DIY Home Projects You Should & Shouldn’t Tackle

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There are many different types of homeowners: those who hire professionals for everything, those who ask family and friends to help, and those who DIY every project big or small. DIYing a home project can be rewarding when you successfully install, replace, or build yourself!  There are, however, some home projects that you should never […]

Can Your Gutters Survive This Summer’s Severe Storms?

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Summertime in and around Kansas City is such a beautiful time of year. Everything is in bloom, the weather albeit hot makes for some pretty fun and exciting adventures and summer backyard BBQs, and the days and nights are longer thanks to the sun setting later. Though summertime is beautiful, the weather is often unpredictable […]

How to Reduce Seasonal Allergens in Your Home

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Raise your hand if you’ve had the sniffles and have watery and itchy eyes and a sore throat as you deal with seasonal allergies. Albeit this time of year is beautiful here in Kansas City, Overland Park, Shawnee, and surrounding cities, it is the time of year for severe seasonal allergies.  Pollen levels often fluctuate […]

Pros & Cons of Half-Round Gutters

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  Most homeowners consider installing half-round gutter systems due to their affordability and decent protection against drainage issues. If you’re considering installing half-round gutters, it’s important to understand the pros and cons so you can know what to expect before you take the plunge and install them.  Gutters are an investment – one that has […]

4 Things You Should Never Pressure Wash

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  We completely understand – you’re excited to deep clean outdoor surfaces like your home’s siding, patio, deck, grill, walkways, etc. All you want is to grab your headphones and turn on a great podcast or some good music and go to town on these surfaces with your pressure washer, cleaning all the dirt and […]

Why is My Grass Dying?

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Lawns are one of the first things people notice about a home. A home that’s full of weeds can be an eyesore. On the contrary, a home with a vibrant, lush green lawn is eye-catching and appealing. Whether you DIY your lawn care or hire a professional lawn care company, it’s quite a science to […]

Humidity in the Heartland: How it Can Affect Your Gutters

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Everyone who calls Kansas City or the surrounding area home has felt the sticky humidity that late spring and summer bring. There’s no escaping the humidity here in the Heartland. Whether you’re enjoying a day by the pool, going on a hike, or are simply driving in your car, you’ll most likely have clothes stuck […]

Fun Things to Do This Summer in Kansas City

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Summertime is right around the corner. Pretty soon the kids will be out of school, the sun will set even later, and outdoor gatherings with friends and family will ramp up again. Longer days and warmer temperatures mean there’s more outdoor time to enjoy whether you’re trying to work in the yard or take the […]

Here is Why You Shouldn’t Install Gutter Filters

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Many homeowners find themselves doing extensive research before deciding to have something installed on or in their home, whether that involves having an entirely new product installed or replacing an existing one. Whatever the reason, you should feel confident in your decision regardless of how big or small the product is. Every home needs a […]

Tips for Improving Your Landscaping

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Our landscaping says a lot about our homes: bright, colorful flowers and pruned greenery may indicate a well cared for home while dark, unkempt landscaping may indicate that the house isn’t in the best condition. We all want our homes to look the best they can, especially if you’re considering selling your home within the […]