Take Advantage of HVAC Seasonality

Take Advantage of HVAC Seasonality

The heating and air conditioning industry is seasonal. But understanding how supply and demand can work in your favor often allows you to save money, time, and frustration. For most people, the time for installing, replacing, or repairing air conditioners is when the season's first hot weather hits. Similarly, furnaces become a hot commodity during the first cold snap. So during these times of the year, the demand is high and because installers are super busy, supply is low. That means cu...

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Improve the Value of Your Home with Spencer for Hire

Improve the Value of Your Home with Spencer for Hire

In many ways, selling a home is a lot harder than buying one. While first-time home buyers have to navigate the world of mortgages, property taxes, and real estate listings, first-time home sellers have to confront the truth about the actual value of their home. Regardless of how long you have lived in your home -- whether its several months or several decades -- you are going to create wear and tear. The very act of being in your home every day, using its bathroom and kitchen fixtures, runn...

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Painting Even a Small House Can Be a Big Job

Painting Even a Small House Can Be a Big Job

One of the jobs most homeowners think they can do themselves is painting. And for small, interior rooms they may be right. But painting the outside of your home can be a much bigger deal than it looks like. Even a small home, such as a raised ranch or a bungalow, can require many gallons of paint and a lot more man-hours than you anticipated. That's why bigger painting jobs should always be left up to a professional, like the house painters at Spencer for Hire. House Painters Jacksonvil...

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Sometimes DIY Isn’t Such a Great Idea

Sometimes DIY Isn’t Such a Great Idea

If you own your own home or even if you rent, you may have the inclination to try to fix things yourself. This is completely natural because just about everybody wants to feel useful, especially in their own home. But sometimes the desire to "do it yourself" should be resisted, especially if the project is beyond your experience or expertise. While it's fine to tackle simple projects, most homeowners should leave the bigger and more complicated jobs to the professionals. Handyman Jacksonvi...

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Need Help Around the House? Hire a Handyman!

Need Help Around the House? Hire a Handyman!

Every homeowner should have some fix-it skills. If you own a house, you probably need to be able to change a light bulb, replace a furnace filter, or power wash a deck. But some household jobs require more skills, specialized tools, or previous experience. If you have never rewired an electrical outlet or replaced your kitchen cabinets, for example, you probably don't want to just wing it. While you might have the skills and experience to handle most of the jobs around your house, for the ...

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Have You Lost that Lovin’ Feeling for Your Home?

Have You Lost that Lovin’ Feeling for Your Home?

When you first purchased your home, odds are you chose it from all the others because you saw something special about it that you loved. For the first few years, or even the first couple of decades, living in your home may have given you much joy and happiness. But regardless of how much you first enjoyed living in your home, over time that "loving feeling" can fade. Overcoming Over-Familiarity There's an old saying: "Familiarity breeds contempt." When you have been living in your home ...

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Start Spring with a Fresh Coat of Paint

Start Spring with a Fresh Coat of Paint

After a long winter, spring has finally sprung. And as many homeowners launch spring cleaning projects, there's one sure-fire way to make sure your home looks brand new inside and out: By painting. There's nothing like a fresh coat of paint to make a home look the way it did the day it was built. And whether you choose to do interior or exterior painting of your home, your first choice for your spring painting project should be Spencer for Hire. House Painters Jacksonville FL -- Interi...

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Bathroom Remodeling on a Budget

Bathroom Remodeling on a Budget

When many homeowners consider a bathroom remodeling project, they usually picture a complete gutting and replacement of their current bathroom. But getting a new bathroom doesn't always have to be that complicated. If you don't have the money for a full bathroom remodel, you can still get dramatic results with Spencer for Hire, the bathroom remodeling professionals who will work with you to make dramatic upgrades to fit any budget. Bathroom Remodel Jacksonville FL -- One Step at a Time ...

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Spencer For Hire Gives You More Valuable Free Time

Spencer For Hire Gives You More Valuable Free Time

Regardless of where you live, there are always home repairs, upgrades, and other small jobs to keep you busy. Being a homeowner means you are responsible for everything that happens on your property. Making multiple trips to the home improvement store, tackling household projects, and even performing routine maintenance tasks like mowing the lawn or landscaping can take up more time than most people would like. And that's valuable time you could be spending doing the thing you truly enjoy. ...

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Now’s the Best Time for Air Conditioning Maintenance and Repairs

Now’s the Best Time for Air Conditioning Maintenance and Repairs

It happens every year. Come the first week of significantly hot and humid weather, people turn on their air conditioners for the first time of the season only to discover that it doesn't work. And when they call for a repair or maintenance, they are surprised to discover that they aren't the only ones having the same problem. Wait times for service are at their longest when the weather turns hot for the first time of the year when everybody needs service at the same time. This year, beat th...

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