Homeowner Resources

7 Risks of Clogged Gutters

October 7, 2014
Knowing your gutters could be clogged with fallen leaves, wind-blown branches or other debris may not seem like a big deal. The truth is, the longer you leave your gutters clogged or semi-clogged, the more you’re putting your home and your own health at risk. Here are th…

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Should I Call a Handyman or a Specialized Contractor?

September 30, 2014
Sometimes we don’t know whether to call a specialized contractor or a handyman. In general, a handyman is your best bet for smaller projects or home maintenance projects, but often times handymen can also handle bigger projects. Here’s a list of projects most handymen can …

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2 Steps to Lower Energy Bills: Locate and Seal

September 23, 2014
Does your home feel drafty? Are your heating bills higher than average or higher than your neighbors? Does it seem impossible to comfortably heat or you’re your home? According to the EPA, up to 20% of air used to heat or cool a home is lost through leaks and holes. This was…

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How Much Air is Lost Through Where?

September 23, 2014
Have your heating or cooling bills been excessively high? Has your home felt drafty in the winter or can’t seem to stay cool in the summer? You could be losing air in unobvious locations of your home, and losing air means losing money. The US Department of Energy estimates that…

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Bathroom Remodeling: Smart Budgeting Tips

September 16, 2014
According to HGTV.com, the average mid-range bathroom remodel costs about $10,499, and will vary based on where you live. Most homeowners know it’s generally a costly project, but what many homeowners don’t know is where to save money and where spending the extra buck is wort…

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