ENERGY EFFICIENCY TIPS

Energy Efficiency Tips

To Make Your Home - And Your Wallet - More Comfortable Most Americans are just like you — they use natural gas heat to warm their homes and families. Using energy wisely and taking the time to just check little things will make a big difference in how much natural gas...

ENERGY SAVINGS

Lighter Colored Roofs and Roads Help Cut Emissions

Light-colored rooftops and roads could significantly cut emissions and combat global climate change by cooling cities and the world, researchers say. Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California say cool roofs and cool pavements in cities around...

Top Ten + 1

Improvements Homeowners Can Do To Improve the Performance of Your Home Provided by Tony Grahame , Director of the Residential Building Technology program Yavapai College  928-717-7726  www.YC.edu/RBT  Air Seal duct work Replace air filters frequently Service HVAC...

Your Home Envelope

Your home consists of two primary systems that work together to provide comfort and shelter. Your home's heating and cooling system maintains comfortable indoor temperatures. Your home's envelope helps hold in comfortable indoor temperatures and provides...

Home Energy Upgrades

Once your home energy check-up has been completed by a Home Performance with ENERGY STAR contractor, you will receive a comprehensive home assessment – a list of suggested energy efficiency upgrades that will make you more comfortable while saving money. Common...

FALL PLANNING

Fall Inspection Checklist from This Old House

 EXTERIOR Check for cracks in asphalt or concrete on driveway, sidewalks, and paths. These can be a tripping hazard, and can invite water that will do more damage during the colder months. Make sure retaining walls have no bulges or loose areas. One heavy rain or...

FAMILY LIFE

Roger & Sally’s Keys to Successful Relationships That Last

Print: Keys to Successful Relationships Roger and I are working together to build a love story that passes the test of time.  When we attend a wedding I often sign the card, “We pray your lifetime commitment brings you lifelong joy.”  The road we travel to that joy is...

FINANCES

Top Ten Deductions, Credits & Tips

Related To Home Ownership by: William H. Roberts, P.C., CPA 1550 Plaza West Dr. Prescott, AZ, 86303-5679 (928)541-0105 www.PrescottCPA.com TAX DEDUCTIONS 1. Mortgage Interest, including 2nd mortgages or Line of Credit interest; Mortgage Insurance Premiums. 2. Loan...

HIRING CONTRACTORS

Home Projects: Know the Red Flags When Hiring a Contractor

Hiring a contractor to replace windows, install new siding on a garage, and the many other home repairs needed to prepare for the summer months ahead, are just a few projects that might be on a homeowners to do list this spring. Yet as a commonly complained about...

Why the lowest bid is not always the best bid

Written By:  Janet Bussell-Eriksson Bussell Interiors    www.BussellInteriorsInPrescott.com Bussell | Eriksson Designer Homes & Renovation, LLC.  www.BeDesignerHomes.com            It has been years since we’ve seen such a down turn in our economy and I personally...

Monsoon Rains Bring Out Roofing Scam Artists

The Arizona Registrar of Contractors wants citizens to be aware of unlicensed and unscrupulous persons who may want to “fix” your roof leaks during the summer Monsoons.  Be aware of those persons who seek to prey on Arizona citizens through unlicensed and illegal...

10 Tips for Hiring a Contractor

Information provided by: Arizona Registrar of Contractors www.AZROC.gov The Registrar of Contractors monitors and investigates unlawful contractor activity. Unlicensed persons without a license exemption prey on Arizona's population. These individuals come from a...

Guidelines for Selecting a Residential Roofing Contractor

Buying a new roof system is an important investment. Before you spend your money, spend some time learning how to evaluate the roofing contractor who may be doing the work. You should insist on working with a professional roofing contractor. The National Roofing...

HOLIDAY TIPS

American Flag Etiquette and Standards of Respect

The Flag Code, which formalizes and unifies the traditional ways in which we give respect to the flag, also contains specific instructions on how the flag is not to be used. They are: The flag should never be dipped to any person or thing. It is flown upside down only...

12 Tips for Holiday Entertaining Success

By: Sandra Lee 1. Forgo a traditional floral centerpiece on the dining table and instead create a charming holiday scene featuring gingerbread houses or ceramic Christmas village miniatures. First sprinkle faux snow along the center of the table, then place homes,...

Firesafe Holiday Lighting

Electric holiday lights and displays sparkle and wow children and adults alike. But because too many homeowners don't know how to perform safety checks on light strings and ornaments, they're also potentially dangerous. In fact, each year it is estimated that about...

LANDSCAPING IDEAS

Spring Outdoor Home Improvement Ideas

Ty Smith, Yavapai Block1389 Masonry Way, Prescott, AZ  86301928-445-4340     800-649-4340  www.YavapaiBlock.com.1.   Raised garden beds Use retaining wall products or Seconds Yard products.2.   Indoor and outdoor patiosUse concrete or brick pavers.3.   Built-in...

