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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...

Four Reasons to Clean Your Gutters Each Fall

Four Reasons to Clean Your Gutters Each Fall

Your list of fall home maintenance tasks may be extensive, but each task serves an important purpose. With so many chores requiring your attention that need to be completed within a certain time, you may be inclined to skip over some steps. Before you overlook...

Top 6 Signs You Need to Replace the Roof

Top 6 Signs You Need to Replace the Roof

Caring for your roof is an important part of being a homeowner to keep your home protected from the elements. Many people don't realize when their roof nears the end of its lifespan and is no longer effective, which can lead to water damage and costly repairs. If you...

4 Facts About the Dangers of Radon Exposure

4 Facts About the Dangers of Radon Exposure

Buying or maintaining a home means being aware of possible dangers and working to eliminate them. The dangers of radon exposure are something to be concerned about since radon exists throughout the United States and can affect any residential property. Knowing what it...

4 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe While on Vacation

4 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe While on Vacation

You work hard throughout the year to save up for a vacation with family or friends. You may have even chosen to put off some vacation time until the kids are out of school during the summer. Now that summer is here, you can take your family to a new and exciting place...

Four Ways To Protect Your Home From Wind Damage

Four Ways To Protect Your Home From Wind Damage

Homeowners should take precautions against the extreme forces of nature that can cause structural damage to their homes. From flooding to hurricanes and everything in between, severe weather can harm your property. Strong winds are one of the most devastating forces...

4 Signs of Termites Invading Your Home

4 Signs of Termites Invading Your Home

Termites are small insects that live in colonies and feed on wood. There are different types of termites: subterranean, which live underground, and drywood and dampwood termites, which live entirely in wood. Subterranean termites generally build colonies in the soil,...

5 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers to Ease Stress

5 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers to Ease Stress

Buying Your First Home? Read Our Tips for First-Time Homebuyers Buying a home is an exhilarating process, yet one that is often fairly stressful. As one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make, those mixed emotions are completely understandable, although they do...

5 Signs That You Have Mold In Your Home

5 Signs That You Have Mold In Your Home

Why is Mold in Your Home Such a Big Deal? To a homeowner, mold in your home stinks both literally and figuratively. You may think that a few spots of mold in your home are not a big deal,  however, it's a sign that something more serious is going on inside your abode....