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April 5, 2019

The first day of spring is right around the corner, and you know what that means—it’s time to come out of hibernation and get your place spic and span. There’s no shortage of spring cleaning tips scattered across the internet, but which ones should you really follow? W...

March 1, 2019

How to Remove Caulk the Right Way

We’re not going to beat around the bush—removing old caulk takes time and patience . . . in spades. But today we’re sharing a few tips that will make the job much easier in the long-run.

Step 1: Apply a caulk remover and walk away.

For mo...

February 1, 2019

Seven Genius Hacks

Snow is stressful, but just because it’s the dead of winter doesn’t mean you should be left out in the cold. We’re here to make things easier and show you how to survive winter with these brilliant snow hacks.

  1. Get a snow rake. A rake for snow sound...

January 4, 2019

What Does an Inspector Look for When It Comes to Heating Systems?

In the winter, utility costs rise in most regions of the United States. In fact, heating and cooling typically account for about one half of a homeowner’s total yearly utility costs! Since cold weather ca...

November 30, 2018

How Does an Inspector Check the Electrical System in a House?

Starting off with the outdoor electrical service to the home, the inspector first determines whether the power source is underground or overhead. If the service is underground, then the only part visible visi...

November 2, 2018

Obviously my inspector will check the plumbing fixtures — sinks, toilets, showers, etc. — but what about the supply and drain pipes?
In addition to checking all the plumbing fixtures of a property for functionality, water pressure, drainage and flow, your inspector sho...

October 1, 2018

What areas and elements of the bathroom will my inspector check? Will he check all of the bathrooms in the house?
Signs of moisture damage and the proper function of components are the key elements a property inspector will assess in any bathroom. The high moisture con...

March 2, 2018

What tasks should I do around my house this spring?
That’s a great question, and the timing is perfect for our spring home maintenance checklist. Whether you’re a seasoned home owner or a first-time home owner, here are some of the things to check and prepare around th...

January 1, 2018

What Does an Inspector Look for When It Comes to Heating Systems?
Utility costs in the winter go up in most regions of the United States. Cold weather can tax any home heating system, which is why having Keystone Home Inspection Service look at yours can mean great sav...