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Fireplace Safety and Preparation

Fireplace Safety and Preparation

Winter is soon on its way, and it won’t be long before it’s time to turn up the heat. To protect your home this fall and winter, fireplace safety must be a priority. There’s no time like the present to start thinking about what to do before lighting the first fire and...

4 Tips to Improve Energy Efficiency in Your Home

4 Tips to Improve Energy Efficiency in Your Home

Most energy use in our homes comes from necessities like heating, air conditioning, and lighting. Save money by making your household more energy-efficient. This doesn’t have to involve expensive upgrades or renovations. In fact, you can improve energy efficiency in...

3 Reasons to Order a Home Inspection When Buying a House

3 Reasons to Order a Home Inspection When Buying a House

Buying a home can be exciting and daunting at the same time. As a buyer, you want to find a house that meets your needs and is within your budget. If you’ve found a property you love, order a home inspection to be well-informed about such a large investment. What is a...

5 DIY Weekend Home Improvement Projects

5 DIY Weekend Home Improvement Projects

Updating your home does not have to be a stressful process. Many homeowners worry about the time and costs involved in creating more functional and attractive living spaces. There are many smaller upgrades you can easily accomplish yourself. Let’s look at a few...

6 Basic Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

6 Basic Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

Homeowners often take on DIY projects as part of upkeep and maintenance. You can tackle repairs or minor remodeling if you have the right equipment. Here are basic tools every homeowner should have around the house. Toolbox A toolbox provides a place to keep...

Signs of a Plumbing Problem in the Home

Signs of a Plumbing Problem in the Home

Water damage can cause structural problems, mold growth, and encourage pest infestation. As a homeowner, you may know how to make some simple repairs like fixing a leaky faucet, however, many plumbing issues are best left to the professionals. Take care of your home...

7 Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

7 Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

Buying a house is a goal for many people. Plus, it's a smart way to invest your money. However, houses might come with hidden surprises that can quickly become a headache. Use the following tips that every homeowner should know once you buy a new house. Renovation...

8 Places to Add to Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

8 Places to Add to Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

As spring comes around, you may be planning a weekend to knock out your spring cleaning checklist. People often remember to clean the floors, windows, and surfaces, but there are plenty of other places around the house that go forgotten. Here are 8 areas to include in...

5 Tips for Your Online Home Search

5 Tips for Your Online Home Search

When buying a new home, many begin their search on the internet. New homes get listed online every day, so there is a lot to sift through. Here are some tips for your online home search to make it more efficient and effective. Hone in on Your Preferred Area for Your...

4 Ways to Warm Up Your Outdoor Living Spaces

4 Ways to Warm Up Your Outdoor Living Spaces

If you spent last summer building a backyard deck, you want to get the most of it. Whether you have a front porch, courtyard, backyard patio, or deck, you can still make use of these places when the weather is cooler. Here are some tips and tricks to warm up your...

7 Ways to Be a Better Homeowner

7 Ways to Be a Better Homeowner

As a homeowner, you want to preserve your home’s value and make sure that it’s safe. A house is an investment, so it's important to take good care of it. To get the most out of your home, follow these 7 tips to be a better homeowner. Keep the Exterior Tidy to Be a...

Get Your Home Ready for Winter

Get Your Home Ready for Winter

Owning a home is a big commitment. Take care of your investment by preparing for colder weather. Let’s look at ways to maintain your property and get your home ready for winter. Prepare the Plumbing to Get Your Home Ready for Winter One of the most important things...

The 4 Best Waterproof Flooring Options for Kitchens and Bathrooms

The 4 Best Waterproof Flooring Options for Kitchens and Bathrooms

Are you remodeling a kitchen or bathroom or building a new home? If so, you have a lot of decisions to make about the materials you’ll use. In kitchens and bathrooms, the type of flooring you choose is important. These rooms are exposed to moisture, so the flooring...

5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Fall

5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Fall

There are several ways to get your home ready for colder weather. Preparing your home for fall will help keep your home comfortable and you'll spend less money on heating bills. Fall is also a great time to finish projects that are unpleasant during the hot summer...

Helpful Tips to Organize Your Garage

Helpful Tips to Organize Your Garage

An organized garage is ideal so that you can find things when you need them. Yet many of us use the garage as a kind of catch-all area for items we don't want in our living spaces. Instead of having a cluttered mess with no system for storage, use these tips to...

6 Ways to Make Your Deck Safer for Children and Pets

6 Ways to Make Your Deck Safer for Children and Pets

Keeping your deck secure is an important part of home maintenance. Children, guests, and pets can be injured when using the deck. Follow these tips to make your deck safer for everyone. Don’t Leave Children Unattended Young children should not be left on the deck...

6 Reasons to Order an 11th-Month Warranty Inspection

6 Reasons to Order an 11th-Month Warranty Inspection

Many home builders offer a one-year warranty that covers defects with materials and quality in your new home. Once the warranty period is over, any mistakes that are discovered moving forward become the responsibility of the homeowner. An 11th-month warranty...

Testing for High Levels of Radon in the Home

Testing for High Levels of Radon in the Home

Radon gas is formed by the decay of uranium in the soil. High levels of radon exposure for an extended period of time can lead to lung cancer. Radon-related cancer kills an estimated 21,000 people each year in the United States. It’s the second leading cause of lung...

4 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

4 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Selling your home is a process. Your real estate agent can help you create a checklist of things to do. One item on the list you may not have thought about is a pre-listing home inspection. Why would you want to pay for an inspection before placing your home on the...

Water Filters for the Home

Water Filters for the Home

Health-conscious homeowners often want to filter their drinking water. Depending on your location, your tap water may not be as pure as you would like. There are seemingly countless options for water filters for the home. Learn about each type...

Signs of Termites in Your Home

Signs of Termites in Your Home

Termites cause thousands of dollars in damage to homes every year. As a homeowner, these pests should be a concern because they can weaken the structure of your home. Learn about termites and how they can destroy the wood in your house. Let’s...

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