House Maintaince

Easy Weekend Projects for Your New Home

It can be tough when everywhere you look there are summer projects that look like they’re too big to tackle, but you still want to make some small changes in your new home. A tiny project will give you a boost of confidence in your DIY skills while also making real progress towards making your [...]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:43+00:00 August 8th, 2017|House Maintaince, New Projects, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Prepare to Paint Your Homes Exterior

If you plan on selling your home, touching up or redoing the exterior, painting is a worthwhile project for increasing its curb appeal. That said, painting an exterior is not as simple as slapping on a coat of paint. If you want to do it right, the process starts with preparing your home for the project. [...]

By | 2017-05-26T18:00:58+00:00 July 11th, 2017|House Maintaince, Painting Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Paint

Whether they see your home on an online realtor’s listing or drive by your home on the way to work, it is going to be judged by many shoppers solely on its exterior appearance. What makes people decide to buy a home is a complex equation including location, style and pricing, but the color of [...]

Quick Tips to Prep Your Deck for a Summer of Fun

There’s just something about the spring and summer months that tempt you to head outdoors, but if your deck isn’t in the best shape your time there might be distracting instead of relaxing! Make the most of the long summer days when you have a deck that is ready for summer enjoyment with these quick [...]

By | 2017-05-01T13:43:43+00:00 June 13th, 2017|House Maintaince, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Does the Color of My Home’s Exterior Affect the Temperature Inside My Home?

In the scorching hot middle of summer, you start looking for all kinds of ways to stay cool without turning down the air conditioner and paying a sky-high energy bill. Would you believe that something as straightforward as changing the exterior color of your home could make a significant difference in your comfort level during [...]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:43+00:00 May 30th, 2017|House Maintaince, New Projects|0 Comments

When is it Time to Paint the Exterior of my Home?

A dirty and dingy house exterior can lead to a bad reputation among your neighbors and friends. Sometimes it is obvious when you should repaint your home — but other times it may not be so clear. Maintaining your home’s exterior appearance can go a long way toward protecting your biggest investment.  […]

By | 2017-03-07T14:46:50+00:00 April 18th, 2017|House Maintaince, Painting Tips|0 Comments

How to Paint Your House to Get the Most Resale Value

One of the most important things to remember when selling a home is that you have to look at it from the buyer's point of view, not just your own. This is especially true in the colors you choose for the interior and exterior walls. Studies have shown that color evokes an emotional response in [...]

By | 2016-12-12T21:06:20+00:00 December 27th, 2016|House Maintaince, Painting Tips|0 Comments

5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Old Man Winter is heading our way whether we like it or not, so it’s high time to prepare for his arrival and the upcoming holidays. Fall is the perfect time to take stock of your home and make a handy checklist of tasks necessary to keep it in tip-top shape during the winter. Not sure [...]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:44+00:00 November 21st, 2016|House Maintaince|0 Comments

What’s the Deal With Lead and Paint?

If your home was built earlier than 1978, it probably contains lead paint. The same goes for vintage children’s toys, furniture and shelves purchased at flea markets or found in grandma’s attic. Lead-based paint was banned federally in 1978,  with some states instituting an earlier ban, but it was widely used throughout the United States [...]

By | 2016-11-02T20:10:49+00:00 November 7th, 2016|House Maintaince, Painting Tips|0 Comments

Clean or Replace? Signs Your Gutters Need More than a Good Scrubbing

The smell of fall is in the air — crisp, cooler weather, pumpkin spice and ripe apples. Fall is also the time when many families decide to kick off a few home improvement projects as the hot summer sun is finally ready to give it a rest. Keeping up with home maintenance projects such as [...]

By | 2016-09-26T14:50:51+00:00 September 29th, 2016|House Maintaince|0 Comments