Retaining Walls

Posted on: March 18, 2016 by in Blog
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5 Ways To Improve Your Outdoor Space With Retaining Walls When you picture a retaining wall, do you imagine it holding back dirt? That's the most common use for retaining walls - to address elevation changes and prevent erosion. But concrete segmental retaining wall (SRW) units are multi-purpose landscaping tools with many more uses. Site planners, engineers, landscape architects, designers, developers and builders have long relied on SRWs to manage sloping properties, provide more usable Continue Reading ...

Spring Cleaning

Posted on: March 9, 2016 by in Blog
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7 Steps To Allergy Relief With Spring Cleaning Longing for allergy relief? To stop the endless cycle of sniffles, sneezes and wheezes, it's time to ready your vacuum and rubber gloves. Spring cleaning helps eliminate allergens so you can relax, breathe easy and enjoy the season. "People who suffer from allergies may not realize there's a direct connection between cleaning your home and reducing allergy symptoms," says allergist Bryan Martin, DO, president of the American College of Continue Reading ...

Boston Home Inspection Green Deck-Building Tips

Posted on: March 3, 2016 by in Blog
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Stack The Deck In Mother Nature's Favor With These Green Deck-Building Tips Communing with the bounty of nature in your own backyard is one of the many advantages of having a deck. Not only does it boost home value, a deck gives you a comfortable venue for enjoying the outdoors - and what could be more environmentally friendly than spending some time with Mother Nature? But is your deck really as "green" as it could be? Some decks are simply greener than others by virtue of the materials Continue Reading ...

Purchasing A Home with Boston Home Inspection

Posted on: February 25, 2016 by in Blog
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  5 Things To Discuss With Your Significant Other Before Purchasing A Home   In a relationship, you count on your significant other to be there with you through the good and the bad. They are your best friend, your confident and your closest ally. And you count on being able to have important conversations with them as well. One of those important conversations every couple should have focuses on money and each person's respective financial goals, especially if you are Continue Reading ...

Bring Order To The Kitchen with Boston Home Inspection

Posted on: February 18, 2016 by in Blog
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  Resolve To Cut Clutter: Quick, Easy Ways To Bring Order To The Kitchen   The kitchen may be the heart of the home, but it's also home to a lot of clutter. From food and utensils to small appliances and phone chargers, the kitchen is the second most-cluttered room in the house, according to a Moen Consumer and Market Insights Group. But, that doesn't mean has to be difficult or even complicated. Make it one of your New Year's resolutions to bring order to the kitchen with Continue Reading ...

Home Transformation with Boston Home Inspection

Posted on: February 11, 2016 by in Blog
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Transform Your Home Today, Stay Safe Tomorrow While many can only dream of the day they'll retire, for baby boomers, that dream is quickly becoming a reality. By the year 2030, approximately 20 percent of Americans are expected to be age 65 or older, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. But retirement doesn't necessarily mean relocating to a senior community. More and more, adults choose to "age in place," remaining in their current home, even after retirement. Here are a few ways to add Continue Reading ...

Valentine’s Day Basket with Boston Home Inspection

Posted on: February 6, 2016 by in Blog
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  A Tisket A Tasket A Valentine's Day Basket: 5 Ways To Send A Message Of Love Valentine's Day is a time for building memories and connections with your child to show the special people in your life you care. With so many options for gifts and little ways to show how you feel, it's hard to decide where to start ... and why limit the fun? This year, start a new tradition by creating a basket full of treats and fun activities your whole family will love. Hershey is making Valentine's Continue Reading ...

Share A Meal – Boston Home Inspection

Posted on: January 20, 2016 by in Blog
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  7 Ways To Share A Meal And Fight Child Hunger This Holiday Season   The holidays are a time when children should be singing, decorating and celebrating with family, not worrying about where they'll get their next meal. Yet one in five kids in America face hunger every day. Fortunately, there are many simple ways you can make a big difference. From packing an extra lunch to supporting brands that donate food to those in need, it's easy to feel good about helping a child have Continue Reading ...

Boston Home Inspection Tips to be Financially Strong

Posted on: January 6, 2016 by in Blog
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  Live Long And Financially Strong With These 3 Tips By 2029, more than 76 million baby boomers will be 65 or older, according to recent Census estimates. While there is great upside to increased longevity, there are also challenges. Inflation, climbing health care expenses and ebbing safety nets are complex dynamics to navigate through an extended retirement. One key aspect of longer lifespans many Americans overlook is caregiving. In fact, the government estimates 70 percent of Continue Reading ...

Welcome Fall Months

Posted on: December 22, 2015 by in home improvement
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  Welcome Fall Months With Simple And Stylish Decor Tips That Are Child Friendly As families prepare and adjust to kids going back to school, play dates, fall events and more, it can be a sprint going from one activity to another. With all of that goes on, it's important to still keep safety top of mind. By having all of the educational parenting resources available nowadays, most safety-savvy mom and dad know the ins and outs of keeping young children away from electric powered Continue Reading ...