Electrical inspection

How to Save Money on Your Electric Bill This Summer

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The average American household spends about $2,060 per year on energy costs, according to the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Most homeowners waste energy, and wasting energy is like throwing away money. Most homeowners throw away the equivalent of a 42″ flat-screen TV every year in wasted energy. They’re throwing away a brand new mountain bike or a really […]

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Advantages of Solar Energy

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Have you been considering a solar system for your home? Solar energy offers considerable advantages over conventional energy systems. While both types of energy systems have both pros and cons, the pros of solar panels definitely outweigh any flaws. One big advantage is seen during a Texas summer – in the potential savings on your […]

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Landscape Irrigation/Sprinkler System Inspections

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Water can be your yard’s best friend and your home’s worst enemy. Many homes have landscape irrigation sprinkler systems to irrigate and water the lawn.  Lawn sprinkler and irrigation systems are complex mechanical systems with lots of potential failure points, including valves, heads, sensors, shut-off switches. If your lawn sprinkler isn’t operating properly, it can […]

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Cook Up a Plan for Backyard Living

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As we move out of Spring and into Summer, it’s the best time to prepare your backyard and outdoor areas for summer living. In addition to things you can do for your lawn maintenance, pool safety, and keeping your foundation strong, there are some other simple tips to make your yard most enjoyable. Add some […]

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Fall Maintenance Checklist: Yard & Garden

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Plant Spring flowering bulbs Drain fuel from gas-operated lawn equipment Clean and store summer garden tools Re-seed needed areas of the lawn Fertilize the lawn Drain hoses and shut off exterior water valves Check and prepare ice/snow equipment Schedule your Annual Maintenance Inspection with Semper Fi Home Inspections