Bathroom Ventilation: What You Need to Know

Bathroom Ventilation: What You Need to Know

Moisture contributes to structural damage, mold in the home, and pest infestations. It also affects your flooring and paint, causing warping, peeling, flaking, and chipping. Along with damaging different components in the home, humidity makes your indoor air...

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Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Before listing your home for sale, improve your property's marketability. From simple renovation projects to completely overhauling the house, improve curb appeal to increase property value and sell your home more quickly. 1. Add Greenery to Improve Your Home’s Curb...

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7 Steps to Organize Your Garage

7 Steps to Organize Your Garage

Garages are a shelter for vehicles, a place to store your belongings, a work area, and they may also house the water heater and other systems. Getting your garage organized and keeping it that way helps to maximize its use. Here are seven things you can do to organize...

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6 Ways to Reduce Summer Cooling Costs

6 Ways to Reduce Summer Cooling Costs

We are heading into the hottest part of the summer. You want your home to be comfortable without the expensive energy bill. Let's look at some ways you can reduce summer cooling costs. Have the AC Serviced to Reduce Summer Cooling Costs At least once a year, have your...

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Reasons to Work with a Real Estate Agent When Buying a Home

Reasons to Work with a Real Estate Agent When Buying a Home

When shopping for a house, you want someone on your side to help you through the home-buying process. There are benefits to having a professional real estate agent work with you. Let’s look at why it's smart to hire a real estate agent when buying a home. 1. Avoid...

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Best Flooring Materials for the Home: Pros and Cons

Best Flooring Materials for the Home: Pros and Cons

Flooring plays an important role in the look and feel of every room in your house. When choosing the type of flooring for your space, think about how the room is used. Here are the pros and cons of each of the types of flooring materials. Five Popular Flooring...

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4 Ways to Keep Your Home Healthy and Safe

4 Ways to Keep Your Home Healthy and Safe

Keep Your Home Healthy and Safe With These Tips As a homeowner, there are a number of things you need to do to maintain your home. Keeping your home healthy and safe for your family should be a high priority. Use these simple tips to protect your family from hazards...

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5 Guidelines For Smoke Detector Placement at Home

5 Guidelines For Smoke Detector Placement at Home

Many people are injured or killed by smoke inhalation or fires at home. Smoke detectors are a critical early warning feature that all homes need to have. Proper smoke detector placement at home will help keep your family safe from the risk of a house fire. Why Smoke...

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5 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

5 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

A pre-listing inspection helps home sellers before they place their home on the market. In addition to quickening the sale, you can avoid renegotiation, price the home properly, and reduce stress. If you are planning to sell your home this spring, now is the time to...

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Four Steps to Take If Your Home Has High Radon Levels

Four Steps to Take If Your Home Has High Radon Levels

If your home has tested high for radon, you are probably concerned about how to protect your family. Radon is a naturally-occurring gas that is also a known carcinogen. Exposure to high amounts of radon can lead to lung cancer. The first step toward dealing with high...

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8 Holiday Fire Safety Tips

8 Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Practice These Holiday Fire Safety Tips at Home House fires are more common during the holiday season than any other time of year. The Red Cross reports that in an average year, 47,000 fires occur during the winter holidays. Most house fires can be prevented with...

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10 Ways To Prepare Your Home For Winter

10 Ways To Prepare Your Home For Winter

Winter has a way of creeping up on you and before you know it, crisp autumn days have turned shorter and colder. You prepare yourself by getting out your coats, sweaters, and boots, but how should you prepare your home? Preparing your home for winter will pay off with...

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How to Clean Your Gutters During Fall

How to Clean Your Gutters During Fall

Fall is the time for homeowners to prepare their homes for the fast-approaching cold winter months. This should include gutter maintenance as a priority. Failure to clean your gutters during fall can result in clogged, non-functional gutters, flooding, and structural...

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When to Start Growing a Garden in the Fall

When to Start Growing a Garden in the Fall

Cooler autumn weather is just around the corner and exactly what some vegetables need to transform into tasty treats. A fall garden can produce delicious vegetables like radishes, rutabagas, kale, and spinach, which will not only save you money on your grocery bill,...

