Archive for November, 2012

 
Ice That’s Not So Nice

Coping with winter entails a lot more than just getting accustomed to the hassle of bundling up whenever you go outdoors. Drafty, uncomfortable rooms, icicles hanging precariously from the gutters, frozen pipes, a damp basement, moisture on the windows, mold, and cold floors are just some of the common home problems that millions of people face during the winter months.   Oh, and here’s another one just for good measure: ice dams. An ice dam is a ...

Posted at November 27, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
“Before You Buy That House . . .”

It’s certainly not much of a stretch to suggest that buying a home is probably the most expensive single purchase any of us will make in our lifetime. It’s exciting as well don’t get me wrong . . . but it’ll also run you a pretty penny . . . a few million to be more precise. But before you rush out and snatch up that dream abode you’ve got your eyes on, you’ll ...

Posted at November 20, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
Are Tiny Homes A Sign Of The Future?

In response to skyrocketing rent, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a city-wide competition last summer calling on home developers and designers to conceive of 300 square foot ‘micro units.’  Imagine a room that’s 25 feet long and 12 feet wide to get a better idea of how big - I mean small - that is. Yikes!   As a cue based around trends slowly gaining steam ‘across the pond’ in England - Brits have the smallest ...

Posted at November 13, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
Driveway Repairs: There’s Just No Getting Around Them

A driveway is not only once of the first things that others notice about our homes, but it’s also one of the most used and abused surfaces as well . . . so that means unavoidable repairs now and again no matter where you happen to live.   Now if you’re one of the many homeowners across the United States who have either a concrete or an asphalt driveway, then you’re probably well aware of the types ...

Posted at November 6, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment