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Top Options For Customizing A Bathroom

Customizing A Bathroom (BPT) - As you probably remember, choosing your home was strongly influenced by the layout and appearance of its bathrooms. But no matter how long you’ve lived in your home, there are bound to be improvements you’d love to make. And almost everyone needs options for optimizing bathroom space. Before remodeling, it’s best to think through your plan. Unless you’re selling your house immediately, don’t make the mistake of considering resale value alone. Take a Continue Reading ...

How To Protect Your Most Valuable Asset | Nashville TN

How to pick the right homeowners insurance (BPT) - If you're like many Americans, your home may be your most valuable asset. That's why it's so important to protect it with homeowner's insurance. Plus, it's probably a requirement of your mortgage. Setting up your coverage the right way starts with understanding the major parts of a homeowner's policy. Consider the following information and tips from the USAA Home Learning Center: Dwelling protection This protection covers the cost of Continue Reading ...

Safe and Efficient: 7 Home Winterization Projects

Posted on: November 22, 2017 by in Home Maintenance & Safety Tips
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Brought to you by Nashville Home Inspection If chilly temperatures make you want to snuggle under a blanket in front of a roaring fire, just think about your poor water pipes that can’t escape the cold. You can’t wrap your home in a warm, protective blanket when winter arrives, but a few home winterization projects can help ensure your home weathers the winter safely and efficiently. “Winterizing is definitely an important way to protect a home from the ravages of snow, ice and harsh Continue Reading ...

A Savvy Homeowner’s 5-Point Outdoor Winterization Checklist

Posted on: November 3, 2017 by in Home Maintenance & Safety Tips
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The article courtesy of Nashville Home 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. These Continue Reading ...

Emergency Preparedness 101: Know How to Protect Your Family Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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The article courtesy of Nashville Home Inspection! 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) poisoning. While Continue Reading ...

Prevent Falls This Fall With A Home Safety Checklist

Helpful information from Nashville Home Inspection! After months of sticky heat and humidity, it’s time to put away the shorts and pull out the sweaters because the autumn season is finally here. But, late September brings us more than just cooler temperatures and a wardrobe change. If you or a loved one are over the age of 65, the change in seasons is also an opportunity to think about another kind of fall — the kind that impacts one in four older Americans every year — and the steps we Continue Reading ...