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What to Look for When Buying a Garage Door for Your Home

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  Brought To You By Acadiana Home Inspectors! Looking for a new garage door? Whether you need to replace an old, worn-out garage or want to upgrade to something more stylish, you will find a wide array of choices. Garage doors can vary significantly in styles and materials. Keep these things in mind as you shop around. Size First, measure your current garage door to determine which size you will need. Measure the width, height and thickness and take those measurements with you as you Continue Reading ...

Bringing The Indoors Out: 2020 Outdoor Living Trends

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From your Friends at Acadiana Home Inspectors! 2020 outdoor living trends are all about enjoying your backyard alfresco — but with the comfort and ease, you expect from your indoor spaces. Today's outdoor spaces are transforming into an extension of the home. The current outdoor design also takes into account the look and feel of your entire home, including the interior and exterior, building materials and surroundings. Connecting With Nature: Biophilic Design Biophilic design is Continue Reading ...

Hot Bathroom Trends For 2020

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Helpful Information from Acadiana Home Inspectors! Adding or remodeling a bathroom is a popular home improvement project in 2020. Whether it's a simple powder room, a useful three-quarter or a grandmaster bath, it's worthwhile to research the top trends so you can create a space that is functional while also increasing your home's overall value. Sensational Showers When it comes to bathing options, showers are the focus. For instance, four in five homeowners upgrade the shower during a Continue Reading ...

De-stress By Bringing The Outdoors In

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Brought to you by Acadiana Home Inspectors! This year you might have goals like ramping up your workout routine, increasing your self-care regimen or finding time to de-stress. The EPA reports that we spend 90 percent of our time indoors, but most people feel that spending time in nature has a positive effect on their mental well-being and stress level, according to a recent YouGov study commissioned by Velux. So, if your goal is to de-stress, here are some healthy behaviors and design Continue Reading ...

5 Budget-Friendly Home Renovation Ideas this 2020

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From your Friends at Acadiana Home Inspectors! Before anything else, we’d like to say Happy New Year! Give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done for the past 365 days. Now that the year 2020 is here, it's another opportunity to welcome new renovation ideas and perhaps encourage a fresh home environment.  One important thing before starting on any home renovation project is to consider having a home inspection performed. Why? Because not all home improvement projects are Continue Reading ...

Prepare your 2020 Homebuying Journey

Helpful information from your friends at Acadiana Home Inspectors! Look, it’s 2020 already! Perhaps, it’s about time to kick start your year with goal setting and careful planning. If you plan to go on trips in the next couple of years, you would start planning ahead of time for those trips, you should do the same things if you're considering owning a home soon. But, if you're wanting to own the dream home within this year or the next, then you will want to plan now, plan smarter, and Continue Reading ...

Fresh Ways To Improve Your Home This Year 2020

From your Friends at Acadiana Home Inspectors! January 1st marks a fresh new year for you and your family. It’s the time where we try to create New Year’s Resolutions and create meaningful traditions to help us get by all year round. But, it’s not only us that need a fresh new start as soon as the new year begins. Our homes could use one too! In fact, with every new beginning come new trends in home decoration and home improvement ideas this year 2020! Let’s take a look at five of Continue Reading ...

5 Ways To Refresh Your Home For The Holidays

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From Your Friends at Acadiana Home Inspectors 'Tis the season for festive holiday gatherings with family and friends. Whether hosting your first or fifteenth celebration, you want your home to be ready to impress. Here are five simple ways to make sure your home is merry and bright for the holidays. 1. Refresh kitchen counters Since the kitchen is where people mingle the most, don’t leave old, dirty caulk to be the focal point behind your delicious holiday spread! Spruce up your counter Continue Reading ...

Home Improvement Items You Can Give This Christmas

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Helpful Information From Acadiana Home Inspectors For most, the Christmas season is a time for gift-giving. We often see wish lists from children which typically include toys, dolls, coloring items, shoes, clothes, and other whatnots. But even adults could use some wish list too with home improvement items wrapped in festive papers! Below are some tools and gadgets you can give to DIY lovers out there.   SawStop Jobsite Saw PRO table saw This tool carries all the features from the Continue Reading ...

10 Reasons Why Buyers Need a Buyer’s Agent

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Helpful information by Acadiana Home Inspectors! A buyer's agent is essential to help you navigate the fast-paced market of the real estate world. Imagine having someone who helps streamline the process all while the property owner pays for the commission. Such a win-win, right?  Below are the top 10 reasons why hiring a buyer's agent is totally worth it. 1.       It’s free! Yes. Hiring a buyer's agent is free unless the property is FSBO (for sale by owner) where the seller may not Continue Reading ...