6 Ways To Get “S’More” Outdoor Fun During The Short Summer Season

Posted on: July 18, 2019 by in Blog, Newton CT Home Inspection
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6 Ways To Get "S'More" Outdoor Fun During The Short Summer Season

The short summer season is here. For many, it seems opportunities to savor those sun-drenched days and starry nights are all too limited. Events and activities are already stacking up on the calendar. It’s almost as if the season is over before it begins. It's not just you who’s feeling the summer squeeze. Four in five Americans (83%) agree to summer passes by too quickly. According to a new survey commissioned by outdoor retailer L.L. Bean. More than half of them feel they don’t have Continue Reading ...

Tips And Technology To Make Your Chores Easier

Posted on: July 10, 2019 by in Blog
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Tips And Technology To Make Your Chores Easier

Most of us have chores we would do almost anything to avoid. The good news is, advanced technology and new products have focused attention to make your chores easier. Or taking it completely out of our hands. Did you know you can leave many chores to technology, or use new products that make them easier? Here are some examples: Floor cleaning Everyone’s seen robot vacuum cleaners, which help keep your floor free of dust and debris without you having to lift a finger. The latest Continue Reading ...

How To Keep Your Home Cool And Improve Indoor Air Quality

Posted on: July 4, 2019 by in Blog
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How To Keep Your Home Cool And Improve Indoor Air Quality

Summer heat may be good if you're at the beach or pool. It's struggled to keep your home cool and improve indoor air quality during summer. It often means fighting scorching temperatures with costly air conditioning. Not only can this feel like an endless battle during the dog days of summer. But leaving the trapped hot air in your home can also worsen indoor air quality. Considering people spend an average of 90 percent of their time indoors, this is a big deal. Proper ventilation has many Continue Reading ...

Top Tips for Hosting a Standout Brunch

Posted on: June 25, 2019 by in Blog
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Top Tips for Hosting a Standout Brunch

Hosting a standout bunch for any special occasion - whether it's Mother's Day, a birthday, a wedding shower or a baby shower. Presents a great excuse to host a delicious, memorable brunch for family or friends. You can create not just a delicious meal accompanied by tasty drinks. But a special event that your guests will be talking about long after it's over. For an amazing brunch celebration, follow these tips. Do you clean up the week before? Spend the weekend before the brunch date Continue Reading ...

3 Tips to Help your Adult Children Establish Strong Credit

Posted on: June 25, 2019 by in Blog
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3 Tips to Help your Adult Children Establish Strong Credit

3 Recent findings of millennials and credit Today's we should help our adult children establish a strong credit foundation. Millennials and Generation Z face starkly different financial realities than their parents did at their age. As a parent of a young adult. How can you help your children understand their financial options to build a foundation for their futures? The first step may be to appreciate where they're coming from and how their attitudes may differ from yours. Your assumptions Continue Reading ...

Moving Made Simple: 5 Tips And Tricks To Save Time And Stress

Posted on: June 14, 2019 by in Blog
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Moving Made Simple 5 Tips And Tricks To Save Time And Stress

Moving is an exciting time as you look forward to settling into your new home sweet home. However, it's also a stressful time as you try to move your belongings from one place to another. As well as set up all the services you need, such as mail, cable, and internet. Before you get stressed, take a deep breath and know that in a few simple steps. You can save time while making your move easier. Here are some top tips and tricks to take the stress out of moving so you can look forward Continue Reading ...

4 Smart Home Improvements That Pay Off

Posted on: June 7, 2019 by in Blog
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4 Smart Home Improvements That Pay Off

These days, smart home improvements being increasingly focused on one key feature: connectivity. In 2019, buyers want smart homes they can easily control from anywhere. From smart HVAC and sprinkler systems to connected garage door openers, it’s all about creating convenience and comfort. Here are four examples of smart home improvements that add value: 1) Fully connected security systems Security systems are nothing new, but the technology used to arm those systems is changing Continue Reading ...

5 Quick Home Fixes To Rest Easy

Posted on: May 31, 2019 by in Blog
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5 Quick Home Fixes To Rest Easy

Ongoing, home fixes are important to ensure the house stays running and to rest easy at home. While it may seem easier to put off tasks for a later date. Checking off some smaller chores now can help avoid incidents or costly repairs later. “Home maintenance can be easy to overlook when the day-to-day gets busy. It is important to always make time for safety-related tasks,” said Tarsila Wey, director of marketing for First Alert. “Simple steps such as installing and maintaining Continue Reading ...

Anniversary Media Release

Posted on: May 30, 2019 by in Blog
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Anniversary Media Release News Release                                John F. Koch III 203-929-9900   Shelton Connecticut Inspector Honored by the American Society of Home Inspectors® for Long-Time Service   Shelton, Connecticut, May 1, 2019: John F. Koch III of Home Quest Home Inspection a local firm based in Shelton that conducts inspections of new and existing homes, was honored recently by the American Society of Home Inspectors for 20 years of membership. Continue Reading ...

Real Estate Ready: Smart Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

Posted on: May 21, 2019 by in Blog
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Real Estate Ready Smart Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

Are you real estate ready? Here are some smart tips for first-time home buyers.  Today’s first-time homebuyers face a variety of hurdles when trying to enter the real estate market. While interest rates have declined recently and there are signs that more inventory may be coming onto the market. Many buyers continue to feel the frustration in finding and financing a home. Additionally, high levels of student loan debt and entry-level jobs that didn’t pay as much as expected have Continue Reading ...