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How to Prepare Your Pool for Winter Weather

How to Prepare Your Pool for Winter Weather

Why You Need to Prepare Your Pool for Winter Winterizing your pool is an important part of swimming pool maintenance. Prepare your pool for winter to help prevent damage to the plumbing and keep equipment from freezing. Take care of pool winterization tasks in the...

Which is Better: to Renovate or Relocate?

Which is Better: to Renovate or Relocate?

If you own a home, you may be thinking about moving if the house no longer meets your needs. But there is another option; you can renovate and make improvements to your existing home. The big question is whether to renovate or relocate. Here are some things to...

5 Interior Painting Tips to Paint Like a Pro

5 Interior Painting Tips to Paint Like a Pro

If you want to make an impactful change to your home's interior but don’t want to spend money hiring a contractor, complete some DIY painting projects. Here are 5 interior painting tips to help the job go smoothly. The Right Weather for Painting It is best to paint on...

8 Helpful Tips to Organize Your Closets

8 Helpful Tips to Organize Your Closets

A messy closet makes it challenging to find what you need. While cleaning out your storage spaces may seem like a daunting task, it'll be well worth it in the long-run. Here are some great ideas and easy tips to help you organize your closets. 1. Storage Boxes will...

How to Care for Hardwood Floors

How to Care for Hardwood Floors

The floors of your home experience a lot of traffic. Shoes, pets, furniture, spilled food, and children’s toys all take a toll on your hardwoods. Learn how to care for hardwood floors to keep your floors in good shape and looking great. Care for Your Hardwood Floors...

5 Features to Customize Your New Home

5 Features to Customize Your New Home

When you’re building a house, you have the opportunity to create the home of your dreams. Think about things in a home that would make life easier. Customize your new home with these features that boost the usefulness of your living spaces and make your house more...

7 Home Swimming Pool Maintenance Tips

7 Home Swimming Pool Maintenance Tips

Owning a pool lets you enjoy summer activities in the comfort of your backyard, but it also comes with maintenance responsibilities. It takes dedication to keep your pool running well. Here are 7 swimming pool maintenance tips to keep your pool in great condition....

3 Things Every Homeowner Should Know

3 Things Every Homeowner Should Know

Your home is your responsibility and you want to protect your investment and care for your property. You also hope your house is safe for you and your family. Here are a few things every homeowner should know to maintain a home. Things Every Homeowner Should Know...

Spring Cleaning Tips: Don’t Forget These 8 Areas

Spring Cleaning Tips: Don’t Forget These 8 Areas

When winter comes to an end and the weather starts warming up, homeowners put away their cold-weather gear and clean the house. Give your home a deep cleaning by including areas that don’t normally get attention. Here are a few of the most commonly missed spots when...

Order a Home Inspection on New Construction

Order a Home Inspection on New Construction

You might think that you don’t need an inspection when buying a brand new home. What could be wrong with a home that was just built? Unfortunately, even newly-constructed houses can have defects. Let’s look at a few reasons why it’s smart to order a home inspection on...

5 Signs of Electrical Problems in the Home

5 Signs of Electrical Problems in the Home

An electrical issue can quickly shift from a minor problem to a dangerous situation. Most homeowners assume their electrical systems are safe, but you should learn to recognize signs of electrical problems in the home. Electrical Problems in the Home: What to Watch...

The Benefits of Thermal Imaging in a Home Inspection

The Benefits of Thermal Imaging in a Home Inspection

If you are looking for a home inspector, you may have come across the term "thermal imaging". This is a tool inspectors use to boost the effectiveness of their home inspections. But what does this technology do exactly? Below, we go into detail about how thermal...

High Radon Levels in the Home

High Radon Levels in the Home

If you have discovered that your home has high radon levels, you’re not alone. Did you know that about 6% of all homes have tested positive for this gas? Radon is a cancer-causing, radioactive gas that naturally occurs in rock and soil. It can seep into your home...

6 Easy Ways to Save Water at Home

6 Easy Ways to Save Water at Home

Whether you want to conserve a valuable natural resource or simply reduce your water bill, there are some easy ways to save water at home. Below are six ideas to help you and your family accomplish this task. Helpful Tips to Save Water at Home 1. Only Run Your...

Top 5 Reasons to Schedule a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Top 5 Reasons to Schedule a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Listing your house on the market requires preparation and research to get it ready for potential buyers. Some sellers choose to forgo certain tasks, which can influence how long it takes to sell the home. There are several reasons to schedule a pre-listing home...

7 Reasons Why Home Buyers Need a Home Inspection

7 Reasons Why Home Buyers Need a Home Inspection

When you put an offer on a new house, one of the next steps should be to order a home inspection. A professional home inspector will come over to the property and evaluate its condition and fixtures. Here are 7 reasons why home buyers need a home inspection. Home...

4 Tips for Smoke Detector Placement

4 Tips for Smoke Detector Placement

All homes and apartments should have smoke detectors. While it's unlikely that you'll experience a fire in your home, it’s important to be prepared. By following the best practices for smoke detector placement, you will make your home safer for your family. What to...

7 Home Improvement Projects to Increase Your Home’s Value

7 Home Improvement Projects to Increase Your Home’s Value

Working on do-it-yourself projects around the house is fun and rewarding. Some home improvement projects will increase your home's value, too. The next time you want to improve your home, choose a project that will make it worth more. 1. Paint the Exterior to Increase...

Five Ways to Keep Your Swimming Pool Safe

Five Ways to Keep Your Swimming Pool Safe

Home swimming pools are a great way to beat the summer heat, but there is an element of risk around water. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), unintentional drowning accidents cause 10 deaths every day and are the fifth most common cause...

The Pros and Cons of 5 Different Types of Decking Materials

The Pros and Cons of 5 Different Types of Decking Materials

May is National Deck Safety Month. If you are planning on adding a deck to your home, there are some decisions you need to make early in the process. Not only will you be planning for the color, size, and shape of the deck, but you will also be looking at different...

Improve the Curb Appeal of Your Home

Improve the Curb Appeal of Your Home

The exterior is the first thing that prospective buyers notice when they see your home. Cosmetic flaws with your home or lawn make buyers think the rest of the home is not well-cared for. Here are five things to consider if you are listing your property for sale and...

Health Risks of Mold In the Home

Health Risks of Mold In the Home

Mold is a fungus that multiplies by means of tiny airborne spores less than half the width of a human hair. It causes property damage and the health risks of mold in the home pose more than a threat to cleanliness. Mold requires moisture to grow and is often found in...

Five Methods to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

Five Methods to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

Poor indoor air quality can affect your family's health. Because it is concentrated and trapped in your home, indoor air pollution can actually be worse than the air outside. Use these five methods to improve indoor air quality at home. 1. Purchase a few indoor plants...