How to Have a Leak-Free Spring

It’s officially spring and while Michigan may not always cooperate with our seasonal plans, it’s time to start thinking about the warmer months ahead. While there are many beautiful wonders that happen during the spring, there are a few challenges. In this blog we offer you a few tips on how to have a leak-free …

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Best Outdoor Spring Cleaning Ideas

With spring just around the corner you may be starting to think about getting a spring cleaning checklist together. Once the weather starts to warm up and we can safely emerge from our northern winter slumber, it’s wise to get started on your spring cleaning list. In a continuation of last week’s post, Best Indoor …

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Best Indoor Spring Cleaning Ideas

With spring just around the corner you may be starting to think about getting a spring cleaning checklist together. Unfortunately, with Michigan’s weather we can never be quite sure when spring will come exactly, but it is helpful to be prepared. Since we can’t count on the weather to cooperate with our spring cleaning schedule, …

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How to Stay Warm During a Michigan Winter

After braving this week’s subzero temperatures you may be wondering if there’s anything you can do to stay warm during a Michigan cold front. Many of us were shocked to see the temperatures dip to record-breaking lows but to add insult to injury we were also advised to set our thermostats to 65 degrees! For …

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How to Safely Hang Last Minute Christmas Lights

With Christmas just days away and guests making their way from out of town, you might be on of the many folks who are hanging last minute Christmas lights this year.  Hanging outdoor lights can feel like such a chore but you want to make sure you do so safely without injuring yourself or damaging …

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Getting Your Roof Ready for Winter

We hate to say it, but…being a homeowner or commercial property owner in Michigan means now is the time to get your roof ready for winter. While we’ve just barely entered into fall, the coming weeks seem to fly by. With holidays, family gatherings, and hosting guests on your to-do list it’s easy to forget …

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Curb Appeal- What IS Appealing

Curb Appeal – What IS Appealing If you’re in the market to sell your home, chances are you and/or your real estate agent are thinking about ways you can improve your home. As you brainstorm, you may think its important to update your kitchen and bathrooms or finally swap your old carpeting for hardwood floors. …

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Curb Appeal- What’s NOT Appealing

Curb Appeal – What’s NOT Appealing If you’re in the market to sell your home, chances are you and/or your real estate agent are thinking about ways you can improve your home. As you brainstorm, you may think its important to update your kitchen and bathrooms or finally swap your old carpeting for hardwood floors. …

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Getting Your Yard Ready for Summer

It’s hard to believe that the Michigan winter is far behind us but, believe it or not, spring will soon be coming to a close and we’ll be barreling fast into summer. As usual for Michiganders, winter’s abrupt end leaves us a little bewildered with the improved weather. While we’re tentatively embracing sandals and t-shirts, …

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