Posts by Kirk Aikey

Conducting a Home Inspection After a Tornado

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Even if your home wasn’t in the actual path of the tornado, the strong winds and heavy rains could have damaged your property. When the storm has passed and it is safe to go outside, observe your home’s exterior and make note of any areas that show signs of damage.   Walk Around Your Property…

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Minimizing Roof Damage From Wind and Rain

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The roof is a home’s first line of defense against the elements. Unfortunately, homeowners often neglect to take simple steps to prevent potentially catastrophic wind & rain roof damage. From keeping gutters clean to scheduling regular inspections, here are a few tips to help you avoid emergency repairs during the stormy season.   Proactive Pruning…

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How To Tell When a Hailstorm Has Damaged Your Roof

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A hailstorm is a force of nature that demands attention. When it sweeps through, usually with strong winds, the hail stones can damage windows, car finishes and even the roof of your home. Once the storm has passed it is good idea to see if you have roof hail damage. It is possible to check…

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Updating Homes for Senior Safety

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Aging is a natural process that every living thing experiences. In humans, it can be fraught with new limitations. Plenty of homeowners strongly prefer to stay in the homes they’ve lived in for decades instead of being made to move in with their children or even to a senior living home. Aging in place can…

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The Top Renovations for Home Sellers

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Selling your home is always an exciting venture, but there are so many aspects involved with making the sale that some homeowners get overwhelmed. One thing all home sellers should focus on, if they have the resources, is home renovations. However, this isn’t the time for DIY. It is best to work with a professional,…

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Ten Kitchen Remodeling Tips

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When remodeling your home, take note that kitchens are an ideal financial investment that will lead to a more pleasurable home. Consider these ten tips that will make your kitchen remodeling the most successful it can be.   Plumbing When installing a new sink, remember that good water pressure will make cooking and cleaning more…

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Five Best Home Improvements to Consider

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Some home improvement projects may not add much or any value to your home, though others may add significantly to the value. Which home improvements should you consider, and which improvements should be avoided? We suggest adding a deck, vinyl siding, window replacement, paint and a kitchen remodel.   Paint The least expensive thing you…

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Undo Water & Fire Damage With Professional Help

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While it’s unfortunate to have to handle the aftermath of water & fire damage, no home or business owner should go it alone—nor should they. In fact, it’s often crucial to have a professional service team by your side to take charge of the necessary cleanup process and ensure that your space is dealt with…

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What To Know Before Getting Started With Building Your Deck

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Are you interested in starting a deck construction project? It’s a relatively simple project, but it does take some planning. Here are three things to consider before getting started.   How Will It Be Used Before you get started, make sure you think about how the deck is going to be used. Does it need…

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