MONEY SAVINGS TIPS

Love The Simple Life

Embrace the Possibilities Pause, Relax and Discover the Simple LifeProvided by Kara Rozendaal & www.LoveTheSimpleLife.com  Ways to Love The Simple Life: 1. Make a theme date with your spouse.  Don’t leave the house, except to take your children to a friend’s...

10 Simple Ways to Save Money

This information provided by Kara Rozendaal & www.PracticalSaver.com 1. Grocery Coupons can save significant amount on groceries, but only use the coupon when the item is on a GREAT sale (not a great advertisement). 2.  Plan your meals around what is in your...

Smart Girls Resale Fashion

JoAnne Golleher & Jamie Goeringer, Owners6616 East 2nd Street, Prescott Valley(928) 772-1227  www.SmartGirlsFashion.comMonday-Friday 10 -5:00     Saturday 10 – 4:00

REAL ESTATE

Neighbors

Bad Neighbor Basics By Stephanie Tallman Smith  Nothing ruins the excitement of finding your dream home quicker than moving in and discovering you have a bad neighbor. Perhaps you have lived in your home for years when the house next door sells and suddenly you find...

REMODELING

Home Projects: Know the Red Flags When Hiring a Contractor

Hiring a contractor to replace windows, install new siding on a garage, and the many other home repairs needed to prepare for the summer months ahead, are just a few projects that might be on a homeowners to do list this spring. Yet as a commonly complained about...

Classic Custom Creations

Randy Gerstmann, General Contractor Custom Homes & Remodels 928.458.5327  www.ClassicCustomCreations.com

Value of Remodeling Investments

From: Remodeling magazine November 2009 Posted on: October 19, 2009 Lower Limit Falling home prices pushed the value of remodeling investments down for the fourth consecutive year, but small-scale projects and replacements may be leading the way to recovery. By: Sal...

Successful Remodel or Renovation Projects

Print Successful Remodel Provided by: Roger & Sally Barton, owners, Badger Roofing, www.BadgerRoofing.net Tom Reilly, architect and builder with Renovations  www.prescottrenovations.com  Are you one of the many homeowners considering a remodeling project?  If you...

RENOVATION PROJECTS

Home Projects: Know the Red Flags When Hiring a Contractor

Hiring a contractor to replace windows, install new siding on a garage, and the many other home repairs needed to prepare for the summer months ahead, are just a few projects that might be on a homeowners to do list this spring. Yet as a commonly complained about...

Classic Custom Creations

Randy Gerstmann, General Contractor Custom Homes & Remodels 928.458.5327  www.ClassicCustomCreations.com

Checklist for Aging In Place

This checklist contains features you may want to consider for your next construction or renovation project.  This is also a quick reference for aging in place issues.  Aging in Place Checklists

Why the lowest bid is not always the best bid

Written By:  Janet Bussell-Eriksson Bussell Interiors    www.BussellInteriorsInPrescott.com Bussell | Eriksson Designer Homes & Renovation, LLC.  www.BeDesignerHomes.com            It has been years since we’ve seen such a down turn in our economy and I personally...

Successful Remodel or Renovation Projects

Print Successful Remodel Provided by: Roger & Sally Barton, owners, Badger Roofing, www.BadgerRoofing.net Tom Reilly, architect and builder with Renovations  www.prescottrenovations.com  Are you one of the many homeowners considering a remodeling project?  If you...

ROOF BASICS

Ventilation

At Badger Roofing, we strive to inform and educate our clients about all of the facts related to their roofing project. Attic ventilation is one of the most vital components of any roof system and is all too often overlooked or forgotten. Proper attic ventilation...

Insulation and Ventilation

Insulation and ventilation work in tandem to keep your home comfortable. Adequate ventilation creates a positive flow of air that allows the house to "breathe" and helps prevent moisture from damaging your attic and walls year-round. Because warm air rises, vents are...

Commonly Asked Questions

Commonly asked questions Provided by NRCA Q: How can a home owner recognize when a roof system has problems? A: All too often, roof system problems are discovered after leaking or other serious damage occurs. Periodic (twice-a-year) inspections often can uncover...

Roof System Components

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) is pleased to provide you with this information as part of our ongoing effort to educate home and building owners about roofing and roofing contractors.  We hope this information will make you a more knowledgeable...

Roof Remodeling Basics

Very often our roof is not on our minds— at least until it starts to leak.  In addition to keeping the house dry, the roof contributes greatly to the look of the house, so when building a new house, adding on, or re-roofing, it may pay to consider the options. When it...

ROOFING ISSUES

Buying a new roof and getting your money’s worth

At Badger Roofing we believe it is important to provide roofing information that helps you become a knowledgeable consumer and when necessary, an informed roof system buyer.   MORE    Often a semi-annual roof inspection and simple maintance can protect your roof for...

Guidelines for Selecting a Residential Roofing Contractor

Buying a new roof system is an important investment. Before you spend your money, spend some time learning how to evaluate the roofing contractor who may be doing the work. You should insist on working with a professional roofing contractor. The National Roofing...

