As you move into your first home, it can be a real change. From paying new bills to dealing with unexpected maintenance repairs, there’s a lot to get used to. To help you transition into your new home more smoothly, here are four common repairs that every first-time homeowner should plan for.
People tend to think of dangerous weather as something that happens during the spring and summer with wildfires and hurricanes. In actuality, some of the most dangerous extreme weather in many parts of the country occurs during cold winter months. If you don’t take steps to protect your home from the damage that winter weather can do, you may end up having to pay thousands of dollars in repair bills. With that in mind, below is a checklist of five safety measures to prep your home for winter storms.
Being a new homeowner is an exciting time in your life, but it can also be a confusing new role for you to manage. You’re taking on a lot of responsibility and don’t have experience taking care of a property you own so you might have a lot of questions on your mind.
There are a few pieces of advice in particular that will help ensure a smooth transition for you and your family. In no time at all you’ll feel like an expert and will have more confidence in yourself as you navigate your home and determine what’s most important that you attend to.
If you had to choose between remodeling your home and buying a new one, which would you choose? If you choose to remodel your home, you’re with the majority, as most homeowners, today are pouring their money into home remodeling over buying. But is home remodeling really a better choice or does the nation’s economy play a major role in the decision-making process? What other factors would influence a homeowner’s decision to remodel the home? Here, we’ll examine some of the top reasons why more and more homeowners are taking the remodeling option rather than looking for a new home.
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Window replacement is an important home improvement project that can bring a number of advantages to your home. And as one would expect, a home improvement project as valuable as this typically requires quite an investment. This makes it all the more important to make sure that everything goes well, from planning to installation.
In this post, I will guide you toward identifying if your new windows have been properly installed.
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