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Why Baltimore Realtors Count on Clean Sweep for Rapid and Reliable Fall Inspections

There is nothing as frustrating as losing a buyer because of a delayed inspection, especially during an unpredictable housing market. When homeowners put their trust into a real estate agent, they expect reliability. When Baltimore’s best real estate agents need reliability, they put their trust in Clean Sweep. We take pride in conducting various timely [...]

By |October 5th, 2022|Blog|

The Most Common Home Issues that Pop Up Every October

With October only a few days away, Spooky Season is about to officially kick off. Unfortunately, our team is not certified to remove ghosts or ghouls from your home, but we can help in a variety of other ways! With that in mind, we’ve decided to outline a few of the most common issues around [...]

By |September 27th, 2022|Blog|

What Is Creosote, and How Can It Impact a Home Sale This Fall?

All realtors know to make sure the HVAC system is working to perfection and the caulk in the bathtub is touched up, but many totally gloss over one of the most potentially dangerous parts of the home: the chimney. Over time, even well-maintained chimneys can accumulate creosote build-up on the inside. Unfortunately, home inspectors are [...]

By |September 13th, 2022|Blog|

2 Investments to Protect Your Home This Autumn and Winter

As the sun sets on the summer of 2022, we’re entering our favorite time of year: fireplace season! If your home is looking a little worse for wear, now is the time to repair. Colder months and harsher weather are on the horizon, making the start of autumn the perfect time to make a few home investments that will keep you and your family protected all winter long. […]

By |August 31st, 2022|Blog|

4 Gutter-Related Problems that Could Slow a Home Sale

You’re probably already familiar with our chimney cleaning and inspection services that make us a top choice for realtors throughout the Baltimore region, but that’s not all Clean Sweep brings to the table. We also offer a variety of services to ensure your client’s gutters are in top shape prior to a transfer of ownership. […]

By |August 4th, 2022|Blog|

Your Mid-Summer Home Maintenance Guide

Summer has been flying by and back to school season will arrive before we know it! Now is the perfect time to relax and enjoy some of the best weather our state has to offer. Additionally, it’s a great time to make a manageable to-do-list to give yourself a head start for a smooth transition into the fall.  Investing a small amount of time in your home over the next month will ensure that your house is fully ready for the new season! Here is our mid-summer to-do-list for Maryland homeowners. […]

By |July 28th, 2022|Blog|

Watch Out for These Signs of Mold!

Realtors work hard to earn and maintain their reputation with homebuyers and sellers alike. As such, you are likely no stranger to helping clients check every box to ensure their needs are met as they prepare to enjoy their new space to the fullest. Along your journey of advocating for your clients during a transfer of homeownership, be sure to remember the potential for hidden dangers lurking inside the home. Without a keen attention to detail, you could be missing something as serious as a hidden mold infestation. As such, let’s take a look at a few of the signs of mold growth. […]

By |July 7th, 2022|Blog|

The Most Common Chimney Issues in the Summertime

Summer has arrived here in Maryland, and that means two things when it comes to the weather: humid days and stormy evenings. While it’s easy to forget about our chimneys during this time of year, both the humidity and the rainfall of the summer season have the potential to cause a few pesky chimney-related issues. […]

By |June 28th, 2022|Blog|

Busting 4 Myths About Chimney Cleanings and Home Sales

Is it okay to DIY chimney cleaning? Are homebuyers really concerned about the safety of a chimney before signing on the dotted line? Can a home inspector detect all the potential issues with a chimney? If you ask these questions to a variety of people, you are bound to receive a variety of responses. However, there are correct answers to each of them! As such, let’s bust a few of the most common chimney myths as they relate to home sales. […]

By |June 16th, 2022|Blog|

Buying or Selling a Home with a Chimney? Here’s Why You Should Call a Trusted Chimney Sweep!

While the buying frenzy of early spring 2022 is starting to cool off, there’s no question that many Marylanders are still searching for the perfect place to call home as we move into the summer. As you walk your clients through the stages of purchasing their home this summer, we encourage you to remind them of the importance of a chimney inspection from a professional. […]

By |May 26th, 2022|Blog|