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Wednesday, November 2, 2022   /   by Ryan Huemmer

November Home Maintenance Checklist

Replace Floor Protectors - Are expecting holiday guest? Protect your floors with new protectors on tables and chairs.
 
Examine Sump Pump – Be prepared for higher water tables as the ground freezes.
 
Remove Window Screens – Wash and remove window screens. Wash and remove screens then store them in a dry area.
 
Check Fire Extinguishers – Use of a fireplace always increases the risk of a fire. Check all fire extinguishers.
 
Clean the Dishwasher - Give your dishwasher a well-deserved scrub to remove detergent grime and buildup both inside and out.
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022   /   by Ryan Huemmer

October Home Maintenance Checklist

October Home Maintenance Checklist

Leaf Removal And Lawn Prep
Winter is coming, mid-to-late October will be the last mow of the season. You’ll want to help ready your lawn for the long winter ahead with a shorter than normal cut length and removal all leaves.
Change Direction Of Ceiling Fans
Changing your ceiling fan to go clockwise, you can save money on your utility bills. On most fans, allow you to switch the setting between clockwise and counterclockwise.

Clean Out The Fireplace.
Wood-burning fireplaces require a professional chimney sweep annually to inspect and remove creosote inside the chimney. A hires professional can also inspect the outside of the chimney to make sure everything is in good working order.
Store Outdoor Furniture
Your outdoor summer furniture will look much nicer next spring if you take the time to clean them and store them properly over the winter.
Drain Garden Hoses
Before the temps dip into the below freezing levels, you’ll wan ...

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022   /   by Ryan Huemmer

September Home Maintenance Checklist

Dust All Fans & Blinds
Give your fans and blinds a good wipe down. Dust can pile up very quickly on fans and blinds so doing regular maintenance prevents having to spend more time.
Caulk Bathtubs and Showers
Hard-water buildup, mildew and age can deteriorate the caulking around your tub, so be ready to replace it to keep things safely sealed and prevent potential water damage.

Set Up Work Places For School Aged ChildrenA comfortable, attractive and well-organized work space will help encourage good homework habits. Having a dedicated project table or large desk surface to keep the necessary supplies at hand will reduce distractions.

Maintain Washer & Dryer
Dryer vents need to be regularly and more deeply than just a quick swipe of the lint. Washing-machine hoses can deteriorate and leak over time and cause costly damages to your home. Cleaning the dryer vents and washer hoses will help prolong your equipment's use time.

Fire Extinguishers

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022   /   by Ryan Huemmer

Dane County Housing Market

Housing market statistics for Dane County, Wisconsin.
July home sales in Dane County remain high even with interest rates over 5.375%. Inventory issues and cost of new construction continue to drive up home values. Dane County's median home price was $395,502, which was up 11.41% from last July.This chart shows increased median home values, month over month, for the previous 5 years. Dane County is showing super strong levels of appreciation with continued growth year over year too.Dane County had 836 homes sold in July which was down from total homes sold last July of 1,052. A decrease of 20.53% compared to last year.As buyers continue to battle over limited listings in Dane County, home prices continue to rise. We fully expect the demand to exceed the availability of homes throughout 2022. With interested rates expected to continue to rise, getting an accepted offer as soon as important continues to be our focus. Buy now and benefit from property appreciation and eliminate future in) ...

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Thursday, August 11, 2022   /   by Ryan Huemmer

July Dane County Housing Market

Community Market reports:Cambridge - bit.ly/CambridgeHousingUpdateColumbus - bit.ly/ColumbusHousingUpdateCottage Grove - bit.ly/CottageGroveHousingUpdateCross Plains - bit.ly/CrossPlainsHousingUpdateDeerfield - bit.ly/DeerfieldHousingUpdateDeforest - bit.ly/DeforestHousingMarketFitchburg - bit.ly/FitchburgHousingUpdateMadison - bit.ly/MadisonHousingUpdateMaple Bluff - bit.ly/MapleBluffHousingUpdateMarshall - bit.ly/MarshallHousingUpdateMcFarland - bit.ly/McFarlandHousingUpdateMiddleton - bit.ly/MiddletonHousingUpdateMonona - bit.ly/MononaHousingUpdateMount Horeb - bit.ly/MountHorebWIHousingUpdateOregon - bit.ly/OregonWIHousingUpdateStoughton - bit.ly/StoughtonWIHousingUpdateSun Prairie - bit.ly/SunPrairieHousingUpdateVerona - bit.ly/VeronaHousingUpdateWaunakee - bit.ly/WaunakeeHousingReportWindsor - bit.ly/WindsorHousingUpdateDo you want to know how much your home is worth? Click ) ...

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