Decorating Your Home’s Exterior for Halloween

Planning on transforming your house into a vampire’s haunted castle or upping the scare factor with a cluster of Aragogs invading the siding of the garage? A popular time to start decorating is the last two weeks of October –… Read More »

Tips for a More Secure Front Door

Intended to welcome family and friends when they come to visit, you chose your front door for its beauty, style, and curb appeal. But did you know that a large percentage of intruders prefer to enter by the front door… Read More »

Protect your Exterior Doors

Fall is a good time to walk around your home’s exterior and see where energy efficiency improvements can be made. Protecting your entry doors and extending their lifespan is vital year-round, but it becomes even more important during the winter… Read More »

Is Your Home Suffering from Heat Loss?

Fall is typically the season we prepare ourselves for winter – cups of hot chocolate, a pot of homemade soup on the stove, a fire in the fireplace on movie night. We turn on the heat to keep us cozy… Read More »

How to Winterize Your Lawn

With fall around the corner, home maintenance isn’t just about cleaning the gutters or repairing the siding. Fall is a crucial time of year for yard work. Preparing your landscaping for cooler weather strengthens the roots of grasses, making it… Read More »

Storing Your Patio Furniture for the Winter

Regardless of how sturdy, even an ironwork patio set or all-weather outdoor furniture will last longer if it is put away after the summer is over. Storing seasonal items is also good for your siding in particular and the backyard… Read More »

Problems that can lead to Roof Replacement

A roof is a big investment and worth every pretty when you consider what it protects. But even a roof that is five years old or less can have issues given the “right” conditions. So, it makes sense to have… Read More »

What You should know about Roof Inspections

Now that we’re heading into fall and winter is waiting for us, fall home maintenance should soon be in full swing. If you’re planning to clean the gutters and downspouts, why not include some roof maintenance? Especially if the roof… Read More »

Simple Upgrades to Increase Your Home’s Value

More homeowners are opting to do renovations in the fall and winter months because it can be a cost-effective way to stretch a remodel budget – depending on the type of renovation, contractors are often less busy during October, November… Read More »

Tips for Decluttering Your Yard

The backyard is your weekend sanctuary where you can entertain friends, relax with the family or play ball with the kids. But your yard, both front and back, can be a parking place for bikes, gardening tools, toys, and even… Read More »