HomeTeam Welcomes New Owner In Texarkana, Texas

Milford, OH – For over 25 years, HomeTeam Inspection Service has been providing fast, trusted and accurate home inspection services throughout the United States. Today, HomeTeam is proud to announce the Texarkana, TX market has a new owner.

Bryan Pfluger has purchased the territory from the previous owner and brings over 23 years of experience in the construction industry. “Bryan’s personal ability and leadership skills will make him a perfect fit for the HomeTeam model.” says Greg Haskett, Vice President of HomeTeam.

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HomeTeam Proudly Debuts Its Newest Location in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Milford, OH – For over 20 years, HomeTeam Inspection Service has been providing fast, trusted and accurate home inspection services throughout the United States and is proud to announce the newest opening in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

The HomeTeam model utilizes a TEAM of inspectors to perform faster, more efficient home inspections. Providing families with the information they need to make an informed purchase decision was a key factor in owner Scott Harvey’s decision to open the location. “I saw an opportunity to own my own business and to utilize my sales experience along with general knowledge of home systems to help clients understand what they are potentially going to purchase.”

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Don’t skimp on safety when planning your deck: Expert tips for creating a safe outdoor space

When dreaming of your at-home outdoor oasis, safety may not be top-of-mind. But when making decking decisions, a key element to enjoying your retreat for years to come is ensuring it is safe and structurally sound.

The experts at Trex, the world’s No. 1 decking and railing brand and leader in high-performance, low-maintenance outdoor living products, offer the following tips for building a safe and worry-free deck:

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From amateur to expert: 5 gardening hacks you need to know

Gardening isn’t just a hobby, it’s a lifestyle. Connecting with nature, being outdoors and putting in the needed work for a beautiful result is the ultimate reward.

As an avid gardener, you’re always looking for new ways to outshine the previous year and achieve bigger, lusher results. If you’ve been using the same techniques for years, it might be time to add something new to your repertoire and bring your garden to the next level with these tips:

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Inspecting roofs

I wanted to visit this subject to help illuminate a few of the finer points of roof inspections as they relate to the overall home inspection. The first point home buyers need to understand is that none of the home inspection standards require the inspector to walk on the roof. This is a critical point since some inspection companies have a policy to NOT walk on a roof, either because of the weight or age of the inspector, or for other reasons.

At HomeTeam we always walk the roof unless there is some very specific safety reason that precludes it (snow, ice, rain, excessive pitch, etc). We walk the vast majority of roofs (probably 90 percent).

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Top energy-efficient housing features every new homebuyer should know

Most Americans want an energy-efficient home, and they’re willing to make the necessary changes to help improve efficiency, whether it’s changing their habits or buying more energy-efficient appliances. But reducing energy bills and making your home more efficient doesn’t just begin with remembering to switch off lights in empty rooms or paying top-dollar for newer appliances.

“Energy efficiency has to start when a home is being built,” says Kevin Clayton, CEO of manufactured home builder Clayton Homes. “If you’re buying new construction, it’s important to look for a home that’s built with energy-efficiency in mind during the home design stage. Those additional features will have a great impact on a home’s overall efficiency.”

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