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Here, we share valuable insights and expert advice to help you make informed decisions about your home. Whether you're a homeowner, buyer, or seller, our blog covers a wide range of topics related to home inspections, maintenance, and improvement. Explore our articles to gain a deeper understanding of your home's condition, learn about potential issues to watch out for, and discover practical tips to enhance your living space. Trust Schaefer to be your go-to resource for all things home inspection.

City Water Testing

Living on city water comes with its conveniences – but have you ever stopped to consider the quality of that water you rely on daily? Municipal water systems undergo rigorous treatment processes to ensure safety, but depending on infrastructure age…

Connecticut Summers: Perfect for Outdoor Gatherings

Connecticut summers are synonymous with backyard barbecues, pool parties, and evenings spent relaxing under the stars. But before you invite your loved ones over, ensure your deck and patio are ready to create a welcoming and comfortable outdoor space. Spruce…

Connecticut Summers: Sunshine and Potential Storms

The beauty of Connecticut summers is undeniable, with long sunny days and warm nights perfect for outdoor activities. However, these idyllic conditions can also bring sudden and powerful thunderstorms. Here’s how to prepare your home to weather the summer storms…

How to maintain the filters in your home

Maintaining a healthy and clean home environment goes beyond dusting and vacuuming; it involves paying attention to the various filters in your home that play a crucial role in the air and water quality within your living space. From HVAC…

The Importance of Spring Maintenance for Your Home

As the winter chill slowly gives way to the warmth of spring, homeowners in Connecticut find themselves at a crucial juncture—spring maintenance. Beyond the joy of blossoming flowers and longer days, this season brings the perfect opportunity to ensure that…