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DIY Electrical Repair: How to Safely Change a Light Bulb

[fa icon="calendar'] June 20, 2019 at 2:41 PM / by Home Services Expert

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By now, we've all heard the joke: “How many (fill in with your favorite demographic group) does it take to change a light bulb?”

As you know, the answer is invariably “one,” but as you also may know, there's sometimes more to safely changing a light bulb than meets the eye. And it's no laughing matter when you receive an electrical shock or the bulb has become broken in the base and you have to remove it before changing it.

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Should I Upgrade to Double-Pane Windows?

[fa icon="calendar'] June 14, 2019 at 11:24 AM / by Home Services Expert

posted in Home Energy Efficiency, Home Remodeling

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If you live in an older home (especially one built in the 1970’s or before), you may have single-pane windows. Newer homes are generally built with double-pane windows. While those in the window installation business are surely knowledgeable on all of the differences between different types of windows, we know the average homeowner may not be. What you may think of as a normal power bill or a normal amount of street noise that makes it into your home may actually be more related to your windows than you think.

So, if you’re asking the question “Should I Upgrade to Double-Pane Windows?” the answer is most likely yes, and here are some reasons why:

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7 Minimalist Tips to Enjoy a Clutter-Free Home

[fa icon="calendar'] June 3, 2019 at 5:09 PM / by Home Services Expert

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To be successful in your endeavor to have a clutter-free home you’ll need a plan. Ask yourself what you want to accomplish. Is it to just tidy up the living room or to actually reduce the number of items you have?

Becoming a clutter-free home doesn’t mean moving items from the living room into the closet, it means deciding if the item stays or goes. If you never get rid of anything, you’re really just moving your clutter around your home.

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Help! My Garbage Disposal Stinks

[fa icon="calendar'] May 17, 2019 at 3:02 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Kitchens are a popular place to be. It’s where we cook all our meals and inevitably where people end up gathering when you have guests over. The last thing you want is for it to smell funky – it’s embarrassing and causes you to have to take precious time away from visiting with your friends or family because you have to find the source and clean.

We’ve all been in the predicament of trying to find out where that icky smell is coming from. You clean out the refrigerator, take out the trash, and toss the well-used sponge, but the smell still lingers. The stinky culprit could be your garbage disposal.

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Why Does My Water Go From Scalding to Freezing with No In-Between?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 10, 2019 at 11:57 AM / by Home Services Expert

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We’ve all been there before, you’re taking a shower and the temperature is so nice you haven’t thought twice about it. Then all of the sudden you’re scalded with extremely hot water and have to jump out of the way of the water stream. Then shortly after, the water turns freezing cold. This experience is no fun for anyone, and you may be wondering “why does my water keep changing temperatures?"

Of course this isn’t limited to just the shower – it can happen at any temperature controlled source of water. Here we will list the common reasons this happens and the possible solutions to the problem.

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Why Use Experts in Your Home?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 3, 2019 at 11:09 AM / by Home Services Expert

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At Experts in Your Home, we do more than you think. This means we can tackle just about any of your remodeling, construction, and home maintenance needs. From dripping faucets and ceiling fan installation, to house painting and HVAC repair, we know you have choices when it comes to calling a company to come into your home. So why call us? Learn what we believe in the video below.

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Creative Ways to Use Your Space Under the Stairs

[fa icon="calendar'] April 29, 2019 at 2:01 PM / by Home Services Expert

posted in Home Remodeling, Construction, Home Tips

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When you live in a small house, every little space counts. No longer is a bare wall acceptable or can an overhead space be left for the cobwebs. Limited space usually means the need for more creative ideas about how to use that space to your advantage. 

If you've ever looked at the alcove under your stairs and wondered what to even use it for, we’ve got an idea for you! 

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Best Remodel Projects to Add Value to Your Home

[fa icon="calendar'] April 12, 2019 at 9:39 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Spring is in the air, and the energy and inspiration that comes this time of year may have you thinking about all of the potential in remodeling parts of your home.

It can be exciting to think about improving your curb appeal with new paint or siding or adding a luxurious and modern touch to your bathroom. Or maybe your dream is to do a major kitchen remodel since that’s where you and your guests will spend a lot of time. It’s also possible you just dream of more space, and with real estate in tight supply in Northern California you’ve realized that remodeling is the best route for you to go.

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3 Reasons Your Allergies are Aggravated When Using Your HVAC System

[fa icon="calendar'] April 5, 2019 at 3:53 PM / by Home Services Expert

posted in Heating and Air Conditioning

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You wake up to a stuffy, runny nose, itchy throat and eyes, and sinus pressure that causes your head to pound. You immediately recognize these symptoms – allergies. While you long to just go back to bed, you have to face the day, knowing all too well the path that lies ahead – you take an allergy pill, make some tea, inhale as much essential oil-infused shower steam as you can, use your sinus rinse, and wait for the allergies to go away.

While you may be familiar with seasonal allergies, if you consistently have allergies all year round, it could have something to do with your heating and air conditioning system.

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Why Cleaning Is Actually Good For Your Health

[fa icon="calendar'] March 29, 2019 at 3:38 PM / by Home Services Expert

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The end of March and beginning of April usually begins the time for “spring cleaning” and becomes the item on everyone’s list that needs crossing off. It’s the time of year that many people dread - cleaning is a giant task and no one particularly likes doing it.

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