Extreme Heat Guide – Common Problems and Solutions

Extreme Heat Guide – Common Problems and Solutions Extreme heat can be a significant challenge for homeowners, particularly those with luxury properties in Austin, Texas. From HVAC issues to water restrictions, understanding and addressing common problems can help maintain the comfort and functionality of your home during the hottest months. This guide provides insights into […]

#1 Air Conditioning Issue: A Deep Dive into Clogged Condensate Lines

The Key to Preventing the #1 Air Conditioning Issue: A Deep Dive into Clogged Condensate Lines In the realm of home maintenance, an air conditioning issue often sits at the top of the priority list, especially in Austin, TX where the heat can become more than just a discomfort. At HomePoint, after four years of […]

Austin New Construction Best Practices

Austin New Construction Best Practices: Protecting Your Home from Damage and Assisting with Maintenance Building a new home is an exciting journey, filled with decisions that will affect the comfort, safety, and longevity of your residence. Among these decisions, choosing the right construction practices to protect your home from damage and facilitate easy maintenance is […]

15 Ways to Protect Your Home From a Freeze – UPDATED 2/2024

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15 Ways to Protect Your Home From a Freeze – UPDATED 2/2024 Winter is coming … Austin winter is upon us, and for homeowners, that means taking proactive steps to protect your property from the potential hazards of freezing temperatures. Freezing weather can wreak havoc on your home’s water systems, both inside and out. To […]

How to Protect Your Home During a Freeze and Return Safely – UPDATED 2/2024

How to Protect Your Home During a Freeze and Return Safely – UPDATED 2/2024 As the cold weather approaches, it’s essential to be prepared for freezing temperatures and the potential impact on your home. Whether you’re staying put during a freeze or temporarily leaving, taking the right precautions can save you from costly damage and […]

Decoding the Salt in Your Water Softener: Best Water Softener Salt

Decoding the Salt in Your Water Softener: Best Water Softener Salt At HomePoint, we recognize that the nuances in home maintenance play a pivotal role. This includes understanding the diverse types of salt utilized in water softeners, particularly in regions with hard water, such as Austin, Texas. The choice of salt is crucial, impacting both […]

Mold and Mildew: What’s the Difference?

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Mold and Mildew: What’s the Difference? In the battle for a clean and healthy home, two common foes often emerge: mold and mildew. While they may seem similar, understanding their differences is key to effective prevention and treatment. At HomePoint, we’re committed to helping you tackle both. Let’s explore what sets them apart and how […]

The Essential Role of Whole House Water Softeners and Filters in Austin, Texas

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The Essential Role of Whole House Water Softeners and Filters in Austin, Texas Revolutionizing Home Wellness: HomePoint’s Approach In the heart of Texas, Austin stands out for its unique environmental challenges. Known for its vibrant culture and dynamic weather patterns, the city also grapples with a less talked about but equally important issue: water hardness. […]

Building a Truly Smart Home: Focusing on Health and Well-being

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Building a Truly Smart Home: Focusing on Health and Well-being In the realm of smart homes, the common narrative revolves around cutting-edge technologies like sound systems, automatic lights, mod lighting, and integrated audiovisual controls. These interconnected systems often include features like outdoor and indoor lights, smart locks, curtains, garage doors, speakers, and even TVs. The […]

Home Maintenance Checklist by Month

Home Maintenance Checklists by Month   Nestled in the heart of Texas, the vibrant city of Austin boasts a unique climate that challenges homeowners with its extremes. From the blistering heat of scorching summers to the unpredictable nature of increasingly freezing winters, Austin residents face a dynamic environment that puts their homes to the test. […]