4 Ways To Use Technology To Simplify Your Home Buying Process

Posted on: December 17, 2018 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of  Mountains to Sound Home Inspection! With increased competition in many cities around the country, finding ways to simplify the home buying process while saving money is top of mind for potential home buyers. Many consumers are seeking real estate brokerages that make the home buying process less stressful by providing access to tech-based tools, data and the guidance of smart, local agents. "Buying a home is typically the most expensive purchase most people Continue Reading ...

Before You Renovate, Have You Considered This?

Posted on: December 10, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at  Mountains to Sound Home Inspection! Home improvement projects are popular this time of year and you've certainly tackled your share of DIY to-dos in the past. But not this year. This year you realize it's time to go big, to go bold, to set aside those traditional home improvement projects for another year and do something even bigger. Yes, this year, it's time to renovate. Whether your plans include renovating one room, a floor or your Continue Reading ...

Watch What You Heat: 5 Kitchen Safety Tips

Posted on: December 3, 2018 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Mountains to Sound Home Inspection! Cooking equipment is the top cause of home fires, and the second leading cause of home fire deaths, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). "Considered to be one of the more preventable types of fires, kitchen fires can be avoided by following a few common-sense guidelines," says Tarsila Wey, director of marketing at First Alert. "Home safety experts recommend having at least one fire extinguishing product Continue Reading ...

3 Elements To Create A Dream Bathroom Sanctuary

Posted on: November 26, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at Mountains to Sound Home Inspection! Bathrooms reign supreme, overtaking kitchens as the most popular remodeling project, according to a new survey by the National Association of Home Builders. In the study, remodelers reported on the most common projects in 2017 and 81 percent performed bathroom remodeling. Whether you're hiring the project out or taking the DIY route, fashioning the bathroom of your dreams can enhance your home's value and add enjoyment to your Continue Reading ...

Remodeling To Age In Place? Make Changes Where It Matters Most

Posted on: November 19, 2018 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of  Mountains to Sound Home Inspection! American household demographics constantly change. With kids grown and moved out, many adults are considering remodeling to meet their future needs. This has inspired the idea of aging in place, meaning the desire to have a high quality of life in your home as you get older. In the United States, it's a desire shared by many. According to the AARP, 87 percent of adults age 65 and older want to stay in their current home and Continue Reading ...

5 Tips For Financing Your Next Home Improvement Project

Posted on: November 12, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at Mountains to Sound Home Inspection! Whether it's transforming a fixer-upper into your dream home or just giving a makeover to your kitchen or bathroom, home improvement projects are on the minds of many new homeowners across the country. While many things about renovating your home are flexible, your budget might not be. In general, not a single floor board is laid, or a new countertop installed without money, which is why every home renovation Continue Reading ...

Don’t Suffer High Energy Bills Any Longer

Posted on: November 5, 2018 by in Blog
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Brought to you by  Mountains to Sound Home Inspection! The annual energy cost for a typical single family home in the U.S. is more than $2,000, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. If you can think of a thousand things you'd rather spend your hard-earned money on than electricity and natural gas, the solution to saving on energy costs is easier than you think. While you might assume the numerous electronic gadgets you own drive your high utility bills, the real cost culprits Continue Reading ...

Build Boldly With These 4 Features Of Advanced Decking

Posted on: October 29, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at Mountains to Sound Home Inspection! If you're planning to create an outdoor living space, advanced decking enables you to show off your creativity. For years, complex deck designs have been difficult to achieve with traditional lumber. But, with advances in today's decking materials, you have the flexibility to create virtually any design to reflect your style. The possibilities of creating a bold deck design are only limited by your imagination. For example, did you love Continue Reading ...

3D Printing Is Reimagining The Way We Live Today

Posted on: October 22, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at Mountains to Sound Home Inspection! When additive manufacturing technology - better known as 3D printing - was first invented more than 30 years ago it was intended to make the product design and manufacturing process more efficient. At that time, 3D printing was used primarily as a way to create prototypes to validate and perfect product design, but the inventor, Chuck Hull, had no idea how it would change the way we live. Today, 3D printing Continue Reading ...

Be Prepared For The 2018 Storm Season

Posted on: October 15, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from your friends at Mountains to Sound Home Inspection! For millions of Americans, the devastation of the 2017 storm season is still fresh in their minds. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the cumulative cost of the weather events in the U.S. was $306.2 billion. Whether you were directly affected by one of those storm systems, or saw images of flooded neighborhoods, there's probably one question that you're now asking yourself. What Continue Reading ...