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Small Home Changes Can Improve Your Family's Health

My husband and I both suffer from allergies and asthma and, unfortunately, two of our children inherited our health problems. Living with both can be a struggle, but we take every step we can to keep our family healthy. One spring, when our seasonal allergies were especially bad, we decided to finally have our carpeting replaced with natural tile flooring and that was a great decision. Even though it seemed like we vacuumed constantly, I guess our carpets harbored more dust and mites than we ever expected! Since then, we have invested in other upgrades to improve our family's health, including antimicrobial kitchen counter tops. I enjoy helping others, so I decided to start a blog to share what we have learned about home upgrades and renovations. I plan to post on a variety of topics, so there will be something of interest to everyone!

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Three Things To Add To Your Home To Increase Its Value
20 February 2018

If you are thinking about selling your home in the

Ideas For Using Radiant Floor Heating In Parts Of Your Home To Save Money
9 January 2018

If you have an older home that always seems to be

Is It Time To Replace Your Asphalt Shingles? Here Is How To Know
27 November 2017

Even though replacing the asphalt roofing shingles

Surveying Your Property To Establish The Boundaries
26 October 2017

If there is any question as to the boundaries of y

Tips To Maintain And Repair Your Roof's Drainage System For Fall
25 September 2017

A homeowner's chores can seem to never end, but pr

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Three Things To Add To Your Home To Increase Its Value

If you are thinking about selling your home in the future, you may want to try to do what you can to increase its value. While this can be a huge undertaking, the financial gains you make will be worth it. Here are three things to add to your home to increase its value. Add Accessibility Did you know that there are currently over 51 million people in the United States that are 65 and older? Read More 

Ideas For Using Radiant Floor Heating In Parts Of Your Home To Save Money

If you have an older home that always seems to be cold and drafty, you might want to consider installing radiant floor heating. That along with sealing air leaks could make a big difference in your comfort. If you're not sure you want to invest in radiant floor heating for your entire home, then you can install it in the rooms where you need it most so you can save money. Read More 

Is It Time To Replace Your Asphalt Shingles? Here Is How To Know

Even though replacing the asphalt roofing shingles can be a hefty expense, it is not something that you want to ignore and out off for too long if they truly do need to be replaced. After all, the damage that can be caused because of the failure to replace the shingles in a timely manner can add to the cost of the repairs that will need to be done. So, take a minute or so to read through the following signs that tell you whether it is time to have your asphalt shingles replaced: Read More 

Surveying Your Property To Establish The Boundaries

If there is any question as to the boundaries of your property, having the property surveyed is the best way to make sure you the property line is where you thought it was. With some projects you may want to take on, that property line is critical and it can make the difference between your project being disputed but a neighbor after it is complete. The time and money spent can be seen as a savings in the end and it gives you some peace of mind about where your property starts and ends. Read More 

Tips To Maintain And Repair Your Roof’s Drainage System For Fall

A homeowner's chores can seem to never end, but protecting your home from winter's storms is an important task you don't want to skip. Here are some tips to check, maintain, and complete repairs to your roof's drainage system to get it ready for fall. Clean and Repair Rain Gutters With the arrival of fall will come an abundance of leaves flying through the air in your neighborhood. If you have any number of trees located around your home, there is a good chance leaves will fall on your roof and become lodged inside your gutters. Read More