home maintenance

Real Estate Selling Tips

Selling Your Home? Don't Know Where to Begin?

Your Castles Unlimited Realtor is an expert in marketing homes. But your role in the final results is just as important: to make your home as attractive as possible to potential buyers.
Remember that first impressions count. You should do everything you can to make that first impression a

Tips for Showing Your Home in the Winter

While all this snow may seem detrimental to selling your home, it may not be as bad as it seems! One plus side is that all these snow days gives home buyers more time to look at homes online, and are that much more likely to come across you [...]

Easy Ways to Save Energy in 2012

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There are so many energy efficient solutions to conventional products out there but consumers are often overwhelmed about what makes the most sense for them.  A lot of green products will save energy and ultimately money for your household but there are two in particular that are extremely inexpensive and make an enormous impact on your [...]

Preparing Your Home for Spring: Maintenance Checklist

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April signals the end of the first quarter and the start of spring. There is no better time to take stock of goals and plans for 2016 to see what needs tweaking and adjusting as necessary. Here is a maintenance checklist to make sure you are prepared for springtime!

12 "Extras" That Add Value to Your Home

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The first projects you think will ad value to your home are usually kitchen and bathroom remodels. Sometimes you just don?t have the time or money to do a complete overhaul, especially if you are planning on selling in the near future. If you don?t have a modern kitchen or master bathroom, don?t fret! Your home might already have some features than can increase your home?s price tag.

Home Maintenance Skills Every Homeowner Should Learn

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As we all know houses need upkeep, and unless you’re fine paying tons of money to the repair services you’ll have on speed dial, it pays to master a few home maintenance skills yourself! Here are the basic every homeowner should [...]

5 Easy Maintenance Tasks You Should Always DIY

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Maintaining a home is expensive – around 1 percent of your home’s value goes to maintenance each year. Anywhere you can save is a plus. And when it comes to simple tasks, you should be prepared to roll your sleeves up.

9 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Heating Bill

Reduce Your Heating Bill

The cold winter's chill brings with it festive decor and lazy afternoons in front of the fire but it can also mean a higher electrical bill. Here are nine simple ways you can save a little money on heating and keep you nice and toasty this winter.


Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Winter Home Maitenance

As the colder weather moves in across the country, home owners have to make sure their heating systems are up to speed. To help protect against breakdowns, American Home Shield offers five expert tips to maintain heating systems and help homes stay nice and cozy all winter.


7 Easy Ways To Improve Your Kitchen

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It has been said that the kitchen is the heart of the home. It is also a major selling point for any buyer. That being said, kitchen remodels are often quite expensive. So what do you do if you want to change up your kitchen but don't necessarily have the time or budget for a major makeoverl? Consider these 7 quick and easy tips that will change the look of your kitchen instantly.


Home Maintenance Tips for Winter

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Are you prepared for winter yet? While we know how to deal with leaves, gutters, and putting lawn furniture away, many of us put off annual homeowner maintenance tasks. Here are some friendly reminders.