Summer temperatures are right around the corner. While those scorching temperatures are great for lounging around the pool, they can be rough on your home and outdoor equipment, not to mention raise your power bill. Fortunately, there are simple … [Read more...] about Summerize Your Home
Home Maintenance Tips
Are the rumors you’ve heard about Freon being phased out true? Yes, it’s true. Freon (or R-22) was limited in 1990 by the “Clean Air Act” because of its harmful effects on the ozone. In 2010, it was prohibited for use in new air conditioning … [Read more...] about Will Your Air Conditioner be Impacted by the Freon Ban?
One of the benefits of living in the Sonoran Desert in the winter is only having to contend with a few nights of freezing temperatures. Even so, you will want to do a few quick and easy things to protect your home and foliage. These tips will allow … [Read more...] about Prepare for Freezing Overnight Temperatures
We all know how important first impressions are in life. Sometimes a bad first impression can ruin your chance for a second. If the first thing out a potential buyer’s mouth is “What’s that smell?”, things are not off to a good start. For … [Read more...] about What’s That Smell? Don’t Let Odors Kill Your Sale!
Thomas Edison created the first Christmas light display in 1880 at his Menlo Park laboratory. Two years later, his friend and colleague Edward Johnson decorated the first Christmas tree with 80 blinking red, white and blue electric lights. He perched … [Read more...] about Safety Checklist for Christmas Lights
Your home is probably your greatest personal asset. A pro-active maintenance schedule for keeping it in tip-top condition is worth any time and money invested. Taking care of little things while they’re little can save you thousands of dollars and … [Read more...] about Pro-Active Home Maintenance Tips
Monsoon season in Arizona has started with a bang. Are you prepared to weather these storms? Use these tips to make sure your home is secured, and you can have more peace of mind when the wind and rain hits. Inspect your … [Read more...] about 12 Ways to Make Your Home Monsoon Ready
In the spring, we begin to hear the lamenting song of our Snowbirds who are headed north to enjoy cooler climates away from their Desert home. Before you start enjoying those cool, summer evenings and lakefront paradises, you can show your Arizona … [Read more...] about The Snow Bird’s Guide to “Summerizing” Your Arizona Home