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Hello, I'm Marc Victors. I am excited to talk to you about painting your home. I loved to change the look of my home on a regular basis by using just a bit of paint. There are a wide range of paint options for every room. Therefore, it's important to know how to select the best type of paint for each area. For example, high gloss paint should only be used in the kitchen or bathroom since those areas need frequent cleaning to stay in good shape. Using high gloss in the bedrooms or living areas gives the space a harsh sheen when the lights are turned on. Please use the information on my site to select and use the right paint for the job. Also follow my site to learn how to correct apply the paint to the walls. Thanks.

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Tips For First Time Home Buyers: A Few Reasons Why You Should Attend Your Home Inspection

by Terry Fernandez

As an anxious first-time home buyer, chances are you've taken your time, researched every aspect of securing a mortgage and shopping for the ideal house. However, there is another important aspect of purchasing a home that you might be overlooking: securing an inspection. In addition to hiring a qualified, knowledgeable inspector, it's important to also accompany them while they take a thorough look through your potential first home. Here are just a few of the reasons why you shouldn't skip your home inspection:

You'll Learn About the Ins and Outs of Owning a Home

Even if you've lived on your own for a while, owning a home is a lot more involved than renting a home or apartment. You will need to know where to find the furnace if the heats goes out in the winter, or how to flip the breaker, if you want to install a new light fixture or appliance.

In addition to taking you through a tour of the home, the inspector can also help you understand what exactly is involved in caring for your home. Don't be afraid to ask several questions about the home, including how to do some basic maintenance, or if certain areas of the home need improvement, or should be upgraded.

Seeing Is Believing

Your inspector will take several hours to look at every nook and cranny of your potential first home. They will also have an extensive checklist that will allow them to create a detailed account of every room and feature in your home, from the roof to the basement floor.

If you don't attend the inspection, the inspector will hand you a very lengthy report about your home, including what should be replaced and reasons why you should reconsider purchasing the house. Reading the report will give you a good sense of the home's condition, but you might overlook certain defects that could be costly in the future.

Being present at the inspection will allow you to actually see what is great about the house, and reasons why you should consider walking away. You will be more likely to make an informed decision if you are able to work with the inspector, and ask plenty of questions about the home's condition.

Hiring a qualified, seasoned inspector is a critical step in the home buying process. Don't miss an opportunity to get a better sense of a home condition and instead, insist on accompanying the inspector while they tour your future home.