The Domicile Difference vs. Some of the Others

Unfortunately, it is not unusual to run across inspectors and builders who refuse to go any further than what is legally required of them. While they may perform inspections which conform to the minimum legal requirements and meet basic Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), they are too often content to stop there. Instead of seeing the SOPs as a floor from which to rise, they see them as a ceiling which limits their efforts. When an inspector takes this kind of minimal approach to inspections, homeowners can be less than fully informed and only partially protected. Continue Reading

Radon is Real

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In 2018, an estimated 154,050 Americans will die from lung cancer [1]. While many of them are current or former tobacco users, approximately 30,000 individuals will have never smoked or used any form of tobacco [2]. So, how did these people, who had taken a significant precaution, develop lung cancer? According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), exposure to radon gas was the primary culprit.

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Moving? Check Out These Tips Before Selling

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If you’ve decided to upgrade your current home or downsize to something a bit cozier, you’ll have to sell your current home before you can move. So, what can you do to attract potential buyers and sell your house faster? From having a pre-inspection completed to getting rid of clutter, here are some of the top ways to ensure your home sells as quickly as possible and for the best price.

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5 High-Tech Devices You’ll Want in Your Home

It’s impossible to deny that technology is amazing. It seems like every day we are being introduced to new high-tech devices that are designed to make our lives easier. As a homeowner how can you decide which gadgets are beneficial and which are just fancy toys? The huge array of options can be overwhelming. To help you keep up, we’ve looked through the latest high tech home devices on the market and identified five of them that are extremely useful.

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What are the Symptoms of Mold Exposure?

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Mold can grow any place there is moisture, meaning the likelihood that you and your family have been exposed to mold is higher than you might think [1]. Unfortunately, mold exposure can lead to a variety of health problems, ranging from just irritating, such as sniffling and sneezing, to severe chronic lung illnesses. Even more unfortunate is the fact that many people do not realize they are suffering from mold exposure.

To help you determine whether or not you have been exposed to mold, look through this list of the most common signs of mold exposure.

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