Creating a Dream Home with Cypress

Posted on: February 5, 2018 by in Blog
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Creating a dream home with cypress - certified home inspections

Transforming the unremarkable into the extraordinary need not be an impossible task. More and more homeowners are finding that lavish looks are both attainable and affordable. Their imaginative design professionals are making it happen, using cypress to create their clients’ dream homes. “Wood is a classic and timeless building material,” says Stephen Logue of the Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association. “And many people are discovering that the inherent beauty of cypress, a Continue Reading ...

Infuse Life Into The Bath For A Spa-like Oasis

Posted on: January 24, 2018 by in Blog
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Infuse Life Into The Bath For A Spa-like Oasis

  Today, more than ever, homeowners gravitate toward design elements that transform the bath into a spa-like oasis. Designers look to incorporate pieces inspired by the natural world to bring renewed energy into the room and create a soothing environment. From fixtures inspired by booming waterfalls, to neutral color schemes and natural light, nature infuses life back into luxury bath design for a serene sense of calm. Neutral calm Light colors such as cool grays and muted blues evoke Continue Reading ...

That ’70s Home: 5 Trends Making A Comeback Today

Posted on: January 10, 2018 by in Blog
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That '70s Home: 5 Trends Making A Comeback Today

Disco may be dead, but the spirit of the 1970s is not. In homes all across the country, people are adding their own splash of ‘70s style in updated, modern ways. Here are five current top decorating trends that have an unmistakable ‘70s flair. More macramé, please: From dip dyed wall hangings to simple plant hangers, macramé is coming back in a big way. Whether you purchase these items already made or you enroll in a class to make them yourself, macramé offers an easy way to add Continue Reading ...

6 Fast Fixes For A Fresh, Cozy Home

Posted on: January 4, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at First Choice Building Inspections 6 fast fixes to a fresh home As temperatures drop, you and your family will be spending more time living indoors — working, playing, relaxing and staying warm. More time indoors means it's more important to keep your home fresh by staying ahead of the continual buildup of dirt, dust and allergens. Plus, taking a few simple steps to prepare your home for winter weather will ensure your home is comfortable and efficient, too. Tackle these Continue Reading ...

5 Budget-Friendly Master Bathroom Upgrades You’ll Cherish For Years

Posted on: December 28, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from First Choice Building Inspections What does your bathroom mean to you? Is it an oasis, a place to unwind, relax and let the cares of the day simply melt away? Or is it just another room in your house? If your answer is the latter, then your bathroom isn’t doing everything it could. The good news is, getting your space there doesn’t have to break your bank or signal a months-long remodeling process. The truth is there are plenty of unique, invigorating ways for Continue Reading ...

5 Helpers For Hassle-Free Holiday Hosting

Posted on: December 21, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by First Choice Building Inspections While hosting the holidays can be a nerve-wracking experience, it doesn’t have to completely derail the rest of the joy of the season. The truth is even the most veteran holiday hosts feel some anxiety leading up to the big day. There’s a ton to do and remembering it all can be hard. To simplify your life and your holidays, renowned interior designer Nate Berkus offers his best tips for entertaining with style. Make sure your kitchen is Continue Reading ...

Entertaining Tips: Worry-Free Ways To Clean Before Your Guests Arrive

Posted on: December 14, 2017 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of First Choice Building Inspections For many of us, this is the best time of the year to spend with friends, family and lots of food. The weather has turned colder, the clocks have shifted back and we’re ready to invite guests over to eat, laugh and make new memories for the new year. Let’s face it, because you spend more time indoors this time of year, you’re also probably a bit more anxious when it comes to keeping the house tidy and making sure you’re Continue Reading ...

The New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep: A More Eco-Friendly Home

Posted on: December 7, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at First Choice Building Inspections Nearly 42 percent of all New Year’s resolutions are broken by February, according to Statisticbrain. It’s easy to understand why — resolutions are difficult to keep all year long. Instead of risking disappointment in 2018, why not make a resolution that takes short-term effort but yields long-term benefits? This year, resolve to make your home more environmentally friendly and energy efficient. “The upgrades needed to make a Continue Reading ...

Top 5 Features Millennials Look For In A Home

Posted on: November 30, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from First Choice Building Inspections For generations, homeownership has been part of the American dream. For most Americans, it’s the largest, most significant investment they’ll make, and because homeownership is the best way to grow their wealth, the most important investment as well. As the youngest generation of new homeowners, millennials are entering the housing market and are eager to get a home to fit their unique lifestyles. Just as every generation has Continue Reading ...

Homeowners Liable For Snow And Ice Control

Posted on: November 23, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by First Choice Building Inspections Whenever it snows, it is common to see shopping center employees and business owners out and about clearing pathways, parking spaces and entrances of snow and ice. But this isn’t just good business to help customers get in the door, it is also a liability issue should someone slip, fall and injure themselves. Homeowners, too, face similar, albeit more limited, liability if they fail to take adequate steps to remove such slippery hazards Continue Reading ...