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6 Tips to Improve Your Landscaping

6 Tips to Improve Your Landscaping

Good landscaping adds value to your home and boosts curb appeal. Fortunately, it doesn’t require a lot of money and effort to spruce up your lawn. You’ll need a bit of free time and a few good ideas. Below are a few easy tips to improve your landscaping without...

Tips to Organize Your Basement

Tips to Organize Your Basement

The basement is one of the most functional and versatile spaces in a home, but many homeowners fail to use it to its full potential. If you avoid going downstairs because it’s overflowing with boxes, clutter, old toys, and exercise equipment, it’s time to organize...

4 Ways to Prevent Mold Growth in the Home

4 Ways to Prevent Mold Growth in the Home

One of the most unpleasant things a homeowner can discover is mold. Every type of mold is not an immediate threat to your health, but many types are toxic and degrade the indoor air quality and materials in your home. When mold is allowed to thrive unchecked, it is...

5 Outdoor Spring Cleaning Tasks

5 Outdoor Spring Cleaning Tasks

There is more to spring cleaning than tidying up around the house. Outdoor spring cleaning and maintenance are necessary for the safety and health of your home. Routine maintenance helps keep your property in good condition and gives you the chance to detect problems...

5 Fire Safety Tips for Your House

5 Fire Safety Tips for Your House

Preventing Fires in Your Home While thousands of house fires occur every year, many of them are preventable with a little bit of preparation, proper maintenance, and fire safety. Here are some of the best fire safety tips you can use to make your home a safer place....

4 Winter Safety Tips

4 Winter Safety Tips

Getting Your Home Ready for WinterPreparing your home for winter is a time-consuming task, but most of what needs to be done doesn't cost a lot of money. You can do some of the tasks on your own, but it's crucial to identify what should be done by a professional so...

8 Tips To Save Water at Home

8 Tips To Save Water at Home

There are lots of ways water waste occurs. Because of this, it's important to learn about how to save water at home.Where and How to Save Water at HomeFrom the kitchen to the garden, there are plenty of ways that you can save water at home. Test out some of these tips...

4 Ways to Practice Electrical Safety at Home

4 Ways to Practice Electrical Safety at Home

The Main Causes of Electrical FiresElectrical fires are the second leading cause of home fires in the U.S. You can help to prevent them by using these tips for electrical safety in the home.Electrical Safety with AppliancesThe appliances in your home may malfunction...

5 Tips to Heat Your Home Efficiently

5 Tips to Heat Your Home Efficiently

Heat is necessary for the winter to keep your home comfortable. If you are looking for ways to heat your home efficiently, here are a few tips. Keep your family cozy and warm when the temperatures drop without spending a fortune on heating costs. Add Insulation to...

Tips on How to Clean Gutters

Tips on How to Clean Gutters

How to Clean Gutters: Tips for Efficiency and Safety Are your gutters way overdue for a cleaning? Do you see piles of leaves near the downspouts? Are they overflowing from the sides instead of draining like they are supposed to? If so, this article is for you....

5 Essential Grill Safety Tips

5 Essential Grill Safety Tips

Thousands of people are injured every year while grilling. Practice grill safety to prevent accidents and host a safe cookout. Following these simple tips will help you avoid most of the common grill-related hazards. 1. Keep the Grill Away From the House The grill...

5 Ways to Reduce Humidity In Your Home

5 Ways to Reduce Humidity In Your Home

Humidity in your home can cause more than just discomfort. Moisture in the air contributes to mold growth and water damage in your home. Condensation may lead to damp surfaces, like countertops and floors. Humidity is usually higher during the summer months and...

Ideas for Garage Storage Solutions

Ideas for Garage Storage Solutions

A garage is designed to keep your car protected from the elements. With some planning and organization, it's also a great place for your gardening tools, lawn equipment, and sporting gear. Here are a few smart garage storage solutions to get you started. Pegboards for...

