Category Archives: Home Owner Tips

Summer House Owner Tip: Learn the caulk talk

HouseLogic is one of our favorite publications. They offer great tips for finding, buying, owning and then selling your home. Over the summer, we’re going to try to post easy, breezy tips for you to consider. Nothing too taxing – … Continue reading

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Summer House Owner Tip: Trees need room to grow

HouseLogic is one of our favorite publications. They offer great tips for finding, buying, owning and then selling your home. Over the summer, we’re going to try to post easy, breezy tips for you to consider. Nothing too taxing – … Continue reading

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Summer House Owner Tip: Ivy is poison

HouseLogic is one of our favorite publications. They offer great tips for finding, buying, owning and then selling your home. Over the summer, we’re going to try to post easy, breezy tips for you to consider. Nothing too taxing – … Continue reading

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Summer House Owner Tip: Bleach is not for everything!

HouseLogic is one of our favorite publications. They offer great tips for finding, buying, owning and then selling your home. Over the summer, we’re going to try to post easy, breezy tips for you to consider. Nothing too taxing – … Continue reading

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Hate yard work? We have 7 ideas for you!

House Logic has tips for those of us who would rather enjoy a drink in the backyard than groom the lawn or raise award winning roses: Use Rocks for Interesting Landscape Features – no mowing required! Add a Rain Garden … Continue reading

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Yardwork? First do no harm!

HouseLogic recently posted 8 ways that homeowners unintentionally trashed their yards… Not Following Product Instructions Misusing Fertilizer Not Watering Grass Deep Enough Cutting Grass Too Short Overusing Weed Killer Trimming Limbs and Branches the Wrong Way Putting Plants Too Close … Continue reading

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Focus less on saving money to focus more on saving your home

We all know some old wives’ tales that we swear by – for example nail polish will stop a run in your tights! But there are a few wives’ tales that can actually hurt you and when it comes to … Continue reading

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Listen to your house – it’s giving you good advice!

When you hear a rattle in your car engine, do you turn up the radio or do you fix it? Then why are you “turning up” the radio when you’re house is trying to rattle? HouseLogic recently ran a helpful … Continue reading

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How to Winterize Your Home

Great advice from HouseLogic – and just in time… Check roof tiles, shutters, siding, and other exterior materials to ensure they’re secure Seal air leaks around the home to keep it warmer (and save energy costs) Insulate all exposed plumbing … Continue reading

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Can your home help you sleep?

According to HouseLogic your house can help you sleep better. Here are a few tips to make your house more sleep friendly or help you pick out a sleep-friendly house to buy… Keep is dark. Use blackout shades. Find windows … Continue reading

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