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Low-cost ways to put off pricey home repairs

Monday, August 27th, 2012

Take a look at these simple, often-overlooked upkeep procedures and slight tweaks to help you with preventative maintenance on your home.

http://money.cnn.com//2012/07/17/real_estate/home-repair.moneymag/index.htm

Homefix: Drought can cause serious structural damage

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

If your home has been damaged by flooding or drought, a series of steel piers or helical piers can be installed to support the foundation independent of the soil. Both solutions are expensive, and you should contact a structural engineer before deciding on any type of foundation repairs.

http://www.mercurynews.com/real-estate/ci_20993141/homefix-drought-can-cause-serious-structural-damage?

Save Money on Home Improvements

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

There are several ways homeowners can save money on their home improvement projects, and being diligent about how they go about their upgrade and the materials they use allows them to save without sacrificing quality.

http://blog.coldwellbanker.com/save-money-on-home-improvements/

What is Water Hammer?

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Have you ever heard a banging noise coming from your water pipes when the water is turned off quickly? It usually sounds like the pipes are banging on something inside the walls, and that’s exactly what’s happening. When the flow of water is turned off very quickly, a small shock wave is created inside the pipe, which can cause the pipe to shake and often bang on the wall studs or floor joists.

http://www.zillow.com/blog/2012-07-06/what-is-water-hammer/

Latest Bathroom Design Trends Focus on Form and Function

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

The green movement in home building is not a fad. Enter… dual-flush toilets, LED lighting and walk-in showers. These are just a few of the latest bathroom trends that are emerging and are more affordable for homeowners.

http://www.zillow.com/blog/2012-05-23/latest-bathroom-design-trends-focus-on-form-and-function/

Danger Zone: Common Threats to your Home

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Money Magazine has listed the 10 most common hidden causes of fire, flood and water damage and what you can do to lessen or eliminate those everyday threats. This is one link to look at.

http://money.cnn.com//galleries/2012/real_estate/1205/gallery.flood-fire-damage.moneymag/index.html?

Planning on Remodeling? Read further for tips to get a better bid

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

When remodeling, create a financial plan upfront and contractors can tailor proposals to fit what you can afford.

Take a look at this informative link and let me know if you have any questions.

http://money.cnn.com//2012/03/12/real_estate/remodeling-contractors.moneymag/index.htm

App helps homeowners keep up with maintenance projects

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

If you’d like to use your smartphone to manage home maintenance and improvement projects — you guessed it, there’s an app for that….HomeZada.

http://www.inman.com/news/2012/04/11/app-helps-homeowners-keep-with-maintenance-projects

You invest in your home to improve livability first, not value.

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

If you get more value in the process, consider it a bonus, but don’t make ROI your prime directive. Take a look at this interesting article and let me know if I can answer any questions.

http://www.inman.com/opinion/guest-perspective/2012/03/20/9-home-renovation-ideas-increase-livability

Home repairs: Which jobs come first?

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Should you get a paint job or a new furnace? As suggested in this article, the project that could cause the most damage and expense if left unfixed is the priority.

http://money.cnn.com/2012/02/03/pf/home_repair.moneymag/index.htm

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