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8 Things a Homebuyer Should Do Before Moving In
The weeks leading up to a move-in can be very stressful, between finalizing documents, arranging for movers, and inspections. Here are some items to keep in mind before you move in to make life easier.
What is the difference between solid core doors and hollow core doors?
Solid core and hollow core are two types of doors commonly used in interior construction. As the name suggests, a solid core door is solid all the way through the door and made from a mixture of wood and synthetic composites, while a hollow core door generally has honeycombed cardboard or plastic between the outer pieces of wood.
How to Repair Drywall Cracks
Despite their sturdiness, drywall often fractures along joints between adjoining pieces, causing an unsightly blemish. Temperature changes can cause the wall to expand and contract, which is especially common in vacation homes.
How to Maintain a Deck
Like any part of your home, your deck needs regular maintenance and cleaning to keep it safe and durable for years to come. Although composite material decks require less maintenance than wooden ones, all decks benefit from regular cleaning and inspections.
What safety equipment do I need for home maintenance?
Safety equipment is a crucial item needed for home maintenance projects. This post will walk through the various PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) required to do common household jobs.
Residential Fire Extinguishers - How They Work and Why They Matter
Fire extinguishers are a small but often overlooked add-on to your home’s fire safety devices. Many of the 300,000+ annual home fires start off small in origin and can often be put out quickly using fire extinguishers.
How to Childproof Your Home
Child-proofing your home can be a time consuming and daunting task for larger homes with multiple rooms. It’s important to give yourself enough time to go through your home, although it typically becomes an ongoing process.
How to Prevent and Treat Roof Mildew and Staining
Did you know that mold-like growth and stains that appear on your roof are actually algae that grow quickly under humid conditions? Although it does no damage to your roof, it lowers the appeal of your home and invites moss to invade your shingles.
Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Monitors - How They Work and Why They Matter
Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are essential for the early detection and mitigation of common home hazards. Inexpensive and easy to maintain, these alarm systems should be a part of every home.
How to Safely Climb a Ladder Outdoors
Climbing ladders is necessary for some home maintenance items, which can be dangerous if proper safety procedures aren’t followed. This post will explain the safety items behind ladder usage so you can have a better home maintenance experience.
Lawn Edging: How to, Benefits, Tools, and Materials
Lawn edging is the activity of creating clean borders for your lawn by using a trimmer tool along the edges of your lawn, which can be further defined permanently by adding physical barriers.
What to Expect to Spend Annually on Maintenance for Your New Home
Budgeting for home maintenance costs can be a tricky task given how unique each home is. As much as we would like, our home’s components don’t last forever, but you can estimate your home’s annual maintenance costs to help make these sudden costs more manageable.
7 Summer Cooling Home Maintenance Tasks New Homeowners Should Know About
The days are getting hotter and it’s time to switch from heating your home to cooling your home. With the switchover from heating to cooling, there are a few home maintenance tasks you should do as a new homeowner in order to optimize your cooling costs, the cleanliness of the cooled air in your home, and the humidity levels in your home.
How to Pressure Wash Siding, Concrete, and Wood
Want to make your wooden fence or deck instantly look newer? Try cleaning them with a pressure washer. Siding is prone to mildew growth. You can brighten your siding and get rid of that mildew by pressure washing its surface. Concrete driveways, sidewalks, and patios are a great first pressure washing project if you are new to it.
7 Simple-to-Grow Vegetables to Plant in Your Garden this Spring
Maybe you just moved into your new home and want to plant some vegetables in your new garden or you’re looking to grow some of your own food this year. Either way, it is helpful to know a few vegetables you can plant that are simple to grow if you’re new to vegetable gardening.
Increase the Appeal of Your Home Before You List It - 10 Tips
First impressions are everything when it comes to trying to sell your home. Visually appealing homes tend to gain more attention from buyers and buyers are oftentimes willing to pay more for homes that look newer, cleaner, and in better shape.
Spring Yard Clean Up in Minneapolis - 10 Tips
Homeowners in Minneapolis, Minnesota truly experience all four seasons! This means there are four times of the year that you should be doing larger regular home maintenance tasks.
19 Outdoor Spring Home Maintenance Items You Should Be Checking Every Year
A list of 19 outdoor parts of a home that homeowners should check every spring.
5 Lawn Maintenance Tips for New Homeowners
Is this the first year you’ll have to take care of your lawn as a new homeowner? You might be thinking, “It’s just grass, you cut it once a week and that’s all there is to it.”
What is a Digital Home Record?
A digital home record is a detailed record of important mechanical items in your home and on your property and the interior and exterior features of your home.
What Can I Do in the Bundl Home App as a Subscriber?
The Bundl Home app subscriber accounts allow users to see the number of handyperson hours they have available, view scheduled services, cancel / reschedule a service, view past services, schedule services, create a to-do list for their handyperson, create a home record, make edits to their app account, and update their billing information.
What Can I Do in the Bundl Home DIY App?
The Bundl Home app DIY account allows users to view scheduled services, cancel / reschedule a service, view past services, create a home record, request to add a service, and make edits to their app account.
How to Keep a Current Home Service Provider While Being a Bundl Home Subscriber
A common question we receive is, “Can I keep my current home service provider(s) and also be a Bundl Home subscriber?”
Bundl Home - Founder Story
Jay Sachetti has been a homeowner for over 15 years, and in that time he experienced the pain of taking care of a home. It was time-consuming, confusing, and expensive. While he did enjoy doing some of the work, he just didn’t have the time to do all of it since having a family.
Introducing Bundl Home
If you own a home, then you know that home maintenance can be challenging and time consuming. Good news—the old, tedious, time-consuming, and costly way of finding and hiring home maintenance specialists on your own is finally over!