Home Improvement Projects this Fall? Get Started NOW

Homeowners know a thing or two about the maintenance a home requires. It seems like there’s always something to do; either the deck needs to be re-stained, the sun has faded the paint you once loved or hail has left your gutters looking like they have the chicken pox. To make it worse it seems… Read more »

Use Technology Whenever You Can! Hello iPad

Recently our technology treat has been the iPad. Wow, what a difference this mini computer can make for a business. For those who aren’t familiar with mini computer, Apple says it’s, “The best way to experience the web, email, photos, and video. Hands down.” Whether that’s the case or not, it’s definitely going to be… Read more »

Painting and Dealing With the HOA

Sometimes it can be a headache dealing with your Home Owners Association. Of course they’re looking out for the best interests of the neighborhood but in some cases that comes at your expense! Useful Tips: First thing to do is find out the name of your HOA and the management company that they use. From… Read more »

Recommended Tools for Painting Your House

Paint Scraper, Putty Knife, Sandpaper/Sanding Block, Stiff Brush, Power Washer, Ladders, Sprayer Spray vs Brush Method of Application: Jeremiah Owen of Vivax Pro Painting, also known as Hey Paint Guy, says it depends on the type of surface. “Cedar for instance is porous and has linear grains so you’ll want to brush or spray and… Read more »

Prep NOW to Avoid the Headaches Later

If you have the itch to get out there and do some house painting on your own, you’d better make sure you know what you’re doing! And it all starts with the prep work. A fair metaphor for painting prep work: A strong prep job for painting is what a strong education is to a… Read more »

To Paint or Not to Paint, That is the Question

You’ve explored the art of painting. You’ve exhausted yourself searching the internet for “How-to” videos. And you’ve walked the outside of the house scratching your head in anticipation of painting on your own. You’re next thought: Forget it, I’m bringing in a pro. No big deal, you’ve decided that the value of your time in… Read more »

The Science of Social Media Marketing

WOW! Who would’ve guessed the science that goes into social media marketing? Like the gazillion other companies out there, we have turned to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others to help get the word out. Take Facebook for example…what was once a casual site for keeping in touch online has now turned into a mass media… Read more »