When you buy your new home, you are excited and exhilarated. You are moving and living in this amazing new place. But then you move in and all of a sudden your need to start fixing quirky things that you did not see when you first looked at the house. These are the top things in the house that generally need fixing when you buy a new home. Read More
While many homeowners have a to-do list of fun home improvement projects, most don’t enjoy spending money on things that keep the house safe and sound. You might convince yourself that the brownish-yellow water stain on the ceiling is not a big deal Read More
When it comes to being prepared, there is nothing more important than fire awareness. Our homes are made of wood, paint, and gas and electric lines. Inside our homes, we have furniture made of wood and fabric. Outside our homes, we have grass, trees and shrubs. All of these elements are highly flammable should a fire occur in or around your home. Read More
Unfortunately, the solution isn’t always so cut and dry. Let’s say you’re dealing with a broken air conditioner that could cost you a couple hundred dollars to repair. While replacement would be somewhere in the ballpark or $4,000.
It’s tempting to save a few thousand dollars in the short term and schedule the repair. Maybe a few months later your compressor wears out and you drop a few hundred bucks. Yet again to get that replaced. Then the motor goes out a few months later. You see the point. Read More
This time of year is so much fun with spring weather giving way to warmer temperatures. There are so many wonderful tasks to tackle during spring cleaning, yet this is one of my favorites. Some may say that changing out your sheets is not a maintenance tip, but so many people forget to switch their sheets. So we decided to include this for you. Replace winter bedding with spring or summer bedding will help you sleep better in spring and summer. There is something about removing your winter flannel sheets for the crisp spring linens. It reminds us Read More