Top Five Remodeling "Don'ts" for Homeowners
January 20, 2020
It may seem counterintuitive, but many times I talk my clients OUT of things they want to do during their renovation. I suggest that we focus on the DON'Ts of their project, before we focus on the DO's!
1. Don't delay decisions.
If you want your remodel to go well, the best thing to do is plan as much as possible before work starts. A good builder can...Read more >
Winter Home Readiness Tips – Part 2
December 15, 2019
1. Change out your window screens and put up storm windows. It will provide an extra layer of protection and warmth for the home. Storm windows are particularly helpful if you have old, single-pane glass windows. But if you don't have storm windows, and your windows are leaky or drafty, they need to be updated.
2. A burst pipe caused by...Read more >
Winter Home Readiness Tips - Part 1
November 30, 2019
So you've pulled your sweaters out of mothballs and found your mittens at the bottom of the coat closet. But what about your house -- is it prepared for the cold months ahead?
1. Clean those Gutters - Remove all the old leaves and other debris from your home's gutters so that winter's rain and melting snow can drain. Clogged drains...Read more >
What should your Roofing Contract Warranty?
October 19, 2019
Winter prep means Autumn is the time to think about our Roofs!
Roofing is always a matter of concern; setting your budget, choosing your contractor, timetable and selecting the material. But today we are going to start with your CONTRACT.
Before hiring the best commercial roofing company that you like, you will have to keep an eye on the warranty that is offered. What follows are points to consider before entering into the contract.
1. A...Read more >
4 Important Considerations When Planning a Home Addition
September 29, 2019
Is a new family member about to arrive? Do you finally want to build the master suite of your dreams? Are you tired of cramming your family into that tiny kitchen?
Building an addition is a big project. It’s important to hire the right general contractor to complete the job.
A successful home addition project needs advanced planning. And planning with your...Read more >
Summertime Checklist for your Home
August 30, 2019
These are quick & easy steps to keep your home safe & summer-ready!
Indoor Summer House Cleaning
Refrigerator Coils: The condenser coils on a refrigerator remove heat from inside the unit; and if they get dusty and dirty, it can cost up to $100 more a year to run your fridge! The coil is located either on the bottom behind the kickplate, or on the back of the refrigerator. To clean refrigerator coils, turn off...Read more >