Painting the house and specifically the outside is a relatively easy way to freshen up the exterior of the home. Either the sun and elements over time has caused the existing paint to deteriorate and it needs a new coat of paint, or you just may want to change the look of the home by changing a color. When deciding on a color, you might want also to consider a second color as an accent for trim areas around the home. Read More
What does your Front Door Say?
Your front door can be the first thing most visitors learn about your personality. The style of door and the color of your front door can set the stage for what is to come at guests enter your home.
Maintenance Tip: Replace Central Air Conditioning Filters
Replacing central air conditioning filters frequently is an important part of keeping your home healthy. Depending on the type of filters you buy, these can catch dirt, dust, pollen, pet dander, and even smoke. Forgetting to replace these filters causes the air in the home to be unhealthy. Also, it can cause discolorations in carpets and walls. And it makes your units work harder than they need which makes them more susceptible to wear out quicker and leads to increased energy costs.
Improve the Efficiency of the Home by Maintaining the HVAC System
Guest Blogger: Ken Myers
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning is an important aspect of being comfortable indoors. Whether you are keeping warm in the winter or cool in the summer, maintaining the HVAC system can vastly improve the efficiency of your home. Regardless of the types of devices you use, there is always a need to properly care and clean each of those units prior to using them. What kind of improvements will this regular maintenance create for home life? Read More
Home Maintenance for Plumbing – Infographic
Taking the proper precautions when using your home’s plumbing systems can actually help your home run properly. Your toilets, pipes, sinks and other areas of your home where water runs will last longer. There are tips and tricks to making sure your home’s plumbing is operating properly. Knowing where your main water valve is will be important if you need to turn off your home’s water supply. You will need this knowledge if your home has a leak. How to fix a garbage disposal or stop a toilet from constantly running will also save on your water bill. Not to mention, save water that is oftentimes scarce. Here is an infographic that gives you some preventative maintenance tips. These tips show you how to use the equipment that supports your plumbing system.