The Ins and Outs of Home and Appliance Warranties

Home Warranties
Your home is likely the largest financial investment you’ll ever make. That’s why protecting it—and everything inside it—is crucial. One of the ways to do so is by purchasing home and appliance warranties. However, it’s important to understand that different kinds of policies offer different kinds of protection. Here’s what you need to know about the options so you can make an informed decision. What is a Home Warranty? A home warranty is not the same as a homeowner insurance policy. Unlike homeowner’s insurance, which is mandatory if you have a mortgage, warranties are optional. Depending on the type you[...]

How Much is That Leak Really Costing You?

Leak faucet
As we move toward spring, most of us are grateful that the winter season, complete with all its plumbing issues, will soon be behind us. However, it’s important to realize that spring brings plenty of its own challenges—some due to the warmer weather and others due to problems that occurred during the winter and were never fixed correctly. Leaks can happen in nearly every room of the house. Large leaks, if not detected and repaired quickly, can have devastating consequences. But even the smallest leaks can make an impact on your monthly bills—and your wallet. Did you know that the[...]

Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips
Though we’re still experiencing the snow, ice, and cold temps of winter, spring is not that far in the future. It may be tempting to wait until the first mild days to plan your spring cleaning, but why not get ahead of the game and start now? That way, your home will be fresh and clean by the time you can open up the windows and welcome in the warm spring air. To help you get started, we’ve put together a list of spring cleaning tips that will jumpstart your spring-cleaning routine. Make a Schedule All your spring cleaning tasks[...]