Rats And Trash: Two Reasons Your Basement Apartment Tenants Keep Leaving

If you have a multi-family house and rely on the basement apartment income to help cover the mortgage, then you know how important long term tenants are. Every time you have to screen new tenants, show the place, and let it sit empty, you are losing money. So, if your prior tenants have complained about rodents and the smell (or sight) of trash, then you need to do something about it.

Save The Memories - Tips For Recovering Irreplaceable Personal Items After A Flood

It takes a lifetime to accumulate the gifts, family heirlooms, and photos that make a house into home, and after a flood, they can all be wiped out in the blink of an eye. You may believe that your life's memories are all gone forever, but there is hope. Whether you have experienced a catastrophic flood that has left the structure of your house damaged or are just starting to look into water damage restoration, rescuing your personal effects and irreplaceable memories can be accomplished by following these critical tips.

Planning To Sublet Your Apartment? Get Carpet Cleaning Before The Tenant Moves In

Unexpected situations can happen, and yours might have you going away for months. An opportune international trip, job transfer, or family emergency may have you needing to leave rather soon. Instead of leaving your apartment all alone with you paying rent for as long as you are gone, you should sublet the place to avoid losing out on what could be thousands of dollars from both rent and utilities. Before you make use of this valuable opportunity, you should get professional carpet cleaning.

Ready to Revamp Your Commercial Building? Consult These Two Experts First

If you are ready to do an overhaul of your commercial property and are going to completely renovate it to make it modern, there are some professionals you will want to consult to make sure that the renovation will be everything you want and need. If you are spending the money to improve the building, make sure the changes are worth the investment and that the changes are going to be what you envision.

2 Pet-Friendly Features To Look For In A New Home

Looking for a new home can often be a time-consuming and stressful affair, mostly because there are so many different types of houses and house features to consider that it can be difficult to choose between them. Listed below are two features to look for when shopping for a new home that will be a good fit for both you and your pets. Easy-To-Clean Flooring When looking for a new pet-friendly home, it is very important to avoid flooring materials that are prone to damage.

Tips For Organizing Items For Your Move Using Existing Household Items

If you are packing up your belongings in preparation for moving to a new home, you may have items that you are unsure of how to organize. If so, use the following tips to help you pack and organize using household items you may already have in your home. Use Egg Cartons To Store Screws And Nails If you have furniture you can disassemble by removing screws or plan on taking the nails with which you hang your pictures with you, you may worry that they may get lost in all the activity involved with moving.

2 Things To Ask Yourself Before Buying A Safe

If this is your first time buying a safe for your valuable items, you might think that buying the cheapest safe for sale is acceptable. However, with a rash purchase, you may not get the safe that's right for your needs. Here are some questions to ask yourself to help you make the right decision about what safe to buy. What is Going in the Safe? One of the first things you need to determine is what exactly you plan to put into the safe.

No Farm Required: Surprising Facts About USDA Loans

Nearly everyone has dreams of owning their own home. Like many, writing that rent check every month doesn't seem to be getting you any closer to your goal, and you are unable to save enough for a down payment on a home of your own. You should know that two little-known government-sponsored loan programs were created just for people who have very little or no money for a down payment on a home.

Learn The Steps Professional Carpet Cleaners Follow To Clean Area Rugs

Many homes now have large area rugs in their homes to make rooms with hardwood flooring a little cozier. These large area rugs may look great in a room, but many families forget that they need to be cleaned from time to time, just like the other carpeting in their home. The following guide walks you through the steps a carpet cleaning company will take to clean your area rug for you.

Four Ways Staging Can Help Sell Your Home

If you are selling your home, you might be wondering if staging services are really worth it. It can be a pain to move out of your home and have this staged with new furniture, especially if you think the look of your home is perfectly fine the way it is. If your realtor recommends staging, it is a good idea to heed their advice. Here are four things that staging can do to help sell your home.