Buyer Beware: After-Storm Contractor Scams

If Mother Nature didn’t do ample damage with heavy rains, lightning, and hail, get ready to weather another storm in the way of contractor scams. As if there wasn’t enough to deal with in terms of flooding, downed trees, torn-off shingles, and cracked siding, now you have to put your trust (and money!) in the […]

by A&J Specialty Services on 10/10/17

Plumbing Maintenance Tips

A healthy plumbing system can help lessen the chance of leaks, ruptures, clogs and other not-so-nice events. Homeowners who take some basic precautions and implement a few simple steps can be more confident in the state of their home’s plumbing, and can save on costly repairs as well. Know where the main water shutoff valve […]

by Harry Andruss on 10/13/16

Pillar to Post

Summer’s heat is less welcome inside the home than out. Air conditioning is the first way many people think of to cool off, but there are other steps homeowners can take to help keep cool without the high energy consumption associated with air conditioning. Close the window coverings on south- and west-facing sides of the home […]

by Harry Andruss on 7/14/16

So you Want to Remodel Your Bathroom, Why?

by Nick Siglinsky on 3/3/16

The Process: Staging a Vacant House

by Linda Andrews on 2/11/16

Staging Times – How Much Does Staging “Cost”?

by Linda Andrews on 1/11/16

Things That Date Your Listing

Many properties have underlying potential that is sometimes obstructed by elements that date the home.  Unfortunately, most buyers cannot see past what they perceive as an outdated house needing much work at great expense.  The good news is that very cost-effective, budget-friendly solutions exist to give an updated feeling to a home.  Utilizing Staging strategies, […]

by Linda Andrews on 12/8/15

What We Learned About Remodeling in 2015

2015 had been an interesting year, and odds are something that was trending in January is no longer hot now.  How do you keep up with all the changes and trends?  You look to Washa Construction and their partners.  Below are 6 general trends that we have seen so far in this year. Appliances are […]

by Nick Siglinsky on 11/10/15

Use These Staging Tips Before Listing

When a home is Staged and priced right the home will sell.  According to statistics, Staged homes sell faster and for more money than non-staged homes.  Here are some of the most important Staging issues that I come across. 1. Odors – “If you can smell it, you can’t sell it” says Barb Schwarz, founder of […]

by Linda Andrews on 10/8/15

Fall Home Maintenance

The days are getting shorter, and maybe there’s a nip in the air – Autumn is here at last.  Now is the perfect time to get your home in shape before Winter starts to take its toll, and while the weather is still pleasant enought to spend time outdoors. Seal it up: Caulk and seal around […]

by Harry Andruss on 9/22/15