• Can’t Remember Maintenance? There’s an App for That!

    by  • April 22, 2013 • 0 Comments

    These days, we’re all busy with work, family and friends. There’s so little extra time left,  it’s easy to just human nature that some things just are not remembered. Like changing the batteries in the smoke-alarms or the filters in the HVAC system. You’d do them if you remembered, right? Now, perhaps you won’t...

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    Pressure Washing Your Home

    by  • April 16, 2013 • 0 Comments

    There are ten good reasons you should consider pressure washing your home this spring. Those ten reasons are: Mold, mildew, wind, rain, hail, dirt, tree sap, insects, rodents and birds. All of them take a toll on the exterior of your home, from the top of the roof to the foundation.  You can certainly...

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    Is Solar Power a Good Idea for Your Home?

    by  • April 9, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Solar power systems have been available for homeowners for decades. Solar is a renewable, environmentally friendly source of energy. Advocates for solar power will tell you that you can save a lot of money in power bills over the lifetime of such a system.  But, remember that while sunlight is free, solar power is...

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    Staging to Sell

    by  • April 7, 2013 • 0 Comments

    When you put your house on the market, you’re inviting people to consider what living in your home might be like for them. And you need to make that experience as positive as possible. Staging is the process of doing just that: Giving the buyer a great first impression. Here are some of the...

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    Check That Deck!

    by  • April 6, 2013 • 0 Comments

    As we settle into spring, many people are ready to move the party outside. Mild temperatures, warm sunshine and the blooms of the season are a siren song to enjoy living outdoors. But, if that means sitting out on a deck, take a few minutes to make sure you’re safe. The estimates vary, but...

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    Allergy-Proof Your Home

    by  • April 2, 2013 • 0 Comments

    As we ease into warmer weather, we approach the terrible discomfort of allergy season. Every Spring, millions of Americans suffer through the sneezing, itching, wheezing and coughing cause by allergies to pollen, mold and dust-mites, among other things. They turn to their doctors and pharmacists for help dealing with the symptoms. But what can...

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    Real Estate Market News and Opportunities

    by  • March 31, 2013 • 0 Comments

    There’s more very good news for the housing market. The S&P Case-Shiller index, released last week, shows house prices rising 8.1% in January, the biggest increase since June 2006. A different government report shows a decline in sales in February from the previous month, but that’s still up 12% over earlier levels. The U.S....

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    Planning for the Spring Season

    by  • March 27, 2013 • 0 Comments

    It may not be easy to accept, but Spring is officially here.  Now is a good time to begin thinking ahead to spring related home maintenance projects.  Winter has taken its toll.  So, here’s a list of projects that you might want to plan for in the coming weeks. Roof Inspection I’ve written before...

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