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 Amp up the insulation. There are many […]

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How Renovation Can Help You Save On Home Insurance

May 16, 2013 No Comments by

Home renovation offers an opportunity to beautify your home and enhance comfort and resale value. But it can also provide an additional benefit that many people don’t think about—saving on homeowners insurance. In order to take full advantage of these savings, consider adding the following your home improvement plans: Security Systems: Installing such things as state-of-the-art […]

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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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The Lowdown on the Materials Up Above

Oct 03, 2012 No Comments by

When most people buy a home, they pray they’ll never have trouble with their roof, but the reality is that most of these structures require either repair or replacement approximately every ten years. Therefore, it’s important to have a good understanding of the types of roofing materials that are available, so you are prepared to […]

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8 Tips on Finding a Top Roofing Contractor

Sep 19, 2012 No Comments

Since getting a new roof on your home is a major investment, you should only select a roofing contractor after doing careful due diligence. This includes asking all the right questions and satisfying any doubts you may have before you make a final choice. Here are several things you should go over with a potential […]

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Feeling Secure about Medical Emergencies

Aug 16, 2012 No Comments

Of all the attractive extra features that today’s home security systems offer, perhaps the most reassuring are medical alarms and medical monitoring. In many cases, these systems feature both a button on the main alarm keypad that is connected to either a monitoring station that calls 911, or directly to local emergency responders, as well […]

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How to Easily Select the Best Home Security Company

Aug 02, 2012 No Comments

It’s one thing to have a home security system and quite another to have a quality home security system. The police know this. That’s why in many cities and towns, fines are levied if a homeowner has an excessive number of false alarms. So how can you avoid getting on the bad side of the […]

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How to Diagnose Roof Problems

Jul 19, 2012 No Comments

Short of having a roof blown off in a tornado, very few homeowners recognize the signs that it’s time to either invest in roof repair or a new overhead covering altogether. Here are five steps you can take toward evaluating the condition of your roof without actually having to climb up on it: Wait for […]

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What’s on Your Home Improvement Horizon

May 23, 2012 No Comments

If you’ve ever thought of gambling on the future of home improvement, it is a sure bet that technology will be at the heart of it. Here are some changes in the works: Your home’s den will cease to be known as the place where the worn family sofa, TV and dog is located—instead it […]

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Why Hiring a Professional Painter Makes Sense

Apr 19, 2012 No Comments

If you’re an avid do-it-yourselfer, painting the interior or exterior of your home may seem like it would be relatively easy to accomplish. The unvarnished truth, however, is that a professional painter can go a long way toward guaranteeing that the job is done right. Here are a few reasons why: Painting is a skilled […]

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