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Our blogs contain helpful information & resources for homebuyers, homeowners, & the communities of Door and Kewaunee counties.
6 Ways to Renovate Your Basement

6 Ways to Renovate Your Basement

A well-planned basement renovation will give your family space to spread out and significantly increase the value of your home. Below are several great ideas to renovate your basement and create an enjoyable, functional space. Create a Home Wine Cellar  Converting...

5 Tips for HVAC Maintenance

5 Tips for HVAC Maintenance

Maintain your HVAC system to keep your home comfortable no matter the season. Avoid problems and keep the system running efficiently and effectively. Here are a few tips for HVAC maintenance. Annual HVAC Maintenance Hire a professional for a yearly HVAC service visit....

6 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Use This Summer

6 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Use This Summer

As temperatures rise, your electric bill can get out of hand from running your air conditioner to cool your home. While some amount of AC is ideal to stay comfortable, there are other creative ways to reduce your home’s summer energy use. Here are some of our...

5 Tips for Moving on a Budget

5 Tips for Moving on a Budget

Moving from one home to another is exciting, but it can also be costly. Between buying boxes to safely store your items, renting a moving truck, and paying movers, the costs can easily climb into the thousands. If you are interested in moving on a budget, here are...

4 Signs of Mold in the Home

4 Signs of Mold in the Home

Mold causes health problems and damage to your property. Mold is especially dangerous to people who have allergies or a compromised immune system. It's essential that you know some of the primary signs of mold in the home. Early detection helps you prevent the mold...

4 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Inspection

4 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Inspection

When you are preparing to list your home for sale, you want to get it on and off the market as soon as possible. Particularly when you buying a new house at the same time you are selling your own, it can be hard to find the perfect balance between a quick sale and...

Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter

If you've been neglecting your roof, windows, floors, and gutters, it’s time to get to work on home maintenance. Winter weather can wreak havoc on your home, leading to costly damages. Here are a few important ways to prepare your home for winter. Keep your family...

5 Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home

5 Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home

Electricity is necessary for modern life, but if you don’t handle it safely, you might experience shock or even start a house fire. To reduce hazards and protect your property, let’s take a look at some tips for electrical safety in your home Electrical Safety and...

How To Clean Gutters in 6 Easy Steps

How To Clean Gutters in 6 Easy Steps

Clogged gutters can cause issues like roof damage, foundation erosion, mosquito infestation, and more. Hiring a professional to repair these problems can be costly. Taking the time to thoroughly clean your gutters twice a year will save you a lot of headaches. Follow...

5 Ways to Babyproof Your Home

5 Ways to Babyproof Your Home

If you have a baby on the way or a newborn at home, it is essential to make the living spaces safe. It may seem like a tiny infant can't get into much trouble, but you'd be surprised. Babies are curious and love to explore so it's best to take precautions to avoid...

7 Projects That Add Value to Your Home

7 Projects That Add Value to Your Home

Most homeowners want to continually improve their homes and add personal touches. Making upgrades keeps the home current, and some may even add value to your home. Even if you don’t plan to sell your home in the near future, you’ll benefit from improvements you make...

6 Signs of a Plumbing Problem

6 Signs of a Plumbing Problem

Plumbing issues are not just a minor concern. A home might experience water damage, structural issues, and mold growth due to leaking pipes. Over time, these issues can become worse and may require costly repairs. To be a good homeowner, pay attention to common signs...

How to Prepare for a Winter Move

How to Prepare for a Winter Move

Moving at any time of the year is overwhelming and stressful, but relocating in the winter creates additional challenges. However, a winter move also has advantages. Moving companies are less busy at this time of the year. The prices you pay during winter may be more...

7 DIY Deck Upgrades That Will Improve Your Backyard

7 DIY Deck Upgrades That Will Improve Your Backyard

Is your deck or outdoor living area boring and drab? You can make your deck into an inviting and comfortable place to spend time with family and friends. Make the outdoor space one you are proud to show off with these 7 DIY deck upgrades. DIY Deck Upgrades to Bring...

Tree Care and Maintenance at Home

Tree Care and Maintenance at Home

Trees provide shade, lower utility bills, and can increase your home’s value. Unfortunately, an unhealthy tree can affect your curb appeal and cause problems in the yard. Use the following tree care and maintenance tips to keep your trees in great shape. Trim Your...

Reasons to Order a Home Inspection

Reasons to Order a Home Inspection

Buying a home is an overwhelming yet exciting time. You’re making a significant investment and you want to be confident in your purchase, so be sure to order a home inspection. A professional inspector will assess each component of the house and provide a detailed...

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