Air Conditioning Repair Season Is Right Now

Air Conditioning Repair Season Is Right Now

If your air conditioner is on its last legs or you spent last summer worrying if your unit was going to make it through the hot weather season, the time to take corrective action is right now when the weather is mild. Trying to get somebody out to fix your air conditioner in the middle of a heat wave is next to impossible. Not only are repairmen at their busiest, but their hourly rates are often at their highest. Air conditioning repair, maintenance, recharging, and other services are bes...

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3 Reasons to Consider Home Remodeling

3 Reasons to Consider Home Remodeling

Home remodeling is a big step for many homeowners. It is more costly than simply renovating a single room like a kitchen or a bathroom, it is disruptive to the lives of the people living in the home, and it can take longer than other, simpler home improvement projects. But there are a number of circumstances in which the investment of money, time, and inconvenience make it more than worth it. Here are the top three. Home Remodeling Jacksonville FL -- If Your Home is Currently Unliveable ...

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In Over Your Head? Don’t Worry!

In Over Your Head? Don’t Worry!

It's not uncommon for homeowners to take on projects that end up being more complicated than they originally thought. In fact, that's one of our most reliable types of business. Thanks to YouTube, just about everybody thinks they can do just about anything around their own home. This can include simple jobs like making minor repairs to an appliance to bigger, more involved jobs like painting the exterior of their home. All you need to do is watch a YouTube video, order a few parts online, and...

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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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