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Preventing Mold in the Home

Preventing Mold in the Home

Mold in the home is a difficult problem to deal with that many homeowners face. Mold is also hazardous to your health so if you are experiencing mold in your home, it is important to deal with the problem as soon as possible. Learn about preventing mold in the home....

How to Improve the Energy Efficiency of Your Home

How to Improve the Energy Efficiency of Your Home

Tips For Saving Energy in Your Home There are two main reasons for boosting energy efficiency: to save money on power bills and to reduce your environmental impact. High energy consumption increases your monthly expenses. Energy-saving strategies include both home...

Tips and Tricks to Save Water at Home

Tips and Tricks to Save Water at Home

Easy Ways to Save Water at Home We use a lot of water every day and get a reminder of exactly how much when the monthly water bill arrives. If you're interested in conserving water and lowering your utility bill, here are a few simple ways to save water at home...

Consider These Features for Your New Home

Consider These Features for Your New Home

One of the many advantages of building a home is that you get to make decisions about the layout, size, and other aspects of the construction. You’ll choose what type of roofing materials will be used and select the flooring. You’ll also make smaller choices like...

Signs of Structural Problems in the Home

Signs of Structural Problems in the Home

The structural integrity of your home begins with the strength of its foundation. The best way to know your home might have an issue is to look for changes in the property. A leaning chimney or cracks in the wall may mean trouble. Here are some ways to understand...

5 Ways to Promote Wellness at Home

5 Ways to Promote Wellness at Home

Your home should be comfortable and relaxing. To help everyone in your household stay healthy, employ these 5 tips to promote wellness at home. Clean Thoroughly and Often A clean home is a healthier home. Set a regular schedule for cleaning the house, even if it means...

5 Signs You Have an Electrical Problem at Home

5 Signs You Have an Electrical Problem at Home

Electricity offers us many conveniences. It helps control our indoor temperature, illuminates the property’s indoor and outdoor areas, and powers our appliances. While electricity is a staple and necessary in our daily lives, it can also be dangerous. More than 50,000...

5 Ways to Keep Your Fireplace Safe This Winter

5 Ways to Keep Your Fireplace Safe This Winter

A fireplace provides an efficient heat source for your home. Even if the power goes out, you can still heat the living spaces with fire. If you plan to have indoor fires this winter, you’ll need to prepare your fireplace. Here are a few ways to keep your fireplace...

5 Kitchen Remodel Ideas that Pay Off

5 Kitchen Remodel Ideas that Pay Off

The kitchen is one of the most used rooms in a home, so making improvements there can add value to your property. There are many ways to refresh this space without undertaking major renovations. Here are five kitchen remodel ideas that are easy for a homeowner who...

How to Set Up Your Home Office

How to Set Up Your Home Office

With more and more people working from home, it is important to learn how to create a functional office space. Your line of work will determine what type of office is best for you, but here are a few basic tips on how to set up your home office. Choose an Area to Set...

4 Tips to Improve Curb Appeal

4 Tips to Improve Curb Appeal

When you take pride in your home, it's important that it looks good inside and out. By working to improve curb appeal, you can boost your home’s value and make the property more attractive to potential buyers. 1. Install a New Mailbox If your mailbox is near the road,...

Home Maintenance Services Every Homeowner Should Schedule

Home Maintenance Services Every Homeowner Should Schedule

Keeping track of household maintenance can be daunting. If you’re concerned about the high costs of replacing a water heater or HVAC system, it’s worth your time to plan out your home’s service needs. Here are five professional home maintenance services you should...

What is a 4-Point Inspection of a Home?

What is a 4-Point Inspection of a Home?

You are probably familiar with the standard buyer's inspection that is performed when a house is purchased. A home is a big investment and it is to everyone’s advantage to make sure the property is in great condition. Depending on the age of the home, some buyers will...

4 Easy Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

4 Easy Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

Air quality directly affects the health of you and your family. When you think of air pollution, you may think of large cities and factories pumping pollutants into the air. However, the air inside is often more polluted than the air outdoors. Here are a few easy ways...

How to Deal with Residential Water Damage

How to Deal with Residential Water Damage

When you have to deal with water damage in your home, it is overwhelming and inconvenient. It's hard work to remove the water and mitigate the damage. Here are some tips to help you deal with residential water damage. Assess the Amount of Flooding Before getting...

