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Famous Haunted Houses
It is time to dust off one of our more popular seasonal articles - Famous Haunted Houses!
HomeCheck
2/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Homes fo the Future
Smart homes and integrate technology.
HomeCheck
1/1/2010 12:00:00 AM

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Charity 101
How to choose the best & avoid scams.
HomeCheck
11/1/2009 12:00:00 AM

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More Spooky Vacations
Haunted Hotels, Inns and Castles!
HomeCheck
10/1/2009 12:00:00 AM

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Don't break the bank!
Recession survival tips for the household budget
HomeCheck
10/1/2009 12:00:00 AM

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Back to School Basics
Tips and Tricks to Save $$
HomeCheck
7/1/2009 12:00:00 AM

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Insurance Coverage in an Economic Recession
Limiting Your Risk When Cutting Costs
HomeCheck
6/1/2009 12:00:00 AM

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How to Hire a Home Inspector
You need an experienced professional.
Ron Ringen, Ringen's Unbiased Inspections
5/1/2009 12:00:00 AM

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TV Reinvented
How Television is Adapting to the Internet
HomeCheck
4/1/2009 12:00:00 AM

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Clean to Green
Spring clean your way to the ultimate garage sale!
HomeCheck
3/1/2009 12:00:00 AM

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Paint-On Insulation: Is It Truly Green?
Winter is here, and if that utility bill is high, you are probably already troubleshooting problem areas of your home.
CalFinder Remodeling
3/1/2009 12:00:00 AM

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Winter Driving
Safety, Tips and the Law
HomeCheck
2/1/2009 12:00:00 AM

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Eco-Friendly Home Improvement Tips
Every day people are looking for ways that they can make a difference.
BedroomFurniture.com
2/1/2009 12:00:00 AM

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The Cleaner Home
Make your home environmentally green
HomeCheck
11/1/2008 12:00:00 AM

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Spooky Vacations
Haunted Hotels, Inns, Castles and more!
HomeCheck
10/1/2008 12:00:00 AM

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Flood!
How to prepare for, respond to and recover from a flood.
HomeCheck
9/1/2008 12:00:00 AM

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Unmarried Couples Your Property Rights
Moving in Together or Splitting Up
HomeCheck
8/1/2008 12:00:00 AM

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A Greater Green Thumb
Make Your Garden Environmentally Green
HomeCheck
6/1/2008 12:00:00 AM

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Online Insurance
Is online insurance right for you?
HomeCheck
5/1/2008 12:00:00 AM

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Selling Your Home in a Buyers' Market
How to step out from the crowd!
HomeCheck
4/1/2008 12:00:00 AM

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Bankruptcy Law 101
This is the article that no one hopes to need and we would prefer not to write.
HomeCheck
3/1/2008 12:00:00 AM

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Becoming a Landlord
How to be a Good Landlord
HomeCheck
2/1/2008 12:00:00 AM

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Interior Design
What to Look for in Interior Design Schools
HomeCheck
11/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

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Homecheck Autumn Harvest
Fall is traditionally associated with harvesting and stocking up for the winter ahead.
HomeCheck
9/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

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Understanding Homeowners Insurance
Many of us obtain our homeowners insurance when we purchase our home.
HomeCheck
6/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

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Kitchen Remodel
Hints and Tips
HomeCheck
5/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

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Some Myths and Realities about Real Estate Appraisals and Appraisers
Assessed value should equate to market value.
J. Myers & Associates Inc.
5/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

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Bathroom Remodeling Homecheck
Your bathroom is where you prep to start your day and where you wind down at the end of the day.
HomeCheck
4/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

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SELLING YOUR HOME? USE THESE TIPS!
Increase The Curb Appeal Of Any House.
HomeCheck
4/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

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Pet Friendly Home by Homecheck
For many, welcoming a pet into the home is as joyous and significant as bringing home a new baby from the hospital.
HomeCheck
3/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

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Decorating on a Budget
A few ideas for decorating without a lot of money.
HomeCheck
2/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

