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6 Ways to Prepare for a Power Outage

6 Ways to Prepare for a Power Outage

When weather forecasters predict severe storms, one of the biggest concerns is losing power. It doesn't always happen, but unfortunately, losing electricity is often a reality during hurricane season. To prepare for a power outage, here are a few important steps. 1....

5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Hurricane Season

5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Hurricane Season

A storm management strategy is essential if you live in an area prone to hurricanes for your family's safety and your property's protection. Here are a few ways to prepare your home for hurricane season. Prepare a Home for Hurricane Season by Securing Outdoor...

4 Ideas to Upgrade Your Swimming Pool

4 Ideas to Upgrade Your Swimming Pool

If you have a home swimming pool, it may be time for some improvements. Your pool may have become outdated and have experienced wear and tear. Here are a few ideas to upgrade your swimming pool. Make the backyard pool more functional and inviting. Swimming Pool...

6 Summer Deck Improvements

6 Summer Deck Improvements

If you’re considering upgrading your deck, courtyard, or patio, summer is a great time to get started. Whether you’re planning summer get-togethers or just want a cozy place to relax outdoors, check out the ideas below. Here are a few summer deck improvements.  Clean...

6 DIY Kitchen Upgrades

6 DIY Kitchen Upgrades

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It is also the number one place where potential buyers usually focus when buying a house. That means that upgrades in the kitchen will be noticed first. Unfortunately, renovating an entire kitchen can be expensive, but there are a...

4 Tips for Annual Roof Maintenance

4 Tips for Annual Roof Maintenance

The roof is one of the essential parts of a house; however, homeowners usually only think about it when there is a leak or damage. Annual roof maintenance includes checking for problems and making repairs to keep the roofing in good shape. Create a checklist so you...

8 Ways to Make a Bathroom Feel Larger

8 Ways to Make a Bathroom Feel Larger

Having a small bathroom is frustrating at times. If the space isn’t designed to be functional, it will seem cramped and uncomfortable. If the bathroom in your home is tiny, there are things you can do to help the space look and feel larger. Here are eight easy ways to...

8 Homemade Cleaning Supplies

8 Homemade Cleaning Supplies

Keeping your home clean does not need to be complicated or expensive. There are simple homemade cleaning supplies you can mix from everyday items you likely already have at home. Whether you don’t want the added chemicals or need a quick fix, here are some popular...

6 Home Safety Essentials

6 Home Safety Essentials

Being Prepared for an Emergency No one expects an emergency to happen until it does. The best way to be prepared for an emergency is to have a plan and the necessary supplies. It’s important to make sure your home is the safest place possible for you and your loved...

Non-Toxic Plants for Pets

Non-Toxic Plants for Pets

Plants are a great way to add color to your landscaping and brighten the inside of your home. However, some varieties are not safe if your cat or dog accidentally ingests them. When you have pets in your home, it’s important to select non-toxic plants. Pets are...

9 Ways to Reduce Humidity in the Home

9 Ways to Reduce Humidity in the Home

High humidity can cause a variety of issues for you and your family. In this post, we will explain why it's important to manage moisture and what you can do to reduce the humidity in your home. Lower Humidity Levels Keep Your Home Healthy and Safe One of the main...

The Pros and Cons of Buying an Older Home

The Pros and Cons of Buying an Older Home

Older homes can be a great investment, but they also come with their own set of challenges. There are several factors to consider before buying an older home. This article outlines some pros and cons of buying an older home so you can decide if it's right for your...

4 Tips for Kitchen Storage

4 Tips for Kitchen Storage

Storage for any Kitchen Different houses have different storage options depending on the size and layout of the home. In the kitchen, determining how to store your kitchenware and ingredients efficiently is harder than it looks. Whether you are into baking, grilling,...

Exterior House Painting Tips: 6 Important Steps

Exterior House Painting Tips: 6 Important Steps

Is your house in desperate need of a new paint job but want to save money? If you’re thinking of painting your home yourself, do some research first. You can certainly save money by painting your house’s exterior yourself, but make sure you’re prepared for the job....

6 Ways to Get Your Offer Accepted in a Seller’s Market

6 Ways to Get Your Offer Accepted in a Seller’s Market

Today, the real estate market is competitive in most places. Inventory is low and many people are in the position to buy a new home. Because of this, you’ll need to make a strategic offer if you want it to be accepted by the seller. Here are 6 ways to get your offer...

5 Tips for Fire Pit Safety

5 Tips for Fire Pit Safety

A fire pit is a great place to spend time when you have friends or family over. The fire is cozy and welcoming, especially on a chilly evening. You can also cook over a fire pit and enjoy hot dogs or marshmallows. To keep everyone safe, here are five tips for fire pit...

4 Easy Upgrades for a Healthier Home

4 Easy Upgrades for a Healthier Home

Your home should be a comfortable place to relax to unwind. Keep it safe and healthy for your family by updating your living spaces. Here are a few ideas for upgrades for a healthier home. Upgrades for a Healthier Home Include: A Water Filter Filtering your home’s...

