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How to Heat Your Home Efficiently

How to Heat Your Home Efficiently

During the colder months, people spend time indoors where it’s warm. Running space heaters or using the HVAC both use a significant amount of energy and increase your power bill in the winter. If you want to reduce your carbon footprint and save money on your utility...

5 Simple Ideas for Safe Halloween Decorating

5 Simple Ideas for Safe Halloween Decorating

Halloween decor sets a festive mood for your home, but the process of decorating can be dangerous. Each year, people experience accidents and house fires when decorating for holidays. It’s important to know the basics of safe Halloween decorating. Safe Halloween...

5 of the Most Rewarding Fall Home Improvement Projects

5 of the Most Rewarding Fall Home Improvement Projects

Fall Home Improvement Projects That Make a Difference Fall is the perfect time to complete home improvement projects. You'll be rewarded with a more comfortable home for cold weather and a lower energy bill. Here are 5 fall home improvement projects recommended to...

7 Home Safety Essentials Every Household Should Have

7 Home Safety Essentials Every Household Should Have

When it comes to your family's well-being, it is better to be safe than sorry. Precautions are key to protect your household if disaster strikes. Stock your home with these seven home safety essentials so you're prepared to respond to emergencies. 1. Put Smoke Alarms...

5 Home Maintenance Costs That Surprise First-Time Home Buyers

5 Home Maintenance Costs That Surprise First-Time Home Buyers

First-time homebuyers may not know to plan for home maintenance costs. When buying your first house, budget for your mortgage and the additional expenses that go along with homeownership. Here are some of the home maintenance items that often surprise first-time home...

Ways to Save Water at Home

Ways to Save Water at Home

During the summer, households tend to use more water than in cooler months. Water bills may increase from watering the lawn and plants, kids playing in the sprinkler, washing your car, or taking more frequent showers. Making efforts to save water at home helps your...

3 Reasons to Order a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

3 Reasons to Order a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Home sellers can choose to order a home inspection before placing a residential property on the market and gain some important advantages. In this article, we explore the benefits of a pre-listing home inspection. Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection The reasons...

Tips to Maintain Safe and Healthy Living Spaces

Tips to Maintain Safe and Healthy Living Spaces

Keeping your home clean is essential for your family's wellness. Consider these easy ways to improve and maintain safe and healthy living spaces. For Safe Living Spaces Install Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors Install smoke detectors on each level of your home and...

Improve Your Home’s Air Quality With These 6 Tips

Improve Your Home’s Air Quality With These 6 Tips

One aspect of healthy living that people rarely think about is the quality of the air in the home. Poor air quality can harm your health. Fortunately, there are many ways to improve your home's air quality. Here are six changes you can make to get you started. Ways To...

3 Ways to Prevent Mold from Growing in Your Home

3 Ways to Prevent Mold from Growing in Your Home

While mold has its purpose in nature, it does no good growing in your home and is tough to eliminate once it spreads. Mold can grow anywhere there is moisture, even in areas where you can’t see it like behind your home’s drywall. Along with mold being an expensive...

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