Home Maintenance

Why a Smaller Space May Be Better

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The kids are all moved out, the grandkids visit every once in a while and you have too much space to care for. Do you really need all that space still? Here are the benefits of downsizing your home and finding a place that is smaller and hassle-free. Preservation of Time and Resources The average […]

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Spring Cleaning Tips

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Spring is finally here. It’s time for cleaning out all the dust and cobwebs that you’ve been neglecting over the winter months. So open up those windows and get cleaning! After all, you’ll want to make sure your home is ready for sunnier and warmer days. Here are a few ways to update your home […]

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What a Virtually “Maintenance-Free” Home Means

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When you’re approaching retirement age and want to downsize from your current home, you may consider 55+ communities – not just for their smaller size but for their promise of virtually maintenance-free living. But what exactly does virtually maintenance-free mean? Let’s explore. Many Baby Boomers facing retirement or actively in retirement have put a lot […]

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You Bought a Home: Now What?

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Buying a new home can be exhilarating as well as terrifying. You’re embarking on a new journey in life, with many uncertainties yet a future filled with hope. You’ve signed on the dotted line; the home is yours. What are the next steps? Save All Paperwork First off, save all the papers you signed and […]

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Winterizing Your Home

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  Now that winter’s practically upon us, it’s time to start preparing for the cold and snowy months ahead. Failure to winterize can result in higher energy bills and more costly repairs. Here’s what you need to know to prepare your home for the colder weather throughout the winter season. Seal Your Windows and Doors […]

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Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

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Simple ideas to help lower your energy bill this summer. Skip pre-rinsing dishes. It’s good to scrape food off before putting dishes in the dishwasher, but there’s no need to rinse them. You’ll save up to 6,500 gallons of water per year. Replace furnace air filters often. A dirty air filter can make your furnace work harder […]