Categories for Home ownership & maintenance

what are simple home maintenance tasks you can do this fall?

Try these: Clear leaves and debris from your gutters consider hiring a pro if your roof it too high or too steep Turn off and clear outdoor hose bibs/spigots Clear debris and leaves from the side of your home/basement windows/foundation Please contact me if you need a contractor or handyman ...

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How to Fake a Clean Home in 15 Minutes

We’ve all been there: guests are scheduled to arrive in 15 minutes, but you got caught up, and the house is still a mess. Here are seven ways to fake that clean home, fast: All hands on deck. If you’re lucky enough to have family members or roommates around, ask ...

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Should you buy a home warranty?

For $600 or so a year, plus a service fee of around $75 every time you ask for repair, a home warranty can be an inexpensive way to have peace of mind as a new homeowner. Home warranties cover breakdowns in a home, from HVAC systems to appliances. A broken ...

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REPOST: ECO-FRIENDLY WAYS TO PREP YOUR HOME FOR WINTER

Concern about climate change and our environment used to be a fringe thing. But the announcement by GM will convert its entire offering to zero-emission vehicles by 2035 could be a game-changer. The Federal government extended in 2020 the tax credits for residential alternative energy installation by consumers by two years ...

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25 Quick & Easy Energy Efficiency Tips

Now that we are deeper into Michigan’s winter, you might be looking at that thermostat and wondering if you can turn the heat up a bit. Worried about what that will do to your bill? There are many places inside a home you can look at to improve how it ...

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