2021’s Colors of the Year Unveiled!

Everything has its season, and for paint, winter is that time. Year after year, paint companies release their chosen Color(s) of the Year, which are meant to be reflections on trends that are coming to interior design near you. If you’ve been considering repainting a bedroom or your whole house, knowing what’s in can help […]

How to Handle Cold Drafts and Air Leaks in your Queens Home

Oh, baby, it’s cold outside… and inside, too, if you’re standing close to a drafty window, door, or mysterious source of outside air. Persistent drafts are funny things. They can be massive pains when the wind blows just right, and almost unnoticeable when it’s still, making it both difficult to locate the problem, and hard […]

Checking your Boiler for the Winter

When the last of the brightly colored leaves cling tightly to otherwise bare trees, you know that winter is coming. It’s a sad state of affairs, but happens every year, just like clockwork. The sleet, the snow, the ice, the cold, it all comes in a cycle, and because of that, you need to be […]

Gutter Cleaning Tips for Queens Homeowners

There are some chores around the house that make you feel like you’ve really done something, giving you a sense of massive accomplishment and joy. Cleaning gutters isn’t one of them. Unfortunately, it’s a chore that still has to be done, whether it’s fulfilling or not. And if you’ve got to do a thing, you […]

Furnace/Boiler Maintenance Queens NY

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 professional perform this service. Not only will a poorly maintained furnace cost you a lot of extra money, but it could be a real safety […]

Dealing with Foundation Erosion in Queens NY

Erosion can be a big problem for homeowners, even if you don’t live in an area that sees frequent flooding or other causes of large-scale erosion. As soil erodes from around your foundation, it reduces the stability of the foundation and opens up the foundation materials themselves to damage from the elements. This is why […]

Things to Focus on when Renovating your Home

When it comes time to sell your Queens home, you obviously want it looking its best so that prospective buyers will fall in love with it. This may lead to you consider touching up or remodeling parts of your home to make the best possible impression. If you’re trying to figure out the best parts […]

How to Choose Interior Colors

A home is supposed to be a sanctuary, a place where you escape the chaos of everyday life. But sometimes those sacred spaces get pretty chaotic almost on their own. Maybe it’s clutter that’s overtaking your space, or maybe it’s something far worse: room colors that fail to harmonize. Repainting can be a big job, […]

What you need to know about Mini Split AC Units

There’s nothing like a glass of cool lemonade on a hot summer day, unless of course the reason it’s so hot is that your air conditioner needs to be replaced. In that case, a new air conditioning system is pretty much the best thing ever. Maybe yours has lived a long and full life and […]

Your Refi Questions Answered

By Rafael Reyes, Sales Manager with Loan Depot in Astoria, Queens. If you have refinanced in the past, then you know how the process works. However, if this is your first time going through it, you may be asking yourself these common questions: Q: How much equity do I need for a refinance? A: The amount […]