Summer is almost here, take a look at this great Home Checklist to get a jumpstart on your summer. Make a checklist of summer must dos – visibly post it Empty standing water regularly – keep mosquitos down – check with NDDH on West Nile Corral Summer necessities in a bowl or basket – change […]
Doug has some helpful tips to prep for Winter. Doing these before it gets cold makes them a little easier. Take out your Window AC units Check that you have an insulated cover over your attic stairs If you do not have a cover, get one from a local lumber yard – Modern Lumber or […]
Doug visited WINY 1350 AM this morning and had a list of helpful tasks you should try doing during the summer.
Fall is officially here and winter is right around the corner. It is time to clean out gutters and downspouts and make sure all drainage areas are unblocked by leaves and debris. Flush gutters with water and inspect joints and tighten brackets if necessary. It is also a good time to trim dead branches off […]
With summer quickly coming to an end its time to prepare for the cooler months. Walk around your house and look for any damage to the roof, siding and foundation. Look for shingles that are curling, or cracking and inspect the flashing around skylights and chimneys. Seal gaps and cracks around window and doors to […]
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Make sure you check your homes generator for proper operation.
Woodstock Building Associates, LLC of Woodstock, Connecticut has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Design by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 38-year old design-build firm was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. Doug Porter, the Managing Partner, was very pleased with the award for the fourth year in a row.
With winter finally coming, it is a great time to clean your dryer vent. Most people use their dryers more during the winter, so make sure there isn’t a clog in the line. A clogged dryer vent could lead to a fire, so be careful and clean it out. While you are cleaning, make sure […]
The average cost to repair water damage is $2,128 (1). Catch a water leak before the damage gets out of control, even if you are not home, with an Wi-Fi connected flood alarm. You can purchase one from Amazon around $55. (D-Link DCH-S160) Place a sensor near: Washing Machines Sump Pumps Water Heaters Sink / […]
Tonight we gain an hour of sleep. Make sure you set your clock back before going to sleep tonight. Change your smoke detector batteries Photo courtsey of Nest We always suggest changing the batteries in your smoke detectors when the time changes. Remember a safe home is a happy home!