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  • Top 10 Home Improvement Discounts

    Do I renovate or move? This is a question that many people find themselves struggling to answer. Your family’s needs are changing, so should you spend the money to upgrade or dive into the real estate market to find the right house? Both of these options come with a variety of advantages and disadvantages.

    Renovating can be a stressful task and ultimately not solve your problem if you’re looking for a great deal of extra space. Whereas, moving can be just as stressful if you’re looking to make a profit on your home. During a down real estate market, many sellers are faced with the decision to potentially lose money on their home. It’s extremely important to make a decision based on what best suits you and your family financially and functionally.

    During this day and age, many homeowners are opting to renovate their home instead of move because they’re considering the cost of energy to heat/cool a larger home. People are taking the size of the home down and putting the detail back in, to make a space more functional for their needs.

    If you do decide that renovation is the right choice for you, there are a variety of ways you can prevent your renovation from costing you an arm and a leg. To cut successfully cut home improvement costs, it’s imperative to utilize of a variety of tools, resources, and local experts to get the most bang for your buck. Our Top 10 Home Improvements Discounts are:

  • 6 Ways to Improve your House for Autumn at Lowes

    1. Clean gutters: Make sure gutters are at a 1/16 inch and 1/8 inch per foot slope to avoid overflow. Be sure to clear debris and leaves from your gutters to ensure they stay properly functioning.

    2. Prep your lawn: Purchase a rake or leaf blower to upkeep autumn leaves. Also, fall is a great time to add a high- phosphorus mix to your lawn to ensure healthy grass in the spring.

    3. Build a trash shed: Getting to your trash bins can be a hassle once the rain and snow hit, build a shed to keep your cans dry and easily manageable

    4. Freeze proof exterior faucets: A ruptured pipe can cause expensive and time consuming damage for a homeowner. Be sure to purchase a freeze-proof faucet to protect your outdoor water faucet.

    5. Fireplace check: Be sure to sweep your chimney before snow to remove soot and debris then add an energy efficient insert to keep your home warm.

    6. Caulk and drape windows: An estimated 10 to 30% of heat is lost in the cooler months through your windows. Decrease your wasted heat by caulking your windows and installing drapes.

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