Safely Cleaning Home Gutters

Fall guide to gutters
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It is recommended that you clean your gutters twice per year. Here are some tips on how to get the best result while staying safe.

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Repair Loose Window Frames

Repairing a window frame
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A loose frame can be a leading cause of high heating and cooling bills. With a couple of adjustments, you can get your window frame back to peak performance.

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How do you patch a hole in a garden hose?

Quick Fix: Patch a hole in hose
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Repairing Your Garden Hose While the garden hose is one of the most common homeowner tools, it often gets neglected. The best way to maintain your hose is to take good care of it, by bringing it indoors during the winter so it doesn’t experience the freeze-thaw cycle and weather the elements. Also, drain it…

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How To Clean Your AC Filter

Dirty AC Filter
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It seemed like the heat wave would never come, but here it is! When running your air conditioning unit this summer, it’s easy to be distracted by the cool air and forget to question how clean and healthy that air actually is. Almost all AC units have a filter and that filter needs to be…

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Attic inspection

Inspecting Your Home’s Attic and Basement

Do it Yourself, Summer Maintenance - Average read time: 3 minutes

Inspecting your attic and basement is more than just walking through and looking for trouble spots. It requires looking at very specific areas and aspects of your home’s structure and being able to immediately identify red flags that an issue is occurring. Often times, the attic and basement are areas of the home that are…

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Adjusting your home’s storm door closers

Storm door closer
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Your storm door is a great asset to your house. It protects your main door, acts as a window, allows you to keep your door open without letting in the elements and even lets trick-or-treaters know you are ready to hand out candy. They can be tricky to use, however. Most storm doors come with…

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Cleaning vinyl siding

Cleaning Your Vinyl Siding

Do it Yourself, Spring Maintenance - Average read time: 2 minutes

Vinyl siding is amazing. It has truly lead to a revolution in how today’s homes look and are maintained. The U.S. Census Bureau says that vinyl siding has been the most popular exterior cladding since 1995 and that shows no signs of changing in 2018. It lasts much longer than wood or metal and requires…

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Replacing Exterior Caulking on Windows

Replacing exterior window caulking
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Your windows let in beautiful views and sunlight, but they can also lead to leaking and draftiness if they aren’t caulked in properly. Caulk is used around the exterior joint between your windows and the exterior siding or brick to fill in the gap. If a gap were to remain, bugs, water, and wind could…

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Replacing The Screen in Your Door

Repairing a hole in your screen door
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Springtime is coming! We are less than a month away from the first day of spring, and with it come all of the amazing smells of budding trees and flowers. Your sliding screen door or screen patio door is a great way to be able to enjoy the upcoming weather, but not if it has…

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5 home projects where DIY does not make sense

5 Home Projects Where DIY Does Not Make Sense

Do it Yourself - Average read time: 3 minutes

Do-it-yourself projects get a lot of attention because homeowners can potentially save themselves a lot of money. But, it’s always a good idea to leave the big stuff to the professionals otherwise you risk major damage, injury or even death by taking on certain projects yourself. Which projects should I leave to the Pros? Roof…

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