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ONIONS
Wood pests, wood destroying organisms, structural pests, termites and dryrot, or, fungus, whatever or however you refer to them, they are the uninvited, unwanted guests that can degrade the wood structure of your home, or, the home you are interested in purchasing.
Ron W. Ringen owner of 'Ringen’s Unbiased Inspections
1/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

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HOMEOWNER’S TIPS
IMPORTANT HOME INSPECTION TIPS
Butch Brown, President, Southern Home Services, Inc.
1/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

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Customer Deposits
Illegitimate Revenue Stream for Banks?
HomeCheck
1/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

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Budgeting for the Holidays and Special Events
Big events and holidays can often mean big spending. A little pre-planning can help to ease and avoid financial pain.
HomeCheck
12/1/2006 12:00:00 AM

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Afraid of home inspection?
How much maintenance and repairs will cost depends on several factors.
Butch Brown, President, Southern Home Services, Inc.
12/1/2006 12:00:00 AM

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Holiday Food Safety
Here is a short list of food safety precautions to take during this holiday season.
HomeCheck
11/1/2006 12:00:00 AM

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So, who's afraid of the big, bad Home Inspection?
No matter whom you talk to that is involved in a home sale transaction, whether it be the owner, buyer or real estate agent, everyone has a certain amount of reservation concerning a home inspection or “termite” inspection.
Ron W. Ringen owner of 'Ringen’s Unbiased Inspections'
11/1/2006 12:00:00 AM

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How to start a Neighborhood Watch
A neighborhood watch can help police cut down in crime.
HomeCheck
10/1/2006 12:00:00 AM

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Famous Haunted Homes
Perhaps it wasn't the wind that slammed the door shut or there really is no one to match the footsteps down the hall?
HomeCheck
10/1/2006 12:00:00 AM

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Summer Safety Tips
The summer has a pull for us, no matter our age.
HomeCheck
7/1/2006 12:00:00 AM

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Pest Control
Reclaim Your Home From Pests!
HomeCheck
6/1/2006 12:00:00 AM

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How to Hire a Contractor
Working as a Team on Your Next Home Project
HomeCheck
5/1/2006 12:00:00 AM

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Feng Shui
Another Look at Interior Design
HomeCheck
3/1/2006 12:00:00 AM

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Home Appraisal
What to Expect & How to Prepare
HomeCheck
2/1/2006 12:00:00 AM

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Home Security
Keeping your family and possessions safe.
HomeCheck
1/1/2006 12:00:00 AM

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Winter Safety Tips
Whether celebrating a holiday or snuggling next to the fire.
HomeCheck
12/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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Historical Homes
How to protect historical property.
HomeCheck
11/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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Preventive Maintenance Tips for your Home-Part 8
We will conclude this series with tips for the fall.
Rocky Fremin of Freminshomeimprovement.com
11/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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Got Attic Mold? How to Diagnose Common Sources.
It happens to countless homeowners around the end of the year – you make the annual visit to your attic to collect the holiday decorations and what do you find?
Mark D. Tyrol, P.E./Battic Door Energy Conservation Products
10/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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Preventive Maintenance Tips for your Home-Part 7
This month we will conclude our Spring season tips.
Rocky Fremin of Freminshomeimprovement.com
10/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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Reduce Your Heating Bills This Winter
Tips for reducing your bill.
Mark D. Tyrol, P.E./Battic Door Energy Conservation Products
9/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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Preventive Maintenance Tips for your Home-Part 6
This month we will begin with Part A - tips for Spring.
Rocky Fremin of Freminshomeimprovement.com
9/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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Pet Friendly Home
Making your Home and Yard Perfect for your Pet!
HomeCheck
8/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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Preventive Maintenance Tips for your Home-Part 5
This month we will discus helpful tips for maintenance every 2 years.
Rocky Fremin of Freminshomeimprovement.com
8/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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Gardening
Tools & Resources Online
HomeCheck
7/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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Preventive Maintenance Tips for your Home-Part 4
This month’s we will discuss tips for once year maintenance.
Rocky Fremin of Freminshomeimprovement.com
7/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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Home Improvement Web Sites
These days you can find a web site that covers anything. Included in this trend are home improvement web sites.
HomeCheck
6/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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Preventive Maintenance Tips for your Home-Part 3
This month we have completed handy tips for every 6 months.
Rocky Fremin of Freminhomeimprovment.com
6/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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How to Become a Home Inspector
Home inspectors must have a good knowledge of homes, and drive to learn more.
HomeCheck
5/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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Home Improvement TV Shows
When it comes to home improvement projects, visual examples can teach volumes. Thus enters home improvement television.
HomeCheck
4/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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Landscape Your Paradise
How to Select a Landscape Designer
HomeCheck
3/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

