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How to protect your home from frozen pipes

Whether your guests are staying just for the day or will be overnight visitors, this holiday checklist will help make your home as inviting and comfortable as possible.


  • Make sure walkways and porches are free of ice and snow. Taking someone to the emergency...

When it makes sense to repair your windows

With an older home, the debate over new windows is a constant one. Whether you're experiencing skyrocketing energy bills, jammed windows, or rotting frames (or maybe all three), you have two options: repair or replace.

There are...

ompact, easy to maintain, affordable and convenient – these are just a few of the reasons why many home buyers opt for the simplicity of condo living. Some might argue that not having to shovel the driveway in the depths of winter might just be incentive enough!


April 4, 2016

Natural weathering causes your home’s paint to fade and crack. Besides detracting from your home’s curb appeal, worn paint can also damage your siding.
Most high-quality paint lasts between seven and ten years. But, if you have leaking gutters or other moisture-relat...

March 26, 2016

Tired of cleaning your gutters? Save yourself time and hire a pro to tackle the chore for you. It might be more affordable than you think.


Cleaning your gutters is something that should be done regularly as part of home maintenance. This is typically a job that needs t...

March 7, 2016

While interior painting is definitely DIY-able, you might want to consider hiring a pro to tackle the project for you. For one, a pro will be able to complete the job much faster than you’d be able to -- saving you from having to spend your weekends painting. Second, a...

Finding a good Handyman is like finding a good home inspector. There’s a certain comfort in knowing there’s a trusted person you can call when something goes wrong. A good Handyman can fix plumbing and electrical, build small additions, demo walls, paint, tile, and mor...