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 […]

Prevention

What to Do if Your Pipes Freeze

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It never fails to happen: Mother Nature lulls us into a false sense of security with warmer weather, and then another hard freeze (32F or below) sneaks in. And it’s times like these that we forget to take those last protective measures to keep our pipes from freezing, such as leaving faucets dripping. The biggest […]

Savings

Agents: See What the HomeKeepr App Can Do

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We recently hosted a webinar training for the HomeKeepr app for agents that allow you to easily share your chosen vendors with your clients. Learn how to get started with HomeKeepr as a Realtor in the video below, and sign up for the service at http://www.Homekeepr.com/SemperFi. You will start with room for 100 clients and […]

Savings

Cracked Chimney Caps

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Here’s a cracked chimney cap that we found during a home inspection. The masonry rain cap on top of the chimney had broken and started to deteriorate. This is the beginning stage that if not repaired can cause the chimney bricks to become loose and cost much more to repair. The clients were glad we […]

Savings

Do New Homes Need to be Inspected?

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The answer is Yes.  We have inspected many new construction homes.  Here are some facts about new home inspections. Q:  WHEN should a new home be inspected? A:  The best time is several days before the buyer’s final walk-through, but when the builder is mostly done with the home. That allows the builder time to […]

Family

Earn Free Electricity with Ambit

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View this video about free electricity:  www.electricity4u.hotsystem.com/free/   Customer Rewards Program If you’re like most energy customers you’re probably not used to generosity from your energy provider. So you’re probably not going to believe this next part. If you’re an Ambit Energy customer, we actually appreciate your business. And we want to reward you for becoming, […]

Savings

10 Easy Ways to Save Energy in Your Home

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by Nick Gromicko, Ben Gromicko, Rob London and Kenton Shepard  Most people don’t know how easy it is to make their homes run on less energy, and here at InterNACHI, we want to change that. Drastic reductions in heating, cooling and electricity costs can be accomplished through very simple changes, most of which homeowners can […]