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Flooded Basement?

Posted by Kimberly Shane on 3/6/18 6:45 AM

Flooded Basement?

Our corporate office, located in Frankfort, KY, has seen one of the wettest February’s on record. According to US Climate Data, the average precipitation is 3.07 inches for February but we have seen almost 10.5 inches of rain this past month, beating out the record of 9.84 inches established in 1884. Many near the Ohio River and other waterways are dealing with major flooding but for residents across the area, many are dealing with water in their basement.  

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Topics: Maintenance, Home Maintenance, repair, home repair

Home Maintenance Checklist: March

Posted by Kimberly Shane on 3/2/18 4:00 AM

Home Maintenance Checklist: March

Man! We are busy, as a society! I often feel like I don’t have time to take a breath and then I look at friends of mine and think, “seriously, where do they find the time to____?”. More often than not, the blank in that question is filled in with some sort of deep cleaning or home maintenance activity. But let’s be honest with one another, to be a good homeowner and to save us money and headaches in the future we should be performing preventative maintenance on our homes. When I used to work in hotels, we made sure that all of the guestrooms received preventative maintenance on a consistent basis to catch maintenance issues before they happened. If hotels do that for the complete strangers that stay with them, shouldn’t we for our families?

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Topics: Maintenance, Cleaning, Home Maintenance, home repair, house cleaning

Prep For Disaster

Posted by Kimberly Shane on 10/16/17 7:00 AM

Prep for Disaster

A Disaster is defined as a sudden event, such as an accident or a natural catastrophe that causes great damage or loss of life. It can be hard to imagine how you could go about preparing for something that could happen at a moment’s notice without warning. Sadly, when we look at the conditions of the world around us and see the current headlines, this is a reality we must face. So the question arises, is there anything we can do to prepare to minimize property damage but also what can we do to protect ourselves and our families?

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Topics: preparedness, damage, repair, home repair, prepping

Hole in the Wall Repair Guide

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 11/29/16 6:30 PM

Doorknob wall holes are inevitable if you have little ones around. Wall holes also happen to those who are enthusiastic about throwing open doors.

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Topics: DIY, repair, home repair, dry wall, fix

Bats, Rats & Spiders

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 10/31/16 6:00 PM

Have bats, rats, or spiders taking up residence in your house? You might feel like you’ve stepped into a real life horror movie. Don’t settle in with them - here's how to evict creepy critters.

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Topics: Home Maintenance, tips, how-to, repair, pests, home repair, prevention

Recruiting Renovators

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 10/25/16 6:45 PM

Whether you’ve made plans to renovate your home or maybe you are refinancing or purchasing with a 203(k), recruiting a home renovation team you can count on to see your project through to the end is key.

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Topics: Renovate, Remodel, Interior Design, architecture, reno, tips, renovation, contractor, 203k Loan, house, home repair, fixer-upper

Small Staycation Projects

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 7/12/16 8:30 PM

So burning up your vacation days, working on home improvement projects may not sound like fun, but hear me out: taking the time to check off much-needed home maintenance items from your to-do list can help you relax for the remainder of your summer, and add value to your home as well!

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Topics: Renovate, reno, vacation, paint, renovation, garage, home repair, fire pit, painting, rehab, staycation

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