4 Types of Roofing Materials and Their Advantages

4 Types of Roofing Materials and Their Advantages

If you need of a new roof, installing one is a worthwhile investment since it improves the value of your home considerably. Outlined are the best roofing materials to protect your family and keep your home looking great for years. Here are the pros and cons of...

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Things to Know About 4-Point Home Inspection

Things to Know About 4-Point Home Inspection

Unlike a full home inspection, a 4-point inspection only covers four main systems in a home. The inspector will examine and make notes on the plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and roofing systems. Your homeowners insurance company may require a 4-point home inspection...

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5 Options for Updating Your Pool

5 Options for Updating Your Pool

5 Options for Updating Your Pool Having a pool in your backyard is perfect for warm weather. Make your pool more attractive and inviting by making some improvements. Updating your pool enhances the value of your home and helps you keep up with maintenance and repair....

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5 Ways to Repel Mosquitoes from Your Property

5 Ways to Repel Mosquitoes from Your Property

Mosquitoes can ruin an otherwise pleasant summer evening. They cause irritating bites and can transmit dangerous diseases. Protect your family and friends from these bothersome insects with these tips to repel mosquitoes. Keep Insect Spray on Hand to Repel Mosquitoes...

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5 Ways to Be a Better Homeowner

5 Ways to Be a Better Homeowner

Making an effort to be a better homeowner is worth it. When you pay attention to details, you'll create a more comfortable environment outside and inside your home. Some projects take a bit of time to complete, but you can break large tasks into smaller ones to fit...

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Projects that Add Value to Your Home

Projects that Add Value to Your Home

If you’re thinking about home improvements, consider ways to make your home more functional and more comfortable. To get the most out of the money you spend, choose projects that add value to your home. Any home improvement project will make your living spaces more...

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Ways to Enhance Your Outdoor Living Space

Ways to Enhance Your Outdoor Living Space

When homeowners decide to tackle improvements, the porch, patio, and deck are often overlooked. By focusing on these areas, you'll make comfortable places for family and friends to relax and spend time. Here are a few ways to enhance your outdoor living space. Install...

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4 Common Places for Water Damage to Occur

4 Common Places for Water Damage to Occur

Water can be as damaging to a house as fire and termites. Fortunately, water damage can be prevented altogether or caught early by a diligent homeowner. Learn about the common places for water damage so you can stay on guard and protect your home. Common Places for...

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6 Tips to Make Your Home Safe For Seniors

6 Tips to Make Your Home Safe For Seniors

Every year in the United States, 3 million seniors citizens visit the emergency room for fall-related injuries. One in five falls results in a broken bone or head injury. Such accidents can seriously affect an elderly person's quality of life. To protect your loved...

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Tips and Tricks to Declutter Your Home

Tips and Tricks to Declutter Your Home

If you've made a New Year's resolution to keep a cleaner home, begin by removing things you no longer want or need. Clutter makes cleaning your house more difficult and can affect your mental health by causing stress and anxiety. Take the time to declutter your home...

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Features to Consider in a New Home

Features to Consider in a New Home

Building your own home is a significant investment that gives you the opportunity to customize the house for your family. With the right builder, the process can be rewarding and fun. Here are some of the most popular features to consider when building a new home....

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Pros and Cons of 5 Types of Home Siding Materials

Pros and Cons of 5 Types of Home Siding Materials

Your home’s siding adds curb appeal and protects the structure from the elements. It should be durable while complementing your home’s appearance. The type of home siding materials you choose will determine cost, installation, appearance, and maintenance needs. Vinyl...

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Renovate or Relocate: How to Decide

Renovate or Relocate: How to Decide

If you've lived in your current home for a while, you may be feeling ready for an update. It can be challenging for you and your family to decide whether to renovate or relocate to a new home and neighborhood. Repainting a room can do wonders for a home, but perhaps...

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How to Deal With Water Damage in the Home

How to Deal With Water Damage in the Home

Water Damage in Your Home As a homeowner, you're going to face issues that arise. However, there are few problems as frustrating as water damage. Water can cause a surprising amount of destruction to your home and your belongings. Whether you have a small leak or a...

