New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home: Tips for Cleaning, Safety and Maintenance

New Year’s resolutions are popular this time of year, and we often make them with the goal of improving ourselves. Common resolutions include going to the gym, eating healthier, spending less money, and reducing screen time; however, we never stop and think about how improving things around us, including our homes, can help improve ourselves. A new year is a fresh start, and our homes deserve a fresh start too. Proper cleaning, safety and maintenance practices can not only improve our homes but also help improve our mood, mental health and overall well-being. Follow these helpful cleaning, safety and maintenance tips to improve your home and your health this year. READ MORE

How to Build the Perfect Backyard Shed

Secure Your Home and Stay Safe Ahead of Winter Storms

Much of the U.S. is expected to experience extreme temperature drops, freezing rain, snow and ice, as well as wind gusts as a winter storm front moves in over the holiday weekend. Whether you are staying home for the holidays or traveling, be safe. Protect yourself, your family and your home with these winter storm safety tips. READ MORE

Fireplace and Chimney: Repair Cost and Process 

Keeping your fireplace and chimney properly maintained is essential to ensure the health and safety of your home and family. Unmaintained fireplaces are the leading cause of household fires every year. In fact, recent studies show that there are over 25,000 chimney fires every year in the U.S., and these fires are responsible for $125 million in property damage. READ MORE

What's the Purpose of a Home Inspection?

How to Budget for Home Maintenance

Unexpected home repairs are a frightening situation that can be costly and quickly deplete a homeowner’s savings. That’s why it’s important to develop a plan and set aside a yearly home maintenance budget. While some maintenance issues are unavoidable, planning and budgeting can ease the financial burden of home maintenance and help homeowners be more prepared if the unspeakable happens. As we near 2023, follow these tips to learn how to effectively budget for home maintenance. READ MORE

Holiday Safety Tips 2022: Your Guide to a Safer Holiday Season

The festive season has arrived! Whether you are getting ready to cook a big Thanksgiving or holiday dinner, decorating for friends and family, or enjoying some cozy quiet time in the comfort of your home, it’s important to make sure your home is ready and safe for the holidays. READ MORE

Why a Home Air Quality Inspection is Important

A checklist for home buyers who plan to rent their property

What is HMI and Why Do You Need It?

A Home Maintenance Inspection is an essential step to ensuring and maintaining the health and safety of your home and family. Not only can it help prevent emergency repairs, but it can also detect current issues and address them before they become larger problems, potentially saving you thousands of dollars. READ MORE