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Save Energy by Changing Habits

With only a little effort, by changing small habits in your day-to-day lifestyle around the home, you can drastically reduce your home’s power consumption over time. This can save you more money than you might think, while reducing your impact on the environment too....

Ergonomics in your home office

After spending time working from home, you may be looking to upgrade the comfort of your home office. So where should you start? The first addition should be a good desk that’s the right height. Whether you sit or stand, your forearms should be parallel to the ground...

Brighten up your Bedroom

It is a well-known fact that getting up early and leaving a cozy bed isn’t always a great experience. While it can be very hard to wake up, setting up a bedroom that’s energizing and supportive can make it a whole lot easier. The impact of light and color plays a big...

Could You Keep It Down?

Living in a noisy environment can have a very negative impact on your life. It makes it hard to concentrate, hard to sleep and it might even cause stress and other issues. While there is a lot of noise in the world around us, our home should be a place where we can...

They Came From Below

Have you ever had a fruit fly buzz around your head, driving you nuts? We probably all have experienced that at one time or another, and it is a very unpleasant experience, but did you know that there is another bug that you can find in your home that could easily be...

Turning Your Home Into Swiss Cheese

Watching a woodpecker dig his way through a tree trunk is something truly fascinating, and really shows you how marvelous its design is. If you were to bang your head against a tree as hard as a woodpecker does, you would end up with serious brain injury. On the other...

How To Make A Major Mess

While using a dishwasher, you might think that it’s one of the easiest things to do, but if you are dealing with someone who never owned one, mistakes can be made. Take for example the dishwasher detergent you use. While you might be aware that you can’t use anything...

A Power Strip Safety Guide

Do you have a shortage of wall receptacles in your home? When you need to plug in a device, do you have to run around looking for an open spot? Maybe it is time for you to get a power strip. These have become invaluable to modern man, since we all have more devices...

Are You Afraid of Thunder?

One thing that many children have a fear of is lightning. It can be scary when a large, powerful lightning storm is passing over your home, but the good news is that you are very unlikely to actually be struck by lightning. The danger of lightning to your home, on the...

A Good Flooring Option

Choosing what type of flooring you install in your home is not an easy decision. There are many different alternatives, and what you choose will be with you for a long time. The most commonly considered factors are price, ease of installation, and appearance, and some...

Living Small And Loving It

Do you feel like you have too much stuff in your home? Is cleaning a huge project that takes too much time and energy? If so, you might want to think about living in a tiny house. Tiny homes are usually below 1000 square feet, but in some cases, you can even find them...

Taking Advantage of Rain

Rain has been used for thousands of years as a source of water in large parts of the world, but in modern society, it is not as common as it once was. There are however some that have started looking at the possible use of collected rain-water in their homes. It is...

6 Reasons to Use Solar Lighting

Solar lighting is becoming more popular and more available. Solar-powered lights are easy to install and use. They’re affordable, and they help reduce your monthly power bill. You can find solar lights at your local hardware store, and many garden centers carry them....

5 Ways to Add Technology in Your Home

Smart homes are trendy because modern devices help you manage your household. Our day-to-day lives are busy and smart technology provides a way to control and automate your home with ease. You’ll reduce stress and boost home security. Here are a few of the most...

5 Simple Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

Pets bring joy to our lives and encourage us to be more active. However, anyone who's lived with an animal understands that it can be frustrating to keep the home clean. Here are a few simple and effective cleaning tips for pet owners to help tidy up the house....

5 Ways to Care for Hardwood Floors

Hardwood flooring gives your house an attractive and classic feel and is a lower maintenance option than carpeting. However, hardwood will become dull without the proper care, losing its glossy shine and vibrant natural color. Fortunately, there are easy ways to clean...

3 Uses of HEPA Filters in the Home

If you suffer from allergies, asthma, or other respiratory problems, HEPA filters will help relieve your symptoms. This type of air filter removes 99.7% of contaminants from the air, making it easier for you to breathe. Let’s look at a few of the uses of HEPA filters...

Simple Tips for a Safe and Healthy Home

People are spending more and more time at home. Especially with more workers having the flexibility to work remotely, it’s important to be comfortable and safe in your home. Enjoy peace of mind and better health when you take steps to improve your living spaces. Here...

How to Prepare Your Deck for Winter

A deck is a great place to host guests and gather outdoors with family and friends. Instead of having friends over, you might prefer to just kick back and relax when the weather allows it. But each year, it's important to prepare your deck for winter to protect it...

