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4 Tips to Save Water at Home

4 Tips to Save Water at Home

Easy Ways to Save Water at Home As more people become aware of their environmental footprints, water conservation is a topic of interest. From taking shorter showers to waiting until you have a full load to use your washing machine, there are numerous ways to save...

5 Ways to Keep Mosquitoes Off Your Property

5 Ways to Keep Mosquitoes Off Your Property

In summer, everyone spends time outside swimming, cooking out, and gardening. These outdoor activities can be ruined by mosquitoes. If you're having problems with these annoying bugs, use these tips to help keep mosquitoes off your property. Keep Mosquitoes Off Your...

4 Ways to Reduce Summer Cooling Costs

4 Ways to Reduce Summer Cooling Costs

It’s going to be a hot summer and relying solely on your air conditioner causes your energy bills to increase. Fortunately, you can reduce summer cooling costs just by completing some simple home upgrades. Read on to learn 4 methods that will help save energy during...

5 Non-Toxic Houseplants That are Safe for Kids and Pets

5 Non-Toxic Houseplants That are Safe for Kids and Pets

Plants indoors and outside on a porch or deck keep your home feeling lively and fresh. Houseplants are also known to purify indoor air. It’s important to keep in mind that some common houseplants are toxic. If you have children and pets in the household, consider...

5 Spring Home Improvement Projects to Get Ready for Warm Weather

5 Spring Home Improvement Projects to Get Ready for Warm Weather

The freezing temperatures, snow, and ice of winter cause wear and tear on your home. A quick inspection of your structures and property may find several problems that need your attention. Here are 5 spring home improvement projects that will get your home ready for...

Pros and Cons of Different Roofing Materials for Your Home

Pros and Cons of Different Roofing Materials for Your Home

If it’s time to replace the roof, you're probably looking at options and wondering which type of roofing to choose. Learn about the pros and cons of different roofing materials to determine which is the best choice for your property. Wooden Shingles Wooden roofing...

8 Projects That Add Value to Your Home

8 Projects That Add Value to Your Home

There are various home renovation projects that offer a great return on investment. It’s never too early to choose which tasks you'd like to tackle, whether you’re planning to sell soon or sometime in the future. Let’s look at some projects that add value to your...

The Best Moving Tips for Winter

The Best Moving Tips for Winter

Consult These Moving Tips for Winter According to USA Today, around 14% of the population in the U.S. moves at least once within any given year. While moving in the warmer months is preferred, there are sometimes time or monetary restrictions that don't make it...

Why You Should Request a Builder’s Warranty Inspection

Why You Should Request a Builder’s Warranty Inspection

You should never assume your new construction home will be perfectly built. Homeowners often find problems within the first year after moving into a newly constructed home. Order a builder's warranty inspection in time to address issues before the warranty expires....

15 Thanksgiving Safety Tips

15 Thanksgiving Safety Tips

The holidays can be hectic with guests visiting your home, entertaining, and making meals for a lot of people. Follow these Thanksgiving safety tips for an accident-free holiday with your loved ones. Kitchen fires on Thanksgiving day are the number one cause of...

How to Prepare Your Fireplace for Winter

How to Prepare Your Fireplace for Winter

Prepare your fireplace before putting it into use during the cold season. By taking these precautions, you may prevent house fires and feel peace of mind. Safely enjoy the warmth of the fireplace when temperatures drop. Before using your fireplace, follow these basic...

8 Ways to Organize Your Garage

8 Ways to Organize Your Garage

A garage is a convenient place to park the car, store off-season items, and maintain a workspace. Getting your garage organized makes it easier to find things and gives you more useable storage space. Let's look at some tips you can use to organize your garage....

What to Do About High Levels of Radon in the Home

What to Do About High Levels of Radon in the Home

If you are shopping for a new house, you are probably concerned with problems like mold and termites. One issue that you may have not thought of is high levels of radon. Every home should be tested for radon. If the levels are high, take action to make the home safe....

Fire Safety Tips for Your Home

Fire Safety Tips for Your Home

House fires occur quickly and unexpectedly, causing property damage and possible injuries. Preventing fires should be a priority for keeping your family and home safe. Be proactive by following these fire safety tips. Keep Your Home Safe With These Fire Safety Tips 1....

