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The appraiser wants a heater in every room. Envi Heat saves the day!

How often do we get almost through an escrow and the appraiser wants a heat source in each room. The worst are log homes where a hard wired installation is an expensive ordeal.


As an experienced agent you may have prepared your sellers for this but most of us have had this hit us like a bomb at least a few times in our careers.  While there are several options for the installation of heaters, I have a new favorite that is low cost, quick and easy to install, meets the appraisal requirements and is actually a maintenance free, hypo alergenic, low cost heating that those new buyers will appreciate.

Envi heat

So what is the solution?  It is called Envi heater and can be found at or on Amazon.  They are a a safe flat panel cool to the touch fanless wall heater.  This new stack convection technology – circulates heat without fan and is only 475 watts to run – At 4 cents per hour I think it is one of the most economical heaters to run.


They come with an auto thermal shutoff a thermastat and the unit is cool to the touch so it is safe for kids animals. It does not circulate dust or allergens or dry out the air.  It is silent and has an auto dimming power light.  These wall mounted units come in both a hardwired model and a plug in model which makes it perfect for installation that will satisfy an appraiser.  It can be mounted on any wall including drywall, into studs, on masonary tile concrete or log with nothing but a screw driver and the included allen wrench.  Just install it, turn it on set the thermastat and leave it.  Built in America and eco friendly green heaters cost under $140 and there is no need to cut into the wall.  They also often run specials on the pricing and free shipping.


I originally got one of these to heat a 400 sq ft guest cabin and liked it so much that I bought 2 more the next year for my house to keep pipes from freezing when I am away. Since then I have saved several closings in a hurry by suggesting these heaters. 

Thinking About a New Floor? Five Reasons to Choose Hardwood Flooring

Time to update your flooring? How about hardwood flooring for your home. A new hardwood floor will give your home an impressive look and prevent scratches and stains. Here are five very good reasons why you should consider a hardwood floor for your next remodeling project.
Hardwood Is More Durable than Other Materials

Hardwood is much more durable and longer lasting than many other flooring materials. If there’s a lot of traffic in your home, hardwood floors are less likely to get scratches and dents than vinyl tiles or laminated floors. On weaker floors, damage is often permanent – but with hardwood floors, any imperfections can be sanded and refinished to make your floor look as good as new.

Hardwood Offers A Wide Array Of Styles

Hardwood flooring is very versatile, and it comes in a wide assortment of styles and colors. Hardwood is also available in a variety of textures to compliment any decor or color scheme. It’s easy to buy small area rugs that match the flooring rather than having wall-to-wall carpeting installed that may have to be replaced when it gets worn.

It’s A Good Long Term Investment

Hardwood flooring is one of the most practical investments you can make in your home. Carpeting, vinyl tile, linoleum, and laminate flooring will eventually need to be replaced. Although the initial investment of installing hardwood floors in your home is more than you’d spend on some of the alternatives, hardwood lasts much longer than other materials – so you spend less money in the long run.

Selling Your Home Is Easier

Hardwood flooring is an extremely attractive material that a lot of homeowners love. It also increases your home’s value. If you put your home on the market, you’re making a good investment by making your home more appealing to buyers.

You’ll Experience Fewer Allergy Problems

Carpeting can cause symptoms from allergies to get worse, because dust and other allergens like pet dander can get trapped in the fibers. Doctors often recommend that patients with severe allergies get rid of the carpeting in their home and replace it with hardwood flooring. With this type of flooring, it’s a simple matter to sweep or mop the floor, so allergies are no longer an issue.

Hardwood flooring is a highly popular interior design choice that is taking modern homes by storm. If you’re renovating your home in the near future, consider installing hardwood flooring as a means of giving it a classic floor that you and your guests will adore.

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