Insulation

How is Your Indoor Air Quality?

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We’ve all been spending a lot more time indoors in our own homes since the pandemic began, which has us thinking about the quality of our indoor air. If you’ve ever appreciated the smell of a fresh morning and been prompted to open the windows, you know the importance of air quality. Research has shown […]

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Additional Home Inspection Services

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As part of our ongoing efforts to provide a one-stop home inspection solution and always improve our services, we offer these additional home inspection services for our clients in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex area: Infrared Scan A Thermal Infrared (IR) Camera scan of key areas of the home to uncover issues that may otherwise […]

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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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Winterize Your Home Part 3: Roof Preparation

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January and February are the traditional months for ice and snow in Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex area. And your roof is the primary part of your house that protects you and your property from the elements. Get your home ready for winter by preparing your roof. Check the roof for missing/damaged shingles Check for […]

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Winterize Your Home: Protect From Ice & Snow

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Winterizing your home is about making sure that your family is comfortable and protecting your property from the elements. Here are some specific steps to protect your home from problems that can be caused by ice and snow. Prevent pipes from freezing Prepare for a winter storm Protect entryway with mats inside & out Prevent […]

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When Do You Need to Inspect for Asbestos?

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When a home buyer is considering purchasing a structure built before 1980, one of the issues of concern will be the possibility of the presence of asbestos.  Asbestos was popular as a building material because it doesn’t burn, so it was widely used in items that needed to resist heat, including materials such as roof […]

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Installing Attic Insulation

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by Nick Gromicko and Barry Fowler According to the EnergyStar™ Program, heating and cooling costs can be slashed by up to 20% per year by properly sealing and insulating the home. Insulating the attic should be a top priority for preventing heat loss because as heat rises, a critical amount of heat loss from the living areas of the home […]