The arctic temperatures we’ve experienced all across North America have served as a brutal eye opener to the damage mother nature can bring upon our homes. One thing is certain: the month of January taught us the importance of weather proofing our most prized possessions. Good thing, because the winter season is only halfway over and we’ll surely endure another arctic blast or two. Be sure to carefully review the following crucial tips and measures to protect your plumbing, furnace, and electric. Then, simply #MakeARequest on GetAssist to be connected with top-ranked pros near you to aid in the safeguarding process.
Autumn is officially here, and since you’ll likely be spending more time indoors as the chilly weather rolls in, it’s the perfect time to revamp and add some spice to the areas you’ll be cozying up in. Make your list of to-do’s, then Make A Request on GetAssist and we’ll take care of the rest!
Whether your design tastes sway more modern, eclectic, or anywhere between, the bathroom is always a great starting point when giving your home a facelift. Here are the trends we are seeing in 2018.
We’ve all heard horror stories about unanticipated home issues during the chilly months. Why risk a mishap (and some serious denial) when we can address potential issues right now? Check out some of these to-do’s to get your home ready for the cold stretch. Read more
We all know someone with an amazing outdoor entertainment space. What are some of the factors that make it such a fantastic place to spend time together? A fire pit is likely one of them.
Remember all the moments during the winter months when you said, “This coming Spring/Summer I’m going to fix…” or “When it gets nicer out, I’m going to clean…”? Yeah, we’ve all been there. As soon as the sun starts to shine and the weather gets nice out, that do-it mentality goes away. Thinking about carrying out the usual spring cleaning and maintenance tasks as listed below is not very inspiring.
Moving in the Winter can create some extra challenges. Whether you are a first-time home buyer or selling and moving on, planning a move can already seem like a cumbersome chore. To assist in a smooth move, we’ve put together a Winter Moving Checklist.
‘Tis the season of pumpkin picking, apple cider sipping and taking in the beautiful changing landscapes. As the leaves start to fall, and the breeze turns crisper and colder, you may sense the ever-approaching blustery winter weather. Colder weather isn’t just hard on us; it’s hard on our homes. Running the furnace or utilizing the woodstove is constant wear-and-tear on these appliances. Not to mention the fluctuating temperatures, high winds, and heavy snowfalls are hard on a home’s foundation, chimney, roof, and overall structure.
The short summer months bring opportunity for many things. Playing in the outdoors without a care for the elements, lazy afternoons in the shade sipping iced tea… And catching up on home maintenance without the weather dictating your availability to do so.
With so much to do and so little time, here is a list of home maintenance and repairs you may not have thought of. Take care of these now to enjoy the benefits and avoid trouble later in the year when Mother Nature is not so kind.
Are your weekends overshadowed by all the projects you need to get done? Does it seem like it will take just as much time to read up or watch YouTube videos on how to do them?… Not to mention how many trips to the hardware store it will take to get the right materials. There is a simple solution to this analysis paralysis – hire a handyman.