New Agent Blog

So, it’s that time of year again when we get down on our hands and knees to scrub our home top to bottom. Sponge? Check. Eco-friendly cleaning solutions? Check. Rubber gloves? Check. Ready, set, clean. You step back to admire your hard work only to realize your home doesn’t look any different after hours of scouring. Avoid the spring-cleaning blues. Put the duster down and actually make a visual difference to your home. Remember that feeling when you just moved in? It’s like a new car smell.... read more
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The financial and environmental costs of using utilities add up fast. In many cases – and we’re all guilty of this – we don’t realize how much we’re consuming until the utility bill shows up. We scratch our heads and think, “wow, there’s no way I used 897 kilowatt-hours of electricity this month.” (The average U.S. household uses that much each month and 10,766 kWh per year.) Fortunately, there are several in-home tech products that will save you money on your utilit... read more
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Paint is easily one of the biggest home design tools at your disposal. It has the ability to take a room from dark and dingy to light and bright — and from small and cramped to spacious and airy. To find out exactly how to change the look of a room with paint, we asked house-flipping pros and owners of Seattle-based Urban Squirrel, Lora Lindberg and Debbie Cederlind, for some pointers. “Paint can lend a feeling you want to evoke,” says Cederlind. “The walls are the biggest s... read more
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Here’s an easy way to get on top of your home maintenance checklist in the new year: Take it one small chunk at a time! Little steps add up to big results. And if you dedicate some time to home maintenance — two hours a week, an afternoon per month and a couple of days a year — your home will remain in tiptop shape this year. Here’s an easy-to-follow checklist: Weekly home maintenance Your weekly home maintenance ritual will be largely determined by the features of your home, but ma... read more
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By the Way... They Are Not Instantaneous

Tankless Hot Water Heaters
Posted by D'Unger Team on October 09, 2017 in  Home Maintenance
TANKLESS HOT WATER HEATERS ARETHE NEW "MUST HAVES WHEN BUILDING A NEW HOME. Sorry to say, you may have incurred a lot of cost for something that does not meet your expectations.  They cost approximately three times as much as our old tank heaters and are, in my opinion, "oversold".Today's consumers are seduced by claims of greater efficiency, greater savings and instant hot water..  You not only pay a lot more money up front, but your utility bills are higher.  They are also expensive... read more
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