Your Roof – Repair or Replace

My roof is leaking and is approximately 15 years old.  How do I know if it is time to repair or replace my roof? Answer: Your roof battles the elements year-round, wear and tear are natural results. A well-built, well-maintained roof will typically have a lifespan of...

Roof Repair: Essential Tips

In every home, roof repair is sometimes needed to keep moisture away and keep the structure from rotting. While a well-constructed roof provides many years of service, with all the elements it battles year-round, wear and tear are natural results. Proceeding with roof...

Preventing Ice Dams

Ice dams are formed when heat from the inside of a home escapes into the attic and warms the roof decking during the winter. This heat, combined with heat from the sun, can melt snow on the roof.  Melting snow on the upper roof and in the valleys then runs down...

Is It Time To Replace My Roof?

Research indicates that the aging process for a roof begins soon after the shingles are installed and progresses rapidly during the initial curing phase of its life cycle. During this stage, granule loss may occur, small blisters may develop, or the shingles may curl...

SAFETY TIPS

Firesafe Holiday Lighting

Electric holiday lights and displays sparkle and wow children and adults alike. But because too many homeowners don't know how to perform safety checks on light strings and ornaments, they're also potentially dangerous. In fact, each year it is estimated that about...

Ladder Safety First

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), there are more than 164,000 emergency room-treated ladder injuries in the U.S. each year.   The CPSC suggests that you make sure the weight your ladder is supporting does not exceed its maximum load...

SEASONAL PLANNING

Home Projects: Know the Red Flags When Hiring a Contractor

Hiring a contractor to replace windows, install new siding on a garage, and the many other home repairs needed to prepare for the summer months ahead, are just a few projects that might be on a homeowners to do list this spring. Yet as a commonly complained about...

How to Avoid Monsoon Repair Scams

BBB Advises Local Residents on How to Avoid Monsoon Repair Scams  (Prescott, Arizona – July 6, 2011) After recent monsoon activity, Arizona residents can count on two natural occurrences continuing this summer - excessive heat and more monsoons. Unfortunately there is...

Fall Inspection Checklist from This Old House

 EXTERIOR Check for cracks in asphalt or concrete on driveway, sidewalks, and paths. These can be a tripping hazard, and can invite water that will do more damage during the colder months. Make sure retaining walls have no bulges or loose areas. One heavy rain or...

Spring Outdoor Home Improvement Ideas

Ty Smith, Yavapai Block1389 Masonry Way, Prescott, AZ  86301928-445-4340     800-649-4340  www.YavapaiBlock.com.1.   Raised garden beds Use retaining wall products or Seconds Yard products.2.   Indoor and outdoor patiosUse concrete or brick pavers.3.   Built-in...

Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Home

The bitter cold, driving wind and snow that comes with winter can take a toll on your home. Now is the time to get your home in shape for the warmer months ahead.  As we emerge from the winter chill and head out to the great outdoors taking some time to check for...

SPRING PLANNING

Spring Outdoor Home Improvement Ideas

Ty Smith, Yavapai Block1389 Masonry Way, Prescott, AZ  86301928-445-4340     800-649-4340  www.YavapaiBlock.com.1.   Raised garden beds Use retaining wall products or Seconds Yard products.2.   Indoor and outdoor patiosUse concrete or brick pavers.3.   Built-in...

Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Home

The bitter cold, driving wind and snow that comes with winter can take a toll on your home. Now is the time to get your home in shape for the warmer months ahead.  As we emerge from the winter chill and head out to the great outdoors taking some time to check for...

SUMMER

Home Projects: Know the Red Flags When Hiring a Contractor

Hiring a contractor to replace windows, install new siding on a garage, and the many other home repairs needed to prepare for the summer months ahead, are just a few projects that might be on a homeowners to do list this spring. Yet as a commonly complained about...

How to Avoid Monsoon Repair Scams

BBB Advises Local Residents on How to Avoid Monsoon Repair Scams  (Prescott, Arizona – July 6, 2011) After recent monsoon activity, Arizona residents can count on two natural occurrences continuing this summer - excessive heat and more monsoons. Unfortunately there is...

WINTER

Winterize Your Home – Avoid Damage

Winterize your home to avoid unnecessary damage Clean gutters, well-ventilated attic will alleviate ice damage. Provided by www.NARI.org     Homes react to weather changes, too, and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry has tips that can help homeowners...

Warm Colors Heat Up Your Home’s Style

Heat up your home's style during the cold winter months with warm colors, fabrics and accessories.  This season's hues range from rich reds and aubergines to icy whites and blues.  Read more: https://www.hgtv.com/fresh-design-trends-winter

Preventing Ice Dams

Ice dams are formed when heat from the inside of a home escapes into the attic and warms the roof decking during the winter. This heat, combined with heat from the sun, can melt snow on the roof.  Melting snow on the upper roof and in the valleys then runs down...

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