Home Maintenance

March 1, 2019

Draining your hot water heater

Hot water is one of the very best things that civilization has brought to us. This is why we should all care for and protect the equipment that makes it possible! Whether it is done as a bit of regular maintenance or because you are about to leave a home ...

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Feb. 8, 2019

Decluttering to prepare your home for the market

There are many different things that you can do to prepare your home for being placed on today's growing market. Decluttering is one of the most inexpensive and easy ways to catch the eye of potential buyers. Another advantage to decluttering is that it can help prepare you to ...

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Jan. 18, 2019

A few points to consider before you go out window shopping

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It can be very easy to overlook the widows in your home, whether you have just purchased your home or you've owned it for a while now. You probably know that a lot of glass and natural light is awesome, but it comes at a cost. As windows age ...

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Jan. 14, 2019

Carpet cleaning for pet owners

It is truly amazing how much having a pet can effect your life in a positive way! Pets can overall reduce stress, increase your fitness level,  improve your health and initially make you a lot happier. However, with all of these positive things comes the other contributions your pets ...

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Jan. 7, 2019

Preventing your basement from flooding

All homes have their quirks that require some special care and consideration, but when it comes to homes with basements, it’s a whole different ball game. Your basement is more than just a cement-lined hole in the ground, it’s a big part of your home. Although the basement, unlike many ...

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Nov. 30, 2018

Winterizing your Home this Winter

Image result for winter homeThe holiday seasons have arrived, with the holidays comes the cold, the ice, and the snow. The coming weather is capable of causing significant damage to your home if you aren't prepared. There are many different ways of winterizing your home depending on where you live. For example, in ...

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Nov. 29, 2018

Finding A Smart Security Camera

Home security devices are very common. They are both inexpensive and can be used for all types of different things around your home, whether it be keeping an eye on your dog while you're away or just checking in to see who's knocking at your front door. With ...

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Nov. 20, 2018

A few things to know about your smoke detector

Smoke detectors can be incredibly loud and awful to hear, although the truth is that smoke detectors save lives. Remember to always check and replace the batteries so that your smoke detectors will be ready to do their job if something goes wrong. Here are a few things that you ...

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Nov. 1, 2018

What to think about before remodeling your kitchen

Image result for kitchen remodelRemodeling your kitchen always sounds like a great idea, however it can become quite the hassle. A brand new, shiny kitchen is always amazing and will provide you the amount of space you need rather than keeping you trying to force your current kitchen space to work. There's a ...

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Oct. 25, 2018

LED Bulbs: Saving Money and the Environment

In most residential settings the most commonly used light bulbs are CFLs and LEDs. LED lights are not only about 80% more efficient than the traditional fluorescent or incandescent lights, but are also currently the most cost efficient as well. The piece within the bulb that actually creates the light ...

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