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Mold Testing in a Home

Just about everyone has heard of mold and knows of the damage it can do over time if left untreated, but many homeowners don’t know exactly what mold is or how to detect it in the house. The Inspect-It 1st team is experienced with a variety of common home problems, many of which lead to …

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Home Fire Safety Tips and Preparation

Since May is National Barbecue Month, now is the time to brush up on your home fire safety knowledge. As you roll out the grill and invite neighbors over for a backyard cookout, a fire accident is probably the last thing on your mind. The summer has arrived, and it’s time to enjoy it! But …

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A Flooded Basement: Prevent to Protect

A flooded basement can happen for a number of reasons, most of them having nothing to do with leaving a window or cellar door open. In other words, it’s not your fault! Houses age, and just like people, their joints begin to wear down and functioning efficiently becomes more difficult. If a basement develops pooling or …

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Safety During Small Bathroom Renovations

Small bathroom renovations can be fun and financially beneficial for a DIYer, but every home renovation should be tempered with a little caution. Renovation usually means taking out your handy tool box and loosening some screws here and there or dismantling something. And any time you dismantle something, there’s a chance to uncover a problem …

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