33 Reasons to Track a Home Inventory

33 Reasons to Track a Home InventoryMany people ask what value is there in creating a home inventory?  This question comes to mind often because most people feel they do not have the time, nor do they have the documents of what they own. However, documenting your items can be very simple. And it can be done in simple steps to minimize time. The reasons someone would consider compiling a home inventory are many. Read More


Spring Showers Bring Wet Basements

BasementsGuest Blogger: Mark Madans

It is every homeowner’s nightmare, you go downstairs to your basement and the floor is wet or worse the entire area has flooded. Well, you are not alone, the American Society of Home Inspectors, based in Des Plaines, IL, estimates 60 percent of U.S. homes have wet basements, and 38 percent run the risk of basement mold. But a wet floor is not the only indication that you may have a problem. Other signs to look for include: musty odors, rusty metal, dampness on walls, white powder on walls or floor, and bowing or buckling of doors. So now what do you do?  Read More


Home Maintenance Tip: Flush Hot Water Heaters

HomeZada Home Maintenance Flush Hot Water HeatersThis home maintenance is a timely one.  Your hot water heater accumulates sediment from your water source. That’s right water that flows through your home has other minerals in it.  This is not to say that your drinking water is not safe.  Water that flows through your home undergoes a filtration and chlorination process before it reaches your home, however not every mineral can be eliminated through these processes. If you do not periodically flush your hot water heater, the sediment will keep building up within the Read More


HomeZada Home Inventory Gets Easier

HomeZada is pleased to announce the ability for customers to export a document, enter information about your home and belongings and then import that information back into HomeZada.  This new feature makes uploading home inventory easier for people who already use Microsoft Excel.  It is important to follow the necessary process in order to upload information properly.   Read More