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Do I Need an Inspection for My Newly Built Home?

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When you’re investing in a newly constructed home or having a custom property built from the ground up, you might think there’s no point in hiring a typical home inspector. After all, many of the issues home inspectors look for are a result of age and prolonged use, right? Well, that’s not necessarily the case.


Even if your home is so new the dust hasn’t cleared and the paint hasn’t dried, it’s still important that you have it inspected by a professional—and here’s why.


New construction homes can have problems too.


Just because a home is new doesn’t mean it’s perfect. There are many complex components and intricate phases in the constr...


Jul
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Throwback on a Comeback: The Last Cassette Tape Factory

Bust out your mix tapes and dust off those Walkmans: Cassette tapes are having a comeback. National Audio Company—the last cassette factory in the U.S.—is ready for the renewed demand. Cranking out analog audio tapes since 1969, the company boasted its best year ever in 2015, and sales are only climbing.

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How Your Social Media Posts Can Actually Make A Difference

Activism is no longer just about protests and parades. See how you can turn what you're posting into action.

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Jun
24
Your Deck Could Be Costing You Thousands...

Basic Deck Maintenance


Decks have become an extremely popular way to add living space to a home. Yet, decks are also subject to the damaging effects of our harsh Colorado Springs weather. Deck maintenance is critical to prevent the failure of our wonderful outdoor space.


1. Inspect The Deck


You should inspect your deck every year or two. First, remove any furniture, grills, and rugs to look for any loose boards, protruding nails, moss, or discoloration in the wood. Next, sweep off the deck. Last, double-check the deck for any hidden damage and repair as needed.


2. Clean the Deck


Use a hose or a pressure washer to clean the deck thoroughly. Be sure to clean the top and bottom of the deck. If you ...


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