End of Season Primping and Easy House Touch-ups, Part 1

Now that summer is winding down, it’s time to start thinking about getting your home ready for the fall and winter months ahead.  The following are some of the tasks that are easier to take care of during the end of summer rather than during the fall or winter.  We will start with the kitchen and Bathrooms. Refrigerator Coils: The condenser coils job on a refrigerator is to remove heat from inside the motor; and when they get dusty and dirty, it can cost up to an additional $100 a year to operate…Read more …

Custom Carpentry Repairs

Having a beautiful wood deck, beautiful wood trim around your windows and doors a visual delight and lovely wood moldings throughout your home are highlights that you enjoy. All of these items and more in your home are the result of custom carpentry and when anything happens to any of these items, you need a skilled carpenter to repair them. Let’s start with the deck first, what might happen to your wonderful wood deck that you have taken such good care of, power-washing then staining and sealing it each spring, if a step…Read more …

Drywall Stained and Warped by Water

Drywall Stained and Warped by Water This winter has been brutal on the snowfall front and not only are roofs taking a beating, but interior drywall is as well. Drywall damage and stains are usually the result of a leaky roof or plumbing fixture. Minor damage and stains can be quickly and easily be repaired. Sometimes the damage is not too severe and does not require the replacement of the damaged drywall. If you feel comfortable tackling the repair yourself, these are the steps you will need to follow: Before doing anything else,…Read more …

Spring Home Maintenance

Spring Home Maintenance Now that winter is coming to an end and the days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer, it’s time to turn our attention to repairing the damage winter has cause and preparing your house for the coming warm weather. Home maintenance is a time consuming but necessary task that must be done in order to keep your home in tip top shape. Here are some of the things that should be addressed in your spring maintenance routine and some that should be addressed on a monthly basis.…Read more …

Outdoor Deck Maintenance

  Outdoor Deck Maintenance Now that spring is here, it’s the perfect time to check your deck for damage from old man winter and reseal the deck after any repairs have been made.  Here is a quick step by step list of how you can perform a spring clean-up on your deck. CLEANING YOUR DECK To truly assess the condition of your deck, the first thing you must do is wash it.  Be sure to remove any debris and wood fibers by using a power washer.  Be sure to always keep the power…Read more …