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2009 

Last week one of my inspectors inspect the house here in Charlotte, North Carolina and ran across one of the worst cases of termite damage that I have seen in a long time. Please see the video. Since termites come from the ground and a return to the ground for moisture. They usually eat the wood ...
02/25/2009
Simple Things You Can Do To Save the Planet We have to go green.  It's actually not a choice.  Most forms of energy that we use help to promote the greenhouse effect or deplete the Ozone layer.  If this continues to happen the Earth's temperature will begin to rise.  A 1° rise in the average temp...
02/24/2009
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Thinking about updating your bathroom, but not sure what to budget -- or if you'll even recoup the costs in today's market? The good news is that modifying a bathroom not only adds daily enjoyment and comfort, but will enhance your home's value as well. "Any changes you make on your house now sho...
02/19/2009
If you are currently considering selling your home then there are certain things that you can do to ensure that you get that all important sale. Certainly, with the way that the economy is currently selling your home has become more difficult and it is now a buyer's market. Below are 8 tips for s...
02/11/2009
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This year, as people are staying closer to home, why not try a home improvement project that involves little effort, makes your house more beautiful and efficient and can provide benefits for years to come -- replacing your windows. Beauty, comfort and energy efficiency are excellent reasons to r...
02/11/2009
This year, as people are staying closer to home, why not try a home improvement project that involves little effort, makes your house more beautiful and efficient and can provide benefits for years to come -- replacing your windows. Beauty, comfort and energy efficiency are excellent reasons to r...
02/11/2009
What if you could easily save money and help the environment at the same time? You can. All it takes is a little expert advice on how to make your home more energy efficient. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the average family spends $1,900 a year on utility bills. Unfortunately, much ...
02/11/2009
With the housing crunch keeping more homeowners in homes they've outgrown, and the economy keeping renovation budgets tight, more homeowners are looking for smaller home improvement projects that offer big return on investment. While many homeowners may think of remodeling as heavy construction, ...
02/11/2009
Your home's flooring does more than provide you and your family with a nice surface. It's an extension of your  style and taste. It says something about you and your home to everyone who walks in through the  door. Selecting the right floor for your home is not easy. Chances are if you've visited...
02/11/2009
Real Estate Agents are very good at what the do.  They are good at marketing showing, selling, and setting up the home inspection.  Although real estate agents are good at recommending professionals including home inspectors, they need to know a little about environmental hazards around the house...
02/11/2009
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