How to Clean Your Home’s Gutters

The purpose of a rain gutter is to direct water away from your home. Rainwater that falls on your roof runs down the gutters and away from the house, preventing water damage to the property. Leaves and debris accumulate in the gutters and cause them to become blocked....

Pros and Cons of Buying an Older Home

While shopping for the perfect home for your family, you may find a unique older property that seems to be exactly what you're looking for. Cautionary tales of older homes turning into expensive mistakes can make you wary. When looking at property to purchase,...

3 Tips for Fire Pit Safety

With cooler weather slowly taking hold, many homeowners are looking forward to chilly evenings spent with family and friends around a cozy fire. Outdoor fire pits are especially popular this time of year, but before you build the first fire of the season, here are...

6 Easy DIY Home Projects

You may think of home improvement being expensive and time-consuming, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are 6 easy DIY home projects you can do for under $100. DIY Home Projects to Change Cabinet Hardware One of the most overlooked home upgrades that actually makes a...

5 Tips for Electrical Safety in the Home

We rely on and trust the electrical system in our homes, so it’s easy to overlook the dangers and risks that come with using electricity. These electrical safety tips will help you keep your home and family safe. 1. Electrical Safety: Unplug Appliances When Not in Use...

8 Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

As a new homeowner, you may be overwhelmed by all the things you have to purchase. You need furniture, decor, storage solutions, and kitchen supplies. You also need a set of the most basic household tools so that you can handle minor home repairs and maintenance. Here...

Springtime Exterior Home Maintenance

The weather is beginning to warm up and you may feel motivated to get outside. Spend time enjoying the outdoors while tackling a few projects around the house. Here is a list of things you can do to take care of springtime exterior home maintenance. Clean the Gutters...

4 Ideas for Kitchen Storage

Kitchen storage can be a constant struggle, especially if you have a small kitchen. Without adequate storage, your kitchen will get cluttered and messy. Here are some ways to make the most of the storage space you have and add more storage options. Pull Out Pantry You...

4 Methods for Promoting Wellness at Home

The year 2020 has put a new perspective on promoting wellness at home. With a pandemic and stay-at-home orders, homeowners have made it a priority to keep their families healthy while staying at home. Here are 5 ways that you can support the well-being of the loved...

Types of Home Water Filters

There are several types of home water filters that use different techniques to purify water. If you’re concerned about your drinking water, request a water quality report from your local utility or have your water tested. The test results will help you determine the...

6 Tips for Fall Home Maintenance

Different seasons require different types of home maintenance. When the leaves start changing and the temperatures cool down, it's time to complete some fall home maintenance tasks. It's best to tackle autumn maintenance sooner rather than later because daytime hours...

5 Mistakes That Cause Mold in Your Home

Mold will grow in just about any place that has moisture. It serves an important purpose outdoors but creates problems in buildings. Just because mold is common does not mean that it should be ignored. Mold can cause serious health issues. You can discourage mold...

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Driveway

If you have a driveway, you can park closer to your house and keep your car off the road. As with any aspect of your home, the driveway will need upkeep and maintenance. When choosing home improvement projects, upgrade your driveway. This part of your property is...

Easy Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

People often think of air pollution as occurring in big cities and in areas with heavy industry. However, indoor air is often more polluted than the air outside, especially in well-sealed homes. If you or a family member are suffering from respiratory problems, it may...

The Uses of Drones in Home Inspections

Home inspectors are known for their attention-to-detail and for providing accurate information about the condition of a property. Some inspectors are supplementing their toolkit by using new technology to provide a more thorough report. Aerial drones are becoming...

Test for Radon in the Home

There are no noticeable signs of radon in the home. The only way to know if you have elevated levels of radon is through professional testing. No matter your home’s current condition or age, radon testing is essential to protect yourself and your loved ones.  Radon is...

North Georgia’s Home Inspection Specialists

We offer professional home inspections to North Fulton, Forsyth, Gwinnett, Cobb, Dekalb, and Cherokee counties. This includes the cities of Alpharetta, Milton, Johns Creek, Suwanee, Roswell, Marietta, Cumming, and Canton.

Home inspections start as low as $450

Appointments are available Monday - Saturday, including evenings as necessary. Online payments are accepted.

At Alpharetta Property Inspections LLC, we know that when a particular home looks like it may be the perfect one for you, excitement will reach an all-time high. But while first impressions are important, they have to be managed carefully—and that’s why we offer a comprehensive property inspection that will give you a deeper understanding of the home so that you’re able to make an informed decision. Contact us today to request an inspection.

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