Some natural disasters can be forecast — hurricanes, snow storms and, in some cases, flooding. Other disasters occur unexpectedly, such as tornadoes and earthquakes. As a homeowner or renter in Scottsdale , it’s a safe idea to prepare for disaster or unexpected emergency. Every home should maintain a ready, working emergency kit for such a […]
If you enjoy both history and fixing things, then you may have trouble driving by historic homes for sale in Scottsdale without feeling the urge to buy and fix one up. Before you do, however, you should know the three R’s of fixing historic homes — Restoration, Renovation, and Repair. Restoration “Restoration” is the process […]
A simple way to save money is to improve your home’s energy efficiency rating. For example, Scottsdale homeowners can save up to 9 percent per year on water heating costs simply by installing a water heater jacket. Water heater jackets are easy to install. Here’s how you do it : First, before you go shopping, […]
The holiday season can be full of excesses. Don’t let your energy bill be one of them.
Here are four inexpensive, yet highly effective, ways to prepare your home for sale.
For homeowners who keep a garden, with the change of seasons comes a task list.
With less sunlight, colder temperatures, and shorter days ahead, it’s a good time to cross those last-minute maintenance items off your homeowner to-do list.
Have you ever walked into your kitchen and instantly felt hungry?
Over prolonged periods of time, water can warp, buckle, and/or cup hardwood flooring, leading to an expensive and time-consuming repair process.
The average family of four uses 146,000 gallons of water per year, at a cost of $700. With just a few small changes, however, that cost could drop by as much as 28%.