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Why Going Solar Is an Excellent New Year’s Goal + the 2021 Extended Tax Credit

Why Going Solar Is an Excellent New Year’s Goal + the 2021 Extended Tax Credit

You may have heard the news that the federal solar tax credit of 26% has been extended through 2022. The credit was expected to decrease in 2021, but due to a recent bill passed concerning federal spending and COVID-19 relief, the solar…

5 Steps to a Pest-Free Home This Year

5 Steps to a Pest-Free Home This Year

January is a great time to re-think your to-do list and household schedule. What are you planning to do this year to make your home more comfortable and inviting? Tips to Keep Your Home Pest-Free As you are reviewing your wish list…

2021 Goals to Protect the Carpets This Year

2021 Goals to Protect the Carpets This Year

Most New Year’s resolutions are focused on health and personal development – but why not set a few goals to improve your home this year? One idea is to focus your efforts on improving the quality, cleanliness, and overall appearance of your…

Pest Control in the Winter Months Is Equally Important

Pest Control in the Winter Months Is Equally Important

You made it through the summer with minimal creepy crawlers invading your home. Now you can relax and not worry about bugs and pests during the winter months, right? Wrong. Insects and mice are looking for ways to get out of the…

Use Solar Panels to Offset the Cost of Charging an Electric Car

Use Solar Panels to Offset the Cost of Charging an Electric Car

Investing in an electric car is a great way to reduce your reliance on fossil fuels. Instead of filling the car with gasoline, your transportation is charged by plugging it into a charging dock at home or available charging spaces in public…

Is Deep Cleaning Going to Help Protect from COVID-19?

Is Deep Cleaning Going to Help Protect from COVID-19?

Cleaning and keeping our homes safe from outside germs are a priority for everyone right now. Is it enough to clean your space like you always have? Or should you be deep cleaning regularly as well? What is the difference between cleaning…

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How Insurance Coverage Gives You More Control in Uncertain Times
How Insurance Coverage Gives You More Control in Uncertain Times

COVID-19 has made a lot of families re-think their insurance coverage and access to health care services. If a loved one got sick, do you have the support and resources you need to care for their medical needs? Not only do you…

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6 Biggest DIY Carpet Cleaning Mistakes to Avoid
6 Biggest DIY Carpet Cleaning Mistakes to Avoid

DIY projects around the house can be a way to save a little bit of money here and there. But sometimes it’s best to bring in professional services – the long-term cost of a DIY project gone wrong can be expensive. Carpet…

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Don’t Forget: 4 Places in the Home that Need to be Dusted
Don’t Forget: 4 Places in the Home that Need to be Dusted

Dust is easy to clean up, but you need to know where it is collecting if you want to stay ahead of the dust bunnies that accumulate over time. If you see visible dust on the furniture and shelves, then you can…

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Supplemental Property Taxes: What You Need to Know
Supplemental Property Taxes: What You Need to Know

With so many people buying houses right now in the state of California, it seems relevant to re-explain: what is a supplemental tax bill? If your loan officer doesn’t explain this to you, it might be a surprise to get a bill…

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How Long Do Solar Panels Last?
How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

Solar panel technology has been around for decades. Until recent years, installing solar was not a compelling home improvement project. The cost of solar was high and the benefit was perceived to be minimal. All that has changed!  Solar has become more…

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5 Tips to Keep Freshly Cleaned Carpets Looking Great
5 Tips to Keep Freshly Cleaned Carpets Looking Great

We often talk about the benefits of getting your carpets professionally cleaned. But it’s less common for us to discuss how to prolong the benefits after you’ve had them cleaned. If you want to maintain a healthy home environment between regular cleanings,…

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Why Watch for Ticks Around The Home
Why Watch for Ticks Around The Home

Ticks can easily infest homes. Their way in? The family dog. It happens more often than you might think! If undetected, the infestation can become quite severe and pose a serious health threat to both your pet and your family. Tick Habits…

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Quick Ways to Keep Your Home Clean During the Pandemic
Quick Ways to Keep Your Home Clean During the Pandemic

This summer we’re all spending a lot more time at home than we’d like. If you’re like most of us, your house is bound to have more messes to clean, floors to mop, and laundry to wash. It’s just a part of…

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