9 Signs You Can Trust Your Handyman

One of the most important things you can do as a homeowner is to have contractors and essential services on speed dial. Of course, one of these services is a handyman to help you with issues that may develop in your home. But how do you find one you can trust? Read on to learn the 9 positive signs to look out for when searching for a handyman for your home.   1. Licensed and insured  Craigslist and similar sites are filled with amateur handymen looking for work. Many are not licensed experienced workers, but individuals looking to make [...]

By |June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Home maintenance|0 Comments

9 Tips for a Well-Maintained Home

If you are like most families, your home is your biggest investment. It's also likely the place you spend the most time and a source of pride. Having a well-maintained home is not only good for the value of your home, but for your soul. Keeping up with home maintenance tasks prevents small issues from becoming catastrophic ones, and in the end will lengthen the life of your home. Read our 9 tips for keeping your home well maintained.   1. Make sure you get to issues before they get to you As a homeowner, the buck stops with [...]

By |April 23rd, 2021|Categories: Home maintenance|Comments Off on 9 Tips for a Well-Maintained Home

10 Dos and Don’ts for Cleaning & Maintaining Your Deck

Here in the Pacific Northwest, weather can be harsh on our homes and decks. The rain, wind, and snow makes proper cleaning and frequent maintenance crucial for getting the most out of your home. While many homeowners think decks are self-sustaining, even pressure-treated and composite decks need to be taken care of to maximize their lifecycle and remain safe. And we’re not just talking a quick rinse with a garden hose!  Read on to learn our 5 dos and 5 don’t for cleaning and maintaining your deck.    Do...    1. Clean your deck fully once a year Just [...]

By |March 21st, 2021|Categories: Decks, Home maintenance|Comments Off on 10 Dos and Don’ts for Cleaning & Maintaining Your Deck

8 Important Roof and Gutter Maintenance Tasks for Winter

You’ve probably heard us recommend you get your roof inspected and gutters cleaned twice per year — once in the spring and once in the fall.  But it’s important to know that maintaining your roofs and gutters is a year round task — one that protects your investment, saves you money, and dodges headaches later down the road.  We’ve gathered a list of important roof maintenance and gutter tasks to complete to help you avoid disrepair and damage during the winter.   ☐ Inspect your attic and ventilation Before you head outside, pay a visit to your attic or [...]

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Gutters, Home maintenance, Roof|Comments Off on 8 Important Roof and Gutter Maintenance Tasks for Winter

A New Homeowner’s Guide to Gutter Maintenance

You recently bought a home — congratulations!  Being a new homeowner comes with its own set of excitement and challenges. It’s a constant balance of wanting to protect your investment — it’s likely one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make, after all — and spending money for maintenance and upgrades at the right time.  But when you need to consider things like your roof, gutters, landscaping, electrical, plumbing, and everything in between, it can be hard to know where to start.  In today’s blog post, we’ll get you started with a getting-start guide to taking care of your [...]

By |January 12th, 2021|Categories: Gutters, Home maintenance|Comments Off on A New Homeowner’s Guide to Gutter Maintenance

Questions to Ask Your Gutter Cleaners

It’s official: the rainy season is upon us here in the Pacific Northwest. That means a couple of things: it’s time to break out the rain boots, stock up on Vitamin D, and if you haven’t had your gutters cleaned in a little while, it’s time.  But when it comes to choosing a great gutter cleaning company, it isn’t as simple as a Google search. Consider what’s important to you about a gutter cleaning company. Do you need them to be available within the same week? Are you concerned about how environmentally friendly they are? What about their pricing?  [...]

By |November 20th, 2020|Categories: Home maintenance|Comments Off on Questions to Ask Your Gutter Cleaners
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