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Home Maintenance 

Posted by Bryan Echeverria

Regular home maintenance is important. It not only keeps your home looking good, but it also helps your property maintain its value. Sometimes owners cannot afford to hire a handyman or let alone a general contractor, but did you know that there are certain home maintenance projects you can tackle alone?

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Topics: home maintenance, property maintenance

Interior Paint Shades Affect Your Mood

Posted by Bryan Echeverria

If you follow our blog, you’ll know that we have recently covered the importance of paint colors. The paint color you choose for the interior and exterior can impact curb appeal, and even your resale value. This week we continue to talk about paint and how they can impact your mood. That’s right, paint shades can affect your mood!

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Topics: home maintenance, property maintenance, paint colors

4 Reasons Why People Hate General Contractors

Posted by Alex Rodriguez

The construction industry has a notorious reputation of harboring unsavory characters. Many
people would prefer to deal with a ‘used car salesman’ than a General contractor.  I recently read a report published by

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Topics: bathroom remodel, residential contractor, general contractor, contractor, remodeling contractor, home maintenance, property maintenance, residential construction, new construction, kitchen remodel

The Consequences of Poor Home Maintenance

Posted by Lydia Solis

The vast digital information space known as the internet contains countless articles providing overviews on quality home repair. They offer step-by-step comprehensive guides to ensure every aspect of your house – walls, floors, appliances, furniture, roofs, are properly maintained. Yet humanity is far from perfect, and more often than not, laziness and procrastination win out over proactivity and responsibility. This article is focusing on the negatives situations and consequences of abstaining from quality home maintenance.  Input a steady repair/inspection schedule into your home maintenance app, or else face the wrath of these varying household afflictions.

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Topics: home maintenance, property maintenance

Prep Steps to DIY Painting

Posted by Lydia Solis

A fresh coat of paint can bring a whole new life to a room. And we all know that choosing the right color is what really pulls the room together. If you’re planning to do it yourself, it doesn’t have to be an intimidating project. The key to a successful painting project is proper preparation. Here are a few tips to make sure you cover all your bases.

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Topics: diy, painting, home maintenance, property maintenance

Home Maintenance Tasks in 60 Minutes or Less

Posted by Lydia Solis

We all lag a little when it comes to the home maintenance in our home. We would like to be on top of it but truth be told, it just feels like it’s so time consuming that we just let it slide. Unfortunately, letting it slide only causes little issues to become a bigger problem. To keep this from happening we have come up with 6 home maintenance tasks that can be done in 60 minutes or less:

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Topics: home maintenance, property maintenance

Home Remodel: Selecting a Door for Your Master Bedroom

Posted by Lydia Solis

When putting together your master bedroom you want to maximize comfort and natural light. Waking up on Sunday mornings and opening all the curtains only to be bathed in sunlight is a feeling like no other. To get the most comfort out of your master bedroom you will have to find a balance between the colors you choose, drapery/blinds, and deciding between sliding doors or French doors. 

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Topics: home maintenance, property maintenance, home renovation, residential construction, home remodel, new construction

Home Maintenance: How to Spot and Treat Dry Rot

Posted by Lydia Solis

Your home is an investment, so protect your investment. It is important to spot small problems in your home before they become a serious problem and a major expense. Dry rot is one of those serious problems.

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Topics: home maintenance, property maintenance

Home Maintenance: Replacing a Doorknob and Lock

Posted by Lydia Solis

Replacing a door knob is not very hard. It’s one of the easiest home improvement projects anyone can do. Before we get started on a step by step instruction guide, here are some tips and warnings that are important to know:

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Topics: home maintenance, property maintenance

Part 3: Finishing and Refinising Hardwood Floors

Posted by Lydia Solis

Part 3 of 3 is on selecting and applying the perfect finish to your floors.

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Topics: home maintenance, property maintenance, hardwood floors

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