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How to Get Rid of Mold: Expert Tips and Tricks

Mold is a common problem that can be found in many homes. It can cause health problems and damage to your property, so it’s important to get rid of it as soon as possible. In this post, we will provide expert tips on how to get rid of mold. We will also discuss the difference […]

Weekly Pool Cleaning Service: Worth the Cost?

Do you have a swimming pool? If so, then you know that regular pool cleaning is essential to keeping it looking and performing its best. But is a weekly pool cleaning service worth the cost? That depends on your individual circumstances. We’ll explore the pros & cons of hiring a weekly pool cleaner, what a […]

How to Hire a Roofer: One Homeowner’s Experience

If you are like me, the only time you think about your roof is at these times: Insurance: your insurance company says your roof needs to be fixed before they will issue a policy Roof leak: it’s raining and the puddle of water on the floor tells you that your roof is leaking – time […]

How to Replace Your Garage Door

Is your garage door in need of replacement? If so, you’re not alone. A garage door is one of the most commonly replaced home fixtures. In this blog post, we’ll teach you how to replace your garage door, including the cost and process. We will also provide tips on how to find a qualified contractor […]

Home Warranty – Is it worth it?

There are a lot of important decisions to make when buying or selling a home. One question that often comes up is whether or not to purchase a home warranty. This type of coverage can be invaluable in the event that something goes wrong with your home, but it can also be costly. In this […]

Why REALTOR® Preferred Vendor Lists are your Best Bet

As my REALTOR guided her preferred carpet installer through my home pointing out the things that needed to be fixed before listing my house for sale, the installer leaned over to me and whispered, “Just do whatever she says. She knows what she’s doing”. I did what he said – the carpet and the other […]

Find a Roofing Contractor | 10 questions to ask

Replacing a roof is no small task, and it’s important to select the right contractor for the job. So what should you keep in mind when you look to find a roofing contractor, and how much can you expect to pay? Here are some tips on finding a great roofing contractor, as well as some […]

Propane vs. Natural Gas: Which Is the Best for a Backyard Firepit?

Do you love spending time outdoors in your backyard, relaxing by the firepit? If so, you’re probably wondering which is the best fuel source for your backyard firepit: natural gas or propane? The natural gas vs. propane firepit debate has been top of mind for homeowners for many years. Both have their pros and cons, […]

How to move a play set, swing set, or play structure

For parents of young children, the allure of a playset, swing set, or play structure is often too difficult to resist. Inevitably, having your own personal swing and clubhouse is a worthy investment for your little ones. However, once these kids get to a certain age – usually 11 or 12, the play structure, playset, […]

Finding a Carpet Cleaner – 10 Questions to Ask

Carpets are a big investment and they should be kept clean and free of dust, dirt and other allergens. Not everyone has the time or energy to clean their own carpets on their own, so it might be a good idea to find a professional carpet cleaner who can get the job done quickly and […]

Painting Kitchen Cabinets: Switching Colors & Cost

If you’re thinking of painting your kitchen cabinets to switch up the color, you’re not alone. A fresh coat of paint can completely transform the look and feel of a room. But before you get started, it’s important to consider the cost of painting kitchen cabinets. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at […]

How to remove bees or yellow jackets

Honey bees and yellow jackets are just part of life when you live in the suburbs. Most of the time, we easily coexist with them – honey bees actively pollinate up to ⅓ of our total food supply, while yellow jackets are annoying, but mostly manageable with attractant traps. The problems arise when these insects […]

How to choose the right landscape architect for your project

Landscape architects have the training and experience to create beautiful and functional outdoor spaces, which can add value to your home. They can also help you with site planning, irrigation, and more. If want to DIY your project, a landscape architect is probably not for you. However, if you want a professional looking design, site […]

Home Insurance Discounts from Traveler’s Insurance

Did you know that home insurance companies offer discounts on your annual home insurance for having home alarms and other seemingly random things associated with your home? I sure didn’t. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that I qualified for a $30 discount for installing a Flume water meter. I was lucky that I happened […]

How to select a Property Management Company for your rental

Selecting a rental property management company is an important decision that should not be taken lightly. There are many companies to choose from, and each one offers different services and has different costs. Here are three things you should know before selecting a management company: What services does the company offer? What are the company’s […]

How to Recycle Large Appliances

It’s time to retire your refrigerator, washer, dryer, toilet or dishwasher and you’re not sure what to do with it. You don’t want it taking up space in your home or garage, but you don’t want to just throw it away and add to the landfill problem. What can you do? Recycle it! The first […]

What are the different types of roofs?

The roof is one of the most important parts of a house. It protects your home from wind, rain and sun while also providing insulation and shade. But how do you know what type of roof is right for your home? Here are some of the most popular roof types: Shingle Roofs Shingle roofs are […]

How to get rid of Gophers

Do you have a gopher problem? If so, you’re not alone. Gophers are notorious for causing damage to gardens and yards. They can be difficult to get rid of, but with the right tools and techniques, you can eliminate them from your property for good. In this article, we will discuss how to get rid […]

Why hire a Land Surveyor, Geotechnical Engineer, or Soils Engineer?

