A Great Lawn Begins With A Great Engine

Posted on: August 17, 2018 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Ocean Breezes Home Inspection As the days grow longer and the snow begins to recede, homeowners will once again venture outdoors to get their yards and lawn into tip-top shape for summer fun. But just like your lawn has been hibernating over the long winter, so too has your lawn mower and other small engines. Even if you properly winterized your mower, there are a few things you’ll need to do to ensure it works like it should. To get there, follow these five Continue Reading ...

Marrying Households: 7 Savvy Moving Tips For Newlyweds

Posted on: August 10, 2018 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Ocean Breezes Home Inspection Couples moving in to a new house is gonna be chaos for sure!  But with these suggestions, planning and preparation, moving will be much easier. If you're planning a wedding or you've just tied the knot, congratulations! Getting ready to start the next chapter of your life with the one you love can be an exciting time, filled with anticipation about your future together. That said, combining two households can take considerable Continue Reading ...

The Time Is Now To Incorporate Scandinavian Style Into Decor

Posted on: July 20, 2018 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Ocean Breezes Home Inspections A home with very limited decors making it a clean and modern design is known as Scandinavian style. Clean, minimalist and modern aesthetic is how best to describe it. As homeowners look for ways to refresh their spaces, Scandinavian style has become ever more prominent and popular among designers and interior decor experts. The clean, modern, minimalist aesthetic shows up in interiors and exteriors, from streamlined furniture to Continue Reading ...

The Best Way To Clean Wood Floors Might Surprise You

Posted on: July 13, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at Ocean Breezes Home Inspection Beautiful homes are often considered beautiful because of the structure, furnishings, finishing and flooring. Having shiny wooden flooring is not easy to maintain, here are some tips to clean your wood floors. Although most people envision their dream home with shiny wood floors, many consumers are unaware of the best way to care for them, according to a 2017 survey conducted by the National Wood Flooring Association. "Not Continue Reading ...

House Hunting? Use This Handy Checklist Before You Make The Offer

Posted on: July 6, 2018 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Ocean Breezes Home Inspections Finding a perfect house to transform into your perfect home is not easy. Use this checklist to help you decide before you make an offer. House hunting can feel like an adventurous new chapter in your life. If you're lucky enough to find the property that checks off all the "must have" boxes - appearance, size, price, location - it's easy to fall in love. Not so fast. Before making an offer on any property, it's smart to take a Continue Reading ...

Add Fire Safety To Your Family’s Routine

Posted on: June 29, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Ocean Breezes Home Inspections You find the perfect house, you build a lovely home you jazz it up with the nicest furniture and viola! You have the best home, but don't forget to protect your home with  smoke detectors.  Prevention is always better. Think of all the items you replace regularly - your cellphone, light bulbs and even your toothbrush. But when was the last time you replaced your smoke alarm batteries, or even the alarms themselves? It's easy to Continue Reading ...

The Secret Places Pests Are Hiding In Your Home

Posted on: June 27, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Ocean Breezes Home Inspections Nobody wants pests in and around one's home. There are certain areas inside the house where these pests stay but we often overlook. Pests can be hiding just about everywhere - whether you can see them or not. When you know where to look, there are preventative measures you can take to help avoid a pest infestation problem in your home. Terminix shares details on the unexpected, "secret" places pests can be hiding. Sinks and Continue Reading ...

Fresh Beginnings: Clean Your Bathroom Faster With These Tech Tools

Posted on: June 22, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Ocean Breezes Home Inspections If you're like most Americans, you prefer to have an immaculate bathroom - you just don't like cleaning it. In fact, in a recent study by Kohler (conducted by independent research firm Vision Critical), 42 percent of consumers admitted cleaning the toilet is one of their most disliked chores. That said, domestic guru Martha Stewart recommends scrubbing your tub/shower enclosure, toilet and drains at least weekly to maintain Continue Reading ...

Top Trends To Inspire Your Outdoor Living

Posted on: June 15, 2018 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Ocean Breezes Home Inspections Outdoor living spaces rank first among special function rooms desired by consumers, according to the American Institute for Architects, and so homeowners are expected to be going all-in for the outdoors in 2018. Trex Company, a maker of premium decking and railing, has gleaned insights from contractors, homeowners and industry experts to compile the following outdoor living trends that will dominate this year: Year-round Continue Reading ...

Mix, Match and Mosaic: The Top Interior Design Trends of 2018

Posted on: June 8, 2018 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Ocean Breezes Home Inspections Whether you're redecorating your home, changing up that old carpet for warm hardwood flooring, or just longing for a fresh coat of paint and some new accents in the living room, the design trends this year are all about texture, style and surprises. It's hardwood floors celebrating knots and imperfections or variations in plank sizes and color. It's wood on your walls and faux stone tile backsplashes. It's mixing unexpected Continue Reading ...