Home Improvement

November 19, 2014 - 12:55 PM
If you’ve noticed stains on your ceiling or water running down your walls, it’s time to check your roof for a leak. With winter and snow right around the corner, fall is a great time to get a roof leak fixed. Minor leaks are usually simple to repair. And a professional will certainly know how to Read More

Finding and Fixing a Roof Leak

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If you’ve noticed stains on your ceiling or water running down your walls, it’s time to check your roof for a leak. With winter and snow right around the corner, fall is a great time to get a roof leak fixed. Minor leaks are usually simple to repair. And a professional will certainly know how to help in the case of a major leak.

November 12, 2014 - 9:44 AM
As the weather continues to get colder, many people are sparking up their furnaces. Now is the perfect time to schedule a furnace inspection. Putting off repairs or preventative maintenance increases the likelihood your furnace may not work when you need it the most. A reliable furnace is the best way to Read More

4 Furnace Fixes to Take Care of Now

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As the weather continues to get colder, many people are sparking up their furnaces. Now is the perfect time to schedule a furnace inspection. Putting off repairs or preventative maintenance increases the likelihood your furnace may not work when you need it the most. A reliable furnace is the best way to maintain a comfortable and cozy home.

November 11, 2014 - 10:17 AM
Nothing offers refuge from the crisp autumn air like a crackling fireplace -- and sometimes, there’s just no better place to gather with the family or seek solace from the stress of the day. To ensure that your fireplace is ready to work for you when you need it most, it’s important to perform Read More

6 Things to do Before Lighting Up Your Fireplace This Fall

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Nothing offers refuge from the crisp autumn air like a crackling fireplace -- and sometimes, there’s just no better place to gather with the family or seek solace from the stress of the day. To ensure that your fireplace is ready to work for you when you need it most, it’s important to perform some pre-season maintenance.

November 10, 2014 - 11:01 AM
  In many parts of the country, sprinklers are essential for keeping grass, plants and trees healthy during the hot summer months. But as the days get shorter and cooler, draining your sprinkler system for winter should top your list of fall home maintenance projects. Avoid Costly Damage If there is Read More

Why You Should Drain Your Sprinkler System Now

 

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In many parts of the country, sprinklers are essential for keeping grass, plants and trees healthy during the hot summer months. But as the days get shorter and cooler, draining your sprinkler system for winter should top your list of fall home maintenance projects.

Avoid Costly Damage

October 22, 2014 - 10:40 AM
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Halloween is one of the most eagerly anticipated holidays of the year. You want to be sure your home is safe before the ghosts and goblins show up on your front porch to avoid mishaps. Getting into the spirit of Halloween and decorating is another way to add some fun to the evening. Keep Pathways Clear Read More

Preparing Your Home for Trick-or-Treaters

Halloween is one of the most eagerly anticipated holidays of the year. You want to be sure your home is safe before the ghosts and goblins show up on your front porch to avoid mishaps. Getting into the spirit of Halloween and decorating is another way to add some fun to the evening.

Keep Pathways Clear

October 15, 2014 - 10:32 AM
Now that fall is here, it’s time to prepare your home for colder weather. There are five things you can do to lower utility bills, keep your home comfortable and protect your investment. 1. Drain Sprinklers and Exterior Faucets Draining and winterizing sprinklers and outdoor faucets are fall rituals. Read More

5 Essential Fall Maintenance Tasks for Your Home

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Now that fall is here, it’s time to prepare your home for colder weather. There are five things you can do to lower utility bills, keep your home comfortable and protect your investment.

1. Drain Sprinklers and Exterior Faucets

Draining and winterizing sprinklers and outdoor faucets are fall rituals. Getting the water out is important because it could damage the system. Water left in piping can expand when frozen and potentially rupture them.

September 24, 2014 - 12:59 PM
As summer gives way to fall, you probably have a long list of projects to do around your home to get ready for the new season: prune trees and shrubs, drain sprinkler lines, clean up your yard, and so forth. Another important household project to add to the list is paying money to inspect and clean your Read More

Getting Your Gutters Ready for Fall

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As summer gives way to fall, you probably have a long list of projects to do around your home to get ready for the new season: prune trees and shrubs, drain sprinkler lines, clean up your yard, and so forth. Another important household project to add to the list is paying money to inspect and clean your gutters.

September 17, 2014 - 8:44 AM
Hardwood floors have long been a popular flooring choice for homeowners. They often add warmth and a natural look to a home as well as increase its value. However, this type of flooring, as with all other types of flooring, takes a beating. Luckily hardwood floors can be brought back to life through the Read More

Bringing Neglected Hardwood Floors Back to Life

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Hardwood floors have long been a popular flooring choice for homeowners. They often add warmth and a natural look to a home as well as increase its value. However, this type of flooring, as with all other types of flooring, takes a beating. Luckily hardwood floors can be brought back to life through the process of refinishing. This process can make old, neglected hardwood floors look like new. Here are some important things to consider as you take on the task of refinishing your floors.

September 10, 2014 - 8:32 AM
Whether preparing your home for resale or buying an old fixer-upper, home repair is one of the best ways to increase the value of your home without draining your bank account. If your existing shower is laden with old, rotting, stained or broken grout joints, you may be wondering if you will ever be able to Read More

4 Easy and Inexpensive Steps to Restoring an Old Tile Shower

Whether preparing your home for resale or buying an old fixer-upper, home repair is one of the best ways to increase the value of your home without draining your bank account. If your existing shower is laden with old, rotting, stained or broken grout joints, you may be wondering if you will ever be able to make your old tile shower look new again. Luckily with these four savvy tips for restoring an old tile shower, you can make your shower look new at a price you can afford.

September 3, 2014 - 12:31 PM
Now that the house has been cleaned and the majority of your moving boxes have been emptied or stashed away, you may feel it is finally time to bring that warm feeling of home into your new house. Whether the house is small, large, old or new, a fresh coat of paint may be just the thing you need to bring Read More

Picking Paint Colors You Will Love for Your New Home

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Now that the house has been cleaned and the majority of your moving boxes have been emptied or stashed away, you may feel it is finally time to bring that warm feeling of home into your new house. Whether the house is small, large, old or new, a fresh coat of paint may be just the thing you need to bring life into the walls of your new residence.

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