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9 Safety Tips for Grilling

9 Safety Tips for Grilling

Many people enjoy cooking outside in warmer weather. Unfortunately, this also means an increase in grilling accidents and fires. The National Fire Protection Association reported a yearly average of 10,200 house fires caused by grilling between 2013 and 2017. Any...

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Tips for Proper Pool Maintenance

Tips for Proper Pool Maintenance

Relaxing outdoors on warm days is even more enjoyable when you have a well-maintained pool. Swimming pool upkeep doesn’t have to be a hassle. Use these recommendations for proper pool maintenance to keep your water clean and healthy all summer. Circulation Circulation...

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How to Build a Safe Deck

How to Build a Safe Deck

Tips on How to Build a Safe Deck Decks are great places for spending time with family and friends. It's important to keep safety in mind while designing and building your outdoor living space. The right precautions and safety measures will help prevent accidents. Here...

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4 Signs That You Need a New Roof

4 Signs That You Need a New Roof

A deteriorating, storm damaged, or aging roof can lead to major problems if ignored. Postponing repairs creates potentially dangerous conditions and can cause damage to your home. The following signs that you need a new roof are some of the most common. If you suspect...

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How to Sell Your Home

How to Sell Your Home

When putting your house on the market, you're likely looking to sell your home quickly and easily. There are a few things you’ll need to do: find a real estate agent, take pictures, create the real estate listing, and review bids from buyers. You hope the process goes...

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Protect Your Home From Wind Damage

Protect Your Home From Wind Damage

If you live in an area that is prone to windstorms, you should take steps to keep wind from wreaking havoc on your property. Here are some helpful tips to protect your home from wind damage. Pick Up Items From the Yard Any backyard items have the potential to become...

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Pros and Cons of Popular Decking Materials

Pros and Cons of Popular Decking Materials

Your home's deck is an extension of the living space. When building a deck, choosing the right decking material can be an overwhelming task. To make the best choice, you’ll need to consider the cost, availability, and upkeep of materials. Let’s take a look at the pros...

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4 Best Ways to Prevent Mold in Your Home

4 Best Ways to Prevent Mold in Your Home

Mold in your home is unhealthy and aggravates respiratory problems when left untreated. Mold can also cause damage ranging from minor cosmetic to major structural issues. You should make every effort to stop it from growing and spreading. Here are some of the most...

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Tips for Moving with Your Family

Tips for Moving with Your Family

Moving to a new home is a time-consuming and complicated process because you’re packing up an entire house of belongings. If you're relocating, here are a few tips for moving with your family to make the transition to a new home smooth and successful. 1. Declutter the...

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6 Ways to Save Water at Home

6 Ways to Save Water at Home

People often use more water at home during the summer. Whether you’re taking more showers or watering your garden on dry summer days, it’s normal to see an increase in your water bill. With a few simple changes, you can easily save water at home. 6 Tips to Save Water...

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Prepare for Hurricane Season: 7 Tips to Get Your Home Ready

Prepare for Hurricane Season: 7 Tips to Get Your Home Ready

Powerful winds and heavy rains from hurricanes threaten homes along the coast and can inflict costly damage even hundreds of miles inland. Prepare for hurricane season before a storm by using these 7 seven tips to protect your home against hurricane damage. 1. Prepare...

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3 Ways to Improve Home Security

3 Ways to Improve Home Security

There are few things more important than protecting your family and property. Take these steps to improve home security and have peace of mind knowing your home is safe. 1. Install a Home Security System Installing a home security system is a great way to protect your...

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The Cat in the Wall and Other Adventures in Home Inspections

The Cat in the Wall and Other Adventures in Home Inspections

Welcome to Low Keys Home Inspections’ Blog! Our clients are our #1 priority, which is why you can call us at any time 7 days a week and why we offer inspections when others won’t, including holidays and -if possible- within 24 hours of your call. We also know that building genuine relationships is what drives our success and your satisfaction.

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