“Buying a 1923 fixer-upper home meant that sooner or later the foundation would need some shoring up. I can’t believe it was around this time nine years ago that I was in the early stages of renovation, on a tight budget, deciding how much of the foundation work recommended at the time would fit into […]Read More IT’S TIME FOR HOME FOUNDATION REPAIRS
“From time-to-time, I think we all need to re-evaluate what we can do to save more water. The experts are indicating that California is in a serious drought situation. I thought these tips might help.” – Lisa Ashkins From: Eartheasy.com The most effective way to save water is to upgrade to efficient fixtures. But there […]Read More Water Conservation in the Home …
If you’re buying a home, the listing likely includes the square footage, a key selling point. But if you make an offer that’s accepted and you’ve moved onto the home appraisal step in the process, you might be shocked to find out that the appraiser‘s square footage is different from what’s on the listing. What gives? Square footage, […]Read More Why Might a Listing’s Square Footage Differ From the Appraisal?
WE SEPARATED THE SCIENCE FROM THE MYTHS SO YOU CAN IMPROVE YOUR LANDSCAPE USING THESE HOUSEHOLD ITEMS IN THE GARDEN From: Wendy Manwarren Generes, San Diego Home and Garden Magazine You may have heard the myths. Sprinkle human hair around your garden beds to keep deer away. Bury a banana peel to give roses a potassium […]Read More How to Use These 8 Household Items in the Garden
The San Diego County Water Authority has a great website to help you save money at home and in the garden. There are landscape classes, incentive programs and so much more available to you. With summer in full swing, and most folks at home, maybe it’s a good time to look at the WaterSmart website […]Read More Are You Water Smart?
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been “sheltering in place” for weeks now. Most of us are spending more time in our homes than we ever expected we would. This is an opportune time to look around and create a “to do list” of home projects. Near the top of the list, right after cleaning […]Read More Time for Home Maintenance
A bleach solution or rubbing alcohol is your best bet for keeping your home sanitized. There’s everyday clean, guest clean, and then there’s COVID-19 clean. Let’s get down to the nitty gritty, literally, and focus on how to disinfect your home. To combat this virus, you’ll want your big guns: bleach, rubbing alcohol, and hot […]Read More How to Disinfect Your Home in the Time of Coronavirus
The market for photovoltaic installations is hot, creating opportunities for home sellers and buyers. How much value does a solar installation add to a property? It’s a question increasingly on the minds of consumers who are interested in the cost-benefit analysis of residential solar installations, also known as photovoltaic systems. If you haven’t already sold […]Read More The Sun is Shining on Solar
Article from SDGENews.com It’s that time of the year when many of us are decorating our home, business or office inside and out with festive strings of lights. Lights over the fireplace, lights wrapped around trees and bushes, lights hanging along roof lines and eaves. We have compiled a list of tips to help you save […]Read More Safety and Energy Efficiency Tips for Holiday Light Decorations