Cleaning your gutters is probably not the most pleasant task you encounter, and if you’re a new home owner, maybe you never have done it. However, it is essential for the health and well being of your entire house to regularly clean your gutters (preferably twice a year) or pay someone else to. Gutters are […]
While carpenters and mechanics probably don’t have to worry much about as far as having proper home maintenance tools, the average homeowner, particularly if they are new to home maintenance, isn’t sure which tools to invest in and keep at all times. It’s far easier to have the tools to repair a simple leak in […]
If your home is located in a flood zone, it’s critical that you know how to get ready for those drenching spring rains. Here are some basic steps any homeowner can take to prepare for potentially devastating floods.
You have a rainbow of possibilities for your space when preparing your home for sale, but you want to choose colors that will have broad or universal appeal to buyers and that will showcase your home in the best possible light.
When spring arrives, many people want to spend more time outdoors enjoying the fresh air and warmer temperatures. While you could lounge in a chair with a good book, you may find it more enjoyable to plant your own vegetable garden.
If you are a homeowner, you should always be thinking about ways that you can boost the resale value of your home. Whether you are planning on putting the home on the market, or simply want to be prepared for the future, there are upgrades that can make your property more desirable.
Spring is not far off, and your garage, basement and attic need your attention. From sweeping cobwebs to throwing out old, useless junk and organizing family photos, spring cleaning is essential to keeping a tidy house. Follow our handy guide to organizing your garage, basement and attic.
If you have determined that there are many younger buyers moving into your area, you may want to make a few changes that will add appeal to this target audience. While you could spend tens of thousands of dollars or more completing a home makeover, there are a few budget-minded ideas that you may consider.
If you are concerned about the presence of radon in your home, you are not alone. The fact is that radon is an invisible, odorless gas that may be found in buildings around the world.
When choosing a property, the following tips can help homebuyers find signs of foundation problems and take the right action if any are found.