes and natural light, nature infuses life back into luxury bath design for a serene sense of calm. Neutral calm Light Continue Reading ...

Home Cleaning Routines For Allergy Relief

Posted on: January 10, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Metro Augusta Inspection Services Many people turn to nasal sprays and antihistamines to combat seasonal nasal allergies or hay fever, but keeping the home clean to combat allergens, pollen and dust mite debris is just as important in the fight against allergies. Vacuum often, and with the right filters and bags: One key to minimizing allergens at home is to vacuum at least twice per week. Start by using attachments to clean surfaces up high, working down to the Continue Reading ...

Tips For Efficient, Effective Home Appliances

Posted on: January 3, 2018 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Metro Augusta Inspection Services Today’s typical family home is a buzzing hub of activity where meals are cooked, homework is done and family game nights are contested. In the background of it all: the home appliances that keep life moving along. Focusing on a few maintenance tasks can keep appliances efficient and effective. Maintain tools: Replace vacuum belts periodically to keep your vacuum cleaner running like new, and swap out lawn mowers’ spark plugs once a Continue Reading ...

4 Easy Tips To Increase Kitchen Efficiency

Posted on: December 27, 2017 by in Blog
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Article courtesy of Metro Augusta Inspection Services As the holiday season approaches and the calendar begins to populate, it’s important not to allow the stress of entertaining large groups to become a burden. Below are four (4) kitchen efficiency tips to help organize a kitchen and host with ease, creating a functional space for family and friends to enjoy: Continue Reading ...

6 Tips To Make Your Bathroom Sellable and Enjoyable At The Same Time

Posted on: December 20, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Metro Augusta Inspection Services When it comes time to sell your home, not all rooms are created equal. Sure, potential buyers will walk through the entire house, but their opinion of a few primary rooms can ultimately determine whether they choose to offer or walk. Your bathroom(s) — especially your master bathroom — are among these key rooms. As you prepare to put your home on the market, it’s time to take an honest look at these spaces. What do the Continue Reading ...

6 House Pest Hot Spots Where Critters and Creepy-Crawlies Would Love To Spend The Winter

Posted on: December 13, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Metro Augusta Inspection Services When temperatures cool, critters that were perfectly happy outdoors begin looking for somewhere warm to spend the winter. They may decide your house is the perfect location — unless you take steps to keep them out. You can prepare by learning what’s trying to get into your house and where they would most like to hang out once inside. The National Pest Management Association offers some information on the 6 most common household Continue Reading ...