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Rochester NY 14625

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August 27, 2019

There are some basic tasks that every homeowner should know how to do. Knowing how to do these 9 things makes you a better homeowner, guaranteed.

Change a Furnace Filter

Your furnace may be big, bulky, and perform one of the most essential tasks in your home, but that do...

August 19, 2019

The modern garbage disposal has been a tremendous boon for homeowners and renters worldwide. It provides a quick and sanitary way to dispose of food waste, keeping trash bags lighter and landfills from overflowing. Because of their simplicity and solid construction, di...

May 29, 2019

Identify red flags

According to Phillip Carter, urban regional extension agent with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, common signs of unwanted moisture include:

  • Excessive, continuous condensation around windows

  • Musty smells

  • Standing water, especiall...

May 7, 2019

Whether you're putting a roof on a new home, or your existing roof requires a total makeover, there are many materials available. But no matter what roof style you have, metal roofs can be an attractive option because of their longevity, minimal maintenance, and energy...

April 23, 2019

Inspect your pipes

Look for signs of dripping and corrosion in exposed pipes, such as supply lines for toilets and sinks, as well as lines leading to appliances such as dishwashers, refrigerator ice makers, and washing machines. Leaking fixtures may need replacement par...

April 10, 2019

Sump pumps are designed to handle surface water and ground water (storm water) that accumulates around the building. They don’t handle sanitary waste liquids or solids. Sump pumps typically are installed when there is a risk of flooding grade or sub-grade areas. Exteri...

February 28, 2019

A lot of people avoid buying a house in the winter. Buying a house in the winter might actually tell you a lot about how the house performs. If there are spots on the roof not covered in snow, it might indicate heat is escaping through the attic. When you walk through...

January 16, 2019

It’s perfectly acceptable to have a high-efficiency furnace installed with one pipe. Just flip through the pages of any high-efficiency furnace installation manual and you’ll find the answer. I’m blogging about this because I’ve had many homeowners ask me about this.


August 31, 2018

Congratulations! You just moved into your new home. The first steps, of course, are unpacking, settling in and enjoying your new space. But what comes next?

This checklist will help you keep track of important home maintenance tasks, especially during your first year in...

August 18, 2018

 12 Tips To Get Your Home Inspected Quicker! ! !

Below are some hints to help you have the inspection on your house go smoother and alleviate some of the stress associated with selling a house.

1.)    Make sure the utilities are on.

2.)    If you have pets, remove t...