House Maintaince

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

Deck Maintenance Tips for the End of Summer

Late summer is the perfect time to throw a barbecue or get-together on your deck. There’s nothing quite like firing up the grill on a warm late summer day and enjoying some delicious food and good company. As you plan for your next gathering, make sure you do a little deck maintenance to get your deck [...]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:44+00:00 August 9th, 2016|House Maintaince|0 Comments

5 Great Ways to Extend the Life of Your Interior and Exterior Paint

Painting your home can be a time-consuming project, so the last thing you want to do is have a problem with your paint job soon after you finish it! Keeping your paint looking good longer not only saves you time, but it can also save you money as well. Just as there are different types [...]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:44+00:00 July 5th, 2016|House Maintaince, Painting Tips|0 Comments

How to Protect and Preserve Your Exterior Paint Job

The coat of exterior paint on the outside of your house or office takes on the job of protecting your walls from damage and providing elements of style and grace to the building. It can be a bit expensive to fully cover your exterior walls with the proper layering of paint or to refresh the [...]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:44+00:00 May 16th, 2016|House Maintaince|0 Comments

Exterior Painting Can Boost the Market Value of Your Home

If you are considering putting your home on the market, spring is the perfect time to do it. Repainting the exterior of your home is a great way to increase the market value of your home. Here are some exterior painting tips to consider before you put your home on the market. […]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:44+00:00 March 31st, 2016|House Maintaince|0 Comments

4 Tips for Choosing the Right Home Exterior Color

Painting the exterior of your home can breathe new life into your home, enhancing the natural beauty of your property. But choosing the right color scheme is important to creating your vision of home-sweet-home. While it may be tempting to simply choose a color you like, there is more to consider when you are choosing [...]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:44+00:00 March 17th, 2016|House Maintaince, Painting Tips|0 Comments

4 Signs It’s Time To Paint Your Home Exterior

Keeping your home and yard looking good is probably one of your main concerns. A well-manicured lawn and flower bed overflowing with bright flowers can certainly enhance the appearance of your home. That being said, no amount of landscaping can make up for a house badly in need of a fresh coat of paint. Don't overlook [...]

By | 2016-04-14T17:24:09+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|House Maintaince, Painting Tips|0 Comments

Refresh Your Kitchen With Freshly Painted Cabinets

Spend a lazy afternoon browsing Houzz or Pinterest and you will see lovely pictures of elegant, updated kitchens. Look at them long enough and you might come down with a serious case of kitchen-remodeling fever. Combine that fever with a DIY spirit and you are ready to take on major projects such as replacing an out [...]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:44+00:00 November 24th, 2015|House Maintaince, Painting Tips|0 Comments