With spring in full bloom, we’ve already experienced the power of several thunderstorms rolling through Ohio. While most of us watched the drama unfolding outside indoors, our roofs had to take the full brunt of Mother Nature’s fury.
As the school year winds down, we all begin to look forward to the long, lazy days of summer … or do we? Summers can be long and tedious for kids who don’t have anything worthwhile to do, which is why a summer camp program can be a lifesaver for both working families and stay-at-home parents who don’t want to hear the dreaded phrase “I’m bored!” all summer long. [Read more…]
As a realtor in Columbus, Ohio, I’ve seen the condition of a roof come up time and again with my buyers and sellers. Due to low inventory levels, the market is very competitive right now and some sellers think they can list their home just the way it is. However, I caution my sellers not to be fooled by this; a home should still be in great condition to receive the offers they deserve. [Read more…]
The sound of rain drumming on your roof can be relaxing and soothing – but hearing the banging of hail is another story! While hail is rare in many areas of the country, it’s fairly common in this part of Ohio, and the potential for spring hailstorms leaves many homeowners nervous. Hailstorms can cause significant damage to homes, vehicles and landscaping, so it’s no wonder that they are a little worrisome.
No matter what the time of year, “insulating the attic” will always be an important item on your home maintenance to-do list. Even though it may feel like winter is winding down here in Columbus, we know all too well that winter isn’t over … yet. And once spring comes to stay, summer heat and humidity won’t be far behind.