Tips for Creating a Home Maintenance Plan

Before becoming a homeowner you probably heard one (or more) people tell you how home maintenance can sneak up on you.

However, now that you actually own a home, you may be wondering, “okay, now where do I begin with home maintenance tasks”? 

Choosing the right plan (or combination of programs) to fit your lifestyle is the key. 

Here are some tips for creating a home maintenance plan.

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How To Stop Water From Getting Into Your House

How To Stop Water From Getting Into Your House

Water, water, everywhere! Whether during a storm, flood, or simply through seepage from the soil, water constantly tries to find a way into your home. Obviously, you need to keep it out—otherwise, it can wreak havoc in more ways than one. Get ready to stop it in its watery tracks! Here’s how to stop water from getting into your house.

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Tips for Improving Your Swimming Pool

Tips for Improving Your Swimming Pool

Pools are incredibly sought-after amenities in the housing market. But for all their benefits, the maintenance of pools presents a bevy of challenges for homeowners to handle. To get the most out of your pool and ensure it stays in good condition, here are some tips for improving your swimming pool.

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Common Home Repairs To Leave for the Professionals

Common Home Repairs To Leave for the Professionals

Homeowning is fun. You have your own personal space to be your true authentic self. More so, it allows you to expand, alter, and customize that space to your personal tastes and preferences. While homeowning can be glamorous, it can also be dangerous, especially when it comes to proper maintenance. Rather than feel you need to tackle every project on your own, consider these common home repairs to leave for the professionals. You’ll save time, money, and personal safety in the long run.

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8 Deck Gardening Ideas and Tips for Beginners

8 Deck Gardening Ideas and Tips for Beginners
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A deck is like an extra room for your house. It can be your favorite room in the summer, or it can be just a large entrance to the backyard. The difference comes down to offering a reason to stop and relax a while. Even the addition of furniture may not be enough. After all, why leave the living room couch and TV to sit on an empty deck? Your deck needs to become a destination and the way to achieve that is to offer something that draws you out. Nature and the beauty of plants can turn an uninviting deck into a retreat to unwind and relax.

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