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How Long Does an  Air Conditioner Last in Florida?

How Long Does an  Air Conditioner Last? When working out how long your air conditioner will last,  remember that averages are just that – averages. I have seen air conditioners still running at 27 years old and I have seem them fail at  less than 2 years.  Of course, these are the exceptions and you […]

What is a GFCI Outlet and Do I Need to Install Them?

  GFCI  outlets and breakers save lives by limiting the duration of electrical shocks. How is it different from a circuit breaker? Circuit breakers  and GFCI outlets both interrupt the circuit current but a GFCI is more sensitive and smarter as a circuit breaker will work only when the current is over its capacity  (due […]

How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost?

The cost of a home inspection should not be your primary concern.  It should be how good a job will the inspector do and what is included in the inspection.  Many times during a real estate transaction, one of the biggest things on our mind is MONEY. But rightfully so. When you are buying a […]

Lead in The Home – Keep Yourself Safe

What can you do if you find lead in your home? Here in this part of Florida, we don’t always think about this issue. But if your home was built before 1978, then you could have an issue. Millions of homes have lead based paint, and the older the home the more likely it is […]

Is Lead In Your Home A Concern?

We all know that a well known health risk in the home could be the presence of lead or lead based materials. Sadly those most at risk category of being affected by it are babies and small children. There is even a risk to unborn babies. How concerned should you be about the possibility of […]

Should you buy a portable generator?

For some, when there is a power outage it can be much more than just a nuisance. It could be a matter of health and safety. Is it wise then, to buy a portable generator? There are many advantages to having a portable generator. It is especially useful when your power goes out. Here are […]

After your home has flooded

Whether your home has flooded from a natural disaster or from another source, there are steps you must take to ensure you get the help you need. Some of the first steps to take: One of the first things to do is take pictures of your property, and its contents. Its very important to have […]

How To Stay Safe After Your Home has been Flooded

Sad to say, natural disasters have become all too common lately. Whether you live in an area affected by the recent hurricanes or not, its good to know what we should do after our home has been flooded. Here are some important reminders of what to do immediately after your home has flooded: When first […]

Pre-Listing Home Inspections

Want to sell your home faster and for more money? We all would. We work hard to maintain our homes and to keep them in good condition. So when it comes time to sell your home, you want as few road blocks as possible. One of the best ways that you can prepare your home […]

How can I improve the air quality in my home?

As we had mentioned in our last blog post, there are a lot of things that can affect the quality of your air. But we gave some simple suggestions on how to overcome some of those issues. We wanted to take a minute and expand on some of those points though.     If you […]