Kick off summer with a bang, not a bust!

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It’s almost July 4th. The grill is sizzling, the pool is ready. You’ve been trying hard to navigate this post-pandemic world, and you are ready to kick back. But as hard as we’ve been working, imagine the pressure on our air conditioning systems! Especially with temperatures in the 90s this past week; they deserve to be serviced well, and you …

The Magic of Pre-Inspections

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In today’s wild market, it can be enticing for buyers to provide a competetive offer by waiving the home inspection. However, home inspections were born to help reduce liability after the closing. Fortunately, there is a solution: listing side inspections. There are many different ways to format a listing-side inspection, and we are happy to work with sellers (and agents) …

Snuggling Safely in the Snowy Season

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It’s that time of year. We all love a cozy, warm fireplace right now… But, did you know that certain types of wood, when burned, leave behind a substance called creosote? There are various degrees of creosote buildup. If not cleaned regularly, creosote buildup can become dangerous in your chimney (becoming combustible). Most areas of a chimney are not visible …

Warm Up & Give Back: Make-A-Wish Soup Drive

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Feel good about what you eat, and what you do.  We at aHarmony Home Inspection LLC have partnered with Coldwell Banker Realty Services to make this a simple possibility. Order soup from our friends at Heavenly Cuisine Custom Catering, and the profits will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. With a variety of soup choices from Chef Mark’s exclusive kitchen,  there is …

Sellers: How to Help Ensure a Smooth Home Inspection Part Five

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This is the fifth of our series for sellers about how to help the home inspection process go smoothly. In this part of the series, we talk about gutters and downspouts. Making sure that they’re cleaned and properly aligned will let let us inspect them thoroughly – and also leave a more favorable first impression of your home! Have any …

Sellers: How to Help Ensure a Smooth Home Inspection Part Three

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This is the second of our series for sellers about how to help the home inspection process go smoothly. In this part of the series, we talk about light bulbs! It may sound silly and small, but making sure your light bulbs are working before we stop by is just another way to keep the inspection process going smoothly. Have …

Sellers: How to Help Ensure a Smooth Home Inspection Part Two

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This is the second of our series for sellers about how to help the home inspection process go smoothly. In this part of the series, we suggest resetting programmable thermostats to manual controls – and don’t worry, we’ll be sure to put them back just the way we found them! Have any questions or want some more advice? Leave a …