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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 ...

Switch To CFL Bulbs To Reduce Energy Costs

Posted on: November 3, 2015 by in Blog, DIY Home Tips
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Switch To CFL Bulbs To Reduce Energy Costs Compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) have made their way into the mainstream after being invented in the 1970’s as a result of the energy crisis. However, due to a bit of a rocky history, consumers have been slow to get on the wagon. Many of the early versions of CFL bulbs had a delay in reaching full brightness and gave off a cold looking light. But advances in manufacturing and design have eliminated these issues and offer a tradition warm light for a 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 ...

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 ...

What You Need To Know When Buying A Home

Posted on: August 4, 2015 by in Blog, Home Inspections
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What You Need To Know When Buying A Home  Buying a home is a big investment and can be scary, especially if you are a first time home buyer. There are many things to consider, from mortgage companies, to neighborhoods and schools. That is why an early home inspection can help you to learn what you need to know when buying a home, and save you a lot of stress, time and money. What The Seller Needs To Tell You When Buying A Home Though it can vary by state, in any contract there Continue Reading ...

Summer Grilling Safety Tips

Posted on: April 10, 2015 by in Blog, Home Inspections
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Summer Grilling Safety Tips  Who doesn't love a good cook out or barbecue? It is a quintessential American summer tradition. But like many enjoyable things, there comes responsibility. To help keep your outdoor cooking fun and emergency free, there are a few simple safety tips to follow. With these summer grilling safety tips in mind, your summer should be a memorable one for all the right reasons.Nine out of ten grilling accidents are due to carelessness. At roughly half, thermal Continue Reading ...

5 Common Home Inspection Pitfalls

Posted on: April 2, 2015 by in Blog, Home Inspections
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5 Common Home Inspection Pitfalls Home inspection is an incredibly important step in buying a new home. There are, however several common mistakes people make involving home inspection all the time. To avoid possible headaches in the future, avoid these 5 common home inspection pitfalls. Not inspecting new construction. It’s a rookie mistake that even the most seasoned home buyers occasionally make. Just because a home is up to code and looks good does not mean everything is Continue Reading ...

Why You Should Have Oil Tanks Removed Before Selling Your Home

Posted on: February 6, 2015 by in Blog, Home Inspections
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Why You Should Have Oil Tanks Removed Before Selling Your Home In home inspection, there are certain questions we hear all the time. One question we hear often comes from from people preparing to sell their house. “Why do I have to remove my underground oil tank,” they ask. The truth is you don’t have to at all. There are no laws that require this to be done prior to any transactions. However, even though you do not legally need to do it, you still should. It is unlikely you will be able Continue Reading ...

Don’t Be Afraid Of A Home Inspection

Posted on: September 3, 2014 by in Blog, Home Inspections
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Any homebuyer must get a home inspection before finalizing the deal.  You need to confirm that the home you are purchasing is structurally sound and that all working systems (plumbing, wiring, etc) function properly and safely.  Your home inspection will reveal any issues, big or small, with the home you intend on purchasing.  But don’t let the small ones scare you away from finalizing the deal. The most important issues to look for in your home inspection are things that affect Continue Reading ...