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The Difference Between Mold And Mildew

Posted on: July 11, 2017 by in Mold Inspections
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The Difference Between Mold And Mildew Mold and mildew are both fungi and are both very similar to each other; however, there are some key differences. And be assured, it is important to know the difference and the effects they can have on your health and home! When you have a problem with mold or mildew in your home it is important to have it taken care of as quickly as possible. Call us at Aurora Home Inspections to find out about our NJ Home Mold Detection Services today (201) Continue Reading ...

Last Minute Home Winterization Projects

Posted on: November 24, 2015 by in Blog, Home Winterization
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Last Minute Home Winterization Projects By this time of year, you have likely taken care of most of your home winterization projects. You should have had your furnace inspected by now, as well as taken care of siding and roofing repairs and even switched the direction on your ceiling fans. You are well on your way to enjoying a warm, carefree winter in your home. However, at Aurora Home Inspections, there are a few last minute home winterization projects we want all NY and NJ residents to be Continue Reading ...

Affordable Home Winterization Tips

Posted on: November 17, 2015 by in Blog, Home Winterization
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Affordable Home Winterization Tips Looking for ways to cut your heating bills while on a budget? Aurora Home Inspections has 5 helpful tips to offer to help you keep your home warmer and put a few dollars back in your pocket.  1. Make a Draft Snake. Struggling with a drafty home? There is a very simple and very affordable solution. All you need is a fabric pouch, or a towel and some sand. Fill the pouch, or roll the towel with sand and place it along the foot of the door. It will keep Continue Reading ...

Lower Energy Costs With A Programmable Thermostat

Posted on: October 23, 2015 by in Blog, DIY Home Tips
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Lower Energy Costs With A Programmable Thermostat If you are looking for ways to reduce your home heating and cooling bills, you can cut them by 15% just by installing a programmable thermostat.  Programmable thermostats keep the temperature in your home at a comfortable level when you are there, and go into energy saving mode while you are away. The higher the price, the more program options offered, but even your least expensive options will give you a big jump in energy savings. If you are Continue Reading ...

5 Home Energy Savings Tips You Can Do Right Now

Posted on: October 9, 2015 by in Blog, DIY Home Tips
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Home Energy Savings Tips | NJ Home Inspections Following a few easy steps will offer you a reduction in your energy bills and an major increase in your energy efficiency. Here are 5 home energy savings tips you can do right now. Save More Energy With New Storm WindowsStorm windows are not new to the market, but lately they have been getting some major improvements. They are now made to be used year round, able to be opened and closed. There are new coatings on many brands as well Continue Reading ...

Winterize Your Sprinkler System In New Jersey

Posted on: September 23, 2015 by in Blog, DIY Home Tips
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Winterize Your Sprinkler System In New Jersey A sprinkler system is a fairly large investment into your the care and maintenance of your property. This being the case, people often want to protect their sprinkler systems in the colder, winter months. With these months rapidly approaching in many regions, it’s time to winterize your sprinkler system in New Jersey. By using compressed air to blow out the sprinkler system you can ensure that your your sprinklers will continue to work for many Continue Reading ...

5 Fall Home Maintenance Tips For NJ Homes

Posted on: September 16, 2015 by in Blog, DIY Home Tips
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Fall Home Maintenance Tips For NJ Homes Each change in season brings new home maintenance and prevention projects with its changes in temperature, weather, and aging of the home. In order to keep things running smoothly and avoid costly repairs from occurring, why not take the time now and get your home ready for the fall and winter seasons while conditions are still mild. Here are 5 Fall home maintenance tips for NJ homes to help get you get a head start. 1.) Clear Your Continue Reading ...

How To Close A Pool For The Winter

Posted on: September 11, 2015 by in Blog, DIY Home Tips
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How To Close A Pool For The Winter In NJ Labor Day has come and gone and soon it will be time to close up your backyard pool. There are several steps that need to be taken to make sure everything is closed down properly so you can have a hassle free spring next year.  If you aren’t 100% sure how to do this the right way, you should call a professional.  Here is Aurora Home Inspections tips on how to close a pool for the winter.It is incredibly important that when you close up your pool Continue Reading ...

How To Declutter Your Home

Posted on: August 24, 2015 by in Blog, DIY Home Tips
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How To Declutter Your Home | Bergen County NJ Home Inspector One of the many tips we give homeowners ahead of a home inspection is to clear the clutter!  If you are having your home inspected, you will want to clear areas of clutter so the home inspector can see everything that needs to be seen. Closets and basement and attics should be as clutter free as possible. But, even if you are not preparing for an inspection, decluttering your home can add a sense of peace and freedom to Continue Reading ...

Natural Mite and Mold Killer Recipe

Posted on: August 17, 2015 by in Blog, DIY Home Tips
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Natural Mite and Mold Killer Recipe | Battling Allergies In NJ Allergies are a common issue for people that live in NJ. We deal with a variety of seasonal allergies as well as being the perfect environment for mold and dust mites to thrive. As home inspectors, we look for issues in homes that harbor or enhance these allergens. Your home should be a place of comfort and rest. Not a breeding ground for dust and mold. So, when we came across this natural mite and mold killer recipe, we had to Continue Reading ...