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5 Tips for Building a New House

[fa icon="calendar'] August 21, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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A lot goes into building a new house. There are many pieces and parts that have to work just right, plans that have to happen at certain times, potential delays, lots of vendors, land that needs to be bought (if you don’t already have it), and the list goes on. Even with all of the above, don’t be dissuaded from building your dream home!

Building a home can be a great experience that gives you the things you really want, allowing you to customize the layout, finishes, colors and more. Depending on your situation and where you live, building a home may be the only way to truly get what you want when you walk in the door.

One thing we believe firmly at Experts In Your Home is doing your research. We always want you to be as educated as possible, so here are a few tips for building a new house.

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Should You Install a Kitchen Faucet Yourself?

[fa icon="calendar'] March 06, 2020 / 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 / 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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Popular Interior Lighting Trends of 2020

[fa icon="calendar'] January 31, 2020 / 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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Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Do More Often

[fa icon="calendar'] December 18, 2019 / by Home Services Expert

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Maintaining a house is a big responsibility, but also very rewarding. There are many different areas in your home to maintain, and some need to be serviced more often than others. Doing smaller tasks more often can help reduce your electricity bill, ensure larger costs aren’t accumulated over time, and keep your home cozy and safe for years to come. 

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How Do I Run a Water Line to My New Fridge?

[fa icon="calendar'] December 06, 2019 / by Home Services Expert

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Purchasing new appliances during the holiday season is the way to go when you want to get the best deals. That new fridge you’ve been eyeing is finally on sale and you can purchase it without regret knowing you got the best price.  

After setting up all the delivery details you patiently wait for your new fridge at home. Picture this, your new fridge is being delivered and you’ve had the movers place it near the spot your old fridge occupied. You begin to hook up all the cables so you can put the food you took out of your old fridge into your new one. Then you run into a little bit of a problem.

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Ideas for Small Awkward Spaces in Your Home

[fa icon="calendar'] October 25, 2019 / by Home Services Expert

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Do you ever pass by places throughout your home and think, “hmm what can I place there?” but nothing ever seems to come to mind? Those spots would be the awkward spaces in your home.

They are the spaces that you know you want to fill, but you have zero idea what you could fill them with. To help you, we’ve compiled a list of all the commonly known awkward spaces and ideas on how to turn them into places you love!

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Fireplace Mantel Makeovers

[fa icon="calendar'] September 27, 2019 / by Home Services Expert

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A living room fireplace is place that people gather around to spend time with one another. Yet, if you don't particularly love your current fireplace then you don't want it to be the focal point of the room and are more than likely doing your best to act like it doesn't exist. 

Ignoring your fireplace and mantel may work for awhile, but in the long run it's a better idea to make it over into something you love.  To help you create a focal point that you're proud of, we've gathered some fun and helpful ideas and projects you can use to finally upgrade your fireplace to match what you've always dreamed of. 

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Pros and Cons: Recessed Lights vs. Ceiling Lights

[fa icon="calendar'] September 13, 2019 / by Home Services Expert

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Decorating a home can bring out the interior designer in anyone, but don’t let thoughts of choosing furniture fabrics distract you from the importance of actually lighting your home. Choosing which type of lighting fixture is just as important as deciding what color to paint your walls. There are also just as many options for you to choose from.

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Common Reasons Why Your Toilet Tank is Leaking

[fa icon="calendar'] August 16, 2019 / by Home Services Expert

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The toilet is the main throne in the home, whether we like it or not. This seat gets used on a daily basis and will get some wear and tear over time, which can turn into leaks. The tank on the toilet may be the reason for these leaks because all of the valves and pipes are located in this area. Here are some common reasons why the toilet tank might be leaking and a few tips on how to fix them.

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