Three Home Improvements To Tackle Now

Here’s the gist of a great post from LifeHacker on important improvements for your home. If you own a home, chances are you’ve got a long list of renovations and upgrades you’d like to do on it. (From painting to refinishing floors, it never ends!) When it comes to saving money and preserving the value […]

Driveway Cracks? Seal Them Up!

How serious are those cracks in your driveway?  Proper sealing will prevent water penetration which is especially important because our area experiences seasonal freezing and thawing. Nothing can destroy a driveway faster. Driveways should be inspected annually and cracks less than ½ inch should be sealed with a polyurethane caulk, designed to bond with concrete, […]

A/C Busted? Good Luck.

Fraudulent air conditioner repair contractors making the rounds have become just as relentless as this summer’s heat waves. A little while ago, the Today Show set up hidden cameras in a house in New Jersey. Several certified air conditioning experts first verified the home’s central air conditioning unit was in excellent working condition. Then they […]

How’s Your Honey-Do List?

Do you have a long list of honey-do jobs? If you’re like many homeowners, a lot of those won’t get addressed until  it’s time to sell the house, if at all. In hot real estate markets, you can sometimes ignore the fixes—remember bidding wars over properties that needed work? Well, today sellers are looking to […]