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Be a Successful Homeowner

The first step to becoming a homeowner is owning a home. The next steps are a little less obvious. Here are three ways to make the most out of your new home.


MAINTAIN

If you haven’t already, familiarize yourself with your home. How is it constructed? How does the plumbing work? Where’s the fuse box? Start exploring your home until you know it like the back of your hand.
 
If you come across something you just don’t understand and can’t google, reach out for help. Ignoring problems, however minor, will cost money down the road.
 
Once you’re comfortable with your home start focusing on the smaller, everyday maintenance. Learn your garbage pick-up schedule. Make sure you have a lawnmower. Buy a snow shovel (even in August).
 
Your home is an investment, and proper maintenance will not only protect your investment, but increase your home’s value.


IMPROVE

When moving into a new home it can be tempting to spend a hefty chunk of your budget on things that will have a visible impact on the place. New floors. New paint. Landscaping.
 
It feels good to make a place your own. But, before you drown in carpet samples, think about prioritizing expenses that might not make the house look better, but will surely increase your home’s value.
 
Energy-efficiency is an area that won’t make an aesthetic impact, but will drive your bills down every single month. Make sure your appliances, furnace, and windows are up-to-date, and use the savings for future projects.
 

DIY

A great way to improve your home is by doing it yourself. Also, a great way to destroy your home is by doing it yourself.
 
We recommend learning basic repairs and maintenance specific to your home to cover the smaller issues, and call in the specialists when something a little more special comes about.
 
Attempting repairs you’re unfamiliar with is not only risky for your home, but dangerous, ESPECIALLY if you’re dealing with electricity. Leave that to the pros.
 
View Bielinski Homes floorplans and model homes for quality built, easily maintained homes, and head over to our design studio to upgrade your next home before it’s even built.


 
  • Everyone that has come to visit is so impressed with the quality, layout and the style. We are extremely happy and eagerly await the next chapters of life in our beautiful new home. Thank you, Bielinski Homes!
    Janet Agnello
  • We fell in love with the open-concept floor plan of the Independence. We are very happy with our decision and look forward to the many memories we will make in our new home.
    Kyle & Jessica Ervin
  • We’ve been very happy with our experience with Bielinski Homes. Everyone involved in the purchase of our home was extremely helpful and went above and beyond to meet our needs. We love our new Bielinski Home!
    Billy & Amy Friess
  • We built this home with a vision in hopes of expanding our family. The Bielinski staff provided us with top-notch customer service, and the entire process was seamless. We are beyond thrilled with our new home. We recommend Bielinski Homes to anyone looking to build!
    Jay & Amie Humbert
  • We absolutely love our Bielinski home and have received so many compliments on the detail and beauty that it has to offer. We're so glad we chose Bielinski and want to thank the whole team for making the process exciting and fun at the same time. Cheers, and here's to many more family gatherings in our "forever" home!
    James & Peggy Osbourne