Easy DIY tips to save on your winter energy bills

Posted on: February 3, 2017 by in Blog
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Here's what Americans have to look forward to this winter: While the south will be drier and warmer, the northern U.S. can expect "wetter, cooler conditions," predicts the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)."Regardless of the outlook, there is always some chance for extreme winter weather, so prepare now for what might come later this winter," says Mike Halpert, deputy director for NOAA's Climate Prediction Center.As a homeowner, what can you do to get ready for the Continue Reading ...

4 Easy Ways to Pest-Proof Your Home

Posted on: January 27, 2017 by in Blog
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It’s late and you’re in your favorite, cozy pajamas. You get in bed and pull up the warm comforter. You turn out the light and are just about to drift off to sleep when you hear a noise coming from the attic. You sit up to listen, but it quickly goes quiet again. You lay back down and close your eyes, and just as you fall asleep, the noise is back, this time it’s coming from inside the wall.You have a visitor — an unwanted visitor.As much as we all enjoy our cozy homes, they are Continue Reading ...

4 Tips to Help Keep Your Home Warm, Comfortable and Energy Efficient This Winter

Posted on: January 20, 2017 by in Blog
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With winter comes the holiday season, a time that's supposed to be associated with "comfort and joy." Learn these tips from Louisville Home Inspection to make your home warm. But how joyful will it be if pests invade your house, or if your home is cold and drafty? Help stay warm all winter long by addressing factors like air leaks from gaps and cracks that can make your home feel uncomfortable."Drafts and heat loss are common problems in the winter, and they affect homes of every age, size Continue Reading ...

New Year’s Plan to Get Fiscally Fit on Buying Your First Home

Posted on: January 13, 2017 by in Blog
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So buying a new home tops your list of New Year's resolutions. Follow these steps from a Louisville Home Inspector to get fiscally fit. As you picture the big moment - the one where you pull up to your dream home in your moving truck, sprint up and unlock your front door - you probably understand there's something you need to do first. You need to get your finances in shape.Just like those who make resolutions to run a marathon, making this big investment starts with a plan. Runners know Continue Reading ...

January Is National Radon Action Month

Posted on: January 11, 2017 by in Blog
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Certainty Home Inspections Is Offering A Special On Our Radon Testing! Everyone knows the early bird gets the worm; well we have an early bird special that allows EVERYONE to get a Radon Test for just $99!!Call today to schedule your Radon Test Today (502) 257-7401 | This Special only lasts until January 31st!A little information about Radon: If you haven’t done so, Test Your Home – The EPA and the U.S. Surgeon General recommend that all homes in the U.S. be tested for Continue Reading ...

4 Questions Smart Homeowners Must Ask Remodeler

Posted on: January 6, 2017 by in Blog
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If you're like millions of Americans, you're doing some sort of home improvement project within the next year. Have you thought about how you'll select your remodeler? Here are 4 questions to ask your remodeler from Louisville Home Inspection. Don't be wooed by beautiful before-and-after photos - they are created to grab your attention and impress you, but they don't tell the whole story.For example, when you review a restaurant, you don't base your rating just on the food. You expect an Continue Reading ...

Tips to Stop Drafts, Save Money and Improve Your Home

Posted on: December 30, 2016 by in Blog
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Can you imagine keeping your windows open all winter long?  Learn the tips to save drafts, money and improve your home with Louisville Home Inspection. The heat loss, cold drafts and all that money spent on wasted energy would be staggering. But if your home has folding pull-down attic stairs, a whole-house fan, a fireplace or clothes dryer, you may be doing the equivalent of leaving the windows open every day.Drafts from these often-overlooked spaces waste energy and cost you big in Continue Reading ...

6 Simple Ways to Freshen Your Home Inside and Out

Posted on: December 23, 2016 by in Blog
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Looking for some easy ways to breathe new life into your home? Check out these tips from a Louisville Home Inspection. Whether it’s the air inside or the decor itself, freshening things up can make your home look and feel more welcoming at any time of year. You don’t need a lot of time or money to reinvigorate your home; just a few simple and affordable, yet high-impact DIY projects will do the trick.Here are a few projects you can easily accomplish in a single weekend:Paint an Continue Reading ...

3 Things to Look for When Buying a New Home

Posted on: December 16, 2016 by in Blog
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Purchasing a new home is an exciting and sometimes stressful experience. Learn the 3 things to look for when buying a new home from Louisville Home Inspection. Whether you’re moving to a new town or looking to upgrade from your current space, finding a new home requires patience, expert guidance and a keen eye for detail.As a home seeker, the first thing you’ll evaluate is location, space and amenities such as fireplaces, granite countertops, a finished basement, deck or a swimming Continue Reading ...

10 packing hacks to streamline your move

Posted on: December 9, 2016 by in Blog
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Moving brings a mix of emotions. Excitement about living in a new home is paired with angst and anxiety about the actual moving process. The most dreaded task is the one that takes the most time: packing. Here are 10 packing hacks from Louisville Home Inspection.The boxes, the bubble wrap, the labels — oh my! Packing can be chaotic and overwhelming. Fortunately the experts at Penske Truck Rental have some time-tested tips to help anyone make packing for a move fast, easy and Continue Reading ...