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September Home Maintenance Checklist

Sep 03, 2013 No Comments by

As summer ends, it’s time to prepare your home for cooler weather. Lower temperatures often increase the threat of something going awry in your home, such as frozen pipes. However, September is pleasant enough for homeowners to accomplish tasks that are best done in warmer weather.   1.) Inspect storm windows and have any repairs […]

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Five Projects That Protect the Value of Your Home

Jun 30, 2013 No Comments by

Protecting your financial investment in your home with strategic renovation projects is a wise choice should you eventually want to sell it, and best of all, the upgrades don’t have to cost a lot.  Here are five ways to “future-proof” your home, according to the experts at realestate.msn.com: Amp up the insulation. There are many […]

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How to Avoid a Window Installation Nightmare

May 09, 2013 No Comments by

You may have heard the horror stories—botched measurements, damaged mouldings, caulking inadvertently tracked throughout the house, even shattered glass on the lawn, followed by leaks and drafts once the new purchases are actually in place. Indeed, when it comes to a happy window replacement experience, the quality of the installation is key. But how do […]

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Is Your Home Pet-Friendly?

Apr 15, 2013 No Comments by

Households need extra accommodations for the furry members of the family, but some modifications aren’t so obvious. Here are Home Service World’s top tips for pet-friendly homes:   1) Chose the right fabrics-   Select fabrics that will be easy to clean and stand up to the wear and tear that having a pet inevitably […]

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Three Types of Neighbors That Will Improve Your Home’s Value

Feb 18, 2013 No Comments

While home improvements can improve property value, neighbors are a huge factor in the determination of your property’s worth as well. We’re not only referring to Joe and Jane next door; places and organizations can be a home’s best friend in terms of improving home value. Here are three neighbors your home would love to […]

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10 Things You Need to Know About Window Replacement

Feb 06, 2013 No Comments

Whether you’re interested in installing new energy-efficient windows or need to replace storm windows, there are ten things every homeowner should consider regarding window replacement.   Avoid DIY Disaster – It’s always a good idea to hire a professional for any home improvement project, window replacement included.   Determine the Right Windows for Your Needs […]

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Creepy Basement? Give It a Fab Finish

Jan 21, 2013 No Comments

If your basement is unfinished, it could be downright frightening in terms of appearance and potential expense. Still, it’s possible to give your basement the finish your home deserves with a little planning and strategic focus. You may be interested in turning the basement into an apartment for an older parent or a laundry room […]

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Ways to Winterize Your Home

Nov 28, 2012 No Comments

Winter is here, and it’s time to start thinking about ways to increase the warmth of your home without increasing your heating spend. Fortunately, there are many cost-effective and tax beneficial ways that homeowners can stay toasty this wintertime.   When was the last time you checked your gutters? By clearing out leaves and other […]

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Introducing a Complete New Home Assembly Kit

Oct 17, 2012 No Comments

We’ve all heard of assembling model airplanes and sweaters at home, but now comes a home assembly project that is quite literally a home assembly project.   For under $50,000 you can now purchase online an architect-designed prefabricated house kit that you can use to construct a brand new dwelling for a total cost of […]

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How Better Windows Save Businesses Money

Feb 20, 2012 No Comments

Energy efficiency isn’t only valuable for the little guys. The installation of energy efficient windows in office, community or educational spaces can have a dramatic impact on heating and air-conditioning bills, particularly when window designs that maximize natural light are combined with cost-saving lighting options like control dimmers, automated shading and light redirection. The windows […]

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