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10 Tips for Fire Safety During the Holidays

10 Tips for Fire Safety During the Holidays

More house fires happen during the holidays than at any other time of year. The possible causes include strings of lights, candles, fireplaces, trees, and cooking, to name a few. Take precautions for fire safety during the holidays to reduce the chances of a...

Clean the Gutters to Protect Your Home

Clean the Gutters to Protect Your Home

Gutter cleaning is an important maintenance task every homeowner should complete at least a couple of times per year. Gutters protect the home from damage caused by rainwater and snow. When the gutters are dirty, they cannot direct water away from the house and may...

5 Ways You Bring Dangerous Chemicals Into Your Home

5 Ways You Bring Dangerous Chemicals Into Your Home

Different things make their way into your home on a daily basis. You may not know that you are likely bringing chemicals into your home in these seemingly harmless ways. 1. 2-Butoxyethanol from Cleaning Supplies You probably use household cleaners often when you tidy...

6 Ways to Prevent Termites in Your Home

6 Ways to Prevent Termites in Your Home

Even if you are diligent about caring for your home, termites can still be a problem. These tiny pests can cause thousands of dollars of damage to a house. Learn about the best ways to prevent termites in your home in this article. Order an Annual Inspection to...

Common Signs of Mold in the Home

Common Signs of Mold in the Home

Mold causes health problems, looks unsightly, damages property, and can spread quickly if it is not treated. If your goal is a safe and healthy living environment, look for these signs of mold in the home. 1. Discolored Areas May be Signs of Mold The most obvious sign...

5 Steps to Plan for a New Fence

5 Steps to Plan for a New Fence

Fencing can provide a safe yard for your children or pets, create a border around the garden, draw a line between two properties, or serve as a decorative boundary around your house. Are you thinking about adding a fence to your property? If so, it's important that...

5 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

5 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

A pre-listing home inspection helps the homeowner understand the state of his or her property, including any potential problems that may affect its sale. The report gives the homeowner an opportunity to address issues, and the information they receive can also help...

Places to Install Smoke Detectors in the Home

Places to Install Smoke Detectors in the Home

House fires can cause devastating damage, huge expenses, and sometimes personal injury or loss of life. Be prepared to respond quickly if a fire breaks out at home. When you know the proper places to install smoke detectors in your house, you'll be more confident that...

How Long Should My Fridge Last? Expected Lifespans of Major Appliances

How Long Should My Fridge Last? Expected Lifespans of Major Appliances

When a major appliance breaks, most people are caught off-guard and have to scramble for the funds to buy a new one. You use your appliances regularly, and living without your fridge or stove for a period of time is not an option. In this article, we take a look at...

4 Easy Ways to Save Water at Home

4 Easy Ways to Save Water at Home

Why Make the Effort to Save Water at Home? Clean water is a resource that many people don’t appreciate until it is not readily available. Water is wasted during everyday household activities yet can be easily conserved with a few simple habit changes. Here are some...

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