The Essential Toolbox: Top Tools Every Homeowner Should Own

Owning a home is a significant milestone that comes with its set of responsibilities, one of which is maintenance and repair. Whether you’re tightening a loose screw, hanging a picture frame, or embarking on a full-scale DIY project, having the right tools can make all the difference. Here’s a curated list of must-have tools for […]

Top Beaches In The Carolinas

The Carolinas are a beach lover’s dream, with miles of sandy shores stretching along the Atlantic coast. Whether you’re looking for a quiet retreat or a bustling seaside town, North and South Carolina have some of the best beaches in the country. Here’s your guide to the must-visit beaches in both states. North Carolina’s Coastal […]

The Lifespan of Household Appliances: When to Start Budgeting For Replacement

In the realm of home management, appliances play a pivotal role in our daily comfort and convenience. From the refrigerator that preserves our food to the washing machine that keeps our clothes clean, these machines are the unsung heroes of our domestic lives. However, as with all things, they have a finite lifespan. Understanding the […]

How a Home Inspection Can Help You

A home inspection is a crucial step in the home buying or selling process. What is a Home Inspection? A certified home inspector assesses the functional aspects of a house to determine its safety as a dwelling. They examine major systems like plumbing, electrical, heating, and cooling, as well as the roof, foundation, and exterior. […]

Summer Home Maintenance – Gain Inspect’s Guide to a Safe and Efficient Season

As the days grow longer and the temperature rises, it’s the perfect time to give your home a thorough check-up. I’m here to share with you a home inspector’s essential checklist for summer maintenance, ensuring your home stays in top shape during the hot months ahead. Air Conditioning Tune-up First things first, let’s talk about staying […]

Can your house handle an electric car?

You can charge most electric vehicles with a standard wall outlet. But, depending on your car model and lifestyle, that will decide what type of charging you will need. There are two types of residential EV chargers: Level 1 and Level 2.     Level 1 Level 1 charging can be achieved with no installation […]

Exploring Life & Business with Mackenzie Wallace of Gain Inspect – VoyageRaleigh Magazine

I was privileged to be featured in VoyageRaleigh Magazine’s “Raleigh’s Most Inspiring Stories.” VoyageRaleigh Magazine highlights local small businesses, and gives them a platform to share their story. I am honored to have been given a chance to do that! Get to know a little about me, Mackenzie Wallace – owner and operator of Gain […]

2023 Interior Paint Color Trends

Are you ready to switch the vibe up in your home and change your interior paint color? Check out some of the colors that will be trending in 2023 for some ideas!   Blank Canvas A warm, versatile neutral that will create a cozy vibe.   Pure Earth This neutral tone will create a relaxing […]

Get in the holiday spirit with these ten Christmas movie classics

It’s the Holiday season! This is a great time of year for entertaining family and friends. Below is a collection of ten Christmas movie classics. Gather up your family, friends or cozy up with your significant other and get in the Holiday spirit by re-watching these classics or checking them out for the first time! […]

Is It Time For a Chimney Sweep?

This time of year, there’s nothing like sitting in front of the fireplace with your significant other for a  romantic evening, or gathering with family members, laughing and reminiscing. But in order to keep those goods times rolling, we have to make sure proper maintenance is done to our fireplace so that they can operate […]