Archive for the ‘Around the home’ category

May 18, 2017

9 tasks for your spring home maintenance routine

9 tasks for your spring home maintenance routine

Spring arrives and we are finally able to spend more time outside.  It’s time to take a look at some things in and around the house after a long winter and rainy spring season. Inspect the roof – remove any branches, check for loose shingles Gutters and downspouts – make sure downspouts drain away from the […]

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May 4, 2017

8 ways to improve your home’s front entrance on a budget

8 ways to improve your home’s front entrance on a budget

You’ve no doubt heard the phrase “location, location, location” when selling real estate and location can make all the difference in how quickly a home sells and for what price.  So can “curb appeal.” If a home has little or no curb appeal, buyers may not even want to make the effort to see what […]

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April 20, 2017

7 tasks to tackle in your yard & garden during spring

7 tasks to tackle in your yard & garden during spring

Spring is here and the buds and blooms are bursting forth. Wisconsinites wait for spring all winter long and look forward to spending time in the garden and yard during our short summers.  Now is the time to get busy in the garden and yard, preparing for the growing season. Take care of these tasks on […]

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April 18, 2017

8 simple ways to make your home a safer place

8 simple ways to make your home a safer place

For most of us, home is where we spend the majority of our time. We keep our possessions here. We live with loved ones here. It only makes sense to do whatever you can to make your home as safe as it can be – to protect all that is important to us. Follow these […]

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April 13, 2017

8 landscaping trends for your yard

8 landscaping trends for your yard

Spring/Summer is finally rolling into Wisconsin.  It is so gratifying to see the grass turn green again after a long winter.  If you spend a lot of time outdoors and are thinking of making some changes to your landscape, here are some landscaping trends from RealtyTimes   1. Pergolas – adds architectural interest and embraces sun […]

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