Fall Home Checklist

By |2018-10-25T13:32:37+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Home Maintenance|Tags: , , |

As the weather gets cooler, it’s a good idea to make a fall home checklist for your home’s maintenance before it gets too cold. Here’re some of the Carbine team’s top tips.    Fall Home Checklist – Start With Windows, Doors, And Decks The big thing for any fall home checklist is ensuring that all [...]

3 Easy Ways to Manage Your Winter Energy Bills

By |2017-11-29T14:48:23+00:00November 29th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Home Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

As temperatures begin to drop in Middle Tennessee, many homeowners see their energy bills rise. Whether you are turning up the heat or turning on the holiday lights, energy usage tends to increase during these cooler months. There are many steps you can take — from small adjustments to major modifications — to stay warm [...]

Cork Flooring: What you Need to Know

By |2017-02-13T18:08:32+00:00March 18th, 2016|Categories: Home Living, Home Maintenance|Tags: , , |

As one of Middle Tennessee’s premier custom homebuilders, we get a lot of questions about flooring (including how to take care of hardwoods, which sustainable materials to use and more). One thing we haven’t really touched on yet is cork, which is one of the hottest trends in flooring design this year. So what do you [...]

Are You Ready to Winterize Your Home

By |2017-02-13T18:08:35+00:00November 25th, 2015|Categories: Comfort, Home Maintenance|Tags: , , |

Whether we’d like to admit it or not, winter is right around the corner. That means, even though you’ve just finished your fall yard maintenance, it’s time to start prepping for freezing temperatures. Winterize Your Home Most of the things you need to do for winter are simple – in fact, you can winterize your home [...]

4 Reasons To Do A Pre-Snow Gutter Cleaning

By |2017-02-13T18:08:44+00:00December 8th, 2014|Categories: Home Maintenance|Tags: , |

Before the first flakes start to fall, it’s important that you know what’s in your gutters – and that you get it out. Clogged gutters can’t do their jobs, and when temperatures fluctuate between freezing and warm, you’ll be in for a slushy mess. Pre-Snow Gutter Cleaning There are five big reasons you should at least [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Deck Maintenance

By |2017-02-13T18:08:45+00:00October 30th, 2014|Categories: Home Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

If your home has a patio or wood deck where you entertain family and friends, you probably already know that it needs yearly maintenance. With the seasons changing in Middle Tennessee, your deck will still take a beating from the elements; the worst part is that it can deteriorate quickly without the right maintenance. What Kind [...]

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