Category: home maintenance

Winter Maintenance For Your Home

Weather the Winter SeasonFollowing a Schedule The comforts of a cozy, warm home in winter can help you forget about the short days and the multiple layers of clothing. Following a maintenance schedule throughout the year will certainly benefit you in the winter, but be aware of the hazards the… Read more »

Did You Know?

TRIP Offers a Variety of Programs to Homeowners, Homebuyers, and Tenants Regardless of one’s income, education, or housing situation, TRIP’s NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center offers many programs that can benefit anyone.  Here is a sampling of programs that are currently available:    Troy Landlord Training Program  October 6th & 8th, Parts 1 &… Read more »

DIY is the way to go and TRIP can help!

Do you have plans to fix up your home this year? Maintaining a home is a huge part of responsible homeownership and the costs to maintain and improve your home can add up! You can save money if you’re able to Do-It-Yourself! Come to TRIP’s Home Maintenance Training Workshops and learn the… Read more »

Faces at TRIP: Bobbi Carter

Bobbi Carter joined TRIP as the first director of its NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center which opened in 2001.  She had previously worked in the lending industry for 18 years.   Despite the pressures of a growing demand by people who want to become homeowners, want to save or preserve their homes… Read more »

Come the Housing Fair!

2013 Capital District Housing Fair Interested in buying or repairing a home?  Want to save money on utility bills?   Not sure who to call for a house inspections?  Visit us at the 2013 Capital Region Housing Fair Saturday, April 27th!  The event is from 10 am until 2 pm at… Read more »

NYSERDA Energy Audits Help You Go Green and Save Money

Do you think your utilitiy bills are too high? Is your home chilly in the winter? Are your heating and cooling costs too high? TRIP can help you find the energy efficiency program that’s right for your home or apartment. Taking control of your energy use will save you money… Read more »

Deeper Shades of Green: Managing Cooling Costs

Summer is in full-swing, barbeques are being put to use, ice cream trucks troll neighborhoods, and cooling costs are at their seasonal high-point. How do we stay comfortable in our homes without resorting to lying down on the kitchen floor with the fridge door open? Well, TRIP would like to offer… Read more »