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Nathan Pierce

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NMLS ID 12920

801-272-0600 nathan@advancedfunding.com

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What a Homeowner Should Do After a Basement Flood

Any basement can flood. Not the reassuring words you were looking for in an article about basement flooding. However, some homeowners assume that just because they don’t live in a high-risk flood area, or perhaps live in a state that doesn’t experience a ton of rainfall, that their basement is safe from flooding. The truth is basement flooding can be caused by a variety of home issues, such as plumbing and sewage leaks. And whether its two inches or two feet, flooding can pose serious health and safety hazards for you and those in your home, if not addressed as soon as possible....

February 2nd, 2019 | Home Improvement, Homeowner Tips, What a Homeowner Should Do After a Basement Flood

Best Strategies for Crystal-Clear Windows

Whether you live in an area that gets significant rain or you simply want to give your windows a little polish as part of your cleaning routine, washing windows and keeping them clean may seem like a challenge. Cleaning solutions can often leave smudges or cause debris to stick to glass even more. Try the following effective strategies for getting your windows clean in Utah's hard water environment. Prepare. Before you get started, make sure you're not working in direct sunlight. To prevent damage to the frames, remember to rinse and dry them immediately. Prewash. Windows with si...

October 26th, 2018 | Homeowner Tips, Best Strategies for Crystal-Clear Windows

It's Time to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

Fall is here! That means it’s time for some autumn home maintenance. As a homeowner, there is a lot you can do to reduce the chance of a costly wintertime home repair disaster, make your home safer and save a bit of money. Here are some of the most important tasks to do now. Install carbon monoxide detectors. Carbon monoxide is a deadly, colorless gas. A carbon monoxide detector could save the lives of everyone in your home in the event of a malfunctioning furnace, hot water heater, stove, room heater or fireplace. CO alarms should be installed outside each sleeping area and on every ...

September 22nd, 2018 | Homeowner Tips, It's Time to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

How Safe is Your Home?

While most people think of spring as the best time for a massive home cleaning spree, really any time of the year is a great time for cleaning, organizing and making sure your home is a safe place for you and your family. How safe is your house? Take a few moments to run through this safety checklist from the National Safety Council: Test your smoke alarms. It’s a good idea to change the batteries in your smoke detectors at least once a year. It’s recommended that smoke detectors be replaced every 10 years. Test your carbon monoxide detectors. Make sure your carbon monoxid...

June 5th, 2018 | Homeowner Tips, Health and Wellness, How Safe is Your Home?

Quick and Easy Way to Change Your Address

Part of the moving process is changing your Utah address so that all of your bank statements, bills, magazines and other mail goes to your new home. The quickest and easiest way to do that is to hop online and go to the U.S. Postal Service website. You’ll need to verify your identity by using a credit card, and you’ll be charged $1, but the change can be done in minutes, and without leaving home. (You also can go into a post office and make the change without using a credit card.) After your change of address is processed online, mail sent to your old address will start going to...

May 22nd, 2018 | Homeowner Tips, Quick and Easy Way to Change Your Address

6 Ways to Whiten Without Bleach

Chlorine bleach can be a useful product around the house, but it's also a poisonous chemical that can irritate the skin, eyes, and lungs, and can be dangerous or deadly if improperly mixed with other household chemicals. The eco-friendly ingredients below can clean, soften, and show you how to whiten clothes without bleach. Baking soda helps whiten and soften fabrics. Add baking soda (1/2 cup per load) to regular laundry detergent and wash normally. A paste of baking soda and water applied directly to stains before laundering makes an excellent spot cleaner too! Hydrogen peroxid...

April 24th, 2018 | Homeowner Tips, 6 Ways to Whiten Without Bleach