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Lender Points: What Are They, and Should You Pay Them?

In the world of lending, one point is 1% of a loan amount. So, one point on a $150,000 loan would be $1,500. Points, in general, may be referred to as either discount points or loan origination points. You may have heard the term points used in a couple of different ways. One of them […]

by Dan Leeder on 8/22/18
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Must-Do Shingle Maintenance to Prolong the Life of Your Roof

Just because your roof is out of sight, doesn’t mean it should be out of mind. But so often, a home’s roof misses out on the attention it needs if for nothing more than the inconvenience the upkeep presents. The result of lacking maintenance is a roof that needs to be repaired or replaced before […]

by A&J Specialty Services on 8/14/18
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3 Common Air Conditioner Problems in Madison

  One thing we all know well is that the typical “Dog Days” of summer usually coincide with the month of August. This can often make your house unusually hot and stuffy while forcing you to rely on your air conditioning unit for comfort throughout the season. Summer time in Madison is no time for […]

by Pharo Heating & Cooling on 8/6/18
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What you need to know about Wire Fraud

by Heather Mitchell on 7/10/18
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The Contractor Questionnaire/Checklist Before you Start

There are many vital questions you need to ask before starting your next project.  Most of them pertain to the details of the remodeling plan.  But that means often you forget to ask about the details of process.  Here is a quick list to help you through the first week of your project.   What are […]

by Nick Siglinsky on 6/12/18
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Get to Know the Real Pest of Water Damage

Spring and water damage tend to go hand in hand, be it melting snow, falling rain, or rising levels of humidity. And seasons aside, there’s also man-made water damage due to burst pipes, leaky appliances, and inadequate ventilation. As soon as the water hits–whatever its source–the destruction begins, causing stains, odors, wood swelling and warping, […]

by A&J Specialty Services on 6/4/18
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Providing Excellence in Temporary Living

We cater especially to extended stay guests who need more than a hotel room due to relocation, fire or home maintenance where they need a week to even a year.  However, we cater to guests needing one night also!  There are over 300 Staybridge Suites across the country now!  The Middleton Staybridge is located in a prime neighborhood…downtown!  Guests […]

by Judy Alberts on 5/10/18
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How long does bad credit remain on your credit report?

by Heather Mitchell on 3/27/18
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Quick Fixes for Roof Ice Dams

Frigid temperatures don’t exactly create the ideal setting to make outdoor home repairs. However, when the alternative is expensive damage to both your exterior and interior, you may just need to bundle up and bear the burden. While the hope is your outdoor to-do list is limited to shoveling snow and warming up the car, […]

by A&J Specialty Services on 2/27/18
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Kitchen Remodeling Trends for 2018

Here it is, 2018 is upon us and here are some of the upcoming trends that are taking us into the new year. Countertop Choices 1.  Marble has made the biggest leap in this trend setting countertop selection. 2.  Granite/Quartzite/Quartz still remain in a close second. The bottom line is solid surface is still the […]

by Nick Siglinsky on 1/31/18