Caring for Young Trees During Summer

Caring for Young Trees During Summer

In the summertime, you want to maintain a healthy, green lawn in spite of the heat. The hot weather is tough on grass and trees. If you planted new trees on your property this spring, you may be concerned about caring for them through the summer months. For the first...

5 Steps for Preparing Your Home Before Vacation

5 Steps for Preparing Your Home Before Vacation

Have you ever arrived at your travel destination only to wonder if you left your house in the right condition? Following a checklist before you head out of town alleviates those worries. Use this guide for preparing your home before vacation. 1. Make It Look Like...

Warning Signs of Mold in Your House

Warning Signs of Mold in Your House

Mold helps with the decomposition of organic matter in nature. Unfortunately, it may also grow in damp areas of your home, discoloring or deteriorating materials. There are various types of mold and not all of them are easily seen. Be aware of these warning signs of...

The Benefits of a Home Inspection on New Construction

The Benefits of a Home Inspection on New Construction

You have researched homebuilders and made a decision based on reviews, quality, and craftsmanship. You expect that your brand new home will be free of defects. While home inspections are commonly associated with purchasing an older property, ordering a new...

4 Tips for Decluttering Your Home

4 Tips for Decluttering Your Home

If you have been living with a messy and unorganized home for too long, now is a great time to tidy things up. Since it can be overwhelming to take on such a project when you don’t know where to begin, read on for some tips to help you with decluttering your home. 1....

Steps to Take When Planning for a New Fence

Steps to Take When Planning for a New Fence

When planning for a new fence, there are key factors that you should consider. Fencing offers safety for your kids and pets and security for your home. All these benefits plus the aesthetic appeal of your fence may also increase your property value. While planning for...

5 Tips to Heat Your Home More Efficiently

5 Tips to Heat Your Home More Efficiently

Take Action to Heat Your Home More Efficiently Wouldn’t it be nice to keep your energy bills down during the winter? There are easy actions you can take to help reduce your heating bill. Often, there may be things hindering your efforts to heat your home more...

Four Smart Ways to Prevent Plumbing Leaks at Home

Four Smart Ways to Prevent Plumbing Leaks at Home

As a homeowner, you'll likely need to call a plumber for professional repair services from time to time. However, there are effective ways you can prevent plumbing leaks at home and keep those visits to a minimum. Once you learn about these steps, you can take better...

Safe and Secure: 4 Effective Ways To Improve Your Home Security

Safe and Secure: 4 Effective Ways To Improve Your Home Security

Your home is a sanctuary for you and your family so it is understandable that keeping it safe and secure is one of your top priorities. If you feel that your current security measures are lacking, here are some effective ways to improve your home security. 1....

Cleaning Out Your Gutters In 5 Steps

Cleaning Out Your Gutters In 5 Steps

Cleaning Out Your Gutters During Fall Many folks look forward to the fall after a long, hot summer. The trees start changing colors, the leaves begin to fall, and the weather becomes much cooler. However, falling leaves can clog up your gutters. This can lead to leaks...

5 Signs That You Need a New Roof for Your Home

5 Signs That You Need a New Roof for Your Home

The most common sign that homeowners use to determine that their home is in need of a new roof is seeing leaks inside their home, however, these leaks can come from a number of sources. How do you decide if just some routine maintenance and repairs are needed, or if...

5 Ways to Maintain Your Lawn In the Summer

5 Ways to Maintain Your Lawn In the Summer

The summer season is the time to show off your lawn and improve your curb appeal. Unfortunately, the lawn can have difficulty thriving in the summer heat. If you want to maintain your lawn so it will remain green throughout the season, there are a few essential tips...

Three Reasons to Get a Professional Radon Test

Three Reasons to Get a Professional Radon Test

Every day, we take measures to protect ourselves from danger. When we get in a car, we put on a seat belt. When we go for a bicycle ride, we put on a helmet. We have plenty of systems in place for avoiding physical dangers, but what about the threats we can’t see,...

8 Ways Home Sellers Should Prepare for a Home Inspection

8 Ways Home Sellers Should Prepare for a Home Inspection

Selling your home can be a long journey. You’ve spent countless hours deciding which real estate agent will best fit your needs, how to stage your house, where to store packed items, and now the time has come: your home is under contract. Congratulations! But before...