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Window Safety: Make Sure Your Windows are Child Safe

This should be a no-brainer, but when it comes to safety, especially with children, you can never be too safe. Windows can be a dangerous thing where curious children are concerned. Each year thousands of children in the US are injured due to falling from a window. It is important to note that windows with screens are not always enough to protect children from falling from a window. Luckily, window safety is not difficult and most devices are easy to install. Today I want to go over a few different ways you can make sure your windows are child safe.Continue Reading

Things to Consider Before Making the Switch to a Tankless Water Heater

Have you been thinking of switching to a tankless water heater? If you answer yes, then you need to look at the pros and cons of these before buying one. While there are many good reasons to buy one, you may find that it is not the best choice for you right now.Continue Reading

How to Spot the Top Seven Roof Problems

You don’t have to wait until there are leaks to know that your roof needs some attention. An inspection will reveal many problems long before they become major. There are 10 signs that are major indicators of roof problems. It does not need an expert to spot many of the problems listed below.Continue Reading

Food for Thought if You Are Considering Solar Panels for Your Home

Residential solar panels are quickly becoming a way for the average homeowner to save money on long-term utility bills. The initial cost involved in building out a system of solar panels has dropped dramatically over the last five years. We now have a few different options, and each of those options comes with its ownContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Is Your Winter Home in Gilbert Ready for Your Return?

There’s nothing worse than arriving back to your winter home after a relaxing summer than finding that the property is not ready to be inhabited. Being gone for months at a time means there is time for an unwatched, empty home to develop unexpected issues. To make sure your home is winter ready so youContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Are Your Neighbors Unintentionally Destroying Your Vinyl Siding?

Did you know that the reflected sunlight from the windows of a neighbor’s house can cause serious damage to the vinyl siding on your home? Some homeowners fear that this thermal distortion may even result in a house fire. We haven’t seen any evidence to point to that, but we do know that the vinylContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips for Gilbert Area Homeowners

While you should have a maintenance contract with a professional air conditioning technician, you should also know about caring for these devices. Your air conditioner does much more than keep you cool all year, it keeps the air you breathe clean and free of dust. Here are five tips that every homeowner, whether they liveContinue ReadingContinue Reading

How to Prepare Your Home for an Official Home Inspection

Getting an offer on your on-the-market home is always exciting. Once you’ve accepted the offer and papers have been signed, you’re ready for your home inspection. Though home inspection is often the last step in the selling process, it is still a very important one. An unfavorable inspection can invalidate signed contracts and put theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avoid These 4 Home Inspection Nightmares with Regular Maintenance

Home inspections are necessary when you are looking to buy a home, because it can save you thousands of dollars in repairs that you would not have known about. However, did you know that you can prevent a home inspection nightmare when you are selling your home as long as you do some regular maintenance?Continue Reading

9 Things You Need to Know about Buying an Older Home

You may want to buy an older home because of all of the architectural details, character, and the materials that were used during the building process. Older homes have many qualities that all of the newer homes will never have. When you purchase an older home, you will need to be aware of potential problemsContinue ReadingContinue Reading