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New Home Warranty
Make sure you fully understand terms and conditions.
Patrick Mahoney Owner/Operator of SHERLOCK HOME INSPECTOR
12/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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Water pressure. Too much or too little
I recently bought a home in Columbia, South Carolina, and my home inspector said that the water pressure was too high, and should be set to between 40 and 80 PSI. Why is this so?
Patrick Mahoney Owner/Operator of SHERLOCK HOME INSPECTOR
12/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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Preventive Maintenance Tips for your Home-Part 2
Periodic checklists.
Rocky Fremin of Freminhomeimprovment.com
12/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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Mold and mildew in older HVAC systems
Air conditioning systems should keep us comfortable and mildew free.
Patrick Mahoney Owner/Operator of SHERLOCK HOME INSPECTOR
11/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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Open electrical splices
In the course of inspecting a home, I often find open electrical splices in the crawl space and attic, and I cite them in my report.
Patrick Mahoney Owner/Operator of SHERLOCK HOME INSPECTOR
11/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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Preventive Maintenance Tips for your Home-Part 1
t's time to give your home a little TLC.
Rocky Fremin of Freminhomeimprovment.com
11/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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Cracks in the sidewalk
Our home inspector said that parts of our sidewalk are a potential trip hazard.
Patrick Mahoney Owner/Operator of SHERLOCK HOME INSPECTOR
10/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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Slab verses crawl space
Some are built on a slab, and others have crawl spaces. Is one better than the other?
Patrick Mahoney Owner/Operator of SHERLOCK HOME INSPECTOR
10/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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Appliances and GFCI circuits.
Our home inspector said that we should not plug our deep freeze into a GFCI circuit, because it could trip while we are away, and ruin our food. Is this correct?
Patrick Mahoney Owner/Operator of SHERLOCK HOME INSPECTOR
9/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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Clothes dryer venting. Do’s and Don’ts
Many years ago when I was doing maintenance work for a large property management company, I got a call to look at a clothes dryer that was not working properly.
Patrick Mahoney Owner/Operator of SHERLOCK HOME INSPECTOR
9/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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Chimney caps, yes or no?
Our home inspector recommended that we install a chimney cap on the older home that we are buying.
Patrick Mahoney Owner/Operator of SHERLOCK HOME INSPECTOR
8/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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Fogging of insulated windows.
Our home inspector reported that three windows in our 9 year old house had fogging insulated panes, and he suggested that we contact the builder or manufacturer for warranty information.
Patrick Mahoney Owner/Operator of SHERLOCK HOME INSPECTOR
8/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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GFCI circuits in older homes
We recently bought an older home which has undergone some renovation.
Patrick Mahoney Owner/Operator of SHERLOCK HOME INSPECTOR
7/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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One roof or two?
My 1950’s home has recently developed ceiling cracks running lengthwise through all of the rooms.
Patrick Mahoney Owner/Operator of SHERLOCK HOME INSPECTOR
7/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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Water Problems
Garage had suddenly developed a mildew problem which had never occurred in the 100 plus year life of the house.
Patrick Mahoney Owner/Operator of SHERLOCK HOME INSPECTOR
6/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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Setting Your Budget
Your next step is to create a project budget.
By: Brian Dineen/RCAC
6/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

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Galvanized Pipes in Older Homes
My husband and I are buying an 80 year old home in Columbia, South Carolina, but we are not sure about the galvanized water pipes under the house, What is the life expectancy of these pipes?
Patrick Mahoney Owner/Operator of SHERLOCK HOME INSPECTOR
1/1/2004 12:00:00 AM