5 Inexpensive Ways to Upgrade Your Outdoor Living Space
Jun 7, 2023 | Community, Home Maintenance, Seasonal
There are plenty of ways to spruce up your outdoor areas without spending a fortune. Whether you want a cozy patio or an expansive garden, you'll find affordable options for making your property look well-maintained and inviting. Here are a few ideas to inexpensively...
4 Ways You Can Save Money with a Home Inspection
May 8, 2023 | Community, Home Inspection, Homeowners
Buying a home is a significant investment, and ensuring you're making the right decision is essential. One way to do this is by ordering an inspection. A home inspection is an assessment of a property's condition. The inspection is conducted by a professional who...
6 Ways to Prepare Your Garden for Spring
Apr 7, 2023 | Community, Homeowners, Seasonal
Spring is the perfect time to refresh and rejuvenate the garden beds after the cold winter months. With the weather starting to warm, it's time to prepare your garden for spring. Here are a few tips to help you get the garden ready for the upcoming growing season....
Things to Know About Radon in the Home
Mar 8, 2023 | Community, Homeowners, Safe and Healthy Home
Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas formed in the earth's crust. It can seep into buildings through cracks in the foundation and may accumulate to dangerous levels if not adequately ventilated. As a homeowner, it is important to understand the risks...
5 Tips to Prevent Plumbing Problems
Feb 8, 2023 | Community, Home Maintenance, Homeowners
Maintaining your home's plumbing system is essential if you're a homeowner. Neglecting the plumbing can lead to costly repairs and water damage. To help prevent plumbing problems from arising, here are a few tips for proper maintenance. Use Strainers in Drains to...
4 Winter Home Improvement Projects You Can DIY
Jan 10, 2023 | Community, Homeowners, Seasonal
As the winter weather sets in, we spend more time indoors. Why not take advantage of your time to tackle updates and improvements to your living spaces? Stay busy this winter by making your home more attractive and comfortable. Here are a few winter home improvement...
5 Essential Fireplace Tools and Accessories for Homeowners
Dec 12, 2022 | Community, Homeowners, Safe and Healthy Home
Fireplaces can be a great addition to any home. They provide warmth, comfort, and an inviting atmosphere for family gatherings. But, if you have a fireplace, make sure you have the right tools and accessories to keep it in good condition. Here is a list of essential...
8 Tips and Tricks to Babyproof Your Home
Nov 14, 2022 | Community, Homeowners, Safe and Healthy Home
If you're a new parent, babyproofing your house can be daunting because there are many potential dangers. Where do you even start? Here are ten tips and tricks to help you babyproof your home and give you peace of mind. 1. Babyproof Your Home: Get on Baby's Level...
5 Tips to Save Water at Home
Oct 13, 2022 | Community, Home Maintenance, Homeowners
The average American family uses over 300 gallons of water per day. Reducing your water consumption and spending less money on the utility bill only requires a few easy changes. Develop simple new habits to save water at home. Save Water at Home: Fix Leaks ASAP A slow...
Autumn Landscaping: Plants for the Fall Season
Sep 14, 2022 | Community, Homeowners, Seasonal
The end of summer is marked by changing leaves and cooler temperatures. As a homeowner, you might opt for fall decor, including a seasonal wreath on the door and a pumpkin on the front porch. It's also time to update your garden for the season. Depending on your local...
5 Ways to Save Energy At Home
Aug 15, 2022 | Community, Homeowners
Reducing energy use in the home is essential. You'll conserve resources and save money. If your utility bill is more expensive than you would like, here are a few ways to save energy at home. Inexpensive Ways to Save Energy at Home Turning off lights is free and easy....
Home Improvement Projects With a Low ROI
Jul 14, 2022 | Community, Home Maintenance, Homeowners
When preparing to put your house on the market, you might want to increase its value ahead of time. Perhaps you plan on living in the home for a while but prefer to invest in remodeling that makes your house appealing for eventual resale. When exploring your options,...
