The Homeowner’s Guide To Reading Your Roof – What’s Normal and What’s Not

The Homeowner’s Guide To Reading Your Roof – What’s Normal and What’s Not How to tell when your roof needs repair (BPT) – Four out of five homes in the U.S. have asphalt shingles on their roof. And it’s easy to see why. The wide variety of available colors and styles, combined with durability and…

How To Add A Bathroom In The Basement Or Garage

(BPT) – It’s a home improvement season, which means you’re probably dreaming of enhancements to make your space more livable and to enhance property value. Adding a bathroom is a great way to do both, but for many people, concrete poses a potential problem. Want to add a bathroom to your garage? How about in…

Unique Ways To Add Style And Personality To Your Kitchen

Unique Ways To Add Style And Personality To Your Kitchen (BPT) – From cooking to conversing to entertaining, the kitchen truly is the heart of the home. It’s also one of the spaces that homeowners most often dream of renovating. A growing trend in kitchen design is personalization, where thoughtful updates go beyond stainless steel…

How To Improve Your Credit Score Before Applying For A Mortgage

(BPT) – In today’s world, lenders use many different types of credit scoring models. There are virtually hundreds of different models out there for lenders to choose from. Many lenders continue to use conventional models that don’t provide a score for millions of consumers. That often puts younger borrowers such as millennials at a disadvantage.…

How Long Does A Home Inspection Takes?

A home inspection is a great tip and frequently a necessary method when buying a new home. The operation commonly involves fundamental evaluation of a building examining the structure of the structure, the roof, air conditioning and furnace, and finally the condition of plumbing system connections. Its primary function is to give you the definite…

Dispelling Myths About Home Warranty Plans

(BPT) – If you’re considering a home warranty plan, you are probably doing your due diligence – as you should – on how they work, who the different providers are and what to expect from the experience. This article is meant to help you understand home warranty plans, as well as separate fact from fiction.…

5 Smart Ideas To Refresh Your Deck | Home Inspector Stevens Point WI

5 Smart Ideas To Refresh Your Deck (BPT) – As the season’s turn, your focus begins to shift to the outdoors. Your deck or patio becomes your new living room – an ideal setting for memorable moments with friends and family. If you look at these spaces and long for a refresh, the time to…

Real Estate Ready: Smart Tips For First-Time Homebuyers

(BPT) – Today’s first-time homebuyers face a variety of hurdles when trying to enter the real estate market. While interest rates have declined recently and there are signs that more inventory may be coming onto the market, many buyers continue to feel the frustration in finding and financing a home. Additionally, high levels of student…

Money-saving Roofing Secrets Every Homeowner Should Know

Money-saving tips about roof shingles (BPT) – Replacing an aging or damaged roof is an important step in providing crucial protection from the damage the elements can dish out – from heat, wind and rain, to snow, sleet and hail. But homeowners may not realize that the type of roof shingle they choose can make…

DIY Nation: Jump-start Your Next Project With These 5 Tips

Plan, Fund, Go: 5 Tips For Organizing Your Next DIY Project (BPT) – If you prefer to take on your own home improvement projects instead of hiring professional craftsmen, you’re part of a growing trend. Americans are increasingly aware of the money they can save by completing their own renovations rather than paying premium prices…