Phone888.995.7575

January 9th, 2019 at 11:00 am

new-year-resolutions

It’s that time of year again: The time when you commit to exercising more, eating healthier, being kinder, and all those other pledges that may or may not come to pass. However, there are some resolutions that are easier to keep than others when it comes to your home.

Inside and out, it shouldn’t take too much time to make sure your home is in tiptop shape. 

Here are just a few things you can resolve to do this year that will have you feeling accomplished and ready to tackle your next project. And, if you aren’t a homeowner yet, we’ve thrown in a few resolutions that might get you motivated to become one.

Aircheck

Modern air conditioners and furnaces typically need inspections once a year. Your utility company might provide a free furnace checkup, especially for gas units. Either way, it’s worth it to have a professional check them out to avoid future issues. Air conditioners collect dust and debris over time, which can reduce your unit’s efficiency. It’s easy to inspect filters to look for buildup, and replacing them is usually as easy as lifting the filter door, removing the old filter, and sliding in a new one. Check them for dust and other particles at least every three months.

Look for leaks

It might start with a drip, but water leaks can lead to major damage. Checking your home’s water meter for plumbing leaks can help detect and avoid a flood of issues. To do it yourself:

Don’t forget the loo

If you’re up for it, check toilets for leaks as well. There are two ways to do it:

Paint a room or two

Painting a room is among the most common do-it-yourself projects. It can not only brighten your home but also your mood if done right. If it’s been awhile, here is the right order to follow:

Get (re)-organized

Face it: You’ve probably got more than you need in your closets, kitchen, attic, and garage. Take time to get rid of unnecessary, unused, or useless belongings and reorganize. Set aside the same time every day or two if you can’t tackle it all at once. The first step is to throw away all the things you don’t need. You might be surprised at how much you can do without, and if you haven’t used something in six months to a year, you probably don’t need it.

Here are some organization ideas to get you started:

Not a homeowner? Resolve to be one

Attaining the American dream of homeownership is a great resolution. You don’t need a 20 percent down payment anymore, in most cases. They can start as low as 3 percent, depending on the type of loan. Plus, even though closing costs can run between 2.5 and 5 percent of the total cost of the home, they can be built into your monthly mortgage payment.

If you are a first-time homebuyer, don’t be discouraged and follow these guidelines:

What are your New Year’s resolutions? Talk to one of our experienced real estate agents today for home selling and buying advice. 

Like what you see here? Sign up for more! Our free e-newsletter informs you of listings in your community, insider real estate tips, the latest in home trends, and more.

16 Comments

  • 파워볼 says:

    나눔로또 인터넷 구매방법 후기 동행복권에서

  • cheap sex toys
    The three Aussies were handed one Test suspensions by the ICC!
    It was then left to Cricket Australia to take the initiative to clean up its image as it handed
    out the year long suspensions. On Tuesday the Australian cricket union called for
    the suspensions to be reduced and we are obviously going to be hearing
    about this sad cheating episode for some time. While the courts decide on the appeals launched by the
    union, the players will find their wallets much
    lighter.

    cock rings A bed. Single, mattress medium hard, covered with a
    flocked white spread. Nothing takes place in the bed but sleep; or no sleep.
    One likes to see that. As you can see he clearly the best 50m fly swimmer in the world.
    Hopefully they can overturn that, but it is what it is.

    Packaging is a thin cardboard box, with a matching
    tray inside that holds the charging base, Bliss egg, and remote.
    Underneath the tray is where the power cord, N
    size battery for the controller, and instructions are housed.

    I’m keeping the tray for storage, as it
    holds everything together nicely, but I’m
    recycling the outer box.. cock rings

    sex Toys for couples We call it “white elephant” and the main difference is,
    when it your turn you have to choose between opening a new
    gift, sight unseen, or stealing someone else gift.
    If your gift gets stolen you get the chance to steal
    or pick a new gift, and so on, and when the dust settles (when someone selects a brand new
    gift) the next person takes their turn. Once something has been stolen 3 times it out of play.
    sex Toys for couples

    cheap sex toys ‘Fag’ still tends to seem a lot more offensive than ‘dyke’, maybe because one’s been reclaimed to a much greater degree than the other.
    If you’re queer (another reclaimed word, and one I’m quite fond of) and okay with these words, that’s great, if they offend you you should avoid them, and
    if you’re out to be offensive, well, you know where you can go.
    It’s all down to personal preference, and remember, language does evolve..
    cheap sex toys

    dildos Also necessary for traveling, hiking, camping and walking the dog.
    Sound scope: The 130db alarm siren normally heard up
    to 600 feet/ 185 meters away.3 bidsEnding Dec 30
    at 5:49PM PST4dBrand: UnbrandedUS Black 130dB Safe Sound Personal Protect Alarm Keychain Self defense Anti rapeInsert the pin back to silence it.
    It is the alarm for attaching to your keys. dildos

    cheap vibrators It ‘only’ had 3 of the highest rated titles of the year, yeah sounds like a tough year for Sony.

