By Bill Gassett You might be wondering what the assessed value of your home is, but what about the appraised value? Though you might think that these are the same, this isn’t the case. The assessed value is more about what a community needs to collect for taxes, whereas the appraised value is an expert and more accurate valuation. Tax assessments in real estate...

By Emma Sturgis  Whether you’re planning to sell your home or just want to increase its value, replacing your roof can be the perfect investment. As one of the most important parts of a home, a roof replacement will not only make your house look nicer and newer, it can also add monetary value that you can enjoy in the long run. Let’s explore why this is so.  Added...

By Rachelle Wilber  Tankless water heaters are becoming increasingly popular because they are a more efficient way to heat water. However, they must be properly taken care of to extend their lives. Here are four ways to help your tankless water heater last longer. Keep It Clean
Cleanliness is essential if you want to extend the life of your tankless hot water...

By Rachelle Wilber  When it comes to roofing, most people think of the traditional pitched roof. But there's another option that's gaining in popularity: the flat roof. A flat roof is exactly what it sounds like—a roof that's completely flat (or almost flat). While they're most commonly seen on commercial buildings, more and more homeowners are choosing flat roofs...

By Hannah Whittenly  Whether you need a simple installation or a full-scale repair, your electrical wiring is important. You want someone with the training and skill needed to wire your home just right. Whether they're a certified electrician or a company, you want the right person to take care of it. At the same time, you don't want someone who will leave your...

By Brooke Chaplan  You and your family are probably using your water heater every single day, and that appliance must stand up to quite a bit of abuse over the years. Here is a quick glimpse at four of the most common causes of a broken water heater and a few steps that you can take to get that unit back to perfect working condition. Tripped Circuit Breaker
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By Emma Sturgis  Winter time can be a difficult season for many homeowners. Not only do you have to worry about the cold temperatures, but you also have to make sure your home is insulated properly. This will help keep the warmth in and your energy bills down. Here are some home repairs that you'll need to make this winter to better insulate your home. Replace Your...

By Kyla Stewart  When winter arrives, people all over the country reach for their thermostats to turn on the heat. Your furnace will keep your home warm and comfortable all year long, and makes surviving those cold winter days a little bit easier. However, there is a chance you are making some mistakes when it comes to heating your home this winter. These mistakes...

By Lizzie Weakley  Whether you are planning to sell your home or just want to make it one of the best-looking homes in your neighborhood, the good news is that you can use a variety of easy ideas to give your home the curb appeal it deserves. If you're ready to get started, here are five things you can do that won't take much time and won't bust your budget along...

By Brooke Chaplin The windows in your home serve many purposes. From keeping cold weather out to providing natural light to the interior of your home, there are many things to consider when determining which type of window to have installed. We're going to share with you some of the most commonly installed window types in the modern home. Double Hung Windows
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