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    Take a Look at Your Roof

    We did it!  We made it out of winter and into summer.  The weather’s warmer, the snow has melted, and the rain has arrived.  While the showers may bring flowers, the can also bring a host of problems for homeowners.  Especially homeowners with older roofs and homeowners who are unaware of the dangers water damage if you don’t catch the signs of a failing roof prior to water penetrating your home. Here are five major warning signs to look for to know if your roof could fail… There are several missing or loose shingles on your roof. Your shingles are curling, cracking, and or dry. There are loose granules from…

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    What’s Going On With Mortgage Rates?

    “What is going on with rates and what are my options?” Sound familiar?  You are not alone.  The last time conforming fixed rates increased at this dramatic rate was in 1979.  Today’s 30-year conventional fixed mortgage rate is 6% or higher in some places, which hasn’t been seen since 2008.  Home buyers have been making offers on homes site unseen and for thousands over asking price.  We have been hit with record breaking inflation and gas prices, supply chain issues, the Great Resignation, computer chip shortages, and more.  It is easy to see how it may appear doom and gloom for the housing industry.      Time to dust off those ARMs…

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    Lange’s Painting, LLC

    Give your cabinets a refresh with a splash of color! At Lange’s Painting we are cabinet refinishing / repainting specialists ready to assist with your interior and exterior jobs. Steps to repainting cabinets: Remove cabinet doors and drawers. Remove cabinet hardware. If new hardware is to be installed, putty old holes with wood filler. Sand cabinets to abrade old finish to accept new finish.  Wipe cabinets clean to microfiber cloths to remove at residual dust.  Apply one coat of oil-based bonding primer.  Lightly sand primer coat to remove any imperfections in the prime coat.  Spray apply or brush and roll 2/3 coats of enamel finish.  If spraying, protect all adjacent…

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    What’s Holding You Back?

    Are you where you want to be, where you thought you would be? Most of us — including me — would respond with a quick and an emphatic ‘no.’ There is more I want to do and more I know I can do. There are still mountains to climb, oceans to swim, and for me, songs to write. So, when should I start making that change? How about now!  I have found that the best time to face my challenges is now. So here are three insights I have to offer: the three C’s that I frequently fight with. Lack of CONVICTION: There are several reasons why this continually hinders…