Home Ownership Tips
Owning a home is great, but keeping up with roof, gutters and lawn care, buying new appliances, researching the best schools near which to buy, and other tasks can often seem daunting – particularly for new home owners. But they don’t have to be!
In this blog, we offer a variety of homeowner tips, including home maintenance insights, how to buy new appliances – and what kind to buy, DIY recommendations, helpful information about area schools, inside looks at some of our maintenance-free and traditional Belmonte homes and communities, as well as a little bit of history about this great region in which we live and work.
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The beginning of summer is a great time to give your home's exterior a look-over to avoid some potentially costly work down the road. Just a quick inspection can help identify minor repairs before they become huge headaches. First off, take a look at your siding and...read more
Given how little time most of us spend in the garage, it can be easily overlooked when considering regular home maintenance. The cost of installing a new garage door or repairing moisture damage can be downright staggering though and can be easily avoided with some...read more
With the summer months approaching, now is a great time to check and maintain your basement. In no time at all, you can keep harmful moisture out and save yourself big money! When you head downstairs, the first thing you are going to want to do is check your pipes...read more
Cleaning and inspecting your roof and gutters may not sound like the most fun way to spend a spring weekend, but with regular maintenance and attention, it's really not so bad and can save you some major headaches down the road. The first thing to keep in mind when...read more
Home heating and cooling repairs aren’t just inconvenient, they can also be extremely costly. With only a short afternoon’s worth of regular maintenance though, they’re easily avoidable and can save your household big money. A clean furnace filter keeps your...read more