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Specialized Home Inspections Part Two

Specialized Home Inspections Part Two

As we discussed in part one , when purchasing a home, a standard home inspection is typically done before closing on the purchase. While a standard home inspection is done by a professional inspect […]

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Specialized Home Inspections Part One

Specialized Home Inspections Part One

Each home is different. Depending on your personal taste, location, and budget, your home’s characteristics will vary from your neighbors. Why then, is a home inspection “standard” when purchasing a […]

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Fire Pit And Patio Heater Safety

Fire Pit And Patio Heater Safety

Just because temperatures are dropping does not mean it’s time to put away the outdoor furniture just yet. If you want to spend more time outdoors in the cooler weather, there are ways to heat your p […]

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How To Prevent Chimney Leaks

How To Prevent Chimney Leaks

A leaky chimney can mean costly repairs if not taken care of immediately. It is easy to spot water damage from a leaky chimney by dark spots, sagging ceilings, or even water actively dripping from ab […]

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How To Tell If Your Pool Is Leaking

How To Tell If Your Pool Is Leaking

Your swimming pool adds great value to your home. It also adds great entertainment for your family and friends in the warmer months when you want to cool down and have some fun. The cost of puttin […]

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Why is My Water Bill So High?

Why is My Water Bill So High?

After living in a home for a while, you tend to have an idea of how much you spend each month on water. Or if you have a vacation or second home that is closed up for the season, you know you’ll have […]

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Backyard Fire Safety Tips

Backyard Fire Safety Tips

As we move from winter into summer, we start spending more weekends outside. This includes bringing out the backyard barbecues and fire pits! Enjoying your backyard grill or fire pit can be the p […]

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4 Tips For Selling Your House After A Fire

4 Tips For Selling Your House After A Fire

If you’re trying to sell your home, you are already full of stressful to-dos like cleaning and staging your home, packing, and all the other things you do when preparing to sell your home . The […]

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The Best Home Inventory Apps For Insurance

The Best Home Inventory Apps For Insurance

If a disaster affects your home like water damage , fire damage, or theft, the first thing you do (besides calling a professional to mitigate the situation) is call your insurance company. An in […]

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5 Best Specialty Apps To Run Your Household

5 Best Specialty Apps To Run Your Household

You have a busy lifestyle filled with meetings, activities, and multitasking. You may have multiple homes, travel frequently, or have staff you need to communicate with. But you don’t always have tim […]

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What Homeowners Insurance Doesn’t Cover

What Homeowners Insurance Doesn’t Cover

Even though homeowners insurance isn’t a requirement, it’s a smart investment to cover all of your bases. Living in a state like Connecticut that has annual hurricanes, flooding, and water damage […]

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Infrared Detection Of Water Damage

Infrared Detection Of Water Damage

When severe weather hits your home, leaving water damage, flooding, and mold growth behind, it becomes extra important for restoration companies to detect if and where you have moisture. There may be […]

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Protecting Your Home While On Vacation

Protecting Your Home While On Vacation

Traveling on vacation can be a fun time to relax and make memories with your friends and family. The last thing you want to be worrying about when you’re away is if your home is safe from theft, vand […]

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How To Keep Your Documents Safe

How To Keep Your Documents Safe

We can’t always predict if a flood or fire will affect our home. Flooding and fire damage not only can ruin your personal items, but it also can destroy important paperwork and documents […]

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Bathroom Flood Prevention Tips

Bathroom Flood Prevention Tips

Bathrooms are one of the most commonly used rooms in a house that are filled with ways that can cause damage in your home. From water leaks to mold growth , the bathroom is a hotbed for potentia […]

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10 Steps To Winterizing Your Vacant Home

10 Steps To Winterizing Your Vacant Home

When the warm summer days turn into the crisp days of fall, it might be time to leave your vacation home behind. If you are planning to leave your summer home, rental, or even your primary home for w […]

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How To Save Wood Floors From Water Damage

How To Save Wood Floors From Water Damage

Living in a hurricane and flood-prone state like Connecticut can lead to unwanted water coming in and soaking up on your hardwood floors, causing water damage . Water and hardwoods don’t mix ver […]

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Causes Of Ceiling Water Damage

Causes Of Ceiling Water Damage

The ceiling is your home’s second line of defense after your roof. It provides overhead protection from the elements, extreme temperatures, and floating debris. A ceiling not only can provide this pr […]

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How To Prevent Water Damage To Your Kitchen

How To Prevent Water Damage To Your Kitchen

When water damage occurs in a home, our first thoughts are that there must be a burst pipe or rain got in after stormy weather. However, flooding can happen from something not only inside your home, […]

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How To Get Rid Of Ice Dams

How To Get Rid Of Ice Dams

Water damage can occur from too much rain, cracks in your siding, or seeping water from a crumbling foundation. Another common cause of flooding in your home are ice dams . An ice /water-damage- […]

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How To Remove Mold In The Attic

How To Remove Mold In The Attic

There are many ways for moisture to sneak into an attic, from ice dams and roof leaks to cracks and gaps in siding–attics are an ideal place for humidity to form and mold and mildew to grow. When mol […]

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5 Tips For Roof Ice Dam Prevention

5 Tips For Roof Ice Dam Prevention

If your home or business has a leaking roof, it could be due to ice dams. Ice dams form when melting snow slides down to the edge of your roof in the warmth of the day and then freezes again when tem […]

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Is Your Sump Pump Not Working?

Is Your Sump Pump Not Working?

A working sump pump is your home’s first defense against flooding and water damage . Sump pumps are devices that pump water out and away from your home to the nearest sewer or drainage ditch. The […]

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7 Mold Prevention Tips

7 Mold Prevention Tips

Mold grows by dropping microscopic spores into the air. When the spores land on a damp or wet area, they feed on that moisture to survive and begin to grow and spread. When mold is not detected or de […]

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How Infrared Imaging Inspections Work

How Infrared Imaging Inspections Work

An infrared imaging inspection is done by a specialist who uses state-of-the-art equipment to test your home. The specialist doesn’t just rely on the images obtained but is also the visual inspection […]

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Importance Of Mold Remediation

Importance Of Mold Remediation

No Westport homeowner wants to deal with the need for mold remediation but if the need does arise, this is something that needs to be taken care of quickly. Aside from the fact that this can compromi […]

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