10 Toolbox Essentials for Small Home Repairs

Posted by on Mar 31, 2020 in News

The joys of homeownership are numerous, from providing comfort for you and your family to building up equity in your financial profile. If you are a new home owner, it is important to be ready to encounter home repairs. Fortunately, not all home repairs require the help of a professional or come with a big price tag. With the right tools, you can take on small home repairs. Here are 10 essential toolkit items to help you tackle home projects and maintenance.  Screwdrivers....

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COVID-19 Job Site Practices

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in News

All contractors should incorporate COVID-19 transmission and prevention into all job hazard analyses (JHAs) and pre-task safety planning for all aspects of the work. This tool is provided solely as a guideline for contractors and is not to be relied upon to prevent the spread or transmission of COVID-19, or prevent a safety violation from being issued by a jurisdictional authority. This is not legal advice. Contractors should continually evaluate the specific hazards at...

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How the Response to COVID-19 Will Affect the Housing Industry

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in News

An Update from The Greater Iowa City Area HBA   As America responds to the novel corona- virus, COVID-19, and practices social distancing to control its spread, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is working hard to help its members respond to the economic effects. We want to make sure members are apprised of NAHB federation efforts to mitigate the economic effects of COVID-19. We also want to offer a sense of NAHB’s forecast in the context of the evolving...

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Members: Donate Supplies to Local Hospitals

Posted by on Mar 24, 2020 in News

Iowa City area hospitals are in need of items to keep their staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) is seeking donations of the following supplies: Personal protective equipment, including: N95 Masks Isolation/Surgeon Masks Face masks with attached eye shield Full Face Shields  Isolation gowns Donations are being accepted at UIHC’s Main Entrance, near Concierge Services, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30...

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Prep Your Home for Spring Selling Season

Posted by on Mar 6, 2020 in News

Looking to sell your home this Spring? Showing your home to prospective buyers is more than just opening the front door. Carefully staging your home to sell, so buyers can see themselves living in your home will help you unload your property quickly. Clearing and cleaning your home inside and out are essential steps. To help you hand over the house keys to the next home owner quickly, fold the following steps into your home selling strategy. De-personalize. Prospective home...

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