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Spring time is here; Spruce it up!

on April 14, 2016 No comments

You want your deck to last for years as it is an extension of your home and your entertainment space.  However, with that comes deck maintenance that should be completed each year.  Keep your deck looking great with the right cleaners, sealers, and stains.  Learn more from our friends at Lowe’s.

 

Deck Maintenance Buying Guide

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Best and Worst Home Renovations for 2016

on February 25, 2016 No comments

As it turns out, home renovations are not always the right answer.  After a renovation you should expect to see an immediate added value to your home.  You should also be able to see a return on investment (ROI) that is attainable should you decide to sell.  Check out this list from Coldwell Banker of the best and worst home renovations you can make in 2016.

 

The Best & The Worst Home Renovation Projects

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Save Money With a Home Energy Audit

on February 8, 2016 No comments

Are your utility costs running high? If so, it may be time for a home energy audit so you can determine where you are losing energy and what you can do to stop it.  Learn more in the article from our friends at The Family Handyman.

 

Save Money With a Home Energy Audit

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Adding a Fireplace: Vented or Ventless?

on January 29, 2016 No comments

Are you thinking of adding a fireplace to your home?  Have you decided if you want a vented or ventless fireplace?  There are many things you must consider when installing a fireplace in your home.  Either option requires maintenance and both should be professionally installed.  Check out this article on the safety concerns of a ventless system!

 

Are Ventless Fireplaces Safe?

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Untapped Square Footage in Your Home

on January 13, 2016 No comments

Often times we find ourselves struggling with space in our home. We love the home we live in, but we consider buying a new home so that we can have more space. Is more space what we really need? Is there unused space in our current home that has potential for freeing or adding space? Do we just need to declutter? These are all serious questions we need to ask ourselves before going down that road of moving to a new home just for more space.  Check out these ideas from our friends at Better Homes & Gardens to learn more about tapping into that unused space in your current home.

 

Score More Square Footage Without Moving

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Hidden Water Leaks

on January 6, 2016 No comments

Hidden water leaks in your bathroom can cause a major mess! Learn more about what you should look for from our friends at Angie’s List.  Think you might have a leak?  Call your local ANDY OnCall® to check it out!

 

 

Hidden Bathroom Water Leaks

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