What Should You Expect from a Home Inspection?

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Chris Earley was recently featured on Pennsylvaniahomes.com. Take a look at the full interview and find out what you should expect from a typical home inspection visit. Tell us a little bit about your company and its foundation. I started Inspect-It 1st in 2007 with the goal to help more people in the Delaware Valley […]

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Professional Landscaping: Is it Worth the Investment?

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Have you ever driven through a neighborhood full of perfectly cut grass, beautiful gardens and manicured hedges? You may think to yourself, I could do that! Maybe you can, but landscape architecture is a profession backed by a four year degree and extensive knowledge in botany, horticulture as well as engineering and design. So, what […]

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Should you buy solar panels for your home?

Most home improvement projects are calculated risks.  You hope that the project adds long-lasting value to your home, but it just as easily may turn into the next bad fad.  Remember the “great rooms” of the 80’s, wallpaper borders, popcorn ceilings, carpeted bathrooms?  If you’re looking for a sure bet, take a look at projects […]

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Five Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

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With the recent recovery of the housing market, now is a good time to buy a home.  Mortgage loan rates should be lower, credit easier to get and there will likely be a wider selection of homes in your price range.  That’s the good news.  The bad news is; buying your first home is a […]

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Five Lawn Care Tips for the Fall

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Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer.  It’s time to trade in the pool parties and golf outings for ugly sweater parties and ski trips.  If that is upsetting to you, perhaps we can help by turning  your attention to NEXT summer.  Fall is the time when grass absorbs energy and nutrients to […]

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10 Tips to Help You Prepare for Home Moving Day

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If you plan on moving into a new home this summer, you’re not alone.  According to the United States Census Bureau, nearly half of all moves occur during the four warmest months (June, July, August, and September) of the year.  With so many families fighting for moving resources, it’s imperative that you have a plan […]

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5 Renovations That May Hurt The Value of Your Home

It’s your home and you’re free to decorate and renovate as you please.  I won’t judge if you love shag carpeting, your man cave or the heart-shaped pool.  But, you should be aware that future potential buyers will judge what you do to your home.  Here are five home renovations that may scare away future […]

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All Hands on Deck: Steps to Consider Before Building a Deck Onto Your House

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Summertime’s here, and if you’re like most people, there’s no better party spot than a back deck.  If you don’t have one, this summer may be the time to build one.  Less expensive than building an additional room, the deck adds living space without adding too much cost.  In fact, according to Remodeling Magazine, a […]

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Are you really ready to sell your home?

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For anyone who’s ever made the move, you know that moving can be a daunting dask.  There’s the packing, pitching, and sorting – and that’s just the process for moving your STUFF.  Outside of all the box building, you’ll want to asses if now is the right time for your family to pick up and […]

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10 Ways to Prevent Humidity and Moisture Damage in Your Home

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Summer is officially here, and it won’t take long to see the effects of the hot, humid weather on our friends and family members. It’s hard to hide sunburn or glistening skin or a sweaty lip. Our homes, on the other hand, do a great job of disguising the effects of humidity. A home may […]

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