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The Complete Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

By Alicia C | November 18, 2019

All winter long, your home is hard at work keeping you warm and dry while temperatures drop and winds rage outside. But how much work are you doing for your home during those months? Are you checking in with your home now and again to make sure it’s holding up okay? The last thing any …

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Why Houstonians Should Schedule Pressure Washing Services in Winter

By Alicia C | November 18, 2019

If you were a homeowner living in the northeast or midwest, you would probably laugh if someone said that you should pressure wash your windows and home during the winter months. In areas where the winter months stay below 35 degrees, there’s no sense in pressure washing the home, although it technically can be done. …

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The Ultimate Guide to Shades, Blinds and Curtains

By Alicia C | November 18, 2019

The weather outside is certainly about to turn frightful. With Halloween now behind us, cold weather will be settling on Houston, dropping temperatures down into the 40s and 50s during the day and then into the 30s at night.  In Houston, we’re lucky we rarely see temperatures drop very low below freezing, but we do …

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Simple Tips to Save Money this Holiday Season

By Alicia C | November 18, 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — and perhaps the most expensive time of the year. With Halloween over and done with, it’s time to focus on the season of giving and all the expenses that entails. As much as we love the holidays, we at Advantage Pro Services know that expenses can …

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How to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays

By Alicia C | November 18, 2019

Having guests over for the holidays can be one of the best parts of the holiday season. Whether they’re coming for just a day or staying overnight, it’s a great time to relax and bond together as a family. When you’re all together, you’ll create memories that will last long after the presents have been …

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5 Tips for Decreasing Your Screen Time

By Alicia C | November 8, 2019

We get it: screens can be addicting. Some days, there’s nothing better than lounging on the couch and scrolling through your Instagram feed or Pinterest while you watch TV. You’re not thinking about work. You’re not thinking about the next PTO meeting. You’re at ease. Wherever we go and whatever we do, screens are never …

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The Best Home Improvement Projects to Tackle in Winter

By Alicia C | November 8, 2019

You’ve closed down your pool, packed away your lawnmower and put your gardening tools away. Now there’s nothing left to do around your home — no big landscaping projects or home improvement projects — to be done until spring sprouts again next year, right? Not so fast. Though you may not want to start a …

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The Essential Guide to Caring for Your Windows in Houston

By Alicia C | November 8, 2019

As we’ve said before in this blog, your home is the biggest investment you will probably ever make in your lifetime. The better care you give your investment, the better return you will have on it when it comes time to sell it. Sure, you may not be planning to sell your home any time …

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Our Favorite Halloween Crafts for Kids

By Alicia C | October 28, 2019

Halloween means pumpkins, scary costumes, tricks, treats — and lots of opportunities for arts and crafts. With the leaves changing colors and the air getting chillier, it’s the perfect weather to inspire your children’s arts and crafts bug. Having an afters and crafts afternoon can be the perfect way to spend some quality time with …

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How to Tell If Your Home Had Mold Damage

By Alicia C | October 28, 2019

Imagine this scenario: You and your family have just moved into an older home. The home was built a little over 100 years ago, but it’s been updated several times by previous owners. You know that you’ll probably have to do some updates in the long run, but for the most part, the home is …

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