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Laminate Floors vs. Engineered Hardwood Floors

Laminate flooring is fast becoming a popular choice over engineered hardwood floors for homeowners across North America because of its durability and cost effectiveness, both important aspects to consider in today’s economy. Laminate is also more environmentally friendly and easy to install. The core of laminate flooring is made of highly pressurized wood fibers, agricultural […]

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How To Replace an HVAC Air Filter

Bob and Sue’s Home Maintenance Tips Part 1: How to replace an HVAC air filter By Bob and Sue Russo The “return air intake” in your home sucks the air from inside your home back into your HVAC unit, which keeps your house toasty in the winter and cool in the summer. If the air […]

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Do Tankless Water Heaters Save Money?

You may have heard or read something recently that mentioned tankless water heaters as an energy efficient “green” alternative to the traditional tank heaters. Tankless water heaters are often advertised as being more energy efficient and a good way to save money each month on energy bills. So, do tankless water heaters really save money? […]

Planning for Your Move-Part 4 (Moving Day)

Moving 101 Planning For Your Move, Part 4 by Bob and Sue Russo Moving day is finally here. You’ve gathered boxes, made lists, sorted items and packed a bag. But did you remember what to put in the bag? From the video you can tell that Bob thought barbecue-stained beer shirts with holes in them […]

4 Tips for Moving with Kids

By Miriam Bornstein of Zillow Preparing for a move can be a daunting task. Whether you’ve outgrown your space, changed jobs or are moving across the country, there’s no way around the chaos that comes with moving. Although there are lots of arrangements that have to be made to move into your dream home, communicating […]

Planning For Your Move Part 3 (Packing and Sorting)

Moving 101 Planning For Your Move, Part 3 by Bob and Sue Russo Packing and sorting are important aspects of planning for your move. This article will help you prioritize items so you know what to keep with you, what to pack, and what items you might want to consider getting rid of. Maybe you […]

As a Buyer, How do I Pay my Real Estate Agent?

When most people begin their home search, they typically enlist the assistance of a real estate agent. With everything an agent does for the buyer, many buyers ask how do I pay my agent? Typically, the seller pays agent’s commission as it comes out of the sales prices of the home. A real estate agent […]

What causes drywall cracks, nail pops and screw pops?

Inevitably, at some point in time all homes develop cracks in the drywall, nail and screw pops as well as caulk separation. So what causes drywall screw pops, cracks, and nail pops and will it ever stop? The two main reasons these happen are due to temperature fluctuation and structural settling. As the seasons change […]