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Safety Tips for Thanksgiving at Your House

Safety Tips for Thanksgiving at Your House

Thanksgiving is a time for gathering and catching up, spending quality time, and sharing a delicious meal. If your family chooses to get together this year, take extra care to stay healthy and safe. As you enjoy your holiday, here are some Thanksgiving safety tips to...

5 Ways to Prevent Chimney Fires

5 Ways to Prevent Chimney Fires

The US reports over 25,000 chimney fire incidents each year causing $125 million in property damage and losses. In severe events, a chimney fire could completely burn down the house. Here are some ways to prevent chimney fires and protect your property. Reduce the...

Smoke Detector Placement in the Home

Smoke Detector Placement in the Home

Each year, there is an average of more than 300,000 house fires in the United States. Approximately 2500 fire-related deaths occur. Of those fires, the most destruction occurs in homes without working smoke detectors. For fire safety, it is essential that your house...

4 Types of Water Filters

4 Types of Water Filters

You drink and cook with your home’s drinking water every day, but don’t assume that it's healthy and pure. Municipalities add chemicals to water and there may also be environmental pollutants in the water supply. Review these types of water filters to decide which is...

How to Declutter Your Home

How to Declutter Your Home

Decluttering is a great task to take on a couple of times a year. It gives you the opportunity to take stock of your belongings and get rid of things you don’t need. You’ll free up space in your home and be able to find things more easily. Here is an overview on how...

4 Home Improvement Projects for Kids to Help With

4 Home Improvement Projects for Kids to Help With

If you are like most parents in 2020, your kids have been home from school and you’ve been trying to keep them engaged and teach them new things. Letting your kids help with simple home improvement projects is a great way to keep them busy and teach them new skills....

5 Tips for Outdoor Fire Pit Safety

5 Tips for Outdoor Fire Pit Safety

A fire pit is a cozy addition to your backyard. It's important to take into account fire pit safety before you gather around your family around the fire. Here are a few fire pit safety tips that should be practiced to prevent the fire from getting out of control. The...

Tips for Good Septic Tank Maintenance

Tips for Good Septic Tank Maintenance

Septic tank maintenance begins inside your home and the health of the system depends on the care and use by your family members. If you have a home with a septic system, learn these tips for good septic tank maintenance. Garbage Disposals Everything that goes through...

Ways to Update Your Kitchen that Really Pay Off

Ways to Update Your Kitchen that Really Pay Off

Most families spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Remodeling this area is one of the best things you can do to improve your home and boost the resale value of the property. If you’re looking for inspiration with your renovation project, here are a few ways to update...

4 Important Tasks for Winter Home Maintenance

4 Important Tasks for Winter Home Maintenance

During winter, we often put home maintenance out of our minds. However, several important projects help your home fare better in cold weather. These 4 winter home maintenance tasks can make your home safer, more energy-efficient, and more durable. Winter Home...

3 Reasons to Order a Home Inspection on New Construction

3 Reasons to Order a Home Inspection on New Construction

There are many benefits to building a new home rather than buying an older home. One main reason is that you can customize the home to meet your needs and wants. However, it's still important to schedule a home inspection on new construction before your final...

Tips for Electrical Safety in the Home

Tips for Electrical Safety in the Home

According to the National Fire Protection Association, faulty wiring and damaged electrical cords account for roughly ¼ of the estimated 81,000 electrical fires that occur every year. Improperly used extension cords or too many devices sharing an outlet can overload...

Reasons to Order an Inspection When Buying a Home

Reasons to Order an Inspection When Buying a Home

Purchasing a home is a big decision that will impact your life financially for many years to come. For that reason, it is important to know what you are committing to when you buy a home. Unfortunately, a property can be placed on the market with issues that are not...

5 Home Maintenance Costs That Surprise First-Time Home Buyers

5 Home Maintenance Costs That Surprise First-Time Home Buyers

There are a lot of expenses that come along with owning a home. Many first-time homebuyers don’t realize that there are other costs to plan for along with the mortgage and utilities. Here are five home maintenance costs that might surprise first-time home buyers. HVAC...

5 Ways to Save Water at Home

5 Ways to Save Water at Home

We use water every day for bathing, washing, cleaning, and cooking. Reducing your water consumption will not only lower your utility bill, but it will also help conserve a valuable natural resource. Save water at home by following these tips. 1. Save Water at Home by...

