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Home Maintanence

Four Steps to Protect Your Home From Winter Water Damage

(BPT) – Rain, sleet, ice and snow – no matter what form it’s in, precipitation can lead to major winter damage resulting in many issues for home and business owners. Icy roads, ruptured pipes and ice dams are all complications brought on by winter water, and the threat may be even greater this season […]

5 Tips for Creating Fall Curb Appeal

(BPT) – Soon, all things pumpkin spice will be here, including the home visitors that bring them. In preparation of the door bell ringing, create a little spice of your own with some seasonal curb appeal. You don’t have to limit yourself to pumpkins and hay bales – below are tips and projects for […]

Common Plumbing Tips to Help You Avoid Disasters

Study up on a few of the most common plumbing tips, and you may be able to avoid major household disasters or just save some money by employing some do-it-yourself maintenance.

Flood Defense

Carpet and/or hardwood floors may never be the same after an unexpected flooding, so the best defense is preparation. Locate the on/off valve […]

Successful Staging

Spruce Up and Clean Out to Turn On Prospective Home Buyers
 

Selling your existing home? With prospective buyers walking through every room, peering inside your closets and cupboards, you’ll want to make the best impressions possible. Interior design professional Adrienne van Dooren offers several practical, do-able tips that will help you stage your humble abode for a top dollar sale.

When staging […]

Simple Money Saving Home Repair Kits

“A stitch in time saves nine.” Your grandmother might have been speaking about mending clothes when she said this, but the same philosophy holds true when it comes to your house. Taking care of a few basic home maintenance projects before problems arise can save you thousands of dollars down the road.

Here are a […]

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    5 Ways To Protect Your Home from Spring Floods and Water Damage

5 Ways To Protect Your Home from Spring Floods and Water Damage

April showers, while bringing promises of flowers and spring greenery, can also pose a threat to your home when temperatures and water levels begin to rise. Melting snow and spring storms are liable to cause additional concerns as well. Soggy soil can spell disaster for plants, and if water damage occurs, it can be […]

Prepare Your Home (& Self) For Winter

Out with the beach gear and floral prints. In with the sweaters and football posters. As the air turns crisp, there’s much to think about. Will it be mittens or gloves? The Giants or the Cowboys?

Your home deserves some thought, too. A weekend of preparation can make for a much cozier (and less expensive) […]