Home Improvements

February 5, 2019

Small household clean-ups can make a big difference

February’s harsh weather can be a great time to indulge in some home comforts like making big batches of soup, reading a good book by the fire or watching some movies. It’s also a good time to tackle some indoor […]
February 28, 2018

Arlington VA Home Sellers: listen up!

10 THINGS YOU MUST FIX BEFORE SELLING YOUR HOME (Courtesy of US Inspect) If you’re planning to list your home for sale, now is the perfect time to fix odds and ends. Over the last 30 years, our inspectors have […]
January 29, 2018

Home Inspections: Top Ten List of Repair Items

U.S. Inspect, one of the more respected and used inspection companies around town, has recently issued a list of the most commonly called-out items that they see in home inspection reports: Damaged or deteriorated trim. Water problem! Permits water intrusion. […]
January 19, 2018

Getting the Best Bang for the (Renovation) Buck

A strong housing market isn’t necessarily all good news for sellers. As evidenced by Remodeling magazine’s newly-released Cost vs. Value Report for 2018, average return on investment (ROI) for home improvement projects dipped across the board, with “upscale” projects taking the biggest hit. […]