Know the Lifespans of Household Appliances

Know the Lifespans of Household Appliances

Buying a home is a major investment. Along with managing maintenance, mortgage payments, pest control, and utilities, you should also know the condition and average lifespans of household appliances. Many homeowners don’t evaluate their appliances when they...
Problems with Your Property: Small Signs a Home Has Big Troubles

Problems with Your Property: Small Signs a Home Has Big Troubles

Your home is likely the biggest investment you’ll make. That’s why you want to make sure everything is operating correctly. Stay ahead of home maintenance to prevent problems with your property. Let’s look at a few small signs that your house has big troubles. Doors...
8 Signs of Plumbing Problems in the Home

8 Signs of Plumbing Problems in the Home

Water leaks can be minor and easily fixed, or worsen and contribute to a major disaster. Because most plumbing components are hidden behind walls, trouble can be difficult to detect. To help you spot issues quickly, here are eight signs of plumbing problems in the...
5 Ways to Heat Your Home Efficiently

5 Ways to Heat Your Home Efficiently

The cooler weather is a great time to think about how to heat your home efficiently this winter. By implementing the tips below, you can accomplish this goal and save money throughout the cold season.  Use Natural Light and Window Coverings Although it may be cold...
How to Clean the Gutters on Your Home

How to Clean the Gutters on Your Home

The gutters on your home divert water from rain and snow away from the house. Proper gutter maintenance protects your home’s foundation, prevents damage to the roof and siding, and keeps mold from developing around the property. Homeowners who regularly clean the...
5 Home Maintenance Costs That Surprise First-Time Homebuyers

5 Home Maintenance Costs That Surprise First-Time Homebuyers

When buying a home, most first-time homebuyers focus on the cost of their new house and every expense that goes into closing the deal. However, there are other additional home maintenance costs that come with homeownership. From the cost of regular repairs to the...