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 […]

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 […]

Tankless Water Heater Maintenance: An Autumn Essential

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Tankless Water Heater Maintenance: An Autumn Essential Ah, autumn. The leaves change, the air grows crisp, and pumpkin spice lattes become a daily ritual for some of us. But there’s another thing that should be on your radar this season – tankless water heater maintenance. The Hidden Hardships of Hard Water Picture this: A “cool” […]

Why Ignoring Chimney Maintenance Might Burn You (Literally)

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Why Ignoring Chimney Maintenance Might Burn You (Literally) Your Chimney: Not Just an Architectural Statement While chimneys might often be seen as just another architectural feature in our Texan homes, they’re far more functional than they let on. At HomePoint, we believe that every part of a house has its unique role. And though chimney […]

HomePoint Freeze Audit: Included for Every HomePoint Subscriber

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HomePoint Freeze Audit: Included for Every HomePoint Subscriber Why Does HomePoint Perform Freeze Audits? Despite being located in a typically warm region like Austin, we’ve experienced three consecutive years of harsh winter freezes. During each of these instances, we’ve identified common factors that are most likely to cause damage. A harsh freeze can cause major […]

How to: Prevent Costly A/C Repairs

How To: Prevent Costly A/C Repairs In Austin, Texas, where the scorching summer heat can be relentless, a functioning air conditioning system is essential for maintaining comfort at home. Regular maintenance is the key to ensuring your AC unit operates efficiently and avoids unexpected breakdowns. At our home maintenance company, we specialize in a subscription-based […]

Roof Maintenance – Leaves are the Sponges Destroying Your Roof

Roof Maintenance: Leaves are the sponges destroying your roof Decaying leaves and debris can create a breeding ground for mold and algae, which can eat away at the protective layers of your roof. This not only weakens the structure but also affects the aesthetic appeal of your home.  Welcome to HomePoint, Austin’s premier home maintenance […]