    The PS4 has been knocking it out of the park with
    exclusives the past 2 years. Meanwhile the Xbox has jack and shit,
    having disbanded most of their first party studios and cancelled or delayed pretty much everything else.
    cheap vibrators

    butt plugs I am attaching charts that give four glimpses of the problem.
    All are the work, by the way, of Tom Mortenson of
    Postsecondary Education Opportunity, a monthly newsletter that relentlessly
    documents the problems of access in higher education. All
    are derived from high quality federal data.
    The Santa hat’s construction consists of three
    parts: body, brim, and trim. The main cone/body of the hat is red with a furry texture on the side that faces outwards.
    The inside of the cone, however, has a rough, burlap
    texture. butt plugs

    dildos I still stand by my statement. There more than enough advancements in the realms of biological,
    chemical, nuclear, robotic warfare that have only been kept from deployment because
    major world powers have agreed not to use them or would
    otherwise fear the resulting escalation. Any major military conflict would
    make full use of big data and information technology to surpass preconceived
    notions of mobility and strike directly at infrastructure in a tactical manner that would
    ignore the preconceived notions of borders. dildos

    sex toys Hot new sex accessory: bottle opener heels.
    Perfect for that Craigslist hookup, a pick me up on the pole, or just for
    entertainment’s sake. Thank you, Hot Topic, for retro Guns n’ Roses
    wear and for giving us license to continue behaving like hormone addled
    teenagers! One question though: how to keep from
    spilling your drink?. sex toys

    sex Toys for couples Why is it that we’re allowed
    to enjoy different types of pizza yet we’re discouraged
    from enjoying different types of people? It IS a double standard.
    Just because male and female are required to produce
    a baby doesn’t mean that all relationships have to be
    about producing babies. And when you look at the whole breadth of all types of relationships, most relationships AREN’T used for the purposes of
    creating a baby, but to share compassion or love or
    common interests, work etc. Or a mixture of
    them. ^THIS. There are so many different kinds of win in this post, and any analogy using food pretty much grabs my attention sex Toys
    for couples.

  • Hello! Do you know if they make any plugins to help with Search Engine Optimization? I’m trying to get my blog to rank for some targeted keywords but I’m not
    seeing very good gains. If you know of any please share.
    Appreciate it!

  • For newest information you have to visit world-wide-web and on the web I found this website as a most excellent web page for latest updates.

  • all the time i used to read smaller articles or reviews which as well clear their motive, and that is also happening with this article which I am reading at this time.

  • Hi there this is somewhat of off topic but I was wondering if blogs use WYSIWYG editors or if
    you have to manually code with HTML. I’m starting a blog soon but have no coding experience so I wanted to
    get guidance from someone with experience.
    Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  • wonderful issues altogether, you just gained a new reader.

    What would you suggest about your put up that you made some days ago?
    Any certain?

  • I visited various websites however the audio quality
    for audio songs present at this web site is truly marvelous.

  • Hi all, here every person is sharing such experience, so it’s
    pleasant to read this weblog, and I used to pay a visit this blog everyday.

  • Good day! This is kind of off topic but I need some
    advice from an established blog. Is it very difficult to
    set up your own blog? I’m not very techincal but I can figure things out
    pretty quick. I’m thinking about making my own but I’m
    not sure where to begin. Do you have any ideas or suggestions?
    Thank you

  • Good post! We are linking to this particularly great post on our site.
    Keep up the great writing.

  • Wow, fantastic blog structure! How lengthy have you been blogging for?
    you made running a blog glance easy. The full look of your web site
    is great, as smartly as the content!

  • excellent publish, very informative. I wonder why the opposite experts of this sector do not realize this.
    You must proceed your writing. I am sure, you’ve a great readers’ base already!

  • 카지노 says:

    Very nice post. I simply stumbled upon your weblog and wished to
    say that I’ve really loved surfing around your blog posts.
    After all I will be subscribing to your rss feed
    and I am hoping you write again soon!

  • 카지노 says:

    Appreciation to my father who shared with me concerning this
    website, this web site is really awesome.

  • sex hatları says:

    Asking questions are actually pleasant thing if you are not understanding anything fully, except this post provides fastidious understanding even.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *