10 Home Maintenance Tips for Spring

10 Home Maintenance Tips for Spring This year Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow, which means we’re lucky to have spring come early! After a long, dark winter, spring’s bright sun and warm winds are, well, a breath of fresh air! The only downside? All that sunshine spotlights your leaf-filled gutters, cracked sidewalks and[…]

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10 Things You Should Know About Mold

10 Things You Should Know About Mold  Call me today to schedule your mold testing appointment! 734-224-8080   1.  Potential health effects and symptoms associated with mold exposure include allergic reactions, asthma, and other respiratory complaints. 2.  There is no practical way to eliminate all mold and mold spores in the indoor environment; the way[…]


7 Holiday Safety Tips

7 Holiday Safety Tips Holiday Entertaining Unattended cooking is the leading cause of home fires in the U.S.  When cooking for holiday visitors, remember to keep an eye on the range. Provide plenty of large, deep ashtrays, and check them frequently. Cigarette butts can smolder in the trash and cause a fire, so completely douse[…]


8 Vital Tips for Every Metro Detroit Homebuyer

8 Vital Tips for Every Metro Detroit Homebuyer Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a veteran homeowner downsizing or trading up, these valuable tips can help streamline your real estate transaction by making it go quicker and smoother, with the help of your InterNACHI-Certified Professional Inspector® . 1. Use a buyer’s real estate agent. The[…]


Swimming Pool Safety

Swimming Pool Safety Swimming pool season is in full swing in Michigan, and with the upcoming holiday, Up Close Home Inspection would like to offer some safety guidelines to make sure everyone has a fun and safe Indepenence Day holiday weekend!   Swimming pools should always be happy places. Unfortunately, each year thousands of American[…]