5 Tips for Selling a Home From Out of State

Trying to sell a house is challenging enough, and if you’re selling a home from out of state, it can be positively intimidating. Property and maintenance costs can add up quickly on an empty home, and you don’t want to have to buy special vacant-home insurance. Whether you’ve had to relocate because of a new job, are selling… Read More

6 Renovations You Should Never Do Yourself

When it comes to home improvements, it’s difficult to know when to do it yourself and when to hire a professional. We have the low down on when to draw the line – it usually involves things like plumbing, electricity, expensive materials and renovations that are downright dangerous. So before you try to get handy… Read More

Chimney Tips to Keep You Warm And Safe

Chimney maintenance and proper cleaning are key steps to keeping your family safe and warm as the temperatures drop. Neglected chimneys accumulate creosote, a combustible byproduct of charred wood, along their walls. Add to that a high internal flue temperature and you’ve got a potentially dangerous chimney fire on your hands. The best way to… Read More

7 Energy Saving Tips for Improving Indoor Temperatures As Summer Draws Near

Your home can become quite uncomfortable as the weather warms up in spring and summer, making an air conditioner something you just can’t do without. Unfortunately, with the increase in comfort can come a drastic increase in energy bills. Luckily, there are some simple and inexpensive energy saving measures to help bring your utility bills… Read More

10 Tips for Choosing Carpet

Nothing compares to the soft, luxurious feeling of carpet under your feet. Carpeting provides a safe, comfortable spot for kids to play and may even reduce the risk of injury during a fall. Sure, carpet requires a bit of extra maintenance compared to vinyl or tile, but there’s simply no substitute in terms of sound… Read More

House-Cleaning Secrets

Look Down… And Then Slightly Up It happens all the time: a client walks into a home that is beautifully decorated and looks magnificent at eye level — and the floors have clearly been Swiffered — but the baseboards are covered in dust. It’s not just people who are shopping for homes who register this,… Read More

How to Inspect Your Home for Termites

ermites are unwanted visitors that can cause extreme damage to homes and other structures. If you live in an area where termites are common, beware that the insects could raid your home. Attracted by moisture, wood and the steady temperature of a house, termites need only the tiniest cracks to begin infesting the home. If… Read More

10 Inexpensive Fixes To Increase The Value Of Your Home

Looking for ways to spruce up your home without breaking the bank? Whether you’re getting ready to sell your home or want to update it inexpensively for your own enjoyment, we’ve got 10 good strategies for you to consider. 1. Make your kitchen really cook The kitchen is still considered the heart of the home.… Read More

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