Debunk 5 Myths About Home Solar Panels

Posted on: November 15, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Metro Boston Property InspectionsHome solar panels can drastically cut or even eliminate electricity bills, reduce a home’s carbon footprint, increase resale value, and may even help a home sell faster. The cost of rooftop solar systems has fallen dramatically in recent years, and most homeowners have the option of buying the system, leasing it on reasonable payment terms, or having a third-party pay for and install the system at no upfront cost at all for the Continue Reading ...

Which Type Of Home Insulation Is Right For You?

Posted on: November 8, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Metro Boston Property Inspections With the imminent approach of dropping temperatures, many people reach for their sweaters as they run out the door. In a bittersweet farewell to summer, boats are hauled out of the water and taken in to be winterized. Wool sock purchases start to soar, and Instagram is filled again with pumpkin spice latte images. And, don’t forget those pet owners who dress their dogs in miniature rain jackets and scarves. It is officially Continue Reading ...

The Savvy Homeowner’s 5-Point Outdoor Winterization Checklist

Posted on: November 3, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Metro Boston Property Inspections! As temperatures drop, you're reminded that Old Man Winter will soon rear his ugly head. Before the first flurries fly, it's important to take some winterization steps to ensure your home is ready for whatever the season brings.This five-point winterization checklist will help safeguard your home against winter's woes for another year. 1. Inspect windows Inspect each window from the outside to see if any gaps or cracks are present. Continue Reading ...

5 Effortless DIY Projects to Prep Your Home for Fall and Beyond

Posted on: October 25, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Metro Boston Property Inspections!  The telltale signs are all there. Maybe it’s football season, the changing color of the trees right outside your door, or the crisp morning air that’s suddenly taken on a chill. Yes, there’s no denying it, fall is here and winter is quickly following behind.  No matter where you live in the country, the colder months are synonymous with the indoor months. Your home becomes your refuge as well as your sanctuary. But as you prepare Continue Reading ...

House Hunting and Credit: What You Need to Know

Posted on: October 18, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Metro Boston Property Inspections!  By now it is something of a cliche to call homeownership the American dream. But even if sitting on your own deck, looking over your picket fence and sipping lemonade doesn’t move you, homeownership is still one of the best ways to build wealth. For many, owning a home is cheaper than renting and, in the long run, the biggest investment they will ever make. It is also a practical financial move thanks to the fact that you're Continue Reading ...

All Home Warranties Are Not Created Equal

Posted on: October 11, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Metro Boston Property Inspections!  Having a home warranty is a smart way to help deal with the inevitable home repair problems that all property owners face at one point or another.  After all, a good home warranty can mean getting expert help when your HVAC system needs to be fixed, your water heater needs to be replaced, or your refrigerator requires a new part.  But unfortunately, all home warranties are not created equal. And shopping for a home warranty can be Continue Reading ...

Emergency Preparedness 101: Know How to Protect your Family against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Posted on: October 4, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by friends from Metro Boston Property Inspections! Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations.  Beyond inconvenience, widespread and long-term power outages resulting from storms raise a much more serious concern: carbon monoxide (CO) Continue Reading ...

5 Smart Technology Upgrades to Make the Bathroom the Brainiest Room in the House

Posted on: September 27, 2017 by in Blog, home improvement
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Article courtesy of Metro Boston Property Inspections! Smart technology has found a place in virtually every room in the home, even the one where we take care of our most low-tech needs. In fact, thanks to innovations like sensor-operated, self-cleaning toilets, moisture-sensing ventilation fans and digital shower controls, it’s possible to turn an ordinary bathroom into the brainiest room in the house. If you’re ready to upgrade your bathroom with the latest smart technology, here are Continue Reading ...

Hot Home Design: 4 Things To Consider When Choosing Siding

Posted on: September 20, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful Information from friends at Metro Boston Property Inspections! Selecting new siding is one of the most important curb appeal decisions homeowners face when building new or remodeling an existing home. With so many options — both classic and modern materials — there’s a lot to consider. Many manufacturers are now combining traditional styles and materials with advanced technologies, delivering a product homeowners can love for years to come. Among all the options on the Continue Reading ...

Artisanal Elegance for Curated Design in the Kitchen

Posted on: September 13, 2017 by in Blog, home improvement
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This article is courtesy of Metro Boston Property Inspections! Original, handcrafted décor brings an artisanal elegance to today’s modern kitchen. Designers and homeowners alike are incorporating more one-of-a-kind pieces that bring an individualized artisanship to the heart of the home. These unique fittings and fixtures adapt to multiple style preferences, from modern and contemporary urban design to rustic elegance. When it comes to the kitchen space, handmade furniture and accessories Continue Reading ...