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10 Easy Steps to Keep Your Air-Conditioning Unit Running Smoothly

Posted on: April 12, 2018 1:20 pm - in Articles

“DIY Network” has some advice on keeping your air conditioner unit running smoothly. When even that doesn’t work anymore, keep in mind that renovation loans cover HVAC systems. https://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/maintenance-and-repair/cleaning/10-easy-steps-to-keep-your-air-conditioning-unit-running-smoothl    

20 Ways to Add Curb Appeal

Posted on: April 10, 2018 1:09 pm - in Articles

“Curb appeal” refers to the attractiveness of a property to potential buyers who are viewing it from the street. Here are some ways to increase it for your property, according to “Better Homes & Gardens.” https://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/exteriors/curb-appeal/ways-to-add-curb-appeal/?slideId=d686b144-2bb3-4f81-a805-65a02ebda232  

14 Front Yard Tree Favorites

Posted on: April 7, 2018 1:00 pm - in Articles

Looking to add more vegetation to your habitation? Here’s a list of front yard tree favorites from HGTV, along with a reminder that renovation loans can cover landscape improvements. https://www.hgtv.com/outdoors/flowers-and-plants/trees-and-shrubs/14-front-yard-tree-favorites-pictures  

Brokers Tell All: 10 Ways to Boost House Value

Posted on: April 6, 2018 1:44 pm - in Articles

Value-wise, not all home improvement projects are created equal. Some relatively small projects can go a long way toward improving house value. Here’s a list from “This Old House.” https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/brokers-tell-all-10-ways-to-boost-house-value  

How to Replace Your Home’s Front Door

Posted on: April 4, 2018 3:26 pm - in Articles

In terms of square footage (square inchage?), exterior doors are not a big part of your home. But they are the first part that people see, so let’s give them their due. “Family Handyman” provides a tutorial on how to replace one. https://www.familyhandyman.com/doors/installation/how-to-replace-an-exterior-door/view-all/    

How to Place Your Speakers to Maximize Your Home Theater Experience

Posted on: March 31, 2018 1:37 pm - in Articles

A good home theater set-up is a fun amenity that can really enhance your enjoyment of your residence. Here are some tips on speaker placement from How-To Geek. https://www.howtogeek.com/137896/how-to-place-your-speakers-to-maximize-your-home-theater-experience/

What to Know About FHA 203k Loans

Posted on: March 30, 2018 12:13 pm - in Articles

There are some important features to remember when looking into a FHA 203k renovation mortgage.  These are great loans for buyers looking to purchase a foreclosure or short sale or for the home owner who wants to update or remodel there house.  Below are a few important things to remember: FHA loans are for primary […]

Our Best Before-and-After Kitchens

Posted on: March 29, 2018 2:17 pm - in Articles

A lot of people think of kitchen in terms of functionality, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be beautiful, too. Traditional Home provides a selection of before-and-after kitchen expansions. http://www.traditionalhome.com/kitchens/our-best-and-after-kitchens

DIY Your Plumbing or Hire a Pro?

Posted on: March 27, 2018 2:43 pm - in Articles

You might be able to handle some plumbing jobs yourself. Others are better left to the professionals. Porch has some advice about which is which. http://porch.com/advice/diy-your-own-plumbing-or-hire-a-pro/  

10 Cool Ideas for an Entertaining Basement

Posted on: March 24, 2018 2:48 pm - in Articles

A basement can be so much more than a storage space. Here are some ideas for what to do with one. https://www.homify.com/ideabooks/1472863/10-cool-ideas-for-an-entertaining-basement