Categories for Home Tips

Top 10 Selling Tips

Yes, this is trite and cheesy but it is TRUE. If you have been thinking about selling, chances are you have been checking your home value online (repeatedly). And I am sure that you have been debating what you need to do in regards to updates, fixes or replacements and ...

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Ask The Expert: SunPro Solar

Thinking About Going Solar? Phil is a great resource if you have thought about installing solar panels on your home.  In this short videos I learned a few surprising things and I definitely think it is worth the watch.  When you are ready to set up a free consultation, you ...

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Vendor Discount – Junkluggers

The Platinum Group Vendor Partner of the month is The Junkluggers. If you have unwanted furniture, appliances, broken electronics, or other types of junk, their team can remove these unwanted items and make sure they go to a good cause. Whatever you have, they will donate, recycle, or upcycle it ...

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Before You Move In

You just finished signing the closing paperwork for your new home and you are very excited to start painting, unpacking and decorating.  But here are a few more important tasks that you should take care of as soon as you can.   ...

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Ask the Expert – ReClaim It Restoration and Carpet Care

In this Ask the Expert video, we are talking all about carpet care with Cindy of ReClaim-It Restoration & Carpet Care in Ashburn. I learned so much! Did you know that you can dye a bleach stain and fix a hole in the carpet? Watch to learn more about how ...

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ASK THE EXPERT – HOME INSPECTOR

In this edition of Ask the Expert, I talk with Brandon, a home inspector with Donofrio and Associates. He talks about the five most common maintenance things that homeowners are not doing. You would be surprised at what they are and how easy they are to do.   ...

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ASK THE EXPERT – FOUNDATIONS

I have been through many home inspections and there are definitely common things that happen with every home. I wanted to start a mini video series where I talk with experts in different areas about the things they wish homeowners knew. In this short video, I am talking with Tony, ...

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How To Finance A Renovation

How You Can Finance Your Home Renovation Do you have an outdated kitchen? Overrun backyard? Unusable basement space? If you have a home renovation project on your mind, the first thing you have to consider is how you are going to finance it. Here are the most common options to ...

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Radon Action Month – 2020

I just attended a class on Radon today and it just so happens to be Radon Action Month.  Radon is probably something you don’t hear much about unless you are in the process of buying or selling a home. But for safety considerations, it is something you should be paying ...

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