The Vacation-Smart Home

Planning that summer vacation? Here are our top tips to give you added peace of mind while you’re away. One of the most effective steps is to make your home appear occupied. Use timers or an app on a few lights throughout the house, scheduling them to turn off and on at various times after… Read more »

Explaining plumbing upgrades

Plumbing Upgrades – The Basics

Buyers and sellers often hear about plumbing upgrades, but just what does this mean? Generally speaking, upgraded plumbing in the context of buying or selling a home refers to both fixtures and/or the plumbing system itself. Here’s our list of the most frequently recommended upgrades: Fixtures New faucets are an easy way to add style… Read more »

Pillar To Post Newsletter May 2019

SEASONAL SENSE Top Tips for A Summer-Ready Home Spread tasks over a few weeks to be set for a worry-free, enjoyable summer. INDOORS Close the chimney flue to prevent insects from entering and to help keep cool air in. If possible, take area rugs outside and hang them over a deck or porch rail to… Read more »

Top Tips for Spring Maintenance

Spring is on the way, and that means it’s the perfect opportunity to get your home ready for the months to come. Here are our top tips to get you started: Winter can take a real toll on a home’s exterior. Wood, stucco and other types of siding should be checked for cracks, peeling or… Read more »