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Getting your home market-ready used to mean a fresh coat of paint, a decluttering of the closets and a careful rearranging of the furniture. For good measure, some sellers might even bake a batch of cookies the morning of the open house to make their home feels extra homey. However, with today's tech savvy consumers, these tactics have drastically changed and it is highly recommended that home-sellers should stage their properties with the latest smart-home technology to foster bids more qu... read more
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Ice & Snow Removal Tips

Posted by Matthew Hillier on December 13, 2018 in  Home Improvement  Winter
When it comes to winter ice around your home, the best defense against property damage and personal injury is a well-executed offense. Unfortunately, you can’t always be ahead of the weather, and if you’re facing the inevitable outcome of an ice storm or a blizzard, you need to know how to handle what’s been thrown at you. When ice forms over the eaves of your roof or along doors and windows, you are facing one of a number of potential problems. When water freezes, it expands. As I’ve told ... read more
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Selling your home through the holiday season can certainly come with a few challenges. Chilly, wet weather and falling leaves in November and December might mean more raking and shoveling to keep your home pristine. However, the damp weather and dark skies don’t have to squelch your holiday spirit. In fact, the holidays are a perfect time to showcase the warmth and character of your home to prospective buyers. If you’ve already got the basics of staging under control — meaning you’ve ... read more
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5 Ways to Reduce Your Household's Energy

Posted by Matthew Hillier on November 26, 2018 in  Home Improvement
Replace your light bulbs Traditional incandescent light bulbs consume an excessive amount of electricity and must be replaced more often, which leads to higher yearly expenses. Popular compact fluorescent lights (CFLs), Halogen incandescent bulbs, and light-emitting diode bulbs (LEDs) use 25-80% less electricity and last up to 5 times longer than traditional bulbs. Although energy efficient bulbs are more expensive off the shelf, their efficient energy use and longer service lives mean that they cost less in th... read more
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Rule the Weekend: 6 Must-Do Projects!

Posted by Matthew Hillier on November 26, 2018 in  Home Improvement
Keeping your home’s interior and exterior looking great doesn’t have to be a full-time job. In fact, all you need is a weekend! Here are six home-beautifying projects to tackle during your time off.           Painting A new coat of paint is a quick and affordable way to transform the look of your home’s interior or exterior. Find Local Painting Pros       Roof Repair A strong roof means a safe home. Hire a roofing pro to inspect your home and... read more
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