4 DIY Projects to Improve the Visual Appeal of Your Home

Posted on: January 5, 2018 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Lake View Inspections 4 DIY Projects to Improve the Visual Appeal of Your Home: If you love a good DIY project, then the beautiful weather of the spring and summer marked the perfect time to tackle all of your outdoor goals. Yes, these were the good times, but since then, the weather has shifted and cooler temperatures have arrived. So, is now the time to shelve your DIY aspirations for the rest of the year? Hardly. Colder outdoor temperatures may have forced you Continue Reading ...

How Can Insulation Contribute To Home Repair Following A Hurricane?

Posted on: December 29, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Lake View Inspections. How Can Insulation Contribute To Home Repair Following A Hurricane?: As we are all too aware, hurricane season is in full swing. And, thousands of homeowners across the southern U.S. and Puerto Rico have been hit by mammoth hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Nearly every year, the cost of damages that occur as a result of hurricanes or intense tropical storms making landfall in the U.S. numbers in the billions. Heavy rain, storm surges, and Continue Reading ...

5 DIY Home Upgrades Anyone Can Do In A Day

Posted on: December 22, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Lake View Inspections. 5 DIY Home Upgrades Anyone Can Do In A Day: Do-it-yourself home projects are sweeping the nation, and it’s easy to see why. DIY is typically budget-friendly and fulfilling to complete; simply find the right project to match your skill set and needs. To get started, here are five inexpensive projects that can be tackled by any DIYer, each of which will have an impact on the entire home. Make a Hardware Swap Replacing your kitchen cabinets Continue Reading ...

3 Steps To A Healthier, Happier Home

Posted on: December 15, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Lake View Inspections. 3 Steps To A Healthier, Happier Home: Today, people are more focused on health and wellness than ever before. You know this because you are constantly flooded with advice on what to eat, how (and how much) to exercise, and what to ask your doctors. All of these things are important but what about the vital role the home plays in your healthy lifestyle? As you prepare for another season of indoor living, it’s time to ask: how can I improve the Continue Reading ...

4 DIY Tips To Save Money And Get Your Home Ready For Winter

Posted on: December 8, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Lake View Inspections. 4 DIY Tips To Save Money And Get Your Home Ready For Winter: Many people look forward to the cooler weather. The brisk autumn winds and colorful leaves signal that once again it’s time to take out the sweaters and scarves. There are the hot soups and pumpkin-flavored drinks to keep one warm as the weather gets cooler, but for the conscientious homeowner and dedicated DIYer, it’s time to start winterizing your home. Sealing out pesky drafts Continue Reading ...

The Sound Of Silence: How To Design A Quiet Home Office

Posted on: December 1, 2017 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Lake View Inspections. The Sound Of Silence: How To Design A Quiet Home Office: In today’s increasingly digital world, it’s no surprise that more employees are opting to work from home. While there may be a shift of physical locations — from the office building to the home — productivity is still paramount, making the need for quiet home workspaces more important than ever. “As urbanization continues, builders and developers are focused on optimizing Continue Reading ...

Replacing A Furnace? How To Choose An Energy-efficient System

Posted on: November 24, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Lake View Inspections. Replacing A Furnace? How To Choose An Energy-efficient System: If it’s time to replace your furnace, you may be wondering if it’s worth the extra investment to buy an energy-efficient system. Or, you may be unsure how to choose an energy-efficient system for your home. “Energy-efficient heating systems can substantially lower your fuel costs over the lifetime of the system, so it’s well worth investing the time and money to find just Continue Reading ...

Know How To Protect Your Family Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Posted on: November 17, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Lake View Inspections. Know How To Protect Your Family Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Beyond inconvenience, widespread and long-term power outages resulting from storms raise a Continue Reading ...

Prevent Falls This Fall With A Home Safety Checklist

Posted on: November 10, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at Lake View Inspections. Prevent Falls This Fall With A Home Safety Checklist: After months of sticky heat and humidity, it’s time to put away the shorts and pull out the sweaters because the autumn season is finally here. But, late September brings us more than just cooler temperatures and a wardrobe change. If you or a loved one are over the age of 65, the change in seasons is also an opportunity to think about another kind of fall — the kind that Continue Reading ...

House Hunting And Credit: What You Need To Know

Posted on: November 3, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Lake View Inspections. House Hunting And Credit: What You Need To Know: By now it is something of a cliche to call homeownership the American dream. But even if sitting on your own deck, looking over your picket fence and sipping lemonade doesn’t move you, homeownership is still one of the best ways to build wealth. For many, owning a home is cheaper than renting and, in the long run, the biggest investment they will ever make. It is also a practical financial move Continue Reading ...