Want a Bathroom Addition? What to Know Before You Cut Through Concrete

Posted on: April 29, 2019 by in Blog
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Want a Bathroom Addition What to Know Before You Cut Through Concrete

It’s home improvement season, which means you’re probably dreaming of enhancements to make your space more livable and to enhance property value. Adding a bathroom is a great way to do both, but for many people, concrete poses a potential problem. Want to add a bathroom to your garage? How about adding a powder room in the basement? A bathroom addition means you need proper plumbing, and often in these types of spaces, none exists. You simply have a cold concrete slab and a bit of Continue Reading ...

5 Best Strategies to Beat the Heat and Save Energy This Summer

Posted on: April 19, 2019 by in Blog
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5 best strategies to beat the heat and save energy this summer

When the temperatures start going up, so do your energy bills. If you’re looking for ways to save energy and keep your house cooler at the same time, there are a number of strategies you can use that will save you money and make you and your family more comfortable all summer long. 1. Get smart about air conditioning Cool your home using the latest smart technology. LG Electronics’ smart window and portable room air conditioners are a great option to beat the summer heat, as they deliver Continue Reading ...

Money-Saving Roofing Secrets Every Homeowner Should Know

Posted on: April 12, 2019 by in Blog
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Money-Saving Roofing Secrets Every Homeowner Should Know

Replacing an aging or damaged roof is an important step in providing crucial protection from the damage the elements can dish out — from heat, wind, and rain, to snow, sleet and hail. But homeowners may not realize that the type of roof shingle they choose can make a big difference, not only in the protection it offers to the home, but also in the cost of their homeowners’ insurance. Here are a few things homeowners should keep in mind when looking to save money with a new roof. Roof Continue Reading ...

You May Just Need a Mold Inspection and Not Know It

Posted on: April 9, 2019 by in Blog
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When buying a house, there are certain qualities a buyer looks for. Area or size could be one of them. Some would lean towards the location, while others would rate a house based on its cleanliness. One of the most common issues in a home is mold. Mold is not always visible, especially in new homes. Most people would not know that their house has a mold problem until some scenarios affirm the need to test for mold. Signs You Need a Mold Inspection Allergic reaction, including but not Continue Reading ...

Easy DIY Projects to Enhance Your Yard and Garden

Posted on: April 5, 2019 by in Blog
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DIY Projects to Enhance Your Yard and Garden

Itching for summer to arrive, when you can get out and enjoy your yard? Why not plan a DIY project to improve your outdoor space, while encouraging everyone in the family to get outside and have fun together? Here are some projects to consider, and the prep work involved. Check your deck Does your existing deck need repair? Check for loose balusters, rocky railing or other issues needing attention. If you want to resurface your deck or build a new deck, measure the area and research how much Continue Reading ...

Improve Your Home to Improve Your Life

Posted on: March 26, 2019 by in Blog
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It is a known fact that your home can affect your mood. Most of your time is at your home. By investing your time and effort into improving your home and making it reflect your personality, you will find that your satisfaction and enjoyment in life will greatly increase. You are about to be given advice that will help you turn your home into a personal sanctuary. Your home should be as comfortable as possible for yourself. There may be some things you are not satisfied with, but that is Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Cost in Tampa, FL

Posted on: March 18, 2019 by in Blog
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Home inspection cost

Are you curious about how much you will pay for your home inspection? In this article, we are going to talk about this issue in more depth. There are many things that can change the home inspection cost. First, there are many services out there and they do not all charge the same price. Call ahead of time and find out what the bottom line will be so you won't be surprised on the spot. Be careful to hire the best service around, even if the cost is a little higher. This is an important part of Continue Reading ...

Real Estate Advice: Selling Your Home In Any Market

Posted on: March 12, 2019 by in Blog
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Selling your home can be an exciting time because it means that there will be new opportunities available for you. However, it can be quite stressful as well. This article will give you some simple guidelines to use to help you get your house sold at the best price possible. To sell your home quickly, you should pay attention to its appearance when people come and visit it. Clean up the house thoroughly and paint the walls if necessary. Your goal is to make potential buyers realize what they Continue Reading ...

Want to Buy a Home? Do the Math!

Posted on: March 4, 2019 by in Blog
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It is a common misconception that a 20 percent down payment is required to buy a home. Advice to wait and save a large down payment is often based on the theory that the cost of mortgage insurance (MI), which is required when you buy with a smaller down payment, should be avoided. This may not be the best advice and is, in fact, not in line with market trends, considering the median down payment for first-time homebuyers is 7 percent, according to the National Association of Realtors. Yes, Continue Reading ...

When Saying ‘I Do’ Means a Move: 5 Tips for Combining Households

Posted on: February 27, 2019 by in Blog
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5 tips for combining households

Getting married means a whole lot of changes, including combining households, not the least of which could be moving to a new house or apartment. Whether you’re getting a brand-new place for the both of you or one of you is shifting all your earthly possessions to join your spouse, it’s a good idea to take proactive steps to make crossing that new threshold is a little easier. Here are a few tips for taking some of the stress out of moving day — for both of you. * Continue Reading ...