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Paint Color Trends of 2019

[fa icon="calendar'] March 1, 2019 at 9:31 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Are you starting to stare at the interior walls within your home thinking it’s time for an upgrade? Starting to feel that the décor you have scattered around no longer looks good with the paint color you picked five years ago? Whether you're moving into a new home or ready to update your current home, you want to choose just the right paint color that makes you smile every time you enter the room.

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What is Shiplap and Is it a Good Home Upgrade?

[fa icon="calendar'] February 22, 2019 at 2:36 PM / by Home Services Expert

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If you’re familiar with the show Fixer Upper, then you’ve probably heard of shiplap. Chip and Joanna Gaines, the stars of Fixer Upper, have become household names and Joanna’s love of decorating with shiplap has made the material skyrocket in popularity.

Discover what shiplap is, if it’s a good upgrade, and whether or not it would fit the style of your home.

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Should You Add On to Your Existing Home?

[fa icon="calendar'] February 15, 2019 at 8:58 AM / by Home Services Expert

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With real estate in the greater Chico and surrounding areas in limited supply, you may be finding that you’ve outgrown your home – but you can’t find an available or affordable home to upgrade to. This is a common scenario for many due to certain factors affecting the local real estate market, particularly an already tight supply along with higher demand after the tragic Camp Fire.

You could certainly stay in the real estate market and hope for the ideal house to come along (at a reasonable price) or maybe wait a year or two and see how things look. Another option is to consider adding onto your existing home.

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How to Get Rid of Hard Water Stains

[fa icon="calendar'] February 8, 2019 at 2:50 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Are you tired of seeing those cloudy, crusty white spots on your faucets, in your bathtub or even on your dishes? Hard water stains can show up just about anywhere in your home – whether you’re pouring your coffee from a cloudy carafe, washing dishes from a spotted faucet, or scrubbing a toilet that just doesn’t seem to come clean. Hard water stains can make parts of your home look less than ideal, but you can get it gleaming again.

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Fend Off Water Damage By Knowing Where All Your Shut Off Valves Are

[fa icon="calendar'] January 31, 2019 at 10:18 AM / by Home Services Expert

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When you have a backed-up toilet, sink, or sewer system everyone knows not to use it until it’s fixed. To fix it you call an Expert plumber to come check out the problem and see what needs to be done. There's even an emergency plumbing number you can call when things are really bad, and you need it fixed now instead of in a few hours or days.

But… what happens when you have an overflow problem?

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Tips & Tricks to Fix Your Slow Drain Problem

[fa icon="calendar'] January 14, 2019 at 3:06 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Ever wondered if you could fix your slow drain all by yourself without having to pour chemicals down the drain? Sometimes the reason behind the slowness is just a little bit of build up or a big old ball of hair that just never went down. In either of these cases, you should absolutely try fixing your slow drain yourself before calling a plumber to take care of it for you.

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Hot Tips to Avoid Cold Water: 4 Types of Water Heaters to Consider

[fa icon="calendar'] December 21, 2018 at 9:36 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Imagine this: it’s a chilly morning and you really don’t want to get out of your warm bed to get ready for work, but let’s face it you have to. The only thing you’re looking forward to is stepping into that nice warm shower and standing under it for a few extra minutes to get your mind to wake up.

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A Look Back: Popular Blog Posts in 2018 from Experts In Your Home

[fa icon="calendar'] December 12, 2018 at 10:09 AM / by Home Services Expert

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It’s been a busy year at Experts In Your Home, and it’s hard to believe that 2019 is just around the corner. We offer tips regularly to help you as a homeowner, knowing that these tips may come in handy when you read them or in the future.

We’ve compiled a list of some of our most widely read blog posts throughout the past year, and we hope this helps you keep your home well maintained no matter the season. When it comes to home maintenance, Experts In Your Home knows we’re all better off when we pay attention and keep a close eye on things.

 

Here are some of our most widely read blog posts over the last year…

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Holiday Home Guide: Is Your Home Ready for the Holidays?

[fa icon="calendar'] November 29, 2018 at 12:06 PM / by Home Services Expert

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The holiday season is upon us, and at Experts In Your Home we know that you have many things to prepare for and not quite enough time for it all. In light of that we have compiled this list of things to get you thinking about whether or not your home is ready for holiday guests.  

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Common Flushing Questions No One Wants to Ask

[fa icon="calendar'] November 19, 2018 at 4:33 PM / by Home Services Expert

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When you search in Google “common toilet questions” all that comes up are the common issues that people have with their toilet or ways to fix your toilet.

What happens if you just want to know the answer to some of the majorly debated questions such as: if it’s yellow do you really let it mellow or is it gross to flush with the toilet seat up? We have you covered with the flushing questions that range from basic etiquette to flushing fixes.

 

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