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How to Prevent Chimney Fires

How to Prevent Chimney Fires

Each year, there are over 25,000 chimney fires in the United States. They usually start due to a build-up of creosote, a sticky, dark substance that is produced as a by-product of burning wood. A chimney fire might be loud with noticeable flames or the fire could burn...

Easy Ways to Update Your Landscaping for Fall

Easy Ways to Update Your Landscaping for Fall

Many homeowners focus their landscaping efforts on spring and summer, spending hours mowing the lawn, tending to the garden, and planting flowers. You don’t have to abandon the lawn when seasons change. Boost your curb appeal and keep the outside of your home colorful...

5 Tips for Babyproofing Your Home

5 Tips for Babyproofing Your Home

As a parent, babyproofing your home is important to keep your kids safe. Babyproofing lets your child safely explore the house by eliminating common household dangers. Here are 5 techniques for babyproofing your home. 1. Install Child Safety Locks on All Lower...

Save Energy and Reduce Cooling Costs this Summer

Save Energy and Reduce Cooling Costs this Summer

With the summer heat in full force, you want your home to stay cool and comfortable. However, running an air conditioner uses a lot of energy. Here are some tips on how to lower your energy consumption and reduce cooling costs this summer. Use a Smart Thermostat A...

Ways to Keep a Safe and Healthy Home

Ways to Keep a Safe and Healthy Home

You want your home to be a comfortable place for your family and friends to relax. Routine maintenance will help you keep a safe and healthy home. Be proactive to prevent small problems from spiraling into costly repairs, and you’ll help keep your family, pets, and...

8 Easy Home Updates You Can Tackle This Weekend

8 Easy Home Updates You Can Tackle This Weekend

Upgrading your home doesn't require a lot of time or money. Identify an area of your property that you want to improve and get creative. One or two simple projects give a room a fresh, new look. Here are eight home updates you can tackle in a single weekend....

Reasons to Get a Sewer Scope Inspection

Reasons to Get a Sewer Scope Inspection

When you purchase a home, you’ll want to know the true condition of the property. Hire a professional for a regular home inspection, but also consider issues underneath the ground that you should know about before you close the deal. A sewer scope inspection helps...

Preparing for a Home Inspection in 7 Steps

Preparing for a Home Inspection in 7 Steps

When someone places an offer on a house that you’ve listed for sale, one of the next steps will be the home inspection. Preparing for a home inspection doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are a few ways that you can help the process go more smoothly. Steps for...

7 Common Signs of Termites in the Home

7 Common Signs of Termites in the Home

Discovering a termite problem in your home is stressful. You’ll need to hire a professional to handle the infestation, which can be expensive. Termites have the potential to cause serious damage to your property. It's important to understand what to look for so you...

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