Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making on Your Home

Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making on Your Home

Homes cost a lot of money to maintain. But are you spending extra money unnecessarily on upkeep? Here are the 10 most expensive mistakes you could be making in your home. 1. Using Traditional Light bulbs If you still have incandescent light bulbs in your home, you could be throwing a lot of money away… Read more »

Spring Cleaning Tasks You May Be Overlooking

Spring Cleaning Tasks You May Be Overlooking

As self-isolation and social distancing stretches on, you may find yourself a bit bored just staying at home. Since there’s a big difference between choosing to stay at home and having to stay at home, even those who enjoy spending time at home may be struggling. This is why many people are starting to look… Read more »

March Maintenance

March Maintenance

Happy spring! Though this is not a comprehensive maintenance list by any means (that could get long!), it’ll help you plan out a few projects throughout the month of March. Consider these top priority! Kitchen  Check your fire extinguisher. You’ll want to verify that the lock pin is intact and press the test indicator to… Read more »

25 Quick Ideas for Decluttering

25 Quick Ideas for Decluttering

Got a spare hour or so? It’s time to start tossing. Grab a trash bag, a recycling bin and a few donation boxes and get down to business. Working room by room, here are the things you can get rid of right this second. Whether living in your own home, or a rental, these tips… Read more »

5 Steps for Care of Your Home’s Roof

5 Steps for Care of Your Home’s Roof

While the roof is one of the most important parts of your home, it’s also one of the most neglected. The average homeowner gives little thought to the condition or maintenance needs of their roof until it starts to leak, at which point it’s usually too late. With a little bit of care and planning,… Read more »

Foundation Cracks Don’t Have to Spell Disaster

Foundation Cracks Don’t Have to Spell Disaster

Cracks in the foundation of your house can be signs of a problem. However, this doesn’t mean that you should automatically worry if you see a few small cracks. Most foundations do have cracks and there are a few perfectly normal reasons why cracks appear in foundations. It’s important to look into the issue if… Read more »

7 Must Know Smoke Detector Facts

7 Must Know Smoke Detector Facts

Every morning, it’s the same thing. You get out of bed, have a shower, burn the toast and then curse the smoke detector.  Although it is incredibly loud and awful to hear, the truth is that smoke detectors save lives. So, while your smoke detector may sing way off tune, it’s trying very hard to… Read more »

5 Ways to Make You’re A/C Dollars Go Further

5 Ways to Make You’re A/C Dollars Go Further

The aqua jeweled waters of the Caribbean pared with lush, jungle-like vegetation that seems to stretch along the beach forever greet you every single summer. It’s amazing, really, and you hope that one of these days you’ll be able to turn off the Travel Channel and see them in person. But your air conditioning bill… Read more »

5 Ways to Deal With Bugs

5 Ways to Deal With Bugs

It can’t be overstated just how beneficial bees are to our ecosystem. Bees pollinate an astonishing 80 percent of the world’s plants, including fruits and vegetables that feed up to 90 percent of the world’s population. Certain nuts and beans would likely go completely extinct, as well as fruits like blueberries and cherries which are… Read more »

The basics of Fireplace Inspections

The basics of Fireplace Inspections

There’s nothing better than relaxing in front of a warm fire with a cup of hot chocolate on a bitter cold day. Although the St. George Area doesn’t see much snow, we still get low temperatures that are often combated with a warm fireplace. Before these cold days arrive and you begin to use your… Read more »