I have outsourced most of my landlord responsibilities, and that saves me a tremendous amount of time. I am no longer trying to fix water heaters or furnaces or sticky door locks just to save a bit of money. I value my time, and that includes time for fishing. I learned how to delegate and set leasing prices to automate much of what it takes to be a landlord. My tenants are happier, and so is my wife. I learned this the first time I hired a company that does rental cleaning in Melbourne. Instead of recruiting my wife to help me clean a house for a new tenant to be able to move in, I hired a cleaning company to do it.
They did the job faster and so much more better than we ever could. Continue reading
My wife and I invested most of our money in an office building downtown. We spent a lot of money on major upgrades and renovations. We upgraded the technology to attract small tech firms to lease our space. The money we spent renovating the entrance with the granite, marble and giant chandelier helped to upscale the leasing fees we can charge, but it does require a lot of upkeep. There are plenty of shiny surfaces in that entrance, and we use professional janitorial services to keep it all cleaned and polished through every season.
At night, the polishing equipment comes out, and the floors and surfaces are cleaned until my fastidious grandmother would be pleased. Not a fingerprint is found on the polished elevator doors, and the floor is free of grit and grime. Continue reading
There is a good reason why shutters from OC Shutters is the best company in the region to order shutters from. This company gives customers 110 percent from the start of the order until it is completed. Actually, that is not quite accurate either because they are there for any customers who may have a problem with the shutters that they have ordered and had professionally installed, but I really doubt that problems occur on a regular basis because these are quality shutters. The company takes pride in the shutters that they create from scratch, which is obvious to see in their final product.
I had heard good things about them from a few of my friends who have ordered shutters from them, but I did not personally deal with them myself until last year. Continue reading
Major appliance repair in Sacramento is crucial for maintaining a safe home for yourself and your family. It’s incredibly dangerous to have malfunctioning appliances and that’s why we stress the importance of maintenance and fixing what’s important. I’ve heard people say that they can live just fine with their appliances malfunctioning because if they kick it just right – or do a specialized rain dance in order to get it to work just right. But they don’t realize that it’s not a matter of convenience, but it’s a safety concern. The biggest problem found while performing major appliance repair in Sacramento is faulty wiring. And it doesn’t take an engineer to acknowledge that faulty wiring is extremely dangerous. Faulty wiring can contribute to a multitude of issues, with the first one being fire. You might go through great lengths to ensure that you don’t leave things on top of the stove while you cook, or put a candle too close to a curtain. But do you check for faulty wiring? It is just as important to fire safety as the above safety precautions, but most people don’t consider it because it’s “out of sight out of mind.” When you call your repairman, the very first thing he’ll check for is what the wiring is like. Continue reading
Our house is right in the middle of a forest of trees on our property. The roof gets covered in moss from the lack of sunshine on it. It is very common to our area. We hired a company that does moss removal in Seattle to clean the roof. The before and after pictures we took show an incredible transformation. The roof, when they got started, had moss growing in a thick blanket that was worse at the eaves. It thinned out a lot toward the peak. We thought we would have to reshingle the roof to get it cleaned. However, the company used a pressure cleaning system to clear the entire roof of all the moss.
You have to hire a company that knows exactly what they are doing when it comes to using a pressure washer on your shingles. You do not want water injected underneath the shingles. That would let water get into your living space. Continue reading
A couple weeks ago, a rather scary hurricane passed through and grazed the state of Georgia. I guess you could call it more than a grazing, but it was not as bad as I was expecting, to be honest. When the weather models began to indicate that the storm was going to hug the coastline of the Southeastern United States, I began to worry that it might make landfall in my state, and cause some serious damage here. I want to hire a company for tree service dekalb county ga because even though my property sustained very little damage during the hurricane, the whole situation made me realize that I need to do more to improve the chances that my house and property will not be seriously damaged by hurricanes in the future.
It has been quite awhile since I remember a strong hurricane actually doing a lot of damage in this area. But of course, since my house is located on the East Coast, and also in the South, there always remains a strong possibility that during any given hurricane season, the area could get struck hard, and even directly. This time around, the areas of the United States which were hit the hardest by the hurricane were in Florida and North Carolina. So basically the hurricane did most of its damage to the south, and to the North of where I live.
I would call the a pretty close call. Anyway, the reason that I need to hire a company for tree service is simply that I have a lot of trees in my yard that could potentially fall and hit the house during a strong storm. I actually had a tree break during a thunderstorm last year and it grazed the house. Luckily, it did not do much damage.
My son’s favorite sport is baseball. He loves to watch the games when they come on television, and has even been to a few of the local games. When little league tryouts began, my son wanted to be on the team, so I agreed to let him join. We were practicing some hits and pitches in the back yard, and he hit one of the balls right through the window of our home. I temporarily taped some plastic wrap over the broken window and looked up some window buying tips.
