Improve Your Credit Score In 100 Days

Posted on: November 16, 2017 by in Blog
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  5 steps that can improve your credit score in 100 days or less Low-interest rates, a strong economy and the turn of the seasons are all causing the real estate market to heat up. More homes on the market bring more competition to buy the inventory that is out there. And one way to stand apart from other buyers who are vying for their dream home is to take steps to improve your credit score now.   "Preparing your finances is a must before the busy real estate season," Continue Reading ...

Home Cleaning Routines For Allergy Relief

Posted on: November 9, 2017 by in Blog
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The Article Courtesy of Aurora Home Inspections Many people turn to nasal sprays and antihistamines to combat seasonal nasal allergies or hay fever, but keeping the home clean to combat allergens, pollen and dust mite debris is just as important in the fight against allergies. Vacuum often, and with the right filters and bags: One key to minimizing allergens at home is to vacuum at least twice per week. Start by using attachments to clean surfaces up high, working down to the floor. Make Continue Reading ...

Tips For Setting The Perfect Holiday Table

Posted on: November 2, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Aurora Home Inspections Every holiday season, you invest hours planning and preparing the perfect menu for each celebration you host. While easy and fun may be the name of the game for buffet-style events, when it’s a sit-down soiree, the delightful cuisine you produce deserves a presentation worthy of your efforts. A beautifully set table can elevate your holiday dinner from just great to simply perfect. “Table-setting is an art form anyone can learn to execute Continue Reading ...

Uniquely You Hues: Decorating With Your Personality In Mind

Posted on: October 26, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Aurora Home Inspections Whether you realize it or not, the colors you select for your home and your personal belongings tell a lot about your personality. In fact, according to a recent survey by PPG, 58 percent of 2,500 consumers surveyed agree that colors selected for their home, car and consumer products — such as appliances and electronics — reflect their personality and style all or most of the time. In addition, 70 percent of those surveyed agreed color Continue Reading ...

Smaller Metros Take Action To Draw Millennials Fleeing Bigger Urban Areas

Posted on: October 19, 2017 by in Blog
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Are millennials getting ready to leave big cities in droves? Some experts in demographics, economics and real estate have predicted the millennial exodus from huge urban areas has already begun. If true, the question remains: where will they go?Are millennials getting ready to leave big cities in droves? Some experts in demographics, economics and real estate have predicted the millennial exodus from huge urban areas has already begun. If true, the question remains: where will they go? Some Continue Reading ...

Plumbing The Possibilities: Kitchens, Showers And Baths Highlight Outdoor Living Spaces

Posted on: October 12, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Aurora Home Inspection! The trend toward outdoor living spaces that mimic the look, comfort, convenience and functionality of indoor spaces doesn’t have to stop at the backyard grilling station. A growing number of homeowners are exploring new additions to their outdoor spaces, including outdoor showers and powder rooms, and even garage entertaining areas anchored by sinks and wetbars! While traditional plumbing techniques might once have limited just how homey you Continue Reading ...

Repair Or Replace? What To Do With A Worn-out Cooling System

Posted on: October 5, 2017 by in Blog
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From your friends at Aurora Home Inspections! Sooner or later, every homeowner will face the same tough decision: Can you repair that malfunctioning system or appliance one more time, or is it finally time to replace it? Summer temperatures can heat up the repair-or-replace debate for homeowners living with an older cooling system. To arrive at an answer, you must weigh numerous factors, including which option is more cost-effective over both the long- and short-term, how the existing or Continue Reading ...

Natural Selection: Live Edge Wood Home Design

Posted on: September 29, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Aurora Home Inspections! Live-edge hardwood, in which the sides of the slab are left unmilled to retain the natural profile of the tree trunk, is an increasingly popular decorative trend in today’s residential interiors. The technique is not only used for pieces of stand-alone furniture such as tables and benches but also for built-in elements like shelving, mantles, counter tops, bars and kitchen islands. “Most mills cut off the rough tree edges, turning the raw Continue Reading ...

Create Your Dream Artisanal Kitchen Now

Posted on: September 22, 2017 by in Blog
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  Original, handcrafted décor brings an artisanal elegance to today’s modern kitchen. Designers and homeowners alike are incorporating more one-of-a-kind pieces that bring an individualized artisanship to the heart of the home. These unique fittings and fixtures adapt to multiple style preferences, from modern and contemporary urban design to rustic elegance. When it comes to the kitchen space, handmade furniture and accessories coupled with exposed natural materials infuse a Continue Reading ...

4 Things To Consider When Choosing Siding

Posted on: September 15, 2017 by in Blog
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Selecting new siding is one of the most important curb appeal decisions homeowners face when building new or remodeling an existing home. With so many options — both classic and modern materials — there’s a lot to consider. Many manufacturers are now combining traditional styles and materials with advanced technologies, delivering a product homeowners can love for years to come. Among all the options on the market, vinyl siding — with its various styles, textures and colors — Continue Reading ...