Sun Protection & Sunscreen Tips

Try and limit your sun exposure, and when you are outside, try to wear a hat and cover as much skin as possible. Of course, when it’s hot out the last thing you want to do is cover up! So, using a broad-spectrum sunscreen is the best way to combat UV rays. Even if you...

Wishing you a Happy and Safe 4th of July!

LEGAL Fireworks: Safety Tips IF fireworks are legal to buy/use where you live – be sure to follow the following safety tips: Never use fireworks while impaired by drugs or alcohol Never disassemble or try to make your own fireworks. Don’t point sparklers, or...

No-Cost Decorating Ideas

Refresh and give your rooms a new look with these no-cost decorating ideas. Rearrange the furniture This will instantly change the look of any room. See if you can take pieces from one room and switch them out in another. Small side tables and accent furniture are...

Daily Tips to Keep Your House Looking Clean

Make the bed Before you even think about leaving the house for the day, make your bed! Even if the rest of your room is messy, a neat bed instantly makes the room look pulled together. Wipe down the shower Use a squeegee on the shower door after every shower to...

What is Dry Rot & Tips to Prevent It

Dry rot, also known as brown rot, is wood decay caused by fungi, which can ruin any wooden structures inside or outside your home. It can spread thru fungus produces spores, which are spread through the air. They will germinate if they land on wood that’s been...

Always Check a Contractors License

Antonis Construction Building & Painting, Inc., encourages homeowners to always check a contractor’s license first!  Below is another reminder from CSLB of the importance of checking and only hiring a licensed contractor. “CSLB Reminds Unlicensed Painters to Brush...

Happy Presidents’ Day!

Presidents Day originated as the celebration of the birthday of George Washington, the first president of the country. This day was known as “Washington’s Birthday,” and it was informally observed in many communities across the country from the year following his...

What is Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day (or Saint Valentine’s Day) is observed on February 14 each year. Today Valentine’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world, mostly in the West. The original “St. Valentine” was just a liturgical celebration of...

Keep Dust Away

Does dust reappear on surfaces minutes after you’ve cleaned them? Here are some tips for getting rid of that dust. Dust cloth or duster? Instead of using an old rag or a feather duster, use a microfiber or electrostatic cloth to capture dust, not just move it...

Before Fixing Up Your Home before Selling

Smart sellers will weigh the cost of proposed improvements against the home’s market value after the repairs or upgrades are completed. Before you decide to lift the roof and install skylights in the master suite, realize that kitchens and baths carry the...