Seek out companies with knowledge, legitimate certifications, and history in both the home inspections and energy assessments industry. As standards are always evolving, it’s important to find a company that is well versed and informed on the proper procedures and current trends.
As you stay indoors avoiding the cold, you likely have plenty of idle time. One way of using this time is by checking the state of your stairs and trim. When it comes to your staircase, begin by deciding whether you want or need to change only the spindles and handrails, or whether you need to refurbish the risers and steps too.
Windows and doors play a large role in the energy efficiency and value of your home. Therefore, you shouldn’t overlook them when considering remodels or updates to your house, or your yearly home improvement budget.
Initiating home improvements doesn’t need to be a challenging experience. This is the perfect time to identify problem areas, begin planning, searching for inspiration (Pinterest, anyone?), and seeking out the appropriate professionals.
With the hustle and bustle of the holidays behind us, and the cold keeping us indoors, it can be a great time to focus on some interior renovations such as flooring. While you’re repairing your damaged floors, why not get your exposed floor insulation checked to make sure it’s doing it’s job properly?
During this busy month of hospitality, it is important to ensure that the exterior looks beautiful, sure, but year round it is important to take measures to conserve the exterior of your home, including steps that will help you to conserve energy.