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Winter Checklist: Things Every Homeowner Should Get Done Right Now

Posted on November 7, 2018 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (1)

Cut the Power to Your A/C or Waste Energy and Damage Your Compressor

Cut the power to your central air conditioner before the weather turns frigid. Your compressor could be damaged if your A/C accidentally gets turned on in low temperatures. Also, some A/C compressors have a crankcase heater to keep the oil warm. Running this heater in the winter is a waste of mo...

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Essential Tips for Remodeling Your Bedroom

Posted on September 24, 2018 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Essential Tips for Remodeling Your Bedroom

 


 

Remodeling your bedroom can be extremely exciting and exhilarating. However, if you’re going the DIY route, it can also be exceedingly stressful. There are countless unknowns in the remodeling process. Will you get ...

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Tasks for Your Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Posted on December 18, 2017 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (0)

This is the first in a series of tasks that should be performed before winter starts!

It doesn't matter if you shun the cold weather or embrace it, winter is quickly approaching. Here are some tasks to tackle now to make sure your home is ready for the season.

* Make Sure Your Heating System is Ready

Depending on the type of heating system you have, there are a few home main...

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9 Tips for a Spring-Clean Home All Winter Lon

Posted on October 15, 2017 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Get the dirt out of your home before you hunker down for winter’s worst.

TOPIC: Improve, Organize & Maintain, Cleaning & Decluttering

You know, when you think about it, we should be obsessing over fall cleaning instead of spring cleaning. After all, you’re about to shut yourself inside for months with all the dust and dirt your home has collected during the hot, dusty, open-window days of summer....

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6 Tasks That Every Smart Homeowner Does in October

Posted on October 6, 2017 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Why now’s the perfect time to replace appliances


Improve, Organize & Maintain, Cleaning & Decluttering


The temps are starting to drop; the smell of wood smoke is in the air.

Temps are more chilly than warm. That’s when veteran homeowners know it’s time to do these six things if...

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Tips for Organizing a Garage

Posted on September 5, 2017 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (2)

If your car is out on the street because there's no room for it in the garage, it's time to get organized. Here are some tips and tools to make it happen. 

Safety First: Learn the best ways to store that hazardous stuff we all keep in the garage: the chemicals, the paint cans and pesticides.

Chemicals are the No. 1 danger. A lot of people keep pesticides, paints and auto fluids, often in old food containers, which can...

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5 Shower Door Shopping Tips

Posted on August 26, 2017 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (1)

Before you even think about walking into a store or placing an order online, there are some things you’ll want to consider when shopping for a new shower door. Having these five steps completed before you shop will save you time and stress and streamline the decision-making process.


1. Pick Your Style: Shower, Pivot or Tub

 

Take a look at the space where your shower door will go. Do you...

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Making a Good To-Do-List to Actually Get Sh!t Done!

Posted on June 7, 2017 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Between work (or homework), working out, hanging out with friends, and other real-life obligations, achieving our goals and making deadlines is almost always harder than it seems. Creating an efficient to-do list is a feat in itself, and that’s where I come in. I've prepared a list of helpful tips to help you organize your life into a manageable list, then cross off each entry one at a time.

The Need to Know--To Do or Not To Do

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Tips for Hiring a Handyman

Posted on May 28, 2017 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)


Before You Hire Your Home Repair Handyman…


Make a detailed list of the work you need done.

Take the time to list exactly what you want your handyman to accomplish before you contact one. Be upfront with what you expect, so the handyman can determine if your requests are within his abilities. Don’t throw in ...

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Grab Bars for Safety in the Bathroom

Posted on May 5, 2017 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Fall Prevention Awareness: The Importance of Grab Bars for Bathroom Safety - Steps

The bathroom is the most dangerous room in your home.  Is your bathroom safe for seniors?  Here are some tips to help prevent falls in the b...

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