Spring Painting

Spring Painting

Spring is a good time to paint fences and the exterior of your home, especially wood surfaces. This way, they will be protected from summer heat and sun. Wood decks should also be sealed once a year.
Spring Painting

Heat Thief

When using a wood-burning fireplace, more heat can be lost up the chimney than is produced by the fire itself. To reduce heat loss when using your fireplace, follow these suggestions: 1) Lower the thermostat setting so your system doesn’t keep trying to replace...
Spring Painting

Compost Surface

If the microorganisms have more surface area to feed on, the materials will break down faster. Chopping your garden debris with a machete, or using a chipper, shredder, or lawnmower to shred materials will help them decompose faster.
Spring Painting

Included Furnishings

Fixtures, any kind of personal property that is permanently attached to a house (such as drapery rods, built-in bookcases, tacked-down carpeting or a furnace), automatically stay with the house unless specified otherwise in the sales contract. But you can consider...
Spring Painting

Light Paint

Decorate with pale colors on walls, ceilings and floors. Soft tones reflect more light, so you can use lower wattage bulbs and delay turning on lights until later in the day. Using high-gloss paint can help as well.
Spring Painting

Flood Prep – Electrical

Keep these points in mind when you have your electrical system components raised:a) Electrical system modifications must be done by a licensed contractor, who will ensure that the work is done correctly and according to all applicable codes. This is important for your...