home maintenance: Home Maintenance Checklist For June - 05/31/19 05:13 AM
 
June Maintenance Checklist For Homeowners
 
Tomorrow is June 1st! Hard to believe how quickly we are barreling towards the summer season. Before the summer season goes into full swing, here's a list of things homeowners should take care of to keep their homes in tip top shape throughout the summer season and beyond.
 
In addition to the items on the checklist below, here are a five more tips to get your home ready for the summer months:
Close the chimney flue to prevent insects from entering and to help keep cool air in. Change the rotation of ceiling fans to the summer setting. Give … (49 comments)

home maintenance: 2019 Monthly/Annual/Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist And Schedule - 12/28/18 12:47 PM

 
2019 Home Maintenance Checklist & Schedule
 
There's more to owning a home than just the financial responsibility of making timely mortgage and tax payments. Owning a home also means maintaining your home. I like to remind my clients that their home is a living and breathing entity and that it needs to be taken care of on a consistent basis to keep it in tip top shape. Deferred and neglected home maintenance will ultimately cost more to repair than the time and cost involved in maintaining a home consistently throughout the year and every year.
 
The best way to stay on top of all the tasks involved … (32 comments)

home maintenance: Tips For Maintaining Your Charlotte Area Home In 2017 (Painlessly) - 01/11/17 05:25 AM
With the new year upon us, it's a great time to put together your annual schedule to maintain your Charlotte metro area home month by month in 2017. We know that when we neglect  home maintenance, the ultimate cost to repair and replace is often much higher than just maintaining as you go. It can be overwhelming to think about all the things that go into maintaining a home on an ongoing basis. But, as with many thing in life, if you plan and schedule to do a little bit each week or each month it all manages to get done. As that … (31 comments)

home maintenance: 6 Fall Home Maintenance Tips To Get Your Home Ready For Winter - 10/08/16 04:49 AM
 
 
From one of our favorite inspectors in the Charlotte metro area, Eric Dorman with Pillar to Post, comes the following 6 top tips on how to get your home ready for the late fall and winter seasons. Early fall is the perfect time to get yourhome in shape while the weather is still pleasant for spending time outdoors. 
 
Eric Dorman's and Pillar To Post's 6 Fall Home Maintenance Tips To Get Your Home Ready For Winter:
 
Seal it up: Caulk and seal around exterior door and window frames. Look for gaps where pipes
or wiring enter the home and caulk those as … (27 comments)

home maintenance: 5 Top Plumbing Maintenance Tips For Your Home - 10/08/16 04:40 AM
From one of our favorite inspectors in the Charlotte metro area, Eric Dorman with Pillar to Post, comes the following advice about maintaining your home's plumbing system to reduce the chances for leaks, ruptures, clogs, etc. Taking some basic precautions in advance will ensure your home's plumbing stays up to snuff and will save you money on costly repairs in the long run. And the best part is that some of these basic precautions cost absolutely nothing.
 
Eric Dorman's and Pillar to Post's 5 Top Tips To Maintain Your Home's Plumbing Systems:
 
Know where the main water shutoff valve in your home … (31 comments)

home maintenance: Home Maintenance Schedule & Checklist From Carolinas Realty Partners - 09/10/16 10:35 PM
Owning a home carries more than just financial responsibility to make timely mortgage and tax payments. Owning a home also means maintaining your home. As I like to remind my clients, "your home is a living and breathing entity and you need to take care of it on a consistent basis to keep it in tip top shape."  It's also worth pointing out that when you neglect home maintenance, the ultimate cost to fix or repair problems can be much greater than maintaining on an ongoing basis.
 
An easy way to stay on top of all the tasks involved in maintaining your home … (28 comments)

home maintenance: Six New Year's Resolutions for Sellers - 12/13/15 08:55 PM
The new year is almost upon us. And if you've been thinking about selling your Charlotte area home, here are six great resolutions for any home owners thinking of selling their home in 2016. Follow these resolutions and you won't have any problems selling your home.  And don't forget to check out my post from last week "Easy Decluttering In 2016 ~ 116 Things To Throw Away One Day At A Time." It has lots of great tips on getting your home organized for the new year whether you plan to sell or not.
Six New Year’s Resolutions For Sellers

Many … (16 comments)

home maintenance: Why Homeowners Need To Keep Up With Caulking And Grouting - 08/20/15 03:11 AM
Homeowners are wise to keep up with failing caulk and/or grout, because ignoring this important aspect of home maintenance can lead to mold, mildew or worse. The article below, provided by one of Carolinas Realty Partners' favorite inspection companies in the Charlotte metro area, Home Inspection Carolina, provides great tips on how to maintain and refresh the caulking and grouting in your home.
 
And if you're selling your home, refreshing the caulking and/or grouting in your kitchen and bathrooms can go  a long way towards giving these rooms a clean and updated look, as well as give prospective buyers a level of … (22 comments)

home maintenance: Save Money this Winter with these Energy Saving Tips - 11/08/14 11:55 PM
Great suggestions in the infographic below, provided by one of Georgia's top real estate agents, Anita Clark. And these are suggestions worth following regardless of where you live so long as you have even a bit of winter. Small, no and low cost changes can reap some great savings in energy costs. And who doesn't want to save some money on energy?
Save Money this Winter with these Energy Saving Tips For much of the the U.S. and Canada, cold weather has either already arrived or is on its way. With that decrease in temperature often comes an increase in expenses to … (7 comments)

home maintenance: Winterize Your Long Island Home Now - 11/05/14 09:19 PM
Don't just ignore article this because it talks about winterizing your Long Island home! You can take all of these tips on how to winterize your home in the Charlotte, North Carolina region and apply them here as well, as our weather gradually cools down. All eight of the winerizing items keeping "popping up" regularly on my inspection reports, so I know way too many homeowners aren't doing much to winterize their homes. But following these steps will help ensure your Charlotte metro area home will be in great shape throughout the winter into the spring 2015 season.
There's a chill in … (6 comments)

 
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