Archive for March, 2018
Vacations are less complicated now that you are living in a new home. In the past, when you were living in a home that was more than 60 years old, you would be worried that the furnace would quit, that pipes would freeze, and that you would come home to a real mess. Fortunately, you have always had good neighbors who were willing to check on the furnace and make sure that the water pipes were all safe. Now that you have anew home, however, the new heating a cooling system makes it much easier to leave and go out of town, no matter what the tempera
As you stand looking at the wall full of top rated HVAC systems, you realize what an opportunity this is. After nearly 30 years living in the same home, you and your husband have decided to sell your old property, move south to warmer weather, and enjoy the chance to get a fresh start. With a nice retirement plan in place, both of you will work a few hours a week at a part time job, but the goal is to move into a maintenance free location where you can relax and enjoy your retirement years.
After a decade of dealing with plumbing repairs and sewer line replacement in your previous home, you are excited about not only the efficiency of these top rated HVAC systems, but the idea that this new home will come with warr
Home renovations are always a big deal and require a lot of thought before jumping into them, but roof repairs and renovations are particularly important. The roof is, after all, one of the integral structures of any home. The roof protects your home from the elements, keeping you safe and dry. But all roofing materials are not made alike, and roof repairs and renovations should be carefully thought out and planned to best protect your home and keep it safe. After weather damage, when homeowners are most likely to seek out roof repairs and renovations, it’s important to consider how to prevent the same severity of damage from occurring again. Most homeowners looking into roof repairs and renovations are primarily c
Most homeowners concentrate on the inside of their homes when trying to boost value, spending money on expensive and extensive projects such as kitchen and bathroom remodels. But curb appeal is just as important as what the interior of your home looks like, and when trying to get the biggest bang for your buck on home projects, there are very few that can beat the return on investment you get from landscaping.
Studies have shown that landscaping can boost your home’s resale value by as much as 14%, and landscaping improvements are among the few improvements you can make to your home where you are likely to improve value by more than what you spend on them. In fact, studies have shown that spending as little as 5% on your landscape can give you a return on investment of as much as 150%. By contr