Posts Tagged ‘ Pearland Texas Inspection ’

Want To Buy A Home? Do The Math

Posted on: March 4, 2019 by in Blog
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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 not be the best advice and is, in fact, not in line with market trends, considering the median down payment for first-time homebuyers is 7 percent, according to the National Association of Continue Reading ...

5 Ways To Create An Inviting Room Using Tile

Posted on: February 18, 2019 by in Blog
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Pearland Home Inspector agrees that today's tile trends extend so far beyond their traditional use as a staple of bathroom design that you may not recognize them. While once the most attractive and innovative tiles had to be imported, contemporary handcrafted tile and stone products for home design are now being made right here in the United States. Homeowners and interior designers alike are always seeking distinctive visual touches to make each home special. Here are five ways tile design Continue Reading ...

Budget Checkup For Homeowners And Future Homeowners

Posted on: December 10, 2018 by in Blog
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A budget is an important tool for first-time homebuyers and current homeowners. Throw out any negative feeling you may have toward budgeting. Pearland Home Inspectors are here to tell you that budgeting is a great exercise, and can free your financial mind! A budget is meant to be a guide to where you should spend your monthly income. Budgeting can mean guilt-free fun. By making and sticking to your budget, you can spend money knowing exactly how much you need to set aside for necessities, and Continue Reading ...

How To Protect Against The Silent Killer Carbon Monoxide

Posted on: December 3, 2018 by in Blog
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Nationwide, temperatures have begun to dip as we prepare for winter storms. Whether your town is prone to nor'easters or milder winter temperatures, Pearland Home Inspection knows it is important to be prepared for what winter brings. This year's colder weather has already brought an increase in the number of carbon monoxide (CO) incidents across the country. While this poisonous gas can impact individuals at any time of the year, 50 percent of CO poisonings occur between November and Continue Reading ...

What’s Making Noise In Your Attic?

Posted on: November 19, 2018 by in Blog
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Was that a squeak you just heard? A thump? What could possibly be making those noises inside your house, and what can you do to help get rid of whatever pest has decided to move in? The experts at Pearland Home Inspection have some information on what might be going bump in your attic. Birds Chirping or flapping coming from your attic area indicates that a bird (or two) may have decided to make a home up there. If your attic area has high ceilings or open beams, birds will have ample room to Continue Reading ...

8 Home Security Hacks

Posted on: September 24, 2018 by in Blog
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Did you know that many police departments have a community affairs officer whose primary goal is to build a strong working relationship with the community? That means you have access to a trained safety expert who wants to give you ideas to keep your home and neighborhood safe. Read on Pearland Home Inspection's eight simple home security hacks from a recent home safety evaluation conducted by a police officer.   1. Change the locks When was the last time you changed the locks? Continue Reading ...

10 Packing Hacks To Streamline Your Move

Posted on: June 18, 2016 by in Blog
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Moving brings a mix of emotions. Excitement about living in a new home is paired with angst and anxiety about the actual moving process. The most dreaded task is the one that takes the most time: packing. Here are 10 packing hacks. The boxes, the bubble wrap, the labels — oh my! Packing can be chaotic and overwhelming. Fortunately the experts at Penske Truck Rental have some time-tested tips to help anyone make packing for a move fast, easy and efficient. Creative packing Continue Reading ...

3 Things to Look for When Buying a New Home

Posted on: June 18, 2016 by in Blog
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Purchasing a new home is an exciting and sometimes stressful experience. Learn the 3 things to look for when buying a new home. Whether you’re moving to a new town or looking to upgrade from your current space, finding a new home requires patience, expert guidance and a keen eye for detail. As a home seeker, the first thing you’ll evaluate is location, space and amenities such as fireplaces, granite countertops, a finished basement, deck or a swimming pool. The next thing to consider is Continue Reading ...

6 Simple Ways to Freshen Your Home Inside and Out

Posted on: June 18, 2016 by in Blog
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Looking for some easy ways to breathe new life into your home? Check out these tips. Whether it’s the air inside or the decor itself, freshening things up can make your home look and feel more welcoming at any time of year. You don’t need a lot of time or money to reinvigorate your home; just a few simple and affordable, yet high-impact DIY projects will do the trick. Here are a few projects you can easily accomplish in a single weekend: Paint an accent wall, trim or ceiling. Continue Reading ...

Tips to Stop Drafts, Save Money and Improve Your Home

Posted on: June 18, 2016 by in Blog
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Can you imagine keeping your windows open all winter long?  Learn the tips to save drafts, money and improve your home. The heat loss, cold drafts and all that money spent on wasted energy would be staggering. But if your home has folding pull-down attic stairs, a whole-house fan, a fireplace or clothes dryer, you may be doing the equivalent of leaving the windows open every day. Drafts from these often-overlooked spaces waste energy and cost you big in the form of higher energy bills. They Continue Reading ...