Home Maintenance

The Importance of Your House Numbers

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You may have not given much thought to the numbers on your house. In most cases, we use whatever was there when we purchase the property. But they have important use. House numbers are not only convenient for finding addresses but necessary for emergency responders to locate those in need. When responding to an emergency, minutes […]

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3 Mistakes Every Home Buyer Should Avoid

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1. Thinking you can’t afford it. Many people who once thought that buying the home they wanted was simply out of their reach are now enjoying a new lifestyle in their very own homes. Buying a home is the smartest financial decision you will ever make, and one of the best investments. In fact, most […]

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Post-Holiday Cleanup

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Now that the holiday is behind us, it’s time for some post-holiday cleanup – especially if you plan to host family for New Year’s. Here’s a few easy ways to bring your house back to normal. Walk the Dog You know we love dogs, such as our own Bruce, here at Semper Fi. While you […]

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Holiday Home Prep Week 3: Final Touches

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Add Seasonal Scents Have your home smelling delightful with holiday-scented candles or stovetop scents that will warmly welcome your guests as they enter your home. Try a simple stovetop potpourri! Simply add your favorite ingredients to a large pot of water and set it on the stove to simmer. Try these: Cinnamon sticks Whole Allspice […]

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5 Ways to Winterize Your Home

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Adjust the Thermostat It’s obvious that you’ll be paying attention to the thermostat in any home you’re living in, because you’ll want to stay comfortable. Also consider this in a vacant property – such as an unoccupied rental unit, or if you’re going to be out of town for a time. Any time the weather […]

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Happy Thanksgiving 2020

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Even during a year in which we have experienced so many unexpected changes to our lives, we have so much to be thankful for. This week, we are taking moments every day to express our gratitude for family, friends, you – our customers, health, and happiness. Taking time to focus on gratitude makes you aware […]