Home Maintenance Reminder: Smoke and CO Alarms

Reenergize for Safety When it comes to safety, there are very few items in your home more important than the smoke and CO detectors. With very little cost and effort you can rest assured knowing that warning systems are in place to let you know when there is trouble. Start by taking a quick tour […]

Boiler Maintenance

Queens Boiler Maintenance Reminder, provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Don’t Be Left in the Cold It might seem like we just finished summer but your furnace is warming up for its time to shine. We highly recommend having a Queens home professional perform this service. Not only will a poorly […]

Home Maintenance Reminder: Water Heater Inspection

Don’t Run Out of Steam You’re a few minutes into hot, relaxing shower and then it happens… nothing but cold water. A little love for the hot water heater will make sure this doesn’t happen to you. Occasional maintenance will also improve efficiency and longevity, saving you money on your gas or electric bill and […]

Home Maintenance Reminder: Window A/C Set Up

Cool as the Other Side of the Pillow Temperatures are rising with much warmer days just around the corner. It might seem like we just got through winter but spring has already sprung and the warm weather will be here before we know it. Now is the time to reinstall your window A/C unit so […]

Minor Home Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens

   by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty.   Whenever we meet with Homeowners who are thinking of selling, we usually give them some homework before putting their property on the market. Reason why is because there are always little things that can be done in order […]

19 Must Have Links for Queens Homeowners

If you own a Home in Queens, then you know that there is a lot of information that you must have readily accessible for a variety of reasons. For example, maybe you need to pull your C of O, maybe you need to provide your Block and Lot number, you may need to check if […]

How to Prevent your Water Meter & Pipes from Freezing in the Winter

Most water meters and pipes are in basements, crawl spaces, and other unheated areas, where cold winter temperatures could cause them to freeze. Homeowners are responsible for protecting meters and pipes from freezing If the meter freezes and breaks because you failed to take reasonable steps to protect it, DEP will repair or replace the […]

Winterize Now to Avoid Costly Repairs Later!

…Start Saving! Inspect your roof and replace any damaged or missing roof shingles. Make sure gutters and downspouts are free of leaves and debris. Consider a fresh coat of paint or sealer on your deck. On a windy day, close your windows and feel for air leaks. Seal any leaks with rope caulk. Install weather […]

Home Care Tips: August 2012

Here are some Home Care Tips & Ideas for the month of August: Test your smoke detectors Drain approximately 2 gallons from your water heater to eliminate sediment Clean your dryer vent duct Vacuum your bathroom vent covers Replace or clean your furnace filter Clean out your basement window wells Clean coils in the rear […]

Home Care Tips & Ideas: July

Hi neighbor, This is your local Realtor (Abigail Herrera) here to give you some Tips & Ideas to maintain and care for your Home this month… 10 Home Care Tips & Ideas for the Month of July:  Trim shrubbery around the walls Trim tree limbs away from the roof Remove tree limbs, branches, or debris […]