Monthly Archives: July 2015


Pull A Permit Use a Contractor or Lose your Investment

2016-03-18T15:37:58+00:00July 17th, 2015|

How much do you expect to spend on your addition? Since every house, every site, and every family’s wish list are different, the only way to get a realistic estimate for your particular project is to talk to local contractors. But as a general guideline, expect to spend anywhere from $100 to $200 (and up) [...]

It’s Raining Season Prevent Water Damage

2016-10-17T12:04:09+00:00July 16th, 2015|

The first signs of water damage might seem trivial. Warnings like water stains on the ceilings or a leak under the kitchen sink can lead to real problems. Maintenance is key: Check and replace washing machine hoses. Water heaters last 8-15 years-check for rust on tank, water spots around the base, drain pans full of [...]


2016-03-18T15:35:11+00:00July 9th, 2015|

LED (light emitting diode) LIGHTING FACTS The promise of LEDs is that if you change your light bulbs today when your child is starting kindergarten, they won’t need to be changed again until he or she is a couple years out of grad school. What’s the payback for the average homeowner? If you’re replacing incandescent or [...]