5​ ​Affordable​ ​Home​ ​Improvement​ ​Projects​ ​for​ ​this​ ​Fall

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With​ ​the​ ​weather​ ​turning​ ​colder​ ​and​ ​the​ ​leaves​ ​starting​ ​to​ ​change,​ ​many​ ​homeowners​ ​get inspired​ ​each​ ​fall​ ​to​ ​tackle​ ​a​ ​few​ ​home improvement projects​ ​around​ ​the​ ​house.​ ​What​ ​better​ ​way​ ​to​ ​get​ ​ready​ ​for​ ​the cozier​ ​months​ ​of​ ​the​ ​year​ ​than​ ​to​ ​improve​ ​your​ ​home’s​ ​condition​ ​and​ ​efficiency.​ ​These​ ​five affordable​ ​home​ ​improvement​ ​projects​ ​are​ Read the full article…

Top Home Renovation Projects to Tackle Before the End of Summer 2017

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It’s that point in the summer when the heat starts to lose its bite. It’s still hot, of course, but you just know that the practically sub-Saharan weather is about to draw to a close, meaning that crisp fall nights can’t be that far away. However, the milder weather also makes it a choice time Read the full article…

Low-Cost to No-Cost Tips to Stay Cool in Summer

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Get tips to stay cool in summer by lowering the temperature and improving your comfort inside your house. Here are seven tips to help you stay cool in the summer without spending a lot of money.

5 Energy Saving Tips to Save Money on Heating, Cooling, Water and Electricity

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Tips on saving money on energy bills as well as lower your gas, electric, oil and water bills. You can save money on your energy bills by tuning your heating system and adding extra insulation, Fixing leaky toilets can save money on your water bill and help you save money on your energy bill.

Easy Ways to Cut Energy Costs #1010161

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As temperatures fall and energy bills rise, Tom and Leslie deliver tips on easy steps you can take to reduce energy use, save money and improve your comfort all winter long, plus get green gardening tips for fall and answers to your calls.

Tips to Avoid Ticks, Refinishing Hardwood Floors and Staying Cool Through the Dog Days of Summer


Now that we are in the hottest part of the summer, we are also at the peak season for ticks that can carry dangerous diseases.  Tom & Leslie have tips on how to avoid ticks and health hassles they can bring.  Plus get tips on how to refinish hardwood floors, and find out how to make sure you choose the right size air conditioner to get you through the hottest month of the year. Also the answers to your questions about basement windows, resurfacing a patio, purchasing a power washer, sod issues, repairing an asphalt driveway, air conditioning repairs, grinding a tree trunk, replacing a roof, air flow, tubs and showers, and porch flooring.

Preventing Burglars from Ruining Your Vacation, Home Inspection Tips for Buyers and Sellers and Easy A/C Install Tips to Keep Cool in Summer


Summer vacation season is often a bonanza for burglars.  Tom and Leslie share simple and low-cost steps you can take right how to keep your home safe.  Plus if you are planning to buy or sell a home, you do not want to do that without getting a professional home inspector.  The President of the American Society of Home Inspectors stops by with tips.  And find out how to safely install a room air conditioner, plus your calls about, repairing hardwood floors, air flow, contractor problems, painting a front door, repairing a linoleum floor, window replacement, mold on patio, attic insulation, stair repair, drainage issues.