4 Reasons to Request an 11th-Month Warranty Inspection

4 Reasons to Request an 11th-Month Warranty Inspection

Most builders offer a year-long warranty on new construction. Hire an inspector to perform an 11th-month warranty inspection before the end of your first year in a new home. Many homeowners neglect to use the warranty because they don’t file a claim in time. Don’t...

4 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

4 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Is one of your goals for 2020 to sell your house? Preparing to sell a house comes with a long to-do list. Finding a realtor, cleaning, and staging the house are some of the better-known steps. Ordering a pre-listing home inspection is a lesser-known step that is also...

Tips on Fire Safety for the Holidays

Tips on Fire Safety for the Holidays

Holidays are a time for staying cozy by a warm fire, decorating with lights, and spending time in the company of family and friends. While it's nice to enjoy these things, take steps to stay safe from fire this holiday season. Electrical issues and dry trees...

Prepare Your Home for a Home Inspection

Prepare Your Home for a Home Inspection

When selling your home, you'll need to get it in shape before putting it on the market. The buyer will order a home inspection to identify any issues with the property. Here are a few ways you can prepare for a home inspection. Prepare for a Home Inspection By...

5 Signs of a Plumbing Problem in Your Home

5 Signs of a Plumbing Problem in Your Home

No homeowner wants to face a plumbing problem. If your plumbing pipes are over 20 years old, you have an increased risk of hidden leaks causing water damage and increasing your water bills. Here are a few signs that you have a plumbing problem in your home. 1. Low...

How to Plan For a New Fence in 5 Steps

How to Plan For a New Fence in 5 Steps

You may want to add a new fence to your property to protect your lawn or keep the kids and dogs contained. It’s important to plan for a new fence before you make this addition to your yard. Here are some ways that you can prepare to build a fence. 1. Check Local...

3 DIY Projects That Will Increase the Value of Your Home

3 DIY Projects That Will Increase the Value of Your Home

Do you want to increase the value of your home before putting it on the market? These 3 home remodeling projects improve your property value and can be completed easily and affordably. 1. Refinish Your Kitchen Cabinets to Increase the Value of Your Home The cabinets...

Lower Indoor Humidity in the Summer

Lower Indoor Humidity in the Summer

High humidity levels make you feel clammy and uncomfortable. When high levels of moisture are in your air, you may notice a musty odor, mildew, mold growth in your home, and even things like peeling paint or wallpaper. If the moisture in your house is a problem, take...

A List of Grilling Safety Tips for Cooking Out

A List of Grilling Safety Tips for Cooking Out

Follow These Grilling Safety Tips to Prevent Accidents  Who doesn't love to grill out after spending a day in the sun? Swimming, boating, and grilling are all fun summer activities, but it's important to take safety measures while enjoying them. Use these grilling...

Ways to Prevent Termites in the Home

Ways to Prevent Termites in the Home

Each year, termites cause billions of dollars in damage to homes across the United States. Even if your home is made from brick, it has a wooden framework and these pests will eat the wooden joists that support your walls, the rafters holding your roof, and even the...

4 Things to Know About Thermal Imaging in Home Inspections

4 Things to Know About Thermal Imaging in Home Inspections

Infrared thermal imaging is used in a wide range of fields. This technology detects thermal differences and heat signatures in various objects. Read on to learn why thermal imaging in home inspections is a valuable tool for home inspectors. How Thermal Imaging in Home...

Tips and Tricks for Organizing Your Garage

Tips and Tricks for Organizing Your Garage

Organizing your garage may seem like an impossible task. All too often, the garage turns into a place to dump things that are unwanted in any other part of the house. The first step is to go through the items in the garage and get rid of the things you don’t use or...

5 Reasons You Should Hire a Real Estate Agent

5 Reasons You Should Hire a Real Estate Agent

Miami is on Business Insider’s list of the top ten best places to buy a house in 2019. When buying a new house, you may know what size home and features you are looking for, but without the help of a real estate agent, it can be tough to know what steps to take next. ...

Four Tips For Dealing With Radon In Your Home

Four Tips For Dealing With Radon In Your Home

If you worry that your home has high levels of radon gas, you need to take immediate steps to fix the problem. Radon gas exposure can have deadly consequences and it is a threat to any home. Because of this, radon in your home must be taken seriously and should be...

Safely Decorating For The Holidays

Safely Decorating For The Holidays

Many people use the week after Thanksgiving to decorate for the holidays. If you're already pulling your boxes of holiday decorations out of storage in preparation, consider these tips for safely decorating for the holidays. Practice Ladder Safety Many holiday...