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Home maintenance checklist - all year long

newly renovated kitchen Your home is one of the biggest investments you'll ever make - not just financially, but let's face it - after a year of social distancing and quarantine, our homes have become more important than ever. They've become our offices, schools, doctor offices, playgrounds, and movie theaters. Our homes have offered us protection from a lot this year. We want to encourage you to give your home all the TLC you can so that your home continues to be a safe place for you and your family.

kitchen with new backsplash

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Mudding your drywall - a guide

Mudding is when you apply multiple thin coats of drywall to the joints and screw indentations in the new drywall. It's the best way to get a wall that looks so smooth that you won't see any of the seams beneath the drywall.

There are two kinds of drywall mud.

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Spring staging tips

two-story colonial for sale

Spring is the perfect time to sell your home! Beautiful weather, flowers in bloom, and of course baseball gets everyone in a great mood. Our partners at Zaarly have a few tips to get your home ready.

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The ultimate guide to spring maintenance and cleaning

Landscaper in front of garden

Spring is officially in the air! With the change of seasons comes a long list of to-dos inside and outside of your home. Spring is also a great time to get cleaning! Whether you go total Marie Kondo and bring joy into every closet or you are looking for more of a colorful Home Edit makeover, or you just want to spruce up your space after a long winter; there is no time to get it all done like springtime.

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My son stinks; mom confessions

“I started to panic, I thought something had died in his room. There was no dead animal, I checked. EVERYWHERE. It was then that I realized, my son stinks.” — Diane, Mom of a teenage boy.

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Keep your lawn healthy

sprinkler on a green lawn

Watering your lawn is vital to healthy grass, especially in the summer when the grass is more likely to dry out. The best way to keep your lawn lush and beautiful is to have a sprinkler system installed. If you go with an automatic sprinkler system, it’s important to not over-water your lawn. Sprinklers should not be set to water every day or every other day — they should be used when water is needed. One of our lawn care service providers can help you determine what is best for your particular lawn to keep it looking it’s best, even through the summer.

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