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7 ways to keep pests out of your home

7 ways to keep pests out of your home

Even if you’re an animal lover, I’d guess that you’re not keen on the idea of sharing your home with mice, spiders, roaches, and squirrels. They may be cute and fuzzy (or creepy and horrible), but they belong outdoors.  From a home inspection standpoint, there are few...

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Easy Cosmetic Home Updates to Make Before You Sell

Easy Cosmetic Home Updates to Make Before You Sell

Are you preparing to sell your home but wondering what you can do to ensure buyers are interested? You may be surprised to hear that you don’t need to do a major kitchen remodel or add a basement bathroom to increase your home’s selling power. In fact, the inexpensive...

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Who Should Attend the Home Inspection

Who Should Attend the Home Inspection

Home inspections are an integral part of a complicated recipe; if you don’t have all of the proper ingredients or know the measurements, the final product can end very poorly. Every chef should have all of the pertinent information before completing his dish. Property...

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Homeowner Tips for Winter Home Prep

  Homeowner Tips for Winter Home Prep Preparing a home for winter can take a lot of planning and execution. It is a worthwhile task for homeowners who want to welcome the new year with greater comfort and energy efficiency. These tips help homeowners know where...

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How to Fix a Window Screen

Window screens play an important role in keeping your home comfortable during the warmer months. When they tear or snag, they are not able to do their job of letting fresh air in your home while keeping bugs out. Fortunately, repairing a broken window screen is a...

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Your Handy Caulk Guide

The caulk or sealant on your bathtub, shower, and sink plays an important role in preserving your bathroom and preventing water damage and mold. With the right materials and our handy guide, re-caulking is an easy DIY project that can be done for low cost in a short...

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13 Summer Home Maintenance To-Do’s in Milwaukee

Warmer weather and longer days make summer ideal for checking items off your home maintenance to-do list. Here are some ideas to get started: Touch Up Exterior Paint Touching up the paint on your home’s exterior is a great first summer project. The Milwaukee weather...

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Test for Radon before You Sell

JANUARY is RADON AWARENESS MONTH What is Radon? Radon is an colorless, odorless radioactive gas. It forms naturally from the decay of radioactive elements (e.g. granite, uranium) which are found at different levels in the soil and rock around the base and under your...

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Is it Time For a New Furnace?

When it comes time to replace that old furnace, you may have tons of questions and probably a few concerns. You can speak to as many contractors as you wish and get as much advice as possible, the choice to replace it will ultimately be yours to make. Knowing the key...

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How to keep the Basement Dry

No one wants to come home to a flooded basement: family heirlooms, old vacation photos, workout equipment, theatre system all ruined. Fact is, this becomes the reality of many families every single year especially during the spring months of increased rain. There are...

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