home maintenance

3 Mistakes to Avoid When you Own a Pool

Warm weather and sunny days often means more time lounging by the pool, however, we realize with that comes the burden of swimming pool maintenance. This summer, LeafFilter is encouraging Americans to Take Back Saturday… Read More

Repair Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

While not every home is a fixer-upper, all homes require occasional maintenance and repairs. Instead of hiring a handyman every time something goes wrong, you should learn several essential repair tips that will help you… Read More

Plants That Naturally Repel Pests

As the summer season begins, many homeowners look forward to cookouts, parties on the patio, gardening, and quality time outdoors. Unfortunately, annoying pests may get in the way of some of these exciting summer pastimes.… Read More

Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality

How much of your time do you spend indoors? Between work or school, down time, and sleep, some people may spend up to 90% of their time indoors. If the air quality in your home… Read More

The Issue with Gutter Heaters

Ice and snow can cause many different issues, including ice dams, during the winter. Many times, homeowners fall victim to the most common solutions to ice dams that have been floating around for generations –… Read More

Types of Gutters

When it comes to rain gutters, homeowners can choose from a wide variety. Residential gutters come in different shapes and sizes, and can be manufactured using one of several different materials. Each option comes with… Read More

Garden Chores to Prep Your Yard

As the cold dark days of winter begin to fade away, we can finally turn our attention to the exterior of our home.  You may (or may not) be eager to get a head start… Read More

Must Have Garden Tools

Growing a garden is a relaxing and rewarding hobby. Whether you decide to grow a garden in your backyard or in pots on your balcony, gardening can be a very time consuming process. Fortunately, there… Read More