6 Tips for Swimming Pool Safety

6 Tips for Swimming Pool Safety

Why Swimming Pool Safety is Necessary If you are looking to install a swimming pool in your backyard, or already have one, pool safety should always be your first consideration. Drowning in a swimming pool can be quick, silent, and deadly. Accidental drowning is the...

Easy Ways to Save Water at Home

Easy Ways to Save Water at Home

Whether you’re concerned about the cost of your utility bills or want to conserve resources, simple changes will help you save money and use less water. Here are a few easy ways to save water at home. Repair Leaks to Save Water at Home Identifying leaks is one of the...

Ways to Add Shade to Outdoor Spaces

Ways to Add Shade to Outdoor Spaces

The deck, porch, and patio are comfortable places to spend time with family and friends outside. If you live in a warmer part of the country or if you spend a lot of time on the deck in the summer, you’ll enjoy these ways to add shade to your outdoor spaces. Add Shade...

Projects that Add Value to Your Home

Projects that Add Value to Your Home

When listing your property for sale, you want it to appeal to buyers searching for a house. Here are a few projects you can tackle to add value to your home and gain the attention of homebuyers. Paint the Interior If you’re planning to sell your home, newly painted...

4 Ways to be a Better Homeowner

4 Ways to be a Better Homeowner

At the beginning of the new year, many people set goals for health and exercise. This year, consider also making a new year's resolution to be a better homeowner. Here are 4 ways to take better care of your home and be a good neighbor. Improve Your Curb Appeal to be a...

6 Easy Ways to Prepare for a Home Inspection

6 Easy Ways to Prepare for a Home Inspection

If you’re preparing your house for sale, you have a long to-do list to accomplish. One of these tasks is getting ready for the buyer's inspection. The inspection report plays a role in understanding the condition of your home and determining if your asking price is...

5 Tips for Safety During the Holidays

5 Tips for Safety During the Holidays

Many people feel that holidays are the best time of the year.  You gather with family and friends to enjoy good food and each other’s company. Keep your family safe this season with these tips for safety during the holidays. 1. Decorating Safety During the Holidays...

How to Deal with Residential Water Damage

How to Deal with Residential Water Damage

Water intrusion can be devastating to your home. Not only does it cause structural damage, but it also poses significant health and safety risks when it is not properly addressed. Here are some ways to prevent and repair residential water damage. Clean Up After...

The Pros and Cons of Different Roofing Materials

The Pros and Cons of Different Roofing Materials

If your roof is approaching the end of its lifespan, make plans to replace it before it causes problems for your home. This is your opportunity to choose a new type of roof for your house. Read on to learn about the advantages and disadvantages of different roofing...

Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

As a homeowner, you can cut costs by taking steps to reduce your energy usage. Make your home more energy-efficient with these tips. You’ll use less power and have lower utility bills without spending a lot of time or money. Update Light Bulbs to Make Your Home More...

Uses of Aerial Drones in Home Inspections

Uses of Aerial Drones in Home Inspections

Modern technology is useful in many industries, home inspection included. Some home inspectors use aerial drones to photograph or video certain aspects of a property. This helps the inspector view areas of the home that he or she may have difficulty accessing...

4 Ways to Update Outdoor Furniture

4 Ways to Update Outdoor Furniture

Outdoor furniture takes a beating from staying outside through the seasons. However, most patio furniture isn’t cheap so you don’t want to replace it often. Fortunately, you can update outdoor furniture a few different ways to make it look newer and renew its comfort....

4 Ways to Make a Home Safe for Senior Citizens

4 Ways to Make a Home Safe for Senior Citizens

If you have an elderly friend or family member who is living at home, there are ways you can help make the house safer. Make a home safe for senior citizens by eliminating tripping hazards, adding lights, installing grab bars, and making essential items accessible....

Tips and Tricks to Declutter Your Home

Tips and Tricks to Declutter Your Home

Most of us live with some amount of clutter. The longer you live in a home and the larger your family, the more likely it is that clutter will accumulate. Messy living spaces contribute to stress and anxiety. This is a great reason to declutter your home. Declutter...

What to Do About High Levels of Radon in the Home

What to Do About High Levels of Radon in the Home

What is Radon? Radon is an invisible, odorless, radioactive gas that is naturally produced underground. It comes from the breakdown of radioactive elements in rocks and soil, like thorium and uranium. Outdoors, radon dissipates and is not a problem, but it is...

5 Swimming Pool Maintenance Tips

5 Swimming Pool Maintenance Tips

Having a swimming pool at home is a great privilege. On a warm day, you can enjoy swimming with family and friends. On the other hand, one important component of owning a pool is the required maintenance. As warmer weather approaches, be prepared with these 5 tips for...

Protect Your Home From Wind Damage

Protect Your Home From Wind Damage

Do you live in an area where storms are common? If you routinely deal with strong winds and bad weather, you’ll want to learn how to protect your home from wind damage. Being prepared for bad weather is the best way to avoid property damage and personal injury as you...

Why You Might Need a 4-Point Home Inspection

Why You Might Need a 4-Point Home Inspection

4-Point Inspection vs. Regular Home Inspection Whether you're buying or selling a home, it's advisable and sometimes necessary to hire a home inspector. These professionals help to assess the current state of the property, and the information in the report is then...

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