5 Must-Have Home Features For Retirees

Posted on: January 25, 2018 by in Blog
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From your friends at Aurora Home Inspections Sponsored ad content by Clayton Homes As we move through the different stages in our lives, our housing needs change too. The home you were excited to move into in your 30s might not be ideal for those now nearing retirement. According to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, between 2015 and 2035, the number of people over the age of 75 living alone will nearly double from 6.9 million to 13.4 million. Being prepared Continue Reading ...

5 Tips For Speed Cleaning Your Home

Posted on: January 18, 2018 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Aurora Home Inspections What is one of the biggest sources of stress? It’s cleaning on a deadline, especially when guests are on their way. But with the right plan in place, even last-minute cleaning can be efficient and stress-free, says Debra Johnson, Merry Maids home cleaning expert. In an online survey conducted by Toluna, more than half of respondents admitted that most of their cleaning takes place just before guests arrive. With a bit more focus, this Continue Reading ...

5 Spring Remodeling Projects Sure To Brighten Your Home

Posted on: January 11, 2018 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Aurora Home Inspections During the coldest months of the year, it’s hard not to think about the warmer months to come — and all that they hold. You may already be planning your next vacation or outdoor activities to host in your backyard this summer. Now is the time to brainstorm about your spring home remodeling projects that can add enjoyment and value to your humble abode. Home remodeling projects on the rise As the U.S. economy continues to strengthen, home Continue Reading ...

That ’70s Home: 5 Trends Making A Comeback Today

Posted on: January 4, 2018 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Aurora Home Inspections Disco may be dead, but the spirit of the 1970s is not. In homes all across the country, people are adding their own splash of ‘70s style in updated, modern ways. Here are five current top decorating trends that have an unmistakable ‘70s flair. More macramé, please: From dip dyed wall hangings to simple plant hangers, macramé is coming back in a big way. Whether you purchase these items already made or you enroll in a class to make them Continue Reading ...

5 Budget-Friendly Master Bathroom Upgrades You’ll Cherish For Years

Posted on: December 28, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Aurora Home Inspections What does your bathroom mean to you? Is it an oasis, a place to unwind, relax and let the cares of the day simply melt away? Or is it just another room in your house? If your answer is the latter, then your bathroom isn’t doing everything it could. The good news is, getting your space there doesn’t have to break your bank or signal a months-long remodeling process. The truth is there are plenty of unique, invigorating ways for you to reinvent Continue Reading ...

Wellness Begins At Home: 5 Tips For A Healthier, Happier Home

Posted on: December 21, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Aurora Home Inspections From diets to exercise routines to standing at our desks while we work, we do a lot to stay healthy. Most of the time this involves focusing on what we eat and how we move. No doubt this is an essential component to good health, but increasingly, people are realizing their home environment can have a big impact on their mood, their health and how they feel. The following are five changes in your home environment that can have the biggest Continue Reading ...

Winter Storm Power Outages On The Rise – 3 Ways To Prepare

Posted on: December 14, 2017 by in Blog
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Brought to you by Aurora Home Inspections Winter storms can wreak havoc on roads, homes and personal lives. However, facing hours of cleaning up fallen tree limbs, shoveling snow or being cooped up inside with antsy kids might be the least of your worries. Experts predict more frequent and severe storms could lead to lengthy power outages that could affect thousands of Americans this winter storm season. In fact, increasingly severe weather is the chief reason power outages are becoming Continue Reading ...

5 Strategies For Protecting Your Valuables

Posted on: December 7, 2017 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Aurora Home Inspections Home is your sanctuary, your castle, the place where you feel the most secure and protected. It is natural to feel this way. So, it is not surprising that you store your prized possessions and valuables at home as well. But is that the best choice for all your valuables? The recent wildfires in California are the latest in a string of devastating disasters to impact homeowners in the U.S. Together with the hurricanes along the Atlantic and Continue Reading ...

5 Steps For A Successful Holiday Gathering

Posted on: November 30, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Aurora Home Inspections The holiday season is about spending quality time with family and friends. Many people will host gatherings and parties during this time of year. Keep stress levels at an all-time low by taking some seamless shortcuts to pull off a get together of any size – whether a football watch party, gift exchange or even a low-key movie night with friends. Prep your home: Before everyone arrives, double-check your home for the things that you won’t want Continue Reading ...

6 Tips To Make Your Bathroom Sellable And Enjoyable At The Same Time

Posted on: November 23, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Aurora Home Inspections When it comes time to sell your home, not all rooms are created equal. Sure, potential buyers will walk through the entire house, but their opinion of a few primary rooms can ultimately determine whether they choose to offer or walk. Your bathroom(s) — especially your master bathroom — are among these key rooms. As you prepare to put your home on the market, it’s time to take an honest look at these spaces. What do the bathrooms say Continue Reading ...