Home Owners

Nov. 28, 2022

Economical Upgrades to Increase Your Home’s Value

 

Whether you are looking to move now or may consider it in the future, there are many affordable options for making significant changes to your home without having to do a major renovation. With low-cost purchases of supplies, DIY instructions or professional guidance, and time set aside, you can ...

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Nov. 17, 2022

Home Renovation on a Budget — You Got This!

 

Are you tired of looking at the drabby paint on your walls, the outdated cabinets, worn furniture, and stained carpets? Your home is overdue to be remodeled, which is on your wish list. However, you are afraid of what the cost might be. Unless you want a major overhaul ...

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Nov. 14, 2022

Make Sure Your Home Is Ready for Winter

 

If you do not live in a warm, tropical climate, the fall months are the best time to get your home ready for freezing temperatures, snowstorms, and icy conditions that lie ahead in the wintertime. Without the proper care and adherence to a maintenance routine, your living space and ...

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Oct. 27, 2022

Choosing Better Paint Colours

 

Painting can be a great way to customize your house and make it into a home. Whether you’re just adding a splash of colour or redoing entire rooms to match your favorites, a fresh coat of paint is a great way to take a home that you bought and ...

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Oct. 18, 2022

Evicting Animals From Your Chimney

 

Having a mouse in the house can be a real pain. The little thing runs around, gets into everything, and generally causes chaos. And that’s just one little mouse. What happens when you have a much larger animal, or a nest of animals, in a harder-to-control area like a ...

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Oct. 3, 2022

Buying a Home With a Rental Unit

 

Buying a home can be full of difficult decisions, and as housing prices climb, maybe even more difficult financial planning. For people looking for a different way to help pay for their mortgage every month, choosing a home with an attached rental unit might just provide the monthly bump ...

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Posted in Buyers, Home Owners
Sept. 29, 2022

Lightning Proofing Your Home

 

Big storms can be scary. With the wind, heavy rain, and the threat of even more extreme weather, they can also bring with them a lot of damage. While a lot of people make plans on how to react to some of the big dangers associated with storms, there’s ...

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Posted in Home Owners, Home Tech
Sept. 22, 2022

Trellising 101: Climb, Plant, Climb!

 

Growing a garden is the ultimate act of faith. After all, you never know if your plants will thrive or if they will cease to be long before reaching their full potential. Hopefully, with diligent care, and a little luck, your plants will grow big, strong, and glorious. When ...

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Sept. 20, 2022

How to Keep Your Ductwork Clean

 

Your home’s HVAC system works hard throughout the year. Unfortunately, this can cause it to experience problems over time, often at a time when you’d really rather it not fail on you. This is why yearly maintenance and inspections are recommended, since a little bit of attention now can ...

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Sept. 12, 2022

Flood Clean Up Tips

 

When natural disasters hit, the effects are typically much more significant than you might first suspect. Sure, there is the immediate impact and potentially some damage resulting directly from that, but in most cases, there is also a significant amount of clean up and recovery that’s required afterward. This ...

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