Even though it was an accicdent, my son wouldn’t stop apologizing for breaking the window. It’s my fault for practicing with him so close to our home. I should have taken my son to the park and let him practice there. I created a budget for how much I would have to pay to have the window fixed. I could either get some new glass panes installed, or have the whole window replaced. Continue reading
When I first started looking at gutters in Perth, I thought that it would take me a bit of time to decide which company to use. After comparing Colortuff Aluminium to others though, it was really a no brainer on which company to use. The main reason I decided to go with Colortuff is because they offer a 25 year warranty on their gutters. Since I am already in my 60s, I knew that the gutters would probably outlast me! I don’t mind paying a bit more when I know the quality is that much better, which is why I placed my order with them.
I have a handyman who does the majority of my major projects for me. He gives me a great deal, and he is the one who told me I should look at Colortuff over the steel gutters I was considering. Continue reading
We have lots of granite and glass in our office building. The lobby has granite partway up the walls. The floors in the lobby are a polished stone as well. This stuff needs professional cleaning on a daily basis. You cannot expect clients to take off their shoes when they come inside, and they track in all kinds of stuff from grit to rainwater. In our search for office cleaning companies to contract with, we decided to go with a company that had a track record of providing superior cleaning services in the Los Angeles area. We wanted the job done right.
The materials that make up some of the floors and walls in our building need to be cleaned in a specific way using specific chemicals. Continue reading
When I decided to get new gutters, I knew that I was going to shop around for not only a great price but a reputable company to install it for me. I had hired a handyman service before, and I was not satisfied whatsoever with the gutter that they installed. It was not nice looking at all, and it rusted within a couple of years too. I knew that I had cut corners to save money by hiring that company, but it actually cost me more in the long run since I now need prepainted gutters again.
I looked at Gutter Guys website, and I was really impressed with everything that I read there. First off, they have over 18 years of experience in installing gutters. They have put them on thousands upon thousands of homes, and I knew that they must be really good. Otherwise, I would have heard about them because negative press travels a lot faster than positive press. Continue reading
When I was in the market for a new mop, I looked around at quite a few before I decided I wanted to get a Shark steam mop. This was a pretty easy decision after I learned more about them, and it seemed like the best option for me. I found a website that showed the top ten mops, and I really liked the one that they had listed as their top pick. I guess it was in the number one spot for a reason! It is the Shark Steam Pocket Mop, and I really like everything about it.
It is extremely strong, and I know from just having it for a few months now that it is going to last for a long time. What I like a lot about it is that it does not take very long at all for it to get hot. Continue reading
After complaining to a friend about how I was having a lot of trouble with asthma attacks when I am at home, my doctor told me that it would be a good move for me to look into calling about air duct cleaning in Walnut Creek because of all the mold and other allergens that can end up in the ducts in our homes. I was thinking that I would save my money to have it done if I thought the price was right. I thanked him for the information and he prescribed a new inhaler with the hope of that helping me some. It was getting to the point that I felt like I had to keep an inhaler within an arm’s reach at all times because of how many attacks I had been having. It really felt a little scary.
My husband and children tried to help out more around the house after they saw how often I was suddenly suffering from more asthma attacks. We do not use the usual cleaning supplies that most people use. We make sure that we use things for cleaning that are safe for asthmatic people. Continue reading
When my parents told me they were going to have a handyman paint their house, I knew that it was a bad idea. They actually listened to me this time though when I voiced my opinion on it. I explained that the person they wanted to hire was not insured and did not have a whole lot of experience in painting. I told them for such a big job, since they wanted their entire house exterior painted, was to hire a professional Brighton painter and decorator. They thought I had someone specific in mind, but I did not.
I just wanted them to hire the best person or company for the job, but they were not sure how to do that. Continue reading
I recently found out I was pregnant. This meant we would need a bigger house. We bagan the search and finally found one that suited us.
With me being pregnant, packing and moving was not going to be easy. We decided cheap movers in Singapore was our best option. We needed to save all the money we could for the arrival of the new baby.
The movers showed up just as they said they would and helped me get all the boxes ready for the trip. They carefully packed all of our belongings with bubble wrap to prevent damage.
They worked very efficently and had the house packed in an instant. The boxes were placed in the vans and were ready to go.
All of the workers were very polite and did not make me feel uncomfortable allowing them in my house. They were dressed professionally. They spoke very respectfully to me and did not get upset about my odd requests to handle my belongings with care and respect.
Once we were at the new bigger house, they quickly unloaded all of the boxes. Continue reading