4 Tips to Stop Mold Growth in Your Home
Jun 15, 2022 | Community, Homeowners, Safe and Healthy Home
Mold causes staining, property damage, and health-related symptoms. The presence of mold often indicates other moisture problems that need to be addressed. If you’ve noticed musty odors, patches, or discoloration in your home, here are steps to stop mold growth. Know...
3 Ways to Reduce Radon in Your Home
May 16, 2022 | Community, Homeowners, Safe and Healthy Home
Radon is a naturally occurring gas that is present inside and outdoors. Too much radon in your home is a cause for concern, as this invisible, odorless gas can cause health issues. The EPA states that radon in the home should not exceed levels of 4.0 pCi/L. Take steps...
5 Tips for Smoke Detector Placement in the Home
Apr 15, 2022 | Community, Homeowners, Safe and Healthy Home
Every year, there are approximately 364,000 house fires in the United States. A house fire is reported every 89 seconds, a home fire death occurs every 3.5 hours, and a home fire injury occurs every 46 minutes. To protect your family and your belongings from fire,...
4 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Spring
Mar 16, 2022 | Community, Homeowners, Seasonal
Spring is here, and many homeowners around the country are preparing to clean up their houses to welcome warmer weather and longer days. As you are putting together your spring cleaning checklist, use these tips to prepare your home for spring so you don't miss...
Home Maintenance: When to Hire a Professional
Feb 17, 2022 | Community, Home Maintenance, Homeowners
Things You Shouldn't Fix Yourself Many homeowners want to take care of repairs and improvements, but it's best to hire a professional in some cases. Professionals are well-equipped to handle significant upgrades and repairs. A trained and experienced professional will...
5 Tips to Sell Your Home in Winter
Jan 19, 2022 | Community, Home Maintenance, Homeowners
In most areas, spring and summer are the busiest seasons for the housing market. However, while the fall and winter might not be the ideal time, you can still successfully sell your home for a great price. If you need to sell your home in winter, a little bit of...
4 Ways to Lower Your Heating Costs
Dec 21, 2021 | Community, Homeowners, Seasonal
Utility bills can be expensive, especially during the cold season. In some places, homeowners spend as much as 40% of their electricity costs on heating the home. Installing solar panels and using the sun’s energy is a great way to save money on the power bill....
8 Tips for Fireplace Safety
Nov 22, 2021 | Community, Safe and Healthy Home, Seasonal
Keep Your Fireplace Safe for Your FamilyFireplaces provide warmth and comfort when it’s cold. But they can become a safety hazard if they aren’t well maintained. That’s why it’s essential to make sure they’re in good working condition. Before lighting a fire, use...
Why You Need an Inspection on New Construction
Oct 21, 2021 | Community, Home Inspection, Homeowners
If you have a newly built home, you may be asking, “Is an inspection on new construction something I need to worry about? If my home was just built, everything should be in good working order, right? Plus it’s just spending more money. Also, a code inspection is...
Buying a Home: How to Level Up Your Search
Sep 21, 2021 | Community, Homeowners
When in the market for a new house, most people start their search by shopping online. Websites that offer property listings are an easy and convenient way to get an idea of the local market. If you’re buying a home, don’t limit your search. Here are a few tips for...
6 Methods for Improving Indoor Air Quality at Home
Aug 23, 2021 | Community, Homeowners, Safe and Healthy Home
Indoor air pollution negatively affects all people, especially those with allergies and respiratory issues. Cold and hot weather keeps people from opening their doors and windows, reducing the amount of fresh air that cycles into the home. Indoor pollutants like mold...
4 Reasons to Order an Inspection When Buying a Home
Jul 21, 2021 | Community, Home Inspection
When purchasing a home, it’s common to schedule an inspection before closing. This service is paid for by the buyer and gives them an opportunity to learn about any problems with the house. After the inspection, the buyer receives a comprehensive report that details...
5 Projects That Increase the Value of Your Home
Jun 22, 2021 | Community, Homeowners
Whether you plan to live in your house for years or you want to put your home on the market, it's always good to boost your property value. Tackling home improvement projects will make your living spaces more comfortable and more attractive. When choosing upgrades,...
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