Is Your Home and Yard Ready for Spring

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What do you have on your spring cleaning checklist? Did you make a note to get your kitchen and bathroom in order? How about checking your outdoor plumbing to make sure it’s ready for the season? While you’re in “cleaning mode” it’s important to consider the following, to make sure your home is prepared for spring and summer: Faucet Upgrade If you’re cleaning your kitchen and notice that the faucet you currently have is outdated, not working correctly, or won’t …

Can Bathtubs Increase a Home’s Value

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The housing market can go through cycles of extreme highs, and extreme lows and homeowners are always wondering about their home’s value. While there are plenty of things we can’t control that are factored into how much a house is worth, there are a few things we certainly can control, like a bathroom remodel, for example. If you’re in the market for a renovation, you may want to think twice about getting rid of that bathtub.  Eliminating the Only Tub …

Hacks Around the Home That Require Beer

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Beer has been around for a long time, and there are plenty of surprising uses that don’t involve drinking it! Check out these hacks for around your home that requires beer.  Remove Stains Beer can lift stubborn coffee and tea stains from rugs. Alcohol can help lift long-lasting marks from your carpet but exercise caution. If you don’t clean the right way, you’ll wind up with a more extensive beer stain. Use a soft cloth and blot some room-temperature beer …

Common Air Duct Problems

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One of the most frustrating things to encounter is a problem with your air duct. Known as the veins that pump cold air and heat throughout your home, it’s possible that one day they could begin to fizzle out and come to a screeching halt. If you’re not sure what to look for, here are some common air duct problems that you could encounter. Filthy Air Ducts When it comes to your air ducts, one of the most common problems …

Fall Prep for Your Home

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Check your outdoor pipes. Some homes have an irrigation system, and if yours does, fall is the best time to insulate your pipes and make sure any outdoor valves you won’t be using are shut off. Check for leaks as well and make repairs before it gets colder and you risk ice forming and bursting your pipe.  Apply weatherstripping to your doors and window frames. This is affordable and will actually save you money on your energy bill during the …