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Top Tools for Homeowners

Top Tools for Homeowners

Buying a house is a little like taking up a new hobby. There are lots of things you don’t know yet that you’ll learn as you go along, you’re also gonna need some specialized equipment to get...

5 Ways to Dress Up Your House on a Budget

5 Ways to Dress Up Your House on a Budget

Owning a house is a never-ending adventure in investing your heart and soul into a wholly unique structure. Some homeowners have great big budgets for massive changes or enhancements to their home,...

Evict those Wood Destroying Insects

Evict those Wood Destroying Insects

Unless you live in a cave, you’ve probably got some wooden bits on or around your house. In fact, the whole frame of your house is probably made of wood. It’s a great choice for framing, but it...

Tips for a New Backsplash

Tips for a New Backsplash

You’ve been watching HGTV again and you’ve been inspired to do something about that dated backsplash in your kitchen. It’s not exactly a small job, but certainly one an adventurous first time...

Adding Curb Appeal

Adding Curb Appeal

First impressions are everything. That’s as true for job interviews as it is for making your house the best version of itself it can be. No matter how big or small your remodeling budget, your...

How Hard Water Can Effect Your Home

How Hard Water Can Effect Your Home

What is hard water? It's water that contains high levels of certain minerals—namely calcium and magnesium (soft water, by comparison, lacks these elements).Homeowners who learn that their water is...

Why You Need A Home Inspection

Why You Need A Home Inspection

A home inspection isn’t a projection of the future health of your house. It’s a right now look at the structure and all the moving parts. A home inspection is a snapshot and it can only reflect...

Dealing with Surprises During Remodeling

Dealing with Surprises During Remodeling

Congrats! Your fixer-upper is well on its way to be a fixed-upper now that you have a remodeling plan in place and a way to pay for it. You’re almost certainly imagining how lovely a soak in that...