Summer Lawn Prep

If you’re a part of the nearly 90 percent of Americans who believe it’s important to have a well-maintained yard, you and your backyard will appreciate these seven simple steps for tending to your natural turf  summer lawn with minimal effort. According to Grass Seed USA, a coalition of American grass seed farmers and academics,…

High-efficiency Water Heater

It’s time to replace your old, energy-guzzling water heater, boiler, dehumidifier or furnace and you’ve done your homework. Save energy and money in the long run by switching to a high-efficiency condensing heater or boiler with Boston Home Inspection. It’s important to know the nuances of proper installation — even if you’re relying on a professional…

Energy-saving Tips

With temperatures — and therefore, electric bills — on the rise, American homeowners are looking for the most effective ways to make the biggest dent in their energy bills; however, many may be overlooking some of the most important energy-saving tips. Learn the few simple tips from Boston Home Inspection. Homeowners are more likely to do simple things around…

Trends in Container Gardening

Gardening is a peaceful activity that eases tension, reduces overall stress and promotes longevity. One long-term study found that daily gardening reduces the risk for both dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. With all of these benefits, there are ample reasons why people of all ages and lifestyles should start digging in the dirt. You don’t need…

New Home Improvement Trends

  When you’re in the process of buying or building a home, you’re constantly researching trends and technology that will set your home apart. Fast forward a few years and you probably don’t have your finger on the pulse of home advancements like before. 6 Home Improvement Trends to Update your Stale Space It’s good…

Helping First-time Home Buyers

Finally! The economy is improving, interest rates are low and many consumers now find themselves in a great position financially to become a first-time homeowner. There’s a small problem though for some locations around the country – the booming real estate market is resulting in rising home prices and increased competition for the most desirable…