5 Ways to Light Up Your Outdoor Living Space

5 Ways to Light Up Your Outdoor Living Space

When you add lights to your outdoor living space, you can stay outside safely after the sun goes down. Outdoor lighting also helps improve your property’s security. Here are 5 different ways to light up your outdoor living space. Fix Up Light Fixtures If you already...

5 Weekend Home Improvement Projects You Can DIY

5 Weekend Home Improvement Projects You Can DIY

Updates to your home don’t have to be expensive or time-consuming. You can create big changes with a little bit of time and money. If you’re looking for easy upgrades, here are a few weekend home improvement projects you can tackle yourself. Declutter a Closet A messy...

5 Ideas to Renovate the Basement

5 Ideas to Renovate the Basement

Renovating the basement and creating more livable space is a great way to boost your property value. No matter how you decide to use the area, improvements offer a solid return on your investment. Whether you’re preparing to list your home for sale or planning to live...

5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

The end of winter is a good time to start thinking about getting your home ready to sell in spring. There are 5 main steps to prepare your home for sale, starting with ordering a seller’s inspection. Follow this guide to sell your home quickly and for a good price....

How to Promote Wellness in the Home

How to Promote Wellness in the Home

In order to keep family members healthy, take steps to promote wellness in the home. In the midst of the pandemic, many people are spending more time at home than ever before. Use these tips to make it easier for you and your family to take care of yourselves. Test...

Backyard Fire Pit Safety Tips

Backyard Fire Pit Safety Tips

A backyard fire pit is a perfect place to gather outdoors and warm up on a cool evening. Keep your family and your property free from harm by practicing fire pit safety every time you’re enjoying the flames. Install the Fire Pit Away from the House Whether you’re...

6 Professional Tips to Paint Your Home

6 Professional Tips to Paint Your Home

Painting the walls of your home is one of the easiest ways to spruce up your home's interior. Although painting seems like a challenging task, the process can be less daunting if you have the right information and quality tools. Below are some tips that will help you...

4 Tips on How to Declutter Your Home

4 Tips on How to Declutter Your Home

Do you feel like you don't have enough space in your home? You may have collected things over the years, however, too many belongings can take over your home, especially if you have a small house. Declutter your home with these tips. You'll find that less is more when...

Tips for Summer Lawn Care

Tips for Summer Lawn Care

The hot summer sun can stress your lawn and cause your grass to turn brown and brittle. To keep the grass healthy and your property looking well cared for, follow these tips for summer lawn care. Summer Lawn Care: Water in the Morning Because evaporation is a problem...

4 Types of Water Filters for Your Home

4 Types of Water Filters for Your Home

If you worry about the health of your family members, then your home's water quality may be a concern. Although tap water may taste or look clean, it can contain contaminants that are hazardous. Different types of water filters are available for your home. Learn about...

5 Signs of Termites in the Home

5 Signs of Termites in the Home

Termites can cause thousands of dollars in property damage and you may not know they're in your home until it's too late. How can you tell if you have a termite problem? Let's look at some of the signs of termites in the home. Look for Signs of Termites in the Home...

Pros and Cons of Different Types of Decking Materials

Pros and Cons of Different Types of Decking Materials

When the weather warms, you'll enjoy spending more time with friends and family outside. If you’ve been thinking about building an outdoor living space, this article will help you understand the pros and cons of various types of decking materials. Pressure-Treated...

Why You Should Order a Home Inspection on New Construction

Why You Should Order a Home Inspection on New Construction

It might seem strange to inspect a newly-built home because you don't expect a new home to have problems. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. It is possible for there to be defects with the workmanship or materials in a brand new home. It’s always a good idea to order...

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At Digs Doctor Home Inspections, we know that good preparation always trumps blind luck when buying a home—and that’s why we offer a detail-oriented home inspection that will provide clear facts about the home’s existing condition, preparing you for success by helping you identify the protective measures that should be taken in order to make a secure investment. Contact us today to request an inspection.

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