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Make Sure Your Home & Yard Are Ready For Winter

Make Sure Your Home & Yard Are Ready for Winter

 Here in Los Angeles, the seasons aren’t the same as the rest of the country. There’s no snowfall, and while trees can lose their leaves in late fall, it’s not a drastic change. However, it is still a change your house has to get used to.

That’s why you need to prepare your home for winter before the weather finally starts to turn colder. You’ll need to work on both the inside and outside of your home. But first, are such preparations really necessary?

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Working Now Saves You Later On

Since the seasons don’t change much here in southern California, you can easily forget about regular home maintenance. All the days can blur...

Easy DIY Air Conditioner Fixes

Easy DIY Air Conditioner Fixes

Let’s get this out of the way first: Serious AC unit troubles will always require the expertise of a qualified  air conditioning professional. It would be risky and more expensive down the line if you try to fix severe air conditioner issues by yourself. There are, however, some AC problems that you can easily address on your own, at least until the problem proves to be so critical only an AC professional can deal with it. Here are some easy DIY air conditioner fixes that can save you hundreds of dollars.

Problem: Your AC unit won’t turn on

When your air conditioner doesn't power up, check your circuit breaker first. It may have been tripped, so check your breaker panel and if it’s tripped halfway, just turn it all the way off, then switch it back on.

It’s also possible that a clogged drain line has set off...

3 Tips for Installing a Fence Yourself

3 Tips for Installing a Fence Yourself

 Even if you are a good neighbor, you may find yourself wishing that you had a fenced-in backyard. Homeowners who have dogs and young children install fences for increased security. People who live along busy roads install fences for privacy. And, homeowners who also have backyard swimming pools install fences to comply with local safety ordinances. Whatever your reason for installing a fence, you may be considering installing one yourself. If you are, our three tips will help.

 1. Determine the Best Fencing Material for Your Area

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7 Amazing Garage Technology That Every LA Home Owner Should Have in 2017

Cool New Garage Technology For 2017

Through the years, lots of garage door opener technology has been introduced to us. From more sophisticated garage door remotes to Wi-Fi connected garage door openers. A lot has changed since the first release of garage door openers. Here are the top garage technologies that you should own this year:

  1. Best Smart Garage Door Opener: Chamberlain MyQ-...

What's The Home Update That Has the Best Return on Investment?

If you are thinking of selling or simply want to improve your home, what's the #1 think to do? According to HGTV, it's a minor bathroom remodel.
That's right! Most home improvements do not return what you spend on them, however a minor bathroom remodel averages a 102% return on resale. It's actually the only update they concluded would gain you money. 2% is not alot, but it's certainly better than LOSING money.
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