Home Maintenance and Repair Tips and Checklists

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Exterior Paint Colors – Which is the Right One for Your Home

By Austin White / November 13, 2014
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If you are unlike the tens of thousands of Americans who don’t really have options in the color they select for their home exterior due to Home Owner’s Association constraints, then you are dealing with both a blessing and a curse. Do you want to be the house that sticks out or blends in?

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A Checklist for Getting Your Home Winter Ready

By Austin White / October 23, 2014
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While the days grow shorter and temperatures dip lower, there’s still time to get your home ready for the winter ahead. In addition to stowing away deck furniture and prepping the lawn and garden for the winter, here is a simple checklist of things you can do to make sure your home is warm and cozy for the winter.

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Getting Your Lawn and Mower Ready for Winter

By Austin White / October 7, 2014
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Preparing your lawn for the winter ahead doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. The result, a lush green lawn is well worth the effort of seeding and fertilizing one last time. Here’s where to start.

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10 Ways to Improve your Property Value

By Austin White / February 14, 2014
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Whether you are looking to sell or simply want to boost your home’s value, there are a number of ways to maximize your home improvement dollars. Before you sink all your cash into a swimming pool or invest in costly finishes, consider the top 10 ways to get the most out of your renovation budget.

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Buying a Fixer-upper

By Austin White / February 12, 2014
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If you have found a fixer-upper home at a bargain basement price, a home improvement loan might provide you with a way to transform your diamond in the rough into the dream home you have always longed for.

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