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Preparing Your Home For Summer Travel Season

Dallas Home Inspection’s 5 tips on preparing your home for summer travel season   According to AAA Travel, nearly 100 million Americans – four in 10 U.S. adults – are planning to take a family vacation in 2019, with two-thirds of all families embarking on a summer getaway. As families across the country take time…

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Keep Your Home Cool And Improve Indoor Air Quality

Dallas Home Inspection List on How To Keep Your Home Cool And Improve Indoor Air Quality Summer heat may be good if you’re at the beach or pool, but when you’re at home, it often means fighting scorching temperatures with costly air conditioning. Not only can this feel like an endless battle during the dog…

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You Might Need A Landscape Professional If …

Dallas Home Inspections’ 5 signs you need to hire a landscape professional In this age of DIY, many outdoor home projects look doable. The truth is, plenty of outdoor projects tackled by homeowners to save money are better left to landscape professionals. When attempting these projects on their own, homeowners soon realize that some jobs…

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How To Add A Bathroom In The Basement Or Garage

It’s home improvement season, which means you’re probably dreaming of enhancements to make your space more livable and to enhance property value. Dallas Home Inspection knows adding a bathroom is a great way to do both, but for many people, concrete poses a potential problem. Want to add a bathroom to your garage? How about…

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Room Redesign? Start With The Floor

Dallas Home Inspections 5 trusty tips for a room redesign (Hint: Start with the floors) To change the look of any room, start with the floor. A beautifully finished hardwood floor adds warmth and charm – and the range of options available for hardwood floors today can truly transform a room. With choices from soft…

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4 Home Upgrades Suitable For The Whole Family

With a bustling household and busy family schedules, home upgrades are often a low priority compared to time spent with loved ones. Consider Dallas – Fort Worth Home Inspections four home upgrades idea fit for the entire family, which require little time commitment and deliver long-lasting benefits. 1. Pick paint colors that age well. Paint…

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Getting Started With Solar Panels

It may be easier than you think to have solar panels installed in your home. According to Dallas Home Inspectors and residential solar experts, here are the 5 simple steps involved in going solar panels. With more Americans “going green” than ever before, you’ve probably already started thinking about doing it yourself. Perhaps you’ve increased…

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Moving Made Simple

Dallas Home Inspection’s moving made simple tips and trick to save time and stress moving Moving is an exciting time as you look forward to settling into your new home sweet home. However, it’s also a stressful time as you try to move your belongings from one place to another, as well as set up…

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Dispelling Myths About Home Warranty Plans

This article by Dallas Home Inspection is meant to help you understand home warranty plans, as well as separate fact from fiction. If you’re considering a home warranty plan, you are probably doing your due diligence – as you should – on how they work, who the different providers are and what to expect from…

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Real Estate Ready: Smart Tips For First-Time Homebuyers

Home Inspection Dallas few tips to first-time homebuyers to keep in mind to ensure a smooth process and the happy outcome so you don’t have to delay your decision to buy a home. Today’s first-time homebuyers face a variety of hurdles when trying to enter the real estate market. While interest rates have declined recently…

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3 Weekend Projects To Cut Your Energy Bills

Dallas Home Inspection Tips To Cut Your Energy Bills Seasons come and go, but one thing remains the same – energy bills. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the average annual energy cost for a single-family American home is more than $2,000. While some of this cost is due to the rise in…

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Clearing The Air: 5 Facts To Know When Choosing New Roofing

Here are Dallas Home Inspection’s five key facts you should know about residential attic ventilation systems before installing a new roof. When choosing products and materials for a new roof, many homeowners focus mainly on color and what their shingles will look like next to their existing siding or brick. Naturally, aesthetics and curb appeal…

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Money-Saving Roofing Secrets Every Homeowner Should Know

Replacing an aging or damaged roof is an important step in providing crucial protection from the damage the elements can dish out – from heat, wind, and rain, to snow, sleet and hail. But homeowners may not realize that the type of roof shingle they choose can make a big difference, not only in the…

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Expert Lawncare Tips For A Happy Summer Lawn

It’s been a rough winter in many parts of the country, but spring is here at last – and that means it’s time to give your lawn a bit of TLC. Although grass is highly resilient, you can help your lawn recover from winter and make sure it’s in top shape for summer with these…

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6 Features Luxury Home Buyers Desire

Modern trends in luxury homes are not just about location, size or specific decor, but reflecting the sophistication of their buyers. Dallas – Fort Worth Home Inspectors agree that Buyers in today’s luxury home market desire innovative features that enhance their quality of life, provide extra touches of relaxation and use smart technology to increase…

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5 Top Tips For Low-Maintenance Landscaping

A lush lawn and garden boost your home’s curb appeal, but it also takes a lot of your free time. You want to spend that time enjoying the space, not taking care of it. The solution? Dallas Home Inspection’s few low-maintenance landscaping strategies to keep your yard looking great while maximizing your relaxation time. 1.…

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Easy Tips For Sparkling Hardwood Floors

Spring is just around the corner. Time to spruce up your home, clean out those dusty corners according to Dallas Home Inspector. You’re not alone in the spring cleaning adventure – as per American Cleaning Institute, 91 percent of Americans participate in spring cleaning. As you join your fellow Americans this year, don’t forget to…

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Retaining Walls To The Rescue

Segmental retaining wall (SRW) units are one of the most versatile landscaping tools in the homeowner’s and professional landscaper’s toolbox. Dallas Home Inspector of Burgess Inspection Group believes retaining wall units have evolved from just being used to retain soil, transition slopes and prevent erosion. Today’s SRWs can do all that plus serve as multipurpose…

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Dallas-Fort Worth Home Inspection Firm Announces 50th Anniversary

Dallas-Fort Worth real estate home inspection experts, Burgess Inspection Group, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The company is known for its excellent service, commitment to detail and consistently serving the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Get detailed, professional home inspections before you buy your Dallas-Fort Worth home with Burgess Inspection Group, which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary.…

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Want To Buy A Home? Do The Math

It is a common misconception that a 20 percent down payment is required to buy a home. Advice to wait and save a large down payment is often based on the theory that the cost of mortgage insurance (MI). It is required when you buy with a smaller down payment, should be avoided. This may…

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Top 10 Value-Enhancing Home Improvement Projects For Older Homes

If you feel you’ve settled for your home, or perhaps you love the older property but want to give it a face-lift, here are some Dallas Home Inspector’s leading home-improvement projects for older homes.       Do you own an older home, and are you looking to make upgrades that matter? Strategic enhancements not…

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