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5 DIY Home Projects to Complete in a Weekend

5 DIY Home Projects to Complete in a Weekend

As a homeowner, you may feel like your to-do list never ends and there is always something around the house that needs to be repaired or improved. Many tasks require a professional, but you can complete some projects on your own. Here are 5 DIY home projects that can...

5 Spring Home Maintenance Tips

5 Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Preparing a home for warmer weather requires both indoor and outdoor spring home maintenance. Begin your interior and exterior maintenance with these tasks. Spring Home Maintenance Includes a Roof Inspection Before climbing onto the roof, stand a short distance from...

5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know

5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know

Being a homeowner has its rewards. At the same time, it’s up to you to figure out what needs to be done to maintain the home. You will be a more confident homeowner if you have a general idea of where to focus your efforts and what to look out for. Here are five...

Creative Ideas for Garage Storage

Creative Ideas for Garage Storage

The garage is intended to be a place to park your car. However, in most homes, it becomes a catch-all storage area for things we don't often use. Keep this space functional and tidy with these creative ideas for garage storage. When making a plan for storage, sort...

4 Reasons Why You Need a Home Inspection

4 Reasons Why You Need a Home Inspection

An important step in the home buying process is the inspection. Once you are under contract, hire a professional inspector to examine the home and report on the findings. If you skip this step, you are at a major disadvantage. Here are 4 reasons why you need a home...

Don’t Neglect these Home Maintenance Tasks

Don’t Neglect these Home Maintenance Tasks

While home repairs aren’t the most exciting things on the to-do list, there are some tasks that shouldn’t be put off. Failing to perform basic upkeep on your home can be expensive in the long run, so make time in your schedule for these home maintenance tasks....

How to Reduce Your Heating Bills

How to Reduce Your Heating Bills

Many homeowners face high utility bills for heating costs during winter. Fortunately, there are simple steps you can complete to make your home more efficient and help it retain heat. Reduce your heating bills by following some or all of the tips below. Seal Drafty...

Improve Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

Improve Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

With cooler weather approaching, indoor air quality becomes a concern since we spend more time inside. During winter, windows are usually kept closed so contaminants that get into the house are recirculated through the air. Here are a few tips to help you improve...

5 Tips for Being a Better Homeowner

5 Tips for Being a Better Homeowner

Buying a house is one of the biggest investments you'll make. Protect your investment by being a responsible homeowner. If you ever decide to sell your home, you’ll be glad that you took care of it while you lived there. Below are 5 tips for being a better homeowner....

5 Fire Safety Tips to Follow at Home

5 Fire Safety Tips to Follow at Home

A house fire is a devastating event for homeowners. You can lose your belongings, your home entirely, and even the lives of your loved ones in a house fire. There are basic steps you can take to help prevent fires in the home and minimize damage if one does occur....

10 Kitchen Remodel Ideas that Pay Off

10 Kitchen Remodel Ideas that Pay Off

If you’re hoping to increase the value of your home, upgrading the kitchen should be the first renovation project to tackle. Here are 10 kitchen remodel ideas to improve the most often used room in your home. Install New Countertops Select a new countertop material to...

5 Ways to Improve Curb Appeal

5 Ways to Improve Curb Appeal

The appearance of the outside of your home sets the first impression for everyone who drives by. All the exterior aspects of your home, from the landscaping to the siding, determine the curb appeal. Your neighbors will appreciate your efforts to improve curb appeal....

4 Effective Ways to Clean Your Gutters

4 Effective Ways to Clean Your Gutters

Cleaning your gutters is usually a fairly simple job. However, there are some things to keep in mind as you work on this basic home maintenance task. You'll need to figure out if there are any clogs in the gutters or downspouts. It’s easy to clear away a few dry...

3 Reasons to Test for Radon in the Home

3 Reasons to Test for Radon in the Home

Having your house tested is the only way to determine if there is radon in the home. Radon is a dangerous gas that puts you and your family at risk for health issues. Let’s look at a few reasons why you should test for radon. What Is Radon? Radon is a naturally...

4 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Inspection

4 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Inspection

When preparing to sell your house, you'll tidy up, tackle some home improvements, boost the curb appeal, find a real estate agent, hire a professional photographer, and determine the asking price. You may not be thinking about a home inspection. When a home is under...

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