How to Better Manage Household Finances

Household FinancesI forgot to drain my hot water heater and low and behold buildup of sediment and dirt filled the hot water heater and now I have to replace a two year old hot water heater sooner than expected. Yikes! Where am I going to get the money so that my showers are at least warm and my dishes get clean with good hot water?  This happens all the time and you may have run into this scenario and others like it when it comes to Read More


Everything You Should Know About Fiber Cement Siding

Guest Blogger: Allura

Siding is one of the most important parts of your home, protecting it from the elements and enhancing its appearance and curb appeal. So when it comes time to purchase a new exterior covering for your home, you want to get the best product there is. One that will perform well year after year, with little maintenance or upkeep required. And while there Read More


What To Know Before You Install A Fence

fenceGuest Blogger: Jim Wall

“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,” wrote Robert Frost — and, at least when that wall is a new fence you’re looking to add to your property, many neighbors would agree with him. Despite the clear advantages fences offer homeowners, from enhanced privacy and greater protection to improved property value, not everybody loves a new fence. That’s why, when you’re planning to add one to your home, it’s a good idea to talk to your neighbors Read More


5 Essential Tools for Home Improvement

Guest Blogger: Kevin Morse

Do you fancy yourself a home improvement aficionado? A DIY diva? A fixer upper? If you consider yourself any of these things, there are few tools that you may already have in your arsenal. If you do not already have them, it’s time for you to take a trip to Franklin Building Supply for help. Owning these tools will make it easier for you to do your next home improvement project. Everything from cutting your own trim to painting your walls will be much easier with the five essential tools for home improvement. Read More


How to Increase Your Home Resale Value

Ever wonder how to add more value to your home with the best home remodel projects? These tips will help you determine how to which projects will increase you home resale value more than others. More living space found in basements remodels go a long when you are ready to sell your home. Updated bathrooms and kitchens are what we call money rooms! These rooms alone can sell a home for those on the market. But do not forget about the simple items like basic house repairs. These are important because a great looking home still needs to function.

This infographic will show you the top requests by buyers. These requests help homes sell fast. However, there are items and projects that appear to increase your home resale value, but don’t. Read on to learn exactly what these projects are. You will be surprised.

 

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