Here are the Blogs in the Other Expert Advice category.
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Tuesday, 18 January 2022
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blog preview image Following a recent conversation with my parents, I began to understand how much good and bad information and solicitations are bombarding people during TV watching time. They can’t seem to escape “one good deal after another’. I normally don’t watch much TV, especially not the newscasts, so I was unaware ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/18/2022 8:55 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 6 January 2022
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blog preview image Happy New Year!  And what a year it has been so far!  During the last 7 days it has been as warm as 75° with tornado sirens blaring and since January 2nd we have had not one, but two snowstorms with temperatures dropping well below freezing and even toward single digits in some places!  The warmer temperatures ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/06/2022 12:54 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Friday, 17 December 2021
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blog preview image Caring for Your Other “Home” During the Holiday Season By now, your home is probably decorated, most of your shopping is done and you’re just crossing your fingers that the last minute deliveries will appear SOON on your doorstep.  What else is left to do?  Well, enjoy the season and celebrate of ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/17/2021 4:25 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Friday, 3 December 2021
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blog preview image Thanksgiving was here and gone and Christmas is on the way!  Many of you will be travelling for some part of December during the upcoming school break and holidays and I wanted to give you a few helpful hints to help you get your home ready for your departure.  If possible, have a family member, ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/03/2021 8:00 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Friday, 12 November 2021
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blog preview image As they days grow cooler, does the sound of that little click on your thermostat make you a little crazy?  You know, the one that happens just before the heat turns on?  Do you monitor your thermostat like a hawk this time of year?  We have probably all seen at least one news story today about the cost ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/12/2021 8:59 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 28 October 2021
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blog preview image We are swiftly moving through October and this is a good time for the reminder that October is Fire Prevention Month.  If you haven’t done so this calendar year, test your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors if you have them.  If you have older models, test and change the batteries.  Many ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/28/2021 3:44 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Friday, 15 October 2021
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blog preview image   The days are growing shorter and with more darkness comes the need for more lights, both inside and outside your home.  You will probably notice a burned out light bulb much faster inside your home than one in an outside fixture especially as we are all spending less time outside in the evenings.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/15/2021 10:32 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Friday, 15 October 2021
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blog preview image   The days are growing shorter and with more darkness comes the need for more lights, both inside and outside your home.  You will probably notice a burned out light bulb much faster inside your home than one in an outside fixture especially as we are all spending less time outside in the evenings.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/15/2021 10:32 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 7 October 2021
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blog preview image The days are growing shorter and with more darkness comes the need for more lights, both inside and outside your home.  You will probably notice a burned out light bulb much faster inside your home than one in an outside fixture especially as we are all spending less time outside in the evenings.  Before ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2021 10:01 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 23 September 2021
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blog preview image Did the most recent few rainfalls cause drainage issues in your yard or even enter your home?  Lately it seems more like spring than fall with the amount of rain we have had in Middle Tennessee.  Unfortunately, we tend to forget about drainage until it rains like it has over the last few weeks.  Getting ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/23/2021 2:08 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Wednesday, 15 September 2021
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blog preview image The thermometer and the calendar both say it’s almost fall!  The change temperatures bring our attention to preparing for football-watching, chili-eating, sweater-wearing season!  While you haven’t flipped over from air conditioning to the heat just yet, if you have a fireplace, the cooler evenings ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/15/2021 7:49 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Monday, 30 August 2021
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blog preview image Normally by Labor Day in Middle Tennessee your lawn is on the crunchy greenish-yellow side and this would not be the best time to do anything that might cause further damage.  Even if you use a sprinkler system all summer, the grass stays green but may still not be as healthy as it would with regular ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2021 2:38 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Friday, 13 August 2021
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blog preview image Not Your Grandma’s Wallpaper It is not unusual to see homebuyers cringe when they tour a listing with wallpaper, especially if the home was built in the 1960’s or 70’s and it is original to the home.  Many of us have had the experience of trying to remove old wallpaper only for it to come off in ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/13/2021 9:22 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 22 July 2021
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blog preview image What’s Your Address? Do you ever get your neighbor’s mail or packages or do they get yours?  Sometimes, it may just be an oversight by the mail carrier or delivery person.  However, if it happens often or if visitors seem to have difficulty locating your home you may want to spruce up your house ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/22/2021 10:18 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 1 July 2021
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blog preview image Last year at this time we were in the height of a pandemic lockdown where we spent MUCH quality time around the house, apartment or condo for months and months on end. Many used some of this time to get on the decluttering train and regain some order in your space, especially if you suddenly found yourself ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/01/2021 8:47 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Monday, 14 June 2021
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blog preview image Summer is here and we all want to spend more time outdoors enjoying the season.  Do you like your outdoor space and want to spend more time there or has it turned into just another space through which you enter or exit your home?  If you don’t love your outdoor space, you can make a few easy upgrades ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2021 8:34 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Tuesday, 25 May 2021
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blog preview image After many decluttering sessions you have decided you no longer want to share your bedroom with a piece of exercise equipment or have laundry drying on a rack in the den.  You know you want to move to a new home, but how do you know if you need more space or just a different layout?  Look carefully ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/25/2021 2:27 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 13 May 2021
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blog preview image How do you know it’s time to go??? Home sales are typically higher as we move from spring into summer and this year has been no exception!  It seems that everywhere you look there is an article or news story about buying or selling your home.  It is easy to get caught up in the dollar signs of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/13/2021 1:39 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 29 April 2021
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blog preview image In case you hadn’t noticed, properties have been “flying off the shelf” here in Middle Tennessee!  Spring has always been a busy time for buyers and sellers as we shake off winter, however, a pace like no other has developed this year!  Many people want to sell their current home and buy a new one.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/29/2021 1:02 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 15 April 2021
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blog preview image Deciding to sell your home – whether you have lived there for a long time or a brief period, is usually an emotional time. Choose an agent that will assist you in the emotional decisions, too. There are many decisions to be made, it is critical that you have complete trust in your agent. Put your trust ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/15/2021 11:14 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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