Protect Your Roof from Severe Summer Weather - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Protect Your Roof from Severe Summer Weather

Summer may be known for fun in the sun, but according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Association, June is a peak month for hail storms. The NOAA says hail causes approximately $1 billion in damage to property each year. When your roof is at risk of being pelted by golf ball-sized hail, it is important to have a plan on how to protect your property, as well as a plan to make repairs if any damage occurs.

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Four Ways that DIY’ers Can Avoid Home Renovation Mishaps

From television shows that teach people how to do various projects to the proliferation of home improvement stores with their endless aisles of products beckoning us to give them a try, the do-it-yourself lifestyle has really taken off. While it is possible to tackle some home improvement projects on your own — like painting, wallpapering and more — in many cases it’s best to call in a professional. The following tips will help DIY’ers avoid home renovation disasters, and finish their projects safely and without spending a ton of extra money.

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5 Do-It-Yourself Pest Control Tips for Homeowners - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Preventing Pests: Mice, Bats and Raccoons

Have you been finding mysterious holes in pantry items? Are your flowers and landscaping being violated by some creature of the night? Well, you have pests – and not the kind with six legs. These are rodents, and they can be quite stubborn when you’re trying to catch them. But before you call the exterminator, check out this article for a few tips on ridding your home of raccoons, bats and mice.

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Unique Home Series: Closets - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Unique Home Series: Closets

Making your home uniquely you can be a hard thing to do. You ponder about what colors, styles and themes to use in each room so you’re comfortable in your home. We give so much thought to the rooms in our homes, but what about the smaller spaces like closets? From dark and elegant to bright and colorful, these unique closets are sure to stir your creativity.

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