Unplugging Unused Appliances: 4 Benefits

According to the Department of Energy, approximately 10 percent of a household’s electric bill can be attributed to what we call “phantom energy.” -- Just a side note: it can also be called vampire power, standby power, or phantom load. -- But whatever you call it, what exactly is phantom energy?  This phrase describes the [...]

By |2021-06-06T23:50:47-04:00June 6th, 2021|Homeowner|0 Comments

10 Do’s and Don’ts Before You Go on Summer Vacation

Do: Clean out your fridge and take out your garbage Nothing smells worse than spoiled milk left in the fridge for weeks or rotting food left to sit in the trash. You don’t want to come home to a stinky house! Make yourself a note to empty the trash. And, if needed, ask a neighbor [...]

By |2021-05-31T01:17:01-04:00May 31st, 2021|Home Improvement Tips, Homeowner|0 Comments

Landscaping: How to Dethatch Your Lawn

Landscaping: How to Dethatch Your Lawn You want your lawn to be the envy of the neighborhood; but when you look out the window, all you see is brown, thin grass. Definitely not the lush lawn you were after. What should you do? The first step is discovering the underlying problem: Is the thatch too [...]

By |2021-03-24T10:29:09-04:00March 24th, 2021|Exterior Renovation, Homeowner, How To|0 Comments

Landscaping: How to Get Your Lawn Ready for Spring

Landscaping: How to Get Your Lawn Ready for Spring This week marks the first of spring: the days are longer; the sun is shining; the weather is warmer. It’s a good time to be outside, which means it’s also time to start thinking about lawn care. If you want to have a beautiful lawn and [...]

By |2021-03-24T10:31:45-04:00March 23rd, 2021|Exterior Renovation, Homeowner|0 Comments

4 Home Projects That Double as Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother's Day is right around the corner and while brunch out or a day at the spa may be off the table, that doesn't mean that you can't celebrate the woman who raised you or your kids. Here are a few projects you can knock out around the house that are sure to make mom [...]

By |2021-03-21T23:22:44-04:00March 21st, 2021|Home Improvement Tips, Homeowner|0 Comments

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Get ahead of the first freeze and add this 12 point home maintenance checklist to your honey do list for this weekend! Can you feel it? The temperatures are dropping, the leaves are changing and ‘pumpkin spiced’ everything, is everywhere. This is the time of year when homeowners get so caught up with their [...]

By |2020-11-05T12:40:07-05:00November 5th, 2020|Home Improvement Tips, Homeowner, How To|0 Comments
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