Tips for Regular Winter Home Maintenance

Tips for Regular Winter Home Maintenance

Winter is a tempting time to try and put aside things like home maintenance and make it through the cold. This has a few drawbacks, unfortunately. Maintaining your home during the frigid chill of winter might be a little more difficult, but some things still need to get done. A burst pipe or roof leak isn’t going to wait until spring to need fixing. To keep you on top of things, here are a few tips for regular winter home maintenance.

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How To Best Care for Furniture

How To Best Care for Furniture

Furniture features both functionality and beauty. Simply using furniture leaves damage and causes it to lose its beauty over time. Fortunately, with just a bit of care, it is possible to keep your furniture looking lovely for a long time. Here is how to best care for furniture.

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Early Warning Signs of Plumbing Problems

Early Warning Signs of Plumbing Problems

Regular maintenance on your house is one of the most important responsibilities you have as a homeowner. Of all the problems that could pop up unexpectedly, some of the worst are plumbing problems. There’s nothing like a burst pipe or freezing cold water to throw off your entire day. Luckily, you can solve these issues as long as you catch them before they become huge problems. Keep an eye out for these early warning signs of plumbing problems, and your home will keep running smoothly.

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How to DIY an Energy Audit for Your Home

Energy costs can often take up the biggest share of household budgets for most individuals, especially in the colder months of the year.

Fortunately, an energy audit can help to reduce this budget buster by revealing leaks and other energy consumption vampires that are driving up your energy costs.

While you can hire a professional to do this for you – from about $250 to $650 or more, depending on where you live – you can save money by doing it yourself. 

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7 Quick and Easy Ways to Refresh Your Rental Property

7 Quick and Easy Ways to Refresh Your Rental Property
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Renting can be frustrating for folks who love to decorate. You might want nothing more than to add a coat of brilliantly-colored paint or hang that gorgeous oil painting that you love so much, but the thought of losing your security deposit also makes your wallet scream.

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