San Antonio Home Services Videos

Building Material Prices Will Continue Rising

My predictions about the cost of building materials for the rest of 2022. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you also noticed that prices for lumber, plumbing supplies, electrical supplies, etc. rose last year. What is the price forecast for the next six months? I don’t have a crystal ball, so I can’t pre...

Should You Repair or Replace Home Appliances?

How to tell whether you should repair or replace a broken appliance.Is it better to repair or replace home appliances? I think this question depends on the age of the appliance. If it’s less than five years old, it should have a long life ahead of it, so I’d recommend repairing it. However, if you don’t like the col...

Why Are Handymen Unreliable?

Here are five potential reasons why your handyman is unreliable. Why does it seem like so many handymen are unreliable? There are a few possible reasons, and I want to go over them with you today:1. They become overextended. Some handymen don’t know how to say no. If they agree to too many projects, they can easily become too ...

Simple Maintenance Advice for Homeowners

Five simple steps you can take to unjam a blocked garbage disposal. How in the world do you unclog a garbage disposal? If you’ve ever wondered about this, today I’ll walk you through the steps:Step 1: Turn off the power. This is critical—you don’t want to interact with the disposal if there’s a chance i...

Popular Flooring Options in 2022

If you’re thinking about replacing your flooring, these are great options. Putting in new flooring can completely change the look and feel of the entire house. To keep you up to date with the latest popular styles, here are the top flooring trends of 2022:1. Vinyl. Vinyl is a very popular option these days. High-end vinyl plan...

2 Current Smart Home Trends

The two main smart home trends we’re seeing more of in 2022. With automation improving by leaps and bounds, we’re seeing more and more smart home technology. Here are the main smart home trends we’re seeing in 2022:1. Smarter sensors. Smart home sensors are a little more advanced these days. You can get devices and...

4 Popular Light Fixture Trends in 2022

Here are four of the latest light fixture trends that are gaining popularity. Are you keeping up with the latest light fixture trends in 2022? If not, today I’ll quickly cover some of the popular options we’ve noticed in today’s market:1. Contrasting styles that complement one another. We’re seeing a lot of s...

3 Tips To Prevent Being Ripped Off by Your Contractors

Three ways you can protect yourself when hiring a contractor. Are you looking to do some work on your home? If so, you need to know how to protect yourself. Today I’m sharing three ways to prevent getting ripped off by your contractors: 1. Make sure they have a location. If they have a physical location, they probably won...

3 Ways Handymen Rip You Off

Three issues that you might run into with a subpar handyman.Finding a reliable and professional handyman who does good work is sometimes easier said than done. Here are three increasingly severe ways you can get ripped off by a subpar handyman:1. They don’t show up after payment.2. They start work after getting a down payment, and ...

The Best Paint Colors for 2022

The colors and trends you should know for painting your home in 2022.What is the No. 1 paint color for 2022? It’s called “Very Peri,” and it’s a purple/blue hue. I doubt you’ll see that on the outside of houses very much, but it’s Pantone’s color of the year. For the trim, what’s most popula...

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