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There’s an App for That: The 9 Best Home Maintenance Apps for Homeowners
Renovation
Keeping up with regular maintenance schedule can be hard work as a homeowner. You have so many other things to do, so it’s easy to get overwhelmed. But luckily, there’s an app for that! This list of the best apps for homeowners covers all the basics, so no matter what you need done, you can find...
5 hours ago
Leisl Bailey
The Cost of Termite Inspection (and Why It’s Really Worth It)
Renovation
Termites are nasty little buggers (literally). In addition to a major creepy crawly factor, if not detected before they swarm, the small monsters can easily cause thousands of dollars of structural damage to your home. And they can do it obscenely quickly. But prevention is possible! The cost of a ...
13 hours ago
Leisl Bailey
Baby, It’s Cold Outside: How to Winterproof Your Home
Renovation
Feel that chill in the air? Winter is coming! While you may be picking out your next warm coat and planning your winter sports, your home also needs a bit of your attention. Yup, it’s that time of year when we speak for your house and tell you how to winterproof your home. Why winterproof yo...
3 weeks ago
Leisl Bailey
2018 Interior Design Trends To Try in 2019
Renovation
As fall presents its wreaths and wood, many people turn their thoughts to designing their house for the new year. Interior design trends of 2018 brought a lot of contrast: From the bubblegum hues of millennial pink and John Lewis-esque geometric designs to the wood tone and rose gold accents. If yo...
1 month ago
Leisl Bailey
Why You Might Want to Consider Building a Mother-in-Law Suite
Renovation
Are you looking for ways to keep family close while also upping the value of your home? Would you prefer having your aging parents under your roof, rather than with a carer or in a nursing home? Then building a mother-in-law suite could be for you! Here is what you need to know before getting start...
1 month ago
Leisl Bailey
Considering Hazard Insurance? Here’s What You Need to Know
Renovation
Obtaining hazard insurance is an essential part of becoming a homeowner. Yes, hazard insurance is an additional expense, but it’s one that’s well worth it. It offers two key things: financial protection in case of a terrible emergency and consistent peace of mind. What is hazard insuran...
2 months ago
Leisl Bailey
How Much Do Hardwood Floors Increase Home Value?
Home Selling
Looking to install new flooring in your home? If so, you may be wondering, “How much value does hardwood floors add to a home?” That question is usually followed by its sister question: what’s the return on investment? In this article, we’ll dive in to answer both of these q...
2 months ago
Leisl Bailey
Should You Renovate or Remodel Before Selling?
Home Selling
Everyone seems to be renovating or remodeling these days, but should you renovate or remodel before selling? People have been upgrading their houses for years and the movement really blew up after the market crashed. Suddenly, people couldn’t afford houses with their granite countertops and j...
2 months ago
Leisl Bailey
Increasing Your Homes Value with a Kitchen Remodel
Renovation
Are you looking to bring new life to your kitchen? Then you’re probably looking to renovate your kitchen or even remodel it. You probably have quite a few questions about updating and completely redoing your kitchen. In this article, we’ll look at renovating and remodeling your kitchen,...
2 months ago
Leisl Bailey
Top 6 Landscaping Secrets To Increase the Value of Your Home
Home Selling
How much does landscaping increase the value of a home? Quite a bit – but indirectly. Confused? There’s no need to be. In this article, we will walk you through everything you need to know about landscaping your home. We will also cover how it impacts buyer perceptions of your property. Top 6 L...
2 months ago
Leisl Bailey

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