Organize Your Closet in 5 Simple Steps

Organize Your Closet in 5 Simple Steps

If you habitually fail to hang up your clothing or your closet is too full to find anything, this area needs some attention. With a little work and a clear goal in mind, you can easily organize your closet. Follow these steps to get your clothing storage under...

5 Ways to Practice Fire Safety at Home

5 Ways to Practice Fire Safety at Home

When it comes to fire safety at home, you and your family should be prepared in the event there's a fire in your home. Fire awareness and prevention give your family the highest chance of averting or escaping a house fire. It’s up to you to make sure everyone in your...

9 Grilling Safety Tips for Summer Cookouts

9 Grilling Safety Tips for Summer Cookouts

Summer is the perfect time for cooking food on the grill. However, thousands of house fires are started each year in the United States by grills. Use these grilling safety tips to help you keep your home, pets, family, and yourself safe this summer. For Safety, Move...

Prepare Your Home Before Vacation

Prepare Your Home Before Vacation

We spend our vacations relaxing with family and friends. Maybe you are looking forward to hiking in the mountains, spending time at the beach, or visiting relatives. You’re ready for a break, but how do you prepare your home before vacation? It's normal to be anxious...

Pros and Cons of Common Decking Materials

Pros and Cons of Common Decking Materials

Learn About Decking Materials When you have a nice deck, you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home to find a peaceful space to enjoy. A deck adds beautiful, usable outdoor space that’s great for entertaining, relaxing, or enjoying family time. Like any major...

4 Commonly Missed Spots to Put on Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

4 Commonly Missed Spots to Put on Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

It’s Time to Make a Spring Cleaning Checklist Warmer weather is just around the corner and it's time to freshen up your home for the change of seasons. Spring cleaning always includes the basics: vacuuming and mopping, scrubbing the bathrooms, and dusting all the...

Steps to Prevent Plumbing Leaks at Home

Steps to Prevent Plumbing Leaks at Home

Plumbing issues are a common cause of water damage in the home. Big leaks create an easy-to-identify problem, but some leaks are small and hidden. These leaks have the potential to be just as damaging because the water will continue to spread until the problem is...

4 Reasons to Order a Pre-Listing Home Inspection Today

4 Reasons to Order a Pre-Listing Home Inspection Today

If you are planning to list your home for sale this spring, now is the time to order a pre-listing home inspection. Sellers often take steps to prepare for the real estate sales process, like improving curb appeal. However, the critical step of ordering an inspection...

9 Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

9 Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

The week after Thanksgiving is when most people begin decorating for the holidays. As you are planning your decorations around the home, keep in mind these holiday decorating safety tips. Indoor Holiday Decorating Safety Tips   1. Be Careful With Heat Sources...

3 Things You Should do to Prepare Your Home for Winter

3 Things You Should do to Prepare Your Home for Winter

It's Time To Prepare Your Home For Winter With winter approaching, now is the time to take care of home maintenance tasks so that your home is ready for colder weather. To make sure that your house is efficient and in good shape for the season, perform these tasks to...

Five Back-to-School Organization Tips to Give Your Kids a Head Start

Five Back-to-School Organization Tips to Give Your Kids a Head Start

Why Back-to-School Organization Matters A new school year is an exciting time. It's a chance for your kids to catch up with all their old friends and get a fresh start at school. But making sure your kids are prepared for the new year means putting everything in its...

6 Guidelines for Saving Water During Summer

6 Guidelines for Saving Water During Summer

Water is an important resource for everyone and having clean water should never be taken for granted. With droughts becoming more frequent and a quickly growing population, some states struggle with clean water deficits. During the summer, the average household...

Summer Yard Maintenance: 4 Easy Ways to Maximize Curb Appeal

Summer Yard Maintenance: 4 Easy Ways to Maximize Curb Appeal

When thinking of summer yard maintenance, tasks like mowing the lawn and planting flowers come to mind since these chores are typically hindered by winter’s grip. Here are some tips for summer yard maintenance that enhance curb appeal, which is important whether you...

Three Reasons to Test Your Home for Radon

Three Reasons to Test Your Home for Radon

Test Your Home for Radon to Detect Unsafe Levels Colorless and odorless, radon is a radioactive gas that is found primarily outdoors in rocks and soil. The natural breakdown of uranium emits radon in the form of gas. The gas is then transmitted through the air, and...

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