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Learn How to Flip a House

Learn How to Flip a House

Flipping a house is the process of buying an inexpensive property, making repairs, and selling it for a profit. It’s a way to make money that can be challenging. If you’ve been thinking about learning how to flip a house, here are a few tips and tricks that can help...

How to Prepare Walls for Painting

How to Prepare Walls for Painting

Painting is an easy DIY project to improve your living spaces. Choose a bright, bold color to liven up an area or opt for subtle, neutral tones that appeal to buyers if you’re listing your home for sale. Whether you’re painting a single room or tackling the entire...

How to Improve Curb Appeal Before Selling Your Home

How to Improve Curb Appeal Before Selling Your Home

Selling a home is a bit of an undertaking. That said, homeowners often choose projects to improve curb appeal since this can increase their property's market value. Let’s look at ways you can help your home be more attractive to potential buyers. What is Curb Appeal?...

How to Keep a Healthy and Safe Home

How to Keep a Healthy and Safe Home

Your home should be a safe haven for you and your family. The EPA states that most people spend about 87% of their lives indoors and most of this time is spent in our homes. Keep your home healthy and safe to protect your family’s well-being. Keep Your Family Healthy...

Why You Should Order a Home Inspection

Why You Should Order a Home Inspection

Buying a house is an exciting time. You want the process to go smoothly so that you can move into your new home as soon as possible. After making an offer, order a home inspection to feel confident about your investment. Let’s look at a few reasons why home buyers...

6 Tips for Efficient Home Heating

6 Tips for Efficient Home Heating

Winter heating costs can be hard on the budget. Suffering through cold temperatures indoors certainly isn’t the answer, but covering the costs of winter heating bills can be a strain. Use these efficient home heating tips to keep your energy bills low. Insulate the...

Benefits of HEPA Filters in the Home

Benefits of HEPA Filters in the Home

HEPA or high-efficiency particulate air filters remove allergens from the home that can cause poor indoor air quality. With regards to improving air quality in your home, here are some things these filters can and cannot do. The Beginnings of HEPA Filters HEPA filters...

Keep Your Fireplace Safe This Winter

Keep