If you’re a new, current or seasoned homeowner you’ve probably heard about water softeners. But what are they, do they really work, and do you actually need them? Here’s what the Experts say:Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
Did you know that your garbage disposal is one of the most used small appliances in your kitchen?Yet, do you really know much about the little appliance you use at least once a day if not more?If you don’t know much about your garbage disposal then there is no need to fret. Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
When it comes to your floors and outdoor walkways, keeping them clean can make a big difference in the presentation of your home. More importantly, sparkling clean floors and walkways can help you enjoy your home more and can even help your flooring surfaces last longer. In this blog post we're going to cover tile floors, wood floors, carpet, and outdoor patios and sidewalks.Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
There's no more important thing to think about for your home than the safety of you and your loved ones. When it comes to electrical safety, you shouldn't mess around. Electrical safety hazards can be potentially life threatening, but the good news is that with proper precautions you can reduce any risk of electrical shock and keep you and your family safe.
At Experts In Your Home, our Chico electricians are only a phone call away if you have questions or would like to have us inspect your home for electrical dangers. In the meantime, here are some tips for electrical safety in your home:Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
When time is running out and the projects keep adding up, many harried homeowners – and maybe you're one of them – have been heard to mutter, “I can't do everything!”
But many smart homeowners – and you're probably one of them – always seem to make time for tasks and projects that will make their home more secure.
If you do nothing else this weekend or next, put these 10 home security tasks and projects on your “to-do” list, courtesy of Experts in Your Home. If you're pressed for time, issue a call for “all hands on deck” and make it a family project. Either way, you'll breathe easier. You'll sleep easier. And you and your family will be safer, too:Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
If you don't suffer from allergies, you probably know someone who does.
This is because at least 20 percent of children and adults suffer from allergies and contend with symptoms such as sneezing, coughing, wheezing and nose-blowing. The triggers vary, but many allergy sufferers are especially sensitive to one or more allergens, including dust mites, animal dander, insect debris and mold spores.Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
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You probably have heard of or seen those “staging shows” on TV – the ones in which home sellers spend several thousand dollars before opening their home to potential buyers through showings and open houses.
That's staging? That's expensive – not to mention a lot of hard work. Experts in Your Home supports the idea of presenting a home in the best light possible. But we think you can stage your home to good effect with the items you already have, without spending a dime, and exerting just a little hard work beforehand. Here's how:Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
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By now, you probably have your cleaning and arranging routine down pat when friends and family members are on their way over for dinner.
But having your house up for sale requires a different strategy because your guests have an entirely different agenda: They're dropping by to see if they might want to buy your house, not spend an enjoyable evening there.Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
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So you think it may be time to sell your home. You think. You're not sure. But you're definitely leaning toward the possibility because, you know, you have your reasons. Then again...
And so goes the emotional pendulum of deciding whether you should put your home up for sale. The tender loving care you've put into your home and the memories you've created there can trigger powerful emotional tugs. But since your home is probably your largest investment, deciding whether to sell it is a financial one, too. For many people, this side of the pendulum is easier to assess because the issues largely come down to dollars and cents – and making good sense of the facts.
Experts in Your Home can help you with the second shift of the pendulum with nine steps that begin with a basic question – “Is it a good time to sell?” – and lead to the search for your next home.Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]