Fact or fiction? 5 Myths About Metal Roofing

Posted on: July 12, 2019 by in Blog
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Asphalt shingles may be the most popular roofing in the U.S. by volume, but metal roofing is gaining in popularity for its durability, longevity and low-maintenance benefits. Still, many people unfamiliar with the product have misconceptions about this quality roofing option. Myth #1: Metal roofs are loud One of the biggest misconceptions of metal roofs is that they are loud during a rainstorm and unbearable during severe weather, making sounds like repeatedly dropping objects on tin. In Continue Reading ...

Affordable Home Improvement – Great Tips Your Can Try

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The holy grail of home improvement is a project that makes a big difference to the appearance or value of the home without breaking the bank. The key is to focus on low-cost, quality items that will give the most bang for your buck. Here are five to consider: New bathroom countertop Bathroom remodels still provide some of the best return on investment for home improvement projects, but can also be some of the most expensive. If you can't afford a full bathroom overhaul, opt for one Continue Reading ...

Great Ideas to Enhance your Outdoor Living Space

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Looking for great ideas in enhancing your outdoor living space and create an inviting oasis for everyone in the family to get outside and have fun together? Here are some projects to consider, and the prep work involved. 1) Check your deck Does your existing deck need repair? Check for loose balusters or railing or other issues needing attention. If you want to resurface your deck or build a new deck, measure the area and research how much decking you’ll need. Fortunately, there are free Continue Reading ...

3 Small Things Plus Bonus Tip That You Can Do to Add Value to Your Home

Posted on: June 20, 2019 by in Blog, Home Inspection
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When it comes to your home, you want updates that make your property more comfortable, beautiful and of course, add value to your home. Whether you have a big budget or more elbow grease than cash to invest, there are numerous things you can do to improve your home's worth immediately. Here are three small things you can do to boost your home's value, plus one big one that will really make an impact. Small change #1 – Fresh paint Paint is one of the most affordable ways to bring dramatic Continue Reading ...

Easing Your Home Improvement Headaches

Posted on: June 12, 2019 by in Blog
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Your living space has a drastic, daily effect on your mood. Research indicates that people spend the majority of their time either in their home or in their workplace. If you are one of the many people that work at home, it is even more important for your home to put you in a good mood. So, if you make your home an exceptional place to be, you will be ready to take on all of life's challenges. This article will give you some easy advice on home improvement and how to transform your home into Continue Reading ...

3 Things to Know About Saving Money on Your New Roof

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Replacing an aging or damaged roof is an important step to protect your home from the damage the elements can dish out — heat, wind, rain, snow, sleet, and hail. But homeowners may not realize that the type of shingle they choose can make a big difference, not only in the protection it offers to the home, but also in the cost of their homeowners’ insurance. Here are a few things homeowners should keep in mind when looking to save money with a new roof: 1) Roof replacement can save Continue Reading ...

How to Improve Your Credit Score Before Applying for a Mortgage

Posted on: May 27, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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In today’s world, lenders use many different types of credit scoring models. There are virtually hundreds of different models out there for lenders to choose from. Many lenders continue to use conventional models that don’t provide a score for millions of consumers. That often puts younger borrowers such as millennials at a disadvantage. Millennials are less likely to have long credit histories, and they may only have one or two credit accounts. Because young adults today carry more Continue Reading ...

Get a Home Inspection Before Buying Your Dream Home

Posted on: May 21, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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Investing in a house is a major life decision. It is the sort of investment which could make or break you. Once you register those final dotted lines, then you would like the moderate certainty that you are making the right choice. The house you've recently seen has everything you can possibly want. It's the right size; it has the ideal layout and can be in the right location. You've already thought about the various modifications and renovations you want to do. Before you proceed further, Continue Reading ...

Moving Made Simple: 5 Tips and Tricks to Save Time and Stress

Posted on: May 17, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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Moving is an exciting time as you look forward to settling into your new home sweet home. However, it's also a stressful time as you try to move your belongings from one place to another, as well as set up all the services you need, such as mail, cable, and internet. Before you get stressed, take a deep breath and know that in a few simple steps, you can save time while making your move easier. Here are some top tips and tricks to take the stress out of moving so you can look forward to Continue Reading ...

Dispelling Myths About Home Warranty Plans

Posted on: May 14, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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If you’re considering a home warranty plan, you are probably doing your due diligence — as you should — on how they work, who the different providers are and what to expect from the experience. This article is meant to help you understand home warranty plans, as well as separate fact from fiction. Go the extra mile to protect your home Myth: “I don’t need a home warranty plan because I have home insurance.” Investing money, time and love into a place to call home can be scary, Continue Reading ...