Maintenance

Kids Home for the Summer? 8 Ways to Keep the House Clean

Kids Home for Summer? 8 Ways to Keep the House Clean

By Aly Yale / July 16, 2020
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Keeping the house clean is never easy — but when the kids are home for summer (or indefinitely due to COVID)? Then a neat and tidy house is harder to come by than ever. Fortunately, a little creativity can help…

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Move-Out Cleaning: A Comprehensive Checklist

Move-Out Cleaning: A Comprehensive Checklist

By Tara Mastroeni / May 28, 2020
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When you’re moving out, giving your old place a good scrub down is essential. Whether your main motivation is to leave your former home looking nice for the new owners or simply to get your security deposit back, a top-to-bottom…

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Pros and Cons of Using Vinyl Siding on Your Home

Pros and Cons of Using Vinyl Siding on Your Home

By Tara Mastroeni / May 22, 2020
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Vinyl siding is a polarizing topic. Some people love it, but others would rather see their home coated with just about anything else. If you’re not sure where you fall on the spectrum, keep reading. We’ve outlined the pros and…

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5 Spring Lawn Care Tips To Help Your Yard Look Exceptional This Year

5 Spring Lawn Care Tips To Help Your Yard Look Exceptional This Year

By Tara Mastroeni / May 20, 2020
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Spring is officially here, which means its time to put lawn care at the forefront of your mind. Beyond simply mowing regularly, there are plenty of things that you can do to keep your lawn looking its best. Read over…

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Spring Cleaning Tips

6 Spring Cleaning Tips That Will Make The Process Much Easier

By Tara Mastroeni / April 22, 2020
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Spring is officially here and, for many people, that means that it’s time to do some spring cleaning. With that in mind, we’ve brought you some helpful spring cleaning tips to make the process much easier. However, rather than simply…

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Toolbox Must-Haves for New Homeowners

By Tim Coutis / November 4, 2019
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The prospect of being a new homeowner — particularly a first-time homeowner — is exhilarating. Finally free of your landlord, you have the chance to personalize your new abode. Of course, without a landlord, you also have the added responsibility…

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9 Things You Can Do to Keep Your House Warm in the Colder Months

By Tim Coutis / October 21, 2019
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It’s time to think about preparing your home for the late fall and winter ahead. Taking these steps will not only keep you warm, but they can also save you money. Here are 9 things you can do to ensure…

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Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency with these 8 Small Changes

By Aly Yale / September 12, 2019
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Recent data shows that LEED-certified green homes are on the rise. And with the savings they offer, it’s no wonder why. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED-certified homes save owners anywhere from 20 to 30% on their energy…

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Stay One Step Ahead of the Season Change with These September Home Maintenance Ideas

By Tim Coutis / September 3, 2019
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It may not seem like it, and you may not want to hear it, but “winter is coming.” Getting a head start on fall maintenance will leave you with more free time to enjoy the colors of autumn. Here’s a…

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4 Signs There’s Mold in Your House

By Tim Coutis / July 24, 2019
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Anyone who has had serious water damage in their home as a result of flooding knows the smell of mold. Mold and the spores it deploys are toxic. There are hundreds of different species of mold. The two most well-known are…

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