Advice for First Time Homeowners
You’ve finally moved into your perfect home. You’ve unpacked all of your boxes and are beginning to get settled in. You’ve got your cable and internet set up and ready to go and you’ve even started to make friends with some of your neighbors. You might be asking yourself, “okay, now what?!”
We’ve come up with some of the best advice for first time homeowners to help you make sure you’ll be living comfortably and safely for years to come without any hesitation.
Find a great plumber
One of the most important things about maintaining your new home is to find a great plumber. Knowing someone who will show up on time, get the job done right the first time, and who won’t charge you a small fortune will be extremely beneficial for you in the future. Find someone who is personable and who you can start a good relationship with. It will pay off big later on!
Learn to be self-dependent
Learning to do things like move a refrigerator by yourself or stopping an overflowing toilet are vital skills to have now that you own your very own home. Now that you don’t have a landlord to help you fix things around the house, you’ll have to become dependent on yourself! ThisOldHouse.com features a great list of 47 Skills You Need To Survive Homeownership that every new homeowner should look over.
Invest In a Toolkit
Now, you might not need to go out and buy every tool in Home Depot, but having things like a screw driver kit, hammer, level, and a electrical tester will help you take care of small fixes around your house. There is a variety of different tool kits for new homeowner’s ranging from 20 to 65 pieces.
Find a great contractor
Here at Arlington Custom Builders, we pride ourselves on being one of the best contractors in the Valley, offering a wide range of services for our clients. As a new homeowner, having a trustworthy contractor on your contact list will benefit you for years to come! Call us today!
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