Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Need Grandfather Clock Repair?

 Have you recently acquired an antique clock, perhaps handed down as a family heirloom? You're probably not alone in now needing to figure out what to do with it. These items are worth a pretty penny and when restored and treated correctly, can be a fine addition to your home.

But how do you go about maintenance and repair for such an item?

 Obviously these are very big antiques, so it's not that easy to just pick it up to and load in your car. Even more, it takes a really good specialist to properly understand the piece to perform even routine maintenance. 

The average cost to repair such an item can very as well, from a cheap $30-$50 maintenance up to a thousands of dollars for a full restoration, replacement of parts, etc. There are a lot of small pieces when it comes to the gears, oils, pivots, etc that have to be considered and inspected by that specialist in order to get a full quote.

Grandfather clock repair raleigh NC is an excellent example of a specialist that can work with you to help you understand the life of your time piece, and the maintenance that it requires.

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Thinking Of Counseling During The Holidays?

 The holiday season is supposed to be a time of caring and happiness. When you have extra time off work to spend with your family. But we all know too well how stressful this time of year can be. We have to figure out how to afford the season, the weather is dark and cold, you're still working late hours and just dealing with a lot of life.

Stress can quickly lead to problems, many times within your home with your loved ones. If you see these signs of negativity within your household, it may be time to consider a professional therapist. 

The most common form of couples counseling is of course for married couples, or couples that are living together. But let's not forget that those that are separated, especially with children, can benefit from therapy services just as much if not more.

Consider counseling and talking through the holiday season ahead of time to prepare for situations and questions from your kids.

Possibly the most common issue and question that arises during sessions, revolves around money. It's something in our heads 365 days out of the year that we worry about. But around Christmas there is always going to be a sense of additional struggle. Everyone wants to provide their kids and their family the best Christmas every. But how much do you spend? What additional sources of funds do you have to make sure you can pay the bills and then also buy gifts and everything else that goes in to making a magical holiday season?

In the year 2021, we're still in a pandemic. And while we all have our own opinions and differences around the topic, it's common that this is also brought up. Do you go out to the malls to do some holiday shopping? Do you risk taking your children to the ice rink or any other public place that you would normally visit around Christmas?

Always know that you are not alone in these feelings.

There are a slew of reasons why we have so many trained therapists, and why a lot will specialize in couples therapy. In order for us to provide a better life for our children, it starts with us. Before the money, before the Christmas trees...it begins with us and our relationships. 

Consider looking into a marriage counseling in your area like marriage counseling Keller TX to ask some questions or to schedule an appoitment. 

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Tips For Picking Out The Perfect House

 Is it that time in your life to look for the next home, perhaps your dream home for your family? It's something that can be both fun, but tiresome. There are always plenty of things to think about, and never a good decision to rush your research.

A wise man one said, that the neighborhood the home resides in is what really sells the home. Well, pretty much every real estate agent will tell you that, but it's still true. Home and property values go up and down for many factors, but more predominantly because of the surrounding houses and aspects of the neighborhood.  

It's a high pressure situation buying a home, and there are plenty of things to look at and for when researching the area. Security obviously should be a priority, as are things that you need to be nearby (schools, grocery stores, restaurants, etc). We all love our coffee right? If you're in a large area I bet there is a Starbucks nearby.

Take a look at the house and neighborhood at night. It's one common thing that doesn't always cross the mind of a potential buyer. You never know what might be different once the sun goes down.

Whether it's Wimberley real estate or anywhere else, it's important to take your time and do the proper research. Not only on the home itself, but everything close by. How good are the testing scores at schools your kids may go to? Are you sure you can see yourself in the home for at least the next five to seven years?

Friday, October 9, 2020

Which Type Of Fence Is Best For Your Yard?

 A proper fence is essential for your home and property. To complete a look, privacy, and overall appeal and value of your home. 

A fence can simply be a divider between homes, but it can be so much more. With new elegant designs and colors, and ways to withstand weather and provide security. Here are some tips and other things to consider that we've received from Fence Repair Austin TX professionals. 

Materials: This will be a factor for your budget, but also your personal needs. Wood is obviously the most common fencing material, which can also come in many types. Cedar being the most common in a lot of areas.

Chain link fence is a more affordable option, but not always the best looking. Be considerate of your neighbors and neighborhood to make sure this is a viable option.

The new trend is round PVC/Vinyl, a more durable option to withstand the weather. But, it has it's disadvantages when it comes to cost. There are also fewer companies that provide installation and repair services.

Other options include wrought iron (common in new modern areas), aluminum, and even electric.

Reasoning: When replacing or adding a new fence, it is important to first consider your needs. How high of a fence do you need? What level of privacy or security are you looking for? Do you have pets? All different factors to consider.

Reach out to your local fencing pro to discuss these options and more!

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Christmas Is Right Around The Corner...Plan Ahead For Light Installation

Every year, it seems like our Christmas fans are getting the lights up on the house earlier and earlier. Before you know it...they'll be up all year around! But in reality,  it's a good thing now a days to get to planning early for your Holiday season.

Christmas light hanging is a beautiful aspect of the holidays, but can also be a chore and time consuming activity. And depending on your home, it's not always the safest idea to install your own lights if you have a two-story home or have a steep roof.

Our roofing San Antonio friends, who specialize in Christmas light installation, have said they begin getting request for installation appointments in September. By mid Q4, it's almost to late to get a similar company to have availability. 

For more information and more tips and ideas on your holiday lighting, contact your local roofer or electrician. And take a look here fore more info from Christmas light installation San Antonio.

Need Grandfather Clock Repair?

 Have you recently acquired an antique clock, perhaps handed down as a family heirloom? You're probably not alone in now needing to figu...