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Bad Windows: Replace or Repair?

Whether you’ve recently purchased a new home or you’ve been living in the same one for the last 10 years, you may be due for a window repair or replacement. There’s just one problem: most homeowners rarely think about their windows, let alone maintaining or replacing them. This is surprising considering how having the right […]

Should I Advise My Client to Replace the Windows Before They List?

As a real estate agent, you know how important it is to stage a home strategically. Buyers want to be able to walk into each room and visualize how their family will enjoy a peaceful Sunday afternoon together. Therefore, you should consider carefully what might compel a prospective buyer to make an offer.

4 Ways Clevernest Makes a Realtor’s Life Easier

If you’re a realtor in Central Indiana, then you have a lot on your plate. From staging homes to attending closings and everything in between, we understand that you often have to juggle many responsibilities at once. No matter where in Indiana or across the Midwest you show homes, Clevernest can help make your job […]

James Hardie Siding: Durable But Is it Worth It?

Choosing siding for your house is a difficult decision. You can choose between buying low-cost but plain vinyl siding or spending a fortune on fixing your old wood siding. There is another siding option: a wood-look lap siding called fiber cement. First developed in the 1980s by the siding manufacturer James Hardie, it became popular […]

Are Replacement Windows Worth It?

Eventually, windows wear down and need to be replaced. However, when you are trying to repair and renovate multiple areas of your home, replacement windows can seem like just an added cost. While a kitchen or bathroom remodel may appear more interesting, replacing your windows is incredibly important for your home and should be prioritized. […]

Can I Replace My Own Windows?

Even with great care, your windows will eventually need repair and replacement. Window replacement can seem costly. It may be tempting to perform your own window repairs and replacements in hopes of saving money. For those with DIY home repair experience, window replacements will seem deceivingly easy. It is true that you can replace your […]

How Do I Choose Replacement Windows?

Replacing damaged or outdated windows can increase the value of your home. New windows can also refresh your living space. Let your windows reflect your home’s personality while meeting the needs of your family’s lifestyle by choosing the perfect replacement windows. How Do I Know It’s Time to Replace My Windows? Your windows are damaged […]

What are the Best Replacement Windows?

When windows are extremely damaged and no longer provide your home with the necessary efficiency, it is time to replace them. Replacing old windows restores the beauty of your home as well as the insulation and energy efficiency. Many replacement windows are more durable, more efficient, and easier to maintain than older windows. However, picking […]

How to Spot Problems with Windows or Doors BEFORE the Home Inspection

Here at Clevernest, we understand what a Realtor goes through if a surprise shows up on an inspection report.  We believe in providing smart, energy-efficient and QUICK solutions that will help you move forward with your buyers and sellers. Evaluation As you and your client discuss negotiation options, you may find there needs to be […]

When Windows and Doors Show Up On Your Home Inspections

At Clevernest, we like to consider ourselves not only experts in the Window and Door business, but also the Realtor’s friend. (Our Owner Tom McHaffie was a successful Realtor with FC Tucker in the late 80’s).  There is nothing like having something show up on an inspection report, like a bad window, to throw a […]