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2014-03-26 12:31:44

NOVI, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRX Compressed Swell Plug, a recently patented product, is saving homeowners thousands of dollars in basement repair costs. With the worst winter thaw in history well underway, homeowners will be spending their money keeping their basements dry. TRX can help reduce costs when repairing the most common cause of basement leaks - the tie rod hole leak. Last year, the U.S. Patent office awarded the inventors of the TRX Compressed Swell Plug...

2014-01-20 23:04:21

Winter is the most important time for home maintenance, and many of the most important things a homeowner can do to keep a home in good condition are very simple. The team at SecuritySystemReviews.com has created a list of the most basic tips for keeping a home well-maintained during winter. Wichita, Kansas (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 For most U.S. residents, winter is here. Although the tendency to do home improvement and maintenance projects seems to be most prevalent during the spring and...

2014-01-16 23:27:28

Routine home maintenance helps prevent costly emergency repairs. Golden, Colo. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. With regular home maintenance homeowners can prevent costly damage and emergency repairs down the line. To educate homeowners on when to complete maintenance projects, HomeAdvisor provides a yearly home checklist detailing which projects should be completed each season. Leah Ingram, HomeAdvisor’s personal finance expert, explains that...

2014-01-07 23:19:41

There’s Still Time: TotalProtect Home Warranty Shares 10 Tips to Winter-Ready Homes Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Waking up to a blanket of snow can be a beautiful sight but, as winter storms affect states throughout the country, not being prepared can put your home and your pocketbook at risk. It’s not too late to keep your home safe and warm this winter season with these 10 tips from TotalProtect Home Warranty, a nationwide leader in home maintenance and protection...

2013-12-09 23:03:38

Angie's List Founder Angie Hicks is calling on homeowners to get their houses in order so they can avoid emergency repairs that could break their 2014 budgets. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Angie’s List founder Angie Hicks doesn’t want you to be surprised by emergency home repairs next year. That’s why she’s calling on homeowners like you to take the Angie’s List Pledge to get their houses in order in 2014. Because that’s much easier said than done,...

2013-11-19 23:33:07

Preparations help prevent the extra expense of hiring a plumber. Golden, CO (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 According to data* from HomeAdvisor, handymen and plumbers receive the highest number of service requests for backed-up and clogged drains during November. The cost of hiring a plumber to repair the garbage disposal and unclog the drain can be hundreds of dollars. HomeAdvisor’s personal finance expert, Leah Ingram, provides tips to homeowners to avoid costly plumbing repairs during the...

2013-09-25 23:38:10

Preparation helps homeowners avoid unexpected and costly home repair. Golden, CO (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 According to a recent online survey*, conducted among over 1,200 homeowners by Harris Interactive on behalf of HomeAdvisor in June 2013, almost a third (29%) of homeowners don’t complete fall maintenance projects. The No. 1 reason why is because they don’t know which tasks they should undertake (48%). On the other hand, more than half (51%) of homeowners who conduct fall...

2013-08-13 23:25:15

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia Realty Company, suggests these fall maintenance tips to prepare for the winter months. Burke, VA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 During the fall season, before the weather grows colder, it's important to prepare for the winter months to prevent costly damage later on. Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company, suggests these fall preventative home maintenance tips. Gutters and Downspouts Clean gutters and downspouts frequently...

2013-08-06 12:28:44

Professional Handyman Services Franchise to Award One Lucky Winner a $1,000 Mr. Handyman Gift Certificate ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Has your spouse been promising to fix something in your home for months or maybe even years? That's an all-too-common scenario, so Mr. Handyman, the largest employer of handymen in North America, is hosting the "Honey, I Promise I'll Fix It" Facebook sweepstakes. Lucky fans can win up to $1,000 worth of home repair, maintenance and...

2013-07-29 23:23:28

A home is one of the biggest investments someone can make in their life. Homeowners should consider these home improvement tips to keep homes up to date with maintenance. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 The purpose of the siding that goes onto your home is not just to make the house more appealing. Quality siding is needed to protect the structure of the home. Insulated siding is most beneficial because it blocks air pockets and makes your home more energy efficient. ServiceMaster by...