Blog - Month: April 2020

Month: April 2020

Four Early Spring Landscaping Tips for New Homeowners in Northeast Ohio

By Andrea Robinson
April 29, 2020 Category: , General

So, you just got your first house with a yard, congrats! Now comes the fun part Spring is here in Northeast Ohio, and its time to start taking care of your front and back lawn or garden. Maybe you grew up mowing the grass or helped a parent with weeding, but theres a lot more to think about when it comes to landscaping as an adult than just doing your chores. If youre new to planning your own landscaping, weve answered a few common questions for first time homeowners. Whens the Right Time to Mulch? Its quite simple May is for Mulching. The weather in the greater Cleveland area can be a bit finicky, so its important to wait until after theres no more snow but well before Summertime. May is usually when we start seeing temperatures consistently above 60 degrees. Whats the Best Kind of Fertilizer? From weed killers to Miracle Grow, there are many types of fertilizer to consider as you walk through your garden center. But, for early spring, you should apply two kinds of fertilizer. First,

These Four Quick Fixes Could Be Stopping Your Home from Selling

By Andrea Robinson
April 23, 2020 Category: General

Every home has its quirks maybe a floorboard that creaks too much or a discolored brick under the patio. Quirks can be a charming feature of your house or maybe just a little imperfection that went unnoticed as youve lived there. However, some things that could be charming or gone unnoticed to you may be preventing your home from selling. Dont panic, though. Many of your homes quirks are still quite loveable, but there are a few things that you should always consider fixing before the next time you have a showing or virtual home tour. Sticking Front Door Talk about bad first impressions! You may be used to putting in a little extra push whenever you need to get inside, but to a home shopper, that sticky door will make the home feel uninviting and maybe even unsafe. This is a quick and inexpensive fix for a local carpenter, and it can make a huge difference for selling your home. Mixed-Up Waterspouts Ever encounter a sink or bathtub and wonder which knob turns on the hot water?

Home Improvement Projects Under $1,000

By Andrea Robinson
April 17, 2020 Category: General

Do you have your COVID money yet? In the midst of the Coronavirus crisis, almost every adult in the United States will be receiving $1,200 from the federal government. For many, this money is a lifeline to be used for bills as millions of Americans are facing unemployment. However, for those that are still employed with robust finances, its recommended that U.S. residents spend this money to stimulate the economy. While everyone is at home, this may be the perfect time to start on a home renovation project. Below are four projects that are priced under $1,000. Update Your Lighting Efficient lighting upgrades are a quick and easy way to improve the interior design of any space, plus you can save on energy costs! Whether youre looking for a new chandelier or just want to replace some lamps, there are many attractive options you can get shipped to your home, and its not hard to upgrade your whole house for under $1,000. So, start online shopping! Hire a Professional Cleaner Spring