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Apr 24

April 24, 2017

How To Protect Your Home From Spring Rains

By most accounts, rain is a great thing. But when it comes to your gutters, take a couple of minutes to make sure that the rain isn’t putting the health of your home at risk. At Ned Stevens, we want to make sure that nothing rains on your parade!

Posted in Home, Home Improvement, Home Maintenance

Apr 20

April 20, 2017

How To Make Your Windows Sparkle This Spring

Now that it’s patio season, keeping the outside of your home looking beautiful is a priority. In addition to keeping your gutters clean and your deck and siding free of buildup, it’s also important to have a look at your windows

Posted in Home, Home Improvement, Home Maintenance

Apr 17

April 17, 2017

Ned’s Picks: Our Favorite Pinterest Patios

Can we talk about #patiogoals? When the weather’s great, nothing beats enjoying a lazy afternoon on the patio. Is your patio #pictureperfect, or could it use some sprucing up?

Posted in Home

Mar 1

March 1, 2017

Safeguarding Your Home With Chimney Caps

There are a few things you need to know about fireplace and chimney care so that you and your family can cozy up to your fire with peace of mind.

Posted in Home, Home Improvement, Home Maintenance, Roof Service, Service Plans

Feb 13

February 13, 2017

How to know when to replace your roof

How To Know When to Replace Your Roof

If your roof is getting up there in years, it may be time to review your home maintenance plan. Here are some telltale signs to look out for inside and outside your home that will indicate the need for a new roof.

Posted in Home, Home Improvement, Home Maintenance, Roof Service

Feb 6

February 6, 2017

Home Workspace Essentials

Whether you work from home regularly or you are the occasional at-home worker, these workspace essentials will get you through the hardest of work days.

Posted in Home, Home Improvement

Jan 18

January 18, 2017

Sprucing Up Your Space: The Kitchen

The kitchen is one of the most used and beloved parts of the modern day home. We all can attest to spending hours cooking, laughing and confiding in our loved ones between the walls of our kitchens. That’s why keeping it beautiful and welcoming is so important. Here are a few ways to spruce up your tired kitchen! Display Fresh Flowers and Fruits One of the easiest ways to spruce up your kitchen space is adding colorful fresh elements to…

Posted in Home, Home Improvement

Jan 11

January 11, 2017

How to Create a Home Improvement Budget (And Stick to It)

Home improvement projects are a great way to extend the lifespan of your home. If you’re looking to get organized, create a budget, and plan your next home improvement project, you’ve come to the right place. Step 1: Do some pre-planning Figure out which home improvement project ranks highest on your list. Determine what’s necessary vs. what you want. What would add the most value to your home, or what would make the most significant aesthetic difference? Do you really…

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Jan 9

January 9, 2017

Battling the Cold Season: Home Updates to Make Now

Cold weather can wreak havoc on our homes AND our bodies, thanks to cold and flu seasons. Here are the best ways to safeguard your home and body against the harshest of seasons. Personal Cold Season Tips Before we tackle germ-proofing your home, here are some suggestions for keeping yourself out of germs’ way. Stock the medicine cabinet. Be prepared to meet coughs and colds at the onset. Manage stress. Getting too wound up can lower your immune defenses, so…

Posted in Home, Home Maintenance

Jan 4

January 4, 2017

Water Damage and How It Can Destroy Your Home

Unfortunately, water damage happens too often. This issue is one of the most expensive and problematic of home repairs. But how does it happen? What do you do when it happens, and most importantly, how do you prevent it from happening in the first place? As gutter cleaning experts, we encounter water damage more times than we want on the job site. Here is what you need to know to protect your home. How Water Damage Happens Water damage can…

Posted in Gutter Cleaning, Gutter Protection, Home, Home Maintenance