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Should You Install a Kitchen Faucet Yourself?

[fa icon="calendar'] March 6, 2020 at 9:46 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Is your faucet busted or your sprayer on the fritz? Maybe you just want a change. Experts in Your Home will send you the best Chico plumbers. Maybe you're wondering - Do I dare install my own kitchen faucet? Some do-it-yourselfers would gladly tackle a kitchen sink without plumbing help. Here are the basic steps involved in installing your own kitchen faucet, along with some things to carefully consider before attempting to do so.

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How to Decide the Best Type of Flooring for Your Home

[fa icon="calendar'] February 28, 2020 at 4:09 PM / by Home Services Expert

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You may already have an idea on the type of new flooring you want to place in your home. Or you may have no idea what type of new flooring to choose... or even where to find professionals to install flooring in Chico, California. No matter on which end of the spectrum you find yourself, we’ll help you find the type that best fits your lifestyle.

Depending on what your day-to-day life looks like, certain floors are an obvious no. Read below to determine which lifestyle fits you best to help you narrow down the options!

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5 Common Plumbing Problems You May Face

[fa icon="calendar'] February 24, 2020 at 9:25 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Most homeowners don’t think too much about the plumbing system in their homes. When all is working as it should, it’s easy to forget all of the different pieces and parts making things work – until something goes wrong. If you have a plumbing problem that needs attention, there’s a good chance you’ll need to call a Chico plumber to come fix it.

It’s good for every homeowner to know what plumbing issues to look out for so that if you have an issue there’s a plan – what to look for and who to call.

Here are 5 Common Plumbing Problems You May Face:

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How to Avoid Surprise Costs During the Remodel or Construction Process

[fa icon="calendar'] February 21, 2020 at 10:20 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Started thinking about remodeling your home or maybe building a brand new home? Have you heard your friends complaining about how budgeting for construction is difficult, especially with all the surprising costs that turn up in a project?

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Types of Costs to Consider when Building a New Home

[fa icon="calendar'] February 7, 2020 at 10:24 AM / by Home Services Expert

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There’s something fun about the thought of building a new home from the ground up. For many, there’s also something daunting and scary about the thought. When it comes to a home, many people choose to buy an existing home rather than build new. Reasons for this could include lot availability, locations, lower costs, less hassle, and less “unknowns”.

While all of those reasons may make sense in some circumstances, there are other times when building new makes more sense. Examples include rebuilding in a fire damaged area, if you have a perfect lot and all it needs is a house, or you have the dream of envisioning your perfect home and seeing it come to life.

Whatever your circumstances, at Experts In Your Home we want to make the new home construction process as easy as possible.

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Should You Remodel Your Home or Move?

[fa icon="calendar'] February 3, 2020 at 2:00 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Anyone who owns a home long enough eventually has to make a choice: put money into remodeling or move to something else? This can be a tough decision, especially if someone is attached to their home due to years of memories. This decision can also be affected by unique real estate situations (an over or under supply of housing for example).

If you’re considering the decision of whether to remodel or move, here are some tips to help you out.

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Popular Interior Lighting Trends of 2020

[fa icon="calendar'] January 31, 2020 at 12:17 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Looking to upgrade your home in some simple ways this year? Switching out how you light different rooms will dramatically change how a room looks and feels. 

While furniture and paint color help give a room a certain feel it’s the lights that really set the mood, whether you are going for light and airy or warm and cozy. 

Unsure what types of lighting would look good in your kitchen, dinning room, living room, or bedroom? 

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6 Things To Include When Articulating The Vision of Your Dream Home

[fa icon="calendar'] January 17, 2020 at 12:07 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Many have spent time dreaming about what they would love to have in a home someday, but have you ever stopped to actually write down or verbalize what you want?

Whether you are thinking about starting the search for your dream home, want to build your dream home, or just want a clearer idea of the things that make up your dream home, we’ve got it covered.

When it comes to articulating the vision of your dream home to the people who will either help you find it or build it for you, you’ll need to either have an idea or have written down these six things.

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How do I know if it’s Time for a New Water Heater?

[fa icon="calendar'] January 10, 2020 at 9:48 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Most people get so used to reliable hot water coming out of their water heater that they don’t think much about it breaking. But if a house is more than 10 years old or it’s been more than 10 years since a water heater was installed, it may be time to consider replacing it.

The main benefit to thinking ahead is to avoid being caught “off guard” and having a water heater break – leaving you cold in the shower or flooding the area around the water heater.

But how do you know if your water heater is going to need replaced soon?

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Did You Know We Can Build the New Construction Home of Your Dreams?

[fa icon="calendar'] January 3, 2020 at 3:03 PM / by Home Services Expert

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With more people conducting online research and shopping for clothing, furniture, cars and homes online, it comes as no surprise to us that they’re also gathering information about what it takes to build a new home.

An informed consumer is usually an empowered, more confident consumer – unless, of course, the information he or she has gathered is inaccurate, unbalanced or fails to be presented in context. This is usually when misconceptions fester, worries brew and fears escalate.

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