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Infrared Thermal Imaging in Home Inspections

Infrared Thermal Imaging in Home Inspections

Home inspections are an important process for anyone buying or selling a home, or homeowners maintaining their property. For a more in-depth evaluation, some home inspectors use infrared thermal imaging in home inspections. The images taken by an infrared camera may...

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Six Simple Ways to Conserve Water at Home in the Summer

Six Simple Ways to Conserve Water at Home in the Summer

Six Ways to Cut Usage and Conserve Water at Home in the Summer The weather is unpredictable, yet dryness and drought often happen in Colorado during the summer months. Taking actions to conserve water at home in the summer allows you to do your part for the...

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5 Warning Signs That You Have Mold In Your Home

5 Warning Signs That You Have Mold In Your Home

Many people believe that if mold were growing in their home it would be obvious, but sometimes it's difficult to detect mold in your home. There are 13 distinct species of the common fungus, and they all can be troublesome. Aspergillus, botrytis, chaetomium, and...

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Staging Your Home for Success

Staging Your Home for Success

Selling Your Home this Spring? Staging Your Home Can Make All the Difference If you are putting your home on the real estate market this spring, it's important that you properly stage it to get the most prospective buyers and the best asking price. Here are a few tips...

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Sewer Scope Inspection: What It Is and Why You Need One

Sewer Scope Inspection: What It Is and Why You Need One

What is a Sewer Scope Inspection? Are you worried about fixing problems related to a sewer on a current or future property and do not know how much it will cost? Worse, if you need to get the pipes fixed, will it tear up thousands of dollars in landscaping or masonry?...

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The Dangers of Radon In Your Home

The Dangers of Radon In Your Home

It is no coincidence that January is National Radon Action month. During the cold winters that are common in Colorado, levels of radon are intensified even more in well-sealed homes. But what is so dangerous about radon? And what can be done about it? Elevated Home...

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Save Energy this Winter By Sealing Your Home

Save Energy this Winter By Sealing Your Home

Winter is here, and after seeing your power bill you may be wondering what can be done to save energy this winter. One of the biggest ways to save energy is to make sure your home is well-insulated and sealed so that heat can’t get out and cold air can’t get in....

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Inspecting the Insulation

Inspecting the Insulation

When one thinks of insulation, the first thing that comes to mind for some might be the Pink Panther. Better known as Owens Corning and the big pink rolls of fiberglass insulation usually found in your attic space. Insulation plays an integral part of your homes...

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Inspecting the Exterior

Inspecting the Exterior

Successfully managing water away from your foundation is paramount. Grading, vegetation, drainage, and landscaping are all important components of an exterior home inspection.

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Is Your Home Inspector Curious?

Is Your Home Inspector Curious?

There are many factors that go into making a great home inspector. Experience, knowledge and tools are but just a few. Unfortunately, none of these really matter without the most important factor, curiosity. The curiosity factor is going to take the home inspector not...

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2017 Fort Morgan Home & Garden Expo

2017 Fort Morgan Home & Garden Expo

Come join us at the 2017 Fort Morgan Home & Garden Expo where we will be discussing the importance of a home inspection, demonstrating the benefits of thermal imaging, and raffling off one FREE home inspection ($400 value)....

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Inspecting the Roof

Inspecting the Roof

An inspection of the roof system is both one of the most crucial areas of home inspection and one of the biggest concerns to a prospective home buyer.

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We Believe In Taking Home Inspections To A Higher Level

We Believe In Taking Home Inspections To A Higher Level

  Elevated Home Inspections' humble beginnings started with one simple question, "what if?" What if we put our customers first? What if we combined excellent service with great value? What if we truly understood that buying and selling a home is an emotional...

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Top 5 Reasons You Should Choose Elevated Home Inspections

Top 5 Reasons You Should Choose Elevated Home Inspections

We are local to northeast Colorado- Being based in Sterling allows us the opportunity to serve more of our northeastern Colorado neighbors. Whether you’re in Holyoke, Julesburg, Akron, Fort Morgan, Wiggins, or anywhere in between, rest assured, Elevated Home...

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