Posts Tagged ‘ home inspection in Lafayette LA ’

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

What Are The Risk of Carbon Monoxide This Winter Season

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Brought To You By Acadiana Home Inspectors! As the temperature gets colder, people start using space heaters to get the extra warmth against the cold season. What they know nothing about is the presence of a potential “silent killer” – carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide is a potential health hazard that you need to be on the lookout.  As the year nearly ends, more households are demanding more power from furnaces and heaters to keep up with the cold weather. However, many people Continue Reading ...

3 Inexpensive Home Maintenance Projects That Could Save You Thousands

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Brought to you by Acadiana Home Inspectors! Routine home maintenance: three words that likely evoke eye rolls, exasperated sighs and dread for most homeowners who read, hear or even think about them. However, they’re also a homeowner’s best line of defense when it comes to protecting their most important investment — their home. “Many homeowners insurance policyholders are choosing higher deductibles because it lowers their insurance costs,” said Christopher O’Rourke, Mercury Continue Reading ...

Home Projects You Can Do Before The Holidays

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From your Friends at Acadiana Home Inspectors! ‘Tis the season to be jolly for home repairs and DIYs! Less than a month, and it’s officially the holidays. Soon enough, families and friends you haven’t seen the entire year will start roaming around your home. But, if your home could use some improvements before the holiday season, do them now. During our home inspection in Lafayette, LA, we found common home repairs that are not necessarily costly but could use some good fixing. Below Continue Reading ...

Winter Is Coming: Be Prepared For Costly, Damaging Storms

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Brought To You By Acadiana Home Inspectors! Winter is coming and the weather is difficult to predict. Use these tips to help protect your home from the costly damage winter storms can bring. Take care of your roof Keep your gutters clear. This keeps ice from accumulating and backing up under the shingles. Trim trees year-round so branches don't fall on your house. Worn-out, missing or damaged siding and roof flashing can let water and ice into your home. Be vigilant and replace Continue Reading ...