Blogs from July 2014

Connecticut Homes Features Kruse Home Improvement

Posted by Admin | Thursday, July 31st

Kruse Home Improvement was recently featured on Connecticut Homes.

See our interview on Connecticut Homes, a top site for Connecticut real estate, Rhode Island real estate&New York homes for sale: Remodeling Your Basement.


Power Washing 101

Posted by Admin | Friday, July 25th

How would you feel if you had to stand outside 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – regardless of weather, and with very little protective barriers? Very likely, you’d feel like you want to head indoors, which is possibly how your siding would feel if, you know, it could talk.


Your home’s...


Rainy Day Ideas

Posted by Admin | Wednesday, July 16th

Rainy Day Ideas

Just because you're stuck inside doesn't mean you can't do some home improvements. Here are a few ideas...


Try switching around a sectional sofa or side table or swapping some artwork and framed photos onto different walls.  If you have any built-ins, add some more books with...

Insulating Your Home ... During Summer?

Posted by Admin | Wednesday, July 9th

We've all heard about insulating your home in the fall to help with heating costs in the winter. But did you know that insulation can also help keep you cool in the summer? Think about it -- how many of us have visited the attic in the summer only to emerge from a sauna? If your home isn't properly insulated, rather than that heat staying trapped in the attic, it seeps out and makes your entire home warmer. Insulation aids in blocking that flow of heat. While heat escapes in the winter, it flows in during the summer.

Clues Your Home Needs Insulation

  • The age of your home: If it was built in the 1960s or earlier (pretty common in the Northeast), you could likely benefit from added insulation.
  • Inconsistency in temperature: For example, your home may have colder spots in the winter and hot spots -- like the upstairs -- in the summer.
  • Snow melting from your roof in the winter a little faster than your neighbors' or frequent ice dams or icicles.

Happy Birthday, America!

Posted by Admin | Friday, July 4th

HappyFourthof July ...

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