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Make Your Deck Safer for Summer Enjoyment

Children and pets love to spend time outdoors, especially with the days growing longer and warmer. Is your deck safe for them? Injuries can and do occur on decks every year. Maintain a safe environment for your family, friends, and pets by following a few important...

Basic Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

Be Prepared for Home Improvement Tasks With These Tools Whether you're moving into a home or have been settled for some time, be prepared for projects around the house. Especially if you are new to owning a home, review this list of basic tools every homeowner should...

7 Ways to Keep Your Home Healthy and Safe

When it comes to health, we often focus our attention on working out and eating better. However, it's also important to make our home healthy and safe. The environment that we live in on a daily basis has a big impact on our well-being. There are simple things we can...

3 Signs of Mold In Your Home

While mold has its purpose in nature, exposure to some types of mold can cause illness or damage your home. You may think that mold growth inside your home would be obvious, but many people are surprised to learn about its presence. When you understand the common...

How to Declutter Your Home From Start to Finish

It’s a new year, so why not set a resolution to make your home feel new? When you declutter your home, it will be easier to keep your house clean and you'll likely also notice psychological benefits. If you have accumulated a lot of things over the years, this task...

Six Reasons Why You Should Have a Home Inspection on New Construction

Building a new home is different from buying a previously lived-in home. Many people mistakenly assume that because the home is built from the ground up that it is free from defects. A walk-through with the builder is not enough to learn everything about the condition...

5 Tasks For Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

When the leaves begin to fall and you bring out your warm clothes from storage, it is also time to start on your fall home maintenance checklist. Before the temperatures dip any further, you need to get your home and landscape ready for winter. Do not overlook these...

5 Practical Tips On How To Improve Indoor Air Quality At Home

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home The air quality in your home is compromised by a number of factors. Dust mites, pet dander, chemicals, and mold all interfere with your ability to breathe clean air in your home. Here are some simple tips to help you improve...

5 Methods for Saving Water During Summer

Saving Water During Summer In summer, it is common for expenses to be higher. From vacations to summer camp, all the extra spending adds up. It is only natural to look for a way to save money, and saving water during summer is one way to reduce your utility bills....

7 Grilling Safety Tips for a Safe Summer

Stay Safe with these Grilling Safety Tips Summer is the perfect time for outdoor entertaining with family and friends. However, grilling comes with dangers and it's important to be sure you are using your grill safely. Each year, both people and property suffer...

4 Tips to Improve Home Security While on Vacation

Improve Home Security While on Vacation for Peace of Mind Before you pack the bags and head out on vacation this summer, make sure your home is safe and secure. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), approximately 35% of all home burglaries occur...

Radon Risks in the Home

Radon is an odorless gas that may be present in your home. Elevated levels of the radioactive gas are one of the leading causes of lung cancer in the US. Since radon risks can pose health problems for households, it is important to test for the radon levels in your...

4 Tips for House Hunting with Children

Everything you do is for the benefit of your kids, including buying a new home. Your family is growing and you want more space to comfortably raise your kids. They complain about having to share a bedroom and not having a big enough yard to play in. And yet, when you...

4 Reasons to Prioritize Cleaning Your Gutters During Spring

Cleaning Your Gutters for Spring Home Maintenance The arrival of warmer spring weather gives many folks a welcome opportunity to complete important outdoor maintenance tasks. One messy project deserves to rank high on your seasonal "to-do" list: cleaning your gutters....