What to Look for in a Home Inspector in Elmira, Corning and Ithaca Part II

Posted on: January 17, 2018 by in Home Inspection, Home Inspector, NY
No Comments

We’re excited that you’ve returned for our second installment of: What to Look for in a Home Inspector in Elmira, Corning and Ithaca. If you recall, our last blog post detailed the first part of our new Five Star Inspection Package. So far, we’ve gone over: Our 90-Day Warranty RecallChek, and how it can protect your appliances Sewergard, and how it will give you peace of mind about your water and sewer systems MoldSafe, and how it will protect your family against the Continue Reading ...

What to Look for in a Home Inspector in Elmira, Corning and Ithaca Part I

Posted on: January 9, 2018 by in Blog
No Comments

When you’re buying a home in Elmira, Corning or Ithaca, getting a home inspection is a big part of the process. It’s important to choose the right inspector for the job. Here at Precision Home Inspection, we have a lot of goals that we strive to reach. We want to provide you with the utmost in customer service. We also know the importance of being detailed. That way, we don’t miss anything important when we’re doing your inspection. We treat your home as if it were our own, and Continue Reading ...

Top Energy-Efficient Housing Features

Posted on: August 26, 2016 by in Blog
No Comments

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 Continue Reading ...

New Home Improvement Trends That Strengthen Your Property Investment

Posted on: August 19, 2016 by in Blog
No Comments

When you're in the process of buying or building a home, you're constantly researching trends and technology that will set your home apart. Fast forward a few years and you probably don't have your finger on the pulse of home advancements like before. It's good you've settled in to your home, but a lot can change in just a handful of years. If you're finally thinking about finishing the basement, updating the kitchen or investing in landscaping, there's probably a lot of new processes and Continue Reading ...

Turn Your Empty Attic Into New Living Space With 3 Smart Moves

Posted on: August 12, 2016 by in Blog
No Comments

When your family outgrows your home's available space, moving to bigger digs isn't always the best option. Maybe you really love your current home. Perhaps you can't find a bigger home in your price range in the area of your choice. Whatever your reason for staying in place, expanding the home you already have can be a cost-effective option when your family needs more room. Converting an unused attic into usable living area is a reliable, cost-effective way to gain more space in a home. It's Continue Reading ...

Does Your Door Lock Protect Against This Break-in Method?

Posted on: August 12, 2016 by in Blog
No Comments

From self-driving cars to Snapchat, digital technology continues to transform almost every aspect of our lives. While these big-ticket smart items make the headlines, many homeowners are more interested in how smart technology can be used to increase their level of home security. Today, advanced image sensors, indoor video cameras and DIY security hubs allow the average homeowner to install security systems that are directly linked to the police. Homeowners can also lock doors and check Continue Reading ...

5 Top Trends In Container Gardening

Posted on: July 29, 2016 by in Blog
No Comments

Gardening is a peaceful activity that eases tension, reduces overall stress and promotes longevity. One long-term study found that daily gardening reduces the risk for both dementia and Alzheimer's disease. With all of these benefits, there are ample reasons why people of all ages and lifestyles should start digging in the dirt. You don't need a big yard or lots of room to enjoy a beautiful garden. With so many options for indoor and outdoor container gardening, there's no limit on the Continue Reading ...

40 Years Of Urban Forests Making Cities Healthier, Safer, Happier

Posted on: July 22, 2016 by in Blog
No Comments

Apple computers, the rock band U2, "Rocky" and two national football teams - of all the things that turn 40 in 2016, none have transformed the American landscape as definitively and beautifully as the Arbor Day Foundation's Tree City USA program. Since its inception with partners from the National Association of State Foresters and the United States Forest Service in 1976, the program has supported and recognized tree sustainability programs in more than 3,400 American cities, inhabited by more Continue Reading ...

7 Simple Steps For Summer Lawn Prep

Posted on: July 15, 2016 by in Blog
No Comments

If you're a part of the nearly 90 percent of Americans who believe it's important to have a well-maintained yard, you and your backyard will appreciate these seven simple steps for tending to your natural turf lawn with minimal effort. According to Grass Seed USA, a coalition of American grass seed farmers and academics, investing a little repair time in early spring and a small amount of maintenance time in summer will pay off with a lush lawn ready for all your summer activities. 1. Continue Reading ...

High-Efficiency Water Heater

Posted on: July 8, 2016 by in Blog
No Comments

Is Your High-Efficiency Water Heater Going To Lead To Heartache Later On? It's time to replace your old, energy-guzzling water heater, boiler, dehumidifier or furnace and you've done your homework. You're going to save energy and money in the long run by switching to a high-efficiency condensing heater or boiler. It's important to know the nuances of proper installation - even if you're relying on a professional to do the job. A growing number of homeowners are turning to boilers, HVAC Continue Reading ...