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Nathan Pierce

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NMLS ID 12920

801-272-0600 nathan@advancedfunding.com

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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

Fire Extinguisher - Must-Have for Every New Homeowner

Buying a home or know someone who is? You may want to add a fire extinguisher to your shopping list. Whether at home or at the office, they can be real lifesavers. Here are a few things you should know about this life-saving device: It should be tested by an independent testing laboratory. While shopping for a fire extinguisher, look for FM (Factory Mutual) or UL (Underwriters Laboratory). It can be heavy. The higher the rating number on an A or B fire extinguisher, the more fire it can extinguish. But higher-rated units are often heavier. If you’re buying a fir...

January 26th, 2018 | Homeowner Tips, Health and Wellness, Fire Extinguisher - Must-Have for Every New Homeowner

How Safe is Your Home for Children?

Moving into a new home? If you have children, it’s a great time to make sure your Utah home is safe for the smallest members of your household. Every 30 minutes a child in the United States is injured as a result of a TV or furniture tip-over incident. Most of those injuries happen at home, involving children younger than seven years of age. So how do these injuries happen? Generally, they come from climbing. Children spot a toy atop a dresser or bookshelf and decide to monkey their way to it. The unfortunate result is that the child’s weight tips the furniture over. When it com...

September 8th, 2017 | Homeowner Tips, How Safe is Your Home for Children?