It is time to open the windows and enjoy the fresh air of spring. Have you already done your spring cleaning? There is more to spring home maintenance than deep cleaning and organizing. Here is a checklist to help you prepare for the change in seasons. Examine the Roof Are you comfortable on a ladder? […] Read More

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In the frigid winter months, whether you’ll have to deal with frozen pipes is not a question of “if” but “when”. If you’ve found that your pipes have frozen over, thawing them out safely is crucial to ensure that you do not cause further damage to your pipes or even your home. How you thaw […] Read More

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When the winter chill sets in, most homeowners utilize a variety of heating sources, such as space heaters, wood-burning fires, or create a cozy ambiance of candles. But safety should be top of mind when these are used since they pose a risk as potential fire hazards. Keep your family and home safe this winter […] Read More

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Chilly weather is among us. As you plan ahead for winter, give some thought to your windows, as they may be weak spots in the integrity of your home, especially if you have single-pane windows. While the most important consideration may be whether or not to make a big investment in window upgrades, there are […] Read More

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A roof inspection is a proactive maintenance task that’s easy to overlook. Add a once-a-year reminder on your calendar to go out on a warm day and address any potential issues. There’s no need to get up on your roof just yet. The less you walk around up there, the better for your roofing, and […] Read More

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Over the years, auto-pilot may have set in, but you must stay on top of your home maintenance to-dos by and tackle certain homeowners’ projects once a year. Drain Your Hot Water Heater Sediment builds up over time at the bottom of the tank, causing corrosion. Partial draining removes the sediment and keeps the heater […] Read More

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Pests can ruin your summertime festivities pretty quickly. Unfortunately, the hot and humid summer conditions (not to mention those summertime thunderstorms) can bring out certain critters if you don’t take the proper measures to keep them at bay. Learn how to keep pests away from the home and yard this summer with these pest control […] Read More

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In our last post, we went over some easy fixes to some common winter home problems. Freezing temperatures and a lot of moisture lead to plenty of typical homeowner problems, including the need to heat your home constantly. In this article, we’re going to explore some ways that you can save money on your utility […] Read More

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