Your home is your safe haven, the place you can go that is all yours to escape the chaos of the outside world. But just how safe is your home? There are always risks in life and in your home, … Continue reading Fires, Mold, Theft, Flooding, Tornados, Hail, and More: Is Your Home At Risk?
If you live in an urban or suburban area (like the Twin Cities), look up at the sky and night during a particularly clear evening and you’ll notice something missing – the Milky Way. You can see many stars, constellations, … Continue reading Stargazing And Light Pollution in MN & WI
What exactly is Radon? Radon is a common, naturally occurring colorless, odorless, and radioactive gas released in rock, soil and water that can build up to dangerous levels inside any home. That means, you don’t know you have it in … Continue reading Radon: What Is It And Why Do We Care?
Some homes have basements, some do not – a pretty obvious statement you could say. But do you really need a basement? Why do most homes in MN & WI have basements? After all, we do live in “Tornado ally”, … Continue reading Do I Even Need a Basement in MN or WI?
It’s time to move and your home needs a little love. Should you spend the time and money fixing your home up before moving out? Or just sell it just as it is and be done with it all. You … Continue reading Should I Sell My Home “As Is”?
It can happen in minutes — first a spark of a flame, that spreads rapidly as it searches for fuel. The next thing you know, you could have a life-threatening fire on your hands. But many fires can be prevented … Continue reading Minnesota Home Fire Safety
In other words, how long do things last in my home and what will it cost me to replace them? As you are aware, nothing lasts forever, and certainly seems like nothing ever breaks down at a convenient time. Your … Continue reading Life Expectancies of Your Home’s Major Systems & Appliances
It’s honestly a little strange that I have to say this but…..curb appeal is your home’s first impression so don’t ignore it when it comes to selling your home! It has a huge impact on a potential buyer’s first impression … Continue reading Why Curb Appeal Matters
It’s not just good for your home…a fresh, clean start is also good for your health, finances, mind, and soul (and it’s a good workout too!) The weather in Minnesota and Wisconsin is warming up and it’s time to open … Continue reading Spring Cleaning
Are you buying a previously owned home? Then hopefully you have some financial reserves at all times to handle buying a new stove or repairing your new home’s 18 year old furnace suddenly if they should break (because they will … Continue reading Do You Need a Home Warranty?