Spring is the perfect opportunity for quality home maintenance. Annual care and maintenance will increase not only the longevity and beauty of your home but the value as well. You should perform repairs as the need arises but also try each year to add a little to the home’s attractiveness on the outside. Here are 10 easy repairs and maintenance projects to get you started this Spring.
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How many doors are in your house? Which of them lock and which do not? Do they have pivot, ball bearing or pin hinges? Seldom do we think about the hardware in our homes, life is too busy to notice unless a handle is loose or not working. And yet, hardware helps us to secure our homes and pass from one room to the next.
The type of material you choose for your deck will determine how much longevity and maintenance is required. Aluminum railing offers a number of advantages to vinyl, wood, or steel deck railing. The simplicity and durability of an aluminum alloy deck system means lasting performance and value for your home.
If you are planning on building or remodeling your deck it is important to know the logistics, even if you are going to hire a professional. Arm yourself with information regarding materials, construction, and design so that you are sure to end up with the deck that fits your needs.
As summer approaches much of our attention turns to outdoor living, specifically to enjoying the warm weather. A beautiful deck is the perfect upgrade to a home, it adds value and beauty – and is the perfect place to sit back, relax, and enjoy the summer heat.
Styles, trends, fads… what are the differences between these commonly used words and what effects do any of these have on the look of our homes?
You’ve put great effort and time into choosing the perfect entry door for your home. But, like most all aspects of your home, it will require some simple, periodic maintenance to keep it looking great and provide proper protection against the elements. Here are 4 things you should do now to make sure your entry system lasts for years to come.
With the federal income tax filing deadline fast approaching don’t forget to apply for your 2010 Energy Star Tax Credit. For those of you who may not qualify this year, it’s not too early to think about the available 2011 tax credits. Energy efficient home products are a great way to save money – both now and down the road.
5 things to consider when choosing your entry door to make sure you find the perfect fit for your home
Choosing a new entry door for your home is a big decision. One rule of thumb that works pretty well to arrive a ballpark budget number is 1% of your home’s total value.
A new front entry system is great way to improve curb appeal and increase the value of a home. In a recent survey released by the National Association of Realtors, the replacement of an exterior door held the most value and recouped the most cost of any exterior improvement project.
While wood and steel doors offer a variety of options suited for the right applications, many homeowners may prefer a fiberglass entry door. Considering long-term cost, durability, and maintenance fiberglass is a practical choice for most people.