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Home Maintenance Tip: Reorganize Bedroom Closets

Photo Courtesy:  Better Homes and Gardens

Photo Courtesy: Better Homes and Gardens

Your closets probably grow with more and more clothing and personal items in them as the year goes on. Yet, the physical space of the closet doesn’t change. Additionally, your likes and dislikes over which clothes you like and dislike changes over time. This is a great time of year to take the opportunity to re-organize your closets. And if appropriate, Read more

Home Maintenance Tip: Clean Patio Furniture for Winter Storage

HomeZada Maintenance Tip Clean Patio Furniture for Winter Storage

It is that time of year, when outdoor activities start becoming limited based on colder weather.  Patio furniture is typically not used in the late fall and winter depending on the climate where you live. It is a good idea to clean the patio furniture and move it into a dry storage area like your garage or a shed for the winter. By covering and storing your furniture, you can dramatically Read more

Home Maintenance Tip: Inspect the Grading around the House

HomeZada Maintenance Tip Inspect Grading Around the House

As winter approaches, it is time to check the grading around the perimeter of your home. Many ask why is this important. Well, natural landscaping erosion and other projects including neighbors projects may have shifted the slope around the perimeter of the home. Having your grading slope away from your home is best Read more

Gas vs Solid Fuel Fireplaces Infographic

Both gas and solid fuel fireplaces have their own distinct advantages over the other, but which one suits your personal needs? This infographic contains some of the main advantages associated with both gas and fuel fireplaces.  Learn more about maintenance, fuel efficiency Read more

Maintenance Tip: Inspect hoses for the washing machine

HomeZada Maintenance Tip Inspect Hoses for the Washing Machine

Your washing machine has hoses that connect for both hot and cold water. These rubber hoses can wear out over time due to high water pressure and vibration during years of use. Inspect the hoses to see if there is any bulging or softening in the hose. A broken washing machine hose can cause a lot of water damage given the volume and pressure of water in these hoses that service the washer. There is also a drainage hose that should be Read more

Home Organizing Made Easy

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Organizing a home can be challenging, how do you keep track of who your service providers are, where are your property documents like mortgage or closing documents, how are you tracking everything you own or keeping up with home maintenance and home remodeling projects.   There are so many details to track about your Read more

Maintenance Tip: Create a compost pile for your leaves

Compost And Loam For The Garden

If you have the room in your backyard, consider creating a compost pile from the leaves you rake up during the fall. This natural compost can be used as fertilizer in the spring for your various lawn and garden projects. This is a natural source Read more

Maintenance Tip: Prune tree branches and limbs

HomeZada Prune Tree Branches and Limbs

Fall brings first the fall foliage and then the leaves falling from the trees. This is an excellent time to prune tree branches and limbs.  Many tree limbs and branches will grow and extend over your home. Trimming these branches prior to the winter season will eliminate some risk to your home. Large windy storms can cause tree branches to break off which can damage the roof, gutters, and side of your home. Snow storms can also accumulate heavy amounts of snow on large branches causing them to break and fall on your home. It is a safety Read more

Get Fired Up … It is Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week is October 5 – October 12.  This is a great opportunity to keep up with some standard maintenance on your home.  Performing checks on smoke alarms, carbon dioxide detectors, sprinkler systems and fire extinguishers are simple tasks that can make a big difference on the safety of your family and your home.

Some helpful hints from our friends over at National Fire Protection Association are to: Read more

Maintenance Tip: Seal exterior wooden decks and balconies

HomeZada Maintenance Tip Seal Exterior Wooden Decks and Balconies

Exterior wooden decks and balconies get exposed to wide ranges of temperatures, to the hot sun, rain and snow. This kind of weather variation can take a beating on your exterior decks. You can prolong the life of your decks and balconies by sealing them with the appropriate products. Sealing your decks Read more

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