Why would a homeowner need to hire a land surveyor, geotechnical engineer, or soils engineer? A land surveyor is someone who determines the boundaries of real property. A geotechnical engineer is someone who designs and builds structures that are supported by soil. A soils engineer ensures that these buildings are safe from natural disasters such […]

Earthquake Insurance | Pros and Cons

Earthquake insurance is something that is not required in all states, but it is a good idea to have it. The cost of earthquake insurance varies depending on where you live, but it’s typically not very expensive. There are pros and cons to earthquake insurance, but in general, it’s a good idea to have it. […]

How to Host the Perfect Memorial Day Party

Memorial Day is a time to come together with friends and family to honor those who have died while serving in the military. It’s also a time for cookouts, pool parties, and fun in the sun! If you’re looking for ideas on how to host the perfect Memorial Day party, you’ve come to the right […]

How much does it cost to install a swimming pool?

Swimming pools are a great way to cool off during the summer, and they can also be a lot of fun for the whole family. If you’re thinking about installing a swimming pool in your backyard, you’ll want to know how much it’s going to cost. In this blog post, we will take a look […]

Custom Closets : How to Get Started

Do you need more storage space in your home? Are you tired of dealing with clutter and not having enough room to store your things? If so, a custom closet might be the solution for you. Also, adding a custom closet to your home can add tremendous value. Not only will you have more storage […]

1031 Exchanges: How Do They Work?

A 1031 exchange, also known as a Starker exchange, is a type of real estate transaction that allows taxpayers to trade investment property for another investment property without having to pay capital gains taxes. This can be a huge advantage for business owners who want to keep their profits locked in their businesses. In this […]

How to Plant a Tree: the Different Types of Tree Sizes

When it comes time to plant a tree, many people don’t know where to start. There are so many different types of trees, and each one requires a different type of care. We will discuss the different types of tree sizes and how to plant a tree properly. We will also provide some tips on […]

Home Alarms Are Worth the Cost – 10 Reasons Why

Are home alarms worth the cost? This is a question that many homeowners are asking themselves these days. The answer, of course, depends on your specific situation. However, in general, we believe that home alarms are definitely worth the investment! HomeHub has over 100 recommended alarm vendors – be sure to check them out when […]

Kitchen Remodeling: How Much Will it Cost?

When it comes time for a kitchen remodel, one of the most common questions people ask is how much it will cost. The answer to this question can vary greatly, depending on the size and scope of the project. In this blog post, we will provide an overview of the different factors that can affect […]

What is Title Insurance and Why Do I Need It?

If you’re buying a home, you’ll likely be required to purchase title insurance. But what is it, and why do you need it? Title insurance protects the lender’s interest in the property in case there are any problems with the title. For example, if someone tries to file a claim against the property after you’ve […]

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a New Veterinarian

Are you looking for a new veterinarian? If so, it’s important to ask the right questions before making your decision. Not all veterinarians are created equal, and you’ll want to make sure you find one that is a good fit for both you and your pet. Make sure to read Yelp reviews and ask your […]

Solar Panels for Your Home: Everything You Need to Know

  If you’re considering solar panels for your home, you’ve come to the right place! In this blog post, we will discuss everything you need to know about solar panels before making a decision. We’ll cover topics such as cost, efficiency, and how to choose the right company to install them for you. So whether […]

Cement Pavers – How to Select and Install

Are you in the market for a new driveway or patio? If so, you may be considering cement pavers. Cement pavers are a popular choice for many homeowners because they are durable and can be customized to match any style. We will discuss the process of selecting and installing new cement pavers. Be sure to […]

How to Find a Piano Mover

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t move pianos very often. In fact, unless you’re a professional piano mover, the chances are good that you’ve never moved one before. This can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. We will discuss how to find a piano mover that’s right for you […]

Selling Your Home | 10 Reasons Not to be Scared

While the real estate market has been changing lately with rising interest rates and slowing home sales, there are still plenty of reasons to sell your home. In fact, in some cases, it may be the best decision to put your home on the market sooner rather than later. Most people can never predict exactly […]

The Benefits of Chimney Cleaning

Cleaning your chimney is an important task that should not be ignored. Not only does it help keep your chimney functioning properly, but it also comes with a number of benefits. In this blog post, we will discuss the many benefits of chimney cleaning and why you need to do it! Benefits of Chimney Cleaning […]

A Guide to Planning for Retirement: 9 Key Steps

Are you retirement planning? If not, you should be! Retirement planning is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your future. In this article, we will discuss some key things to do when planning for retirement. We’ll cover topics like 401Ks, fixed income, estate planning, healthcare directives and more! So […]