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Articles on Home Maintenance Tips

Spring Maintenance Tips

March 15, 2024

The days are getting longer, and Spring is in the air, making it the perfect time to check on the state of things in and around the house.  Here are a few maintenance tips for spring.1. Inspect Your RoofAt the top of our list is a roof inspection. Although everything may look great from the ground, there ...

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Fire Extinguisher Safety Tips

October 13, 2023

While doing your fall maintenance routines, please add checking the fire extinguisher to the list. Since fires are burning faster than in years past due to modern home furnishings, open floor plans, and unprotected lightweight wood, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Homeowners only have two minutes (or less) from when a smoke alarm rings to react. For ...

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Fall Chores For Outdoors

September 15, 2023

It’s that time again.  Time to get things outside of your home ready for the fall.  Here are a few things you can do now while the weather is still nice.1. Clean or replace your gutters. If they're clogged, you can end up with a flooded interior and damaged exterior. So clean them, and ...

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Getting The Inside Of Your Home Ready For Spring

April 13, 2023

Now that the weather is warmer, we tend to want to think about getting our outdoor spaces ready for spring, but here are a few things that need to be done inside first.1. Replace Old Filters.  Filters are never the first thought on anyone’s mind but they do still need to be replaced. Generally, you should ...

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Be Prepared For Michigan Winters

December 15, 2022

It’s December in Michigan.  This mean lots of Holiday celebrations, family get togethers and office parties.  It also means Michigan weather, while we have been lucky so far this year, we all know it is coming.  Here are a few tips to prepare your home for the upcoming winter.Prepare for bad weather. If ...

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Fall Back - Household Check List

October 14, 2022

Sunday, November 6, 2022, marks the end of Daylight Saving Time when we “fall back” and set our clocks back one hour. The result is an extra hour of sleep Saturday night, followed by earlier sunsets and shorter days.Daylight Saving Time serves as a twice-yearly reminder to complete some important household tasks. Whether you already own a ...

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Late Summer Clean Up

August 15, 2022

Where did summer go? Between vacations, entertaining kids, and spending time with family and friends, your summer projects may have been put on the back burner. Here are some late summer home maintenance tips to tackle before the kids head back to school.Paint: When was the last time you touched up the paint on your home’s exterior? ...

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Mold In Your Home

February 14, 2022

Today on the blog, we discuss what mold is, health risks, & how to keep your family safe.About Mold and MoistureMolds are living organisms that grow in damp places in your home. They stain or discolor surfaces and smell musty. There are hundreds of thousands of different types of mold.Mold can grow almost anywhere: on walls, ceilings, ...

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What is Home Warranty Insurance and What Does it Cover?

August 15, 2020

Post by: Nancy Braun, Showcase Realty  When you buy a home in Charlotte or anywhere else in the U.S.,  one of the offers you’ll receive is a home warranty. Like buying a new appliance, there is also a warranty that comes in home buying.A home warranty is a product meant to protect the ...

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Your Home's Fall Checklist - It's time to prepare your home to withstand winter's frosty bite.

September 09, 2019

Take a moment a take a look at these helpful tips to give your home and it's components a seasonal check up.   Great tips provided by Better Homes & Gardens online site.  https://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/advice/your-homes-fall-checklist/It is so much more cost effective to keep ahead of a major problem coming up from neglect.  Protect your investment ...

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How Long Will Your House Last?

February 15, 2019


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6 Ways to Refresh Your Bathroom on a Budget

October 16, 2018

Match your MetalsGive your bathroom continuity by matching the cabinet knobs to the shower head and water faucets. And don’t be afraid to explore new options. Hint: brass is back! ReGlaze that old tubRetro colors in old bathrooms can be quirky and fun. Usually, though, they just don’t work. Rather than replacing that green tub ...

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Storm and Hurricane Preparedness for Homeowners

September 13, 2018

The following is an a well-written, fairly comprehensive article by PETRO Home Services on preparing your home (and occupants) for storms and hurricanes. The original article can be found on the web at: https://www.petro.com/resource-center/storm-and-hurricane-preparedness-for-homeowners Storm and Hurricane Preparedness for Homeowners Hurricane season along the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic seaboard traditionally starts on June 1 and continues through November ...

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Reasons To Get A Home Inspection | Nancy Braun on Charlotte Today

August 29, 2018

Post by: Nancy Braun, Showcase Realty  In the latest episode of Charlotte Today, Nancy Braun talks about why a buyer should never skip a home inspection.It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of buying a new home that some buyers tend to forget to make the important decision of having a home inspection ...

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17 Things to Never, Ever, EVER Do to Your House

July 15, 2018

What may seem like a good idea, often isn’t. Here are 17 common mistakes new homeowners often make. #1 Get Rid of Your Only TubIf resale value is important to you, don’t get rid of your only bathtub no matter how dreamy that walk-in shower looks.It will make it harder to sell when ...

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Top 3 Things to Do Today to Get your Home Sold in Tuscaloosa & Birmingham Area

July 12, 2018

 No viewings for the past few weeks? Getting plenty of viewings but no offers?Selling your home for top dollar takes hard work and the right mindset to strike a deal. To make that happen,DSEAYCOM put together a list of things all home sellers should do to get their home sold in the Tuscaloosa & Birmingham areas....

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