Blog :: 12-2017

On Thin Ice: Helping Birds Weather the Cold

At my house, we love birds and do our best to give them the best possible chance to survive the winter with the greatest ease. We have 8 feeders, 4 suet feeders, a brush pile and a heated bird bath. Even though they can survive the winter without us— I’m not sure we would survive the winter doldrums without [...]

It's So Cold You'll Freeze Your Pipes Off

 

Plumbing, especially on an exterior wall can be at risk of freezing in extreme temperatures. Be diligent and keep an eye out for slow faucets or broken pipes. If a break occurs shut water off at main valve and leave faucets open and call a plumber quickly. It is likely they will be backed up with calls in cold [...]

When Buyers Don't Have a C.L.U.E

This is a re-post of a blog post I did last year on C.L.U.E. reports. I was recently asked about them so I thought I’d share this information again with a couple of updates.

If you believe like I do that insurance is only affordable if you never use it —think again. Did you know that your insurance rate on a new home can be influenced by [...]