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What You Need to Know About Stone Foundations

What You Need to Know About Stone Foundations If your home was built before 1915, it may have a stone foundation. As the most common foundation type in historic homes, we often see stone foundations when inspecting homes and older buildings in the Milwaukee region.    Stone foundations do pose unique challenges but do not […]

Home Value Boosters at Every Price

Are you thinking about selling your home? If so, you may wonder what improvements you can make now to elevate the value of your home and make it more attractive to potential buyers.  When it comes to making repairs and preparing your home to go on the market, there is no better strategy than scheduling […]

5 Reasons a Pre-Listing Inspection is a Great Idea

If you are thinking about selling your home, you probably have a lot of things on your mind! Is scheduling a pre-listing inspection one of them? If not, add it to your list; it is a great way to ensure the entire process of selling your home goes smoothly.  A pre-listing inspection is just what […]

7 ways to keep pests out of your home

Even if you’re an animal lover, I’d guess that you’re not keen on the idea of sharing your home with mice, spiders, roaches, and squirrels. They may be cute and fuzzy (or creepy and horrible), but they belong outdoors.  From a home inspection standpoint, there are few things more immediately off-putting than seeing a mouse […]

First-time buyer? What to expect from a home inspection

There are a lot of exciting things about buying your first home. But before you sign on the dotted line, it’s time to schedule a home inspection. The inspection is a critical step because it helps buyers like you make an informed decision about whether this home is right for you. While you may love […]

Easy Cosmetic Home Updates to Make Before You Sell

Are you preparing to sell your home but wondering what you can do to ensure buyers are interested? You may be surprised to hear that you don’t need to do a major kitchen remodel or add a basement bathroom to increase your home’s selling power. In fact, the inexpensive cosmetic updates you make before selling […]

Who Should Attend the Home Inspection

Home inspections are an integral part of a complicated recipe; if you don’t have all of the proper ingredients or know the measurements, the final product can end very poorly. Every chef should have all of the pertinent information before completing his dish. Property inspections are not just for the homebuyer or the home seller, […]

Homeowner Tips for Winter Home Prep

  Homeowner Tips for Winter Home Prep Preparing a home for winter can take a lot of planning and execution. It is a worthwhile task for homeowners who want to welcome the new year with greater comfort and energy efficiency. These tips help homeowners know where to put their focus, and when they should be […]

How to Fix a Window Screen

Window screens play an important role in keeping your home comfortable during the warmer months. When they tear or snag, they are not able to do their job of letting fresh air in your home while keeping bugs out. Fortunately, repairing a broken window screen is a quick and easy home DIY project that anyone […]