Fall brings first the fall foliage and then the leaves falling from the trees. This is an excellent time to prune tree branches and limbs. Many tree limbs and branches will grow and extend over your home. Trimming these branches prior to the winter season will eliminate some risk to your home. Large windy storms can cause tree branches to break off which can damage the roof, gutters, and side of your home. Read More
How do you know your air system is actually healthy and clean? I bet you never thought to vacuum vents in your home. But your HVAC (Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system delivers conditioned air to each of your various rooms through filters. These vents can be in the floors, in your side walls, or even in your ceilings depending on your house layout. When vents are on the floor, they are still collecting dust and any Read More
Smoke detectors play a vital role in maintaining a safe home. They are usually placed in high areas in various rooms in the home like ceilings. Many detectors will chirp or make some noise, oftentimes annoying, when the battery needs to be replaced. It is a good idea to keep a regular schedule to essentially replace the batteries in the smoke detectors all at once each year. Many smoke detectors also have a test function that you Read More
When deciding to update your kitchen or to perform a full kitchen remodel, it necessary to understand how your want your kitchen to function. Taking a step back and identify everything you need in your kitchen will be critical to a great functioning kitchen. This is important to avoid the common kitchen design mistakes. Read More
As an engaged or new married couple, you might be at the point that buying a home is the next step to building your family nest egg. If you are a first time home buyer there are a few things to consider when buying your first home. Understanding your living arrangements and how you and your spouse will live in your first home will be important.
For instance how many bedrooms do you need? Is a bedroom turned office important? Are you planning on children soon after getting married? Keeping in mind the number of rooms and what types of rooms are important to you can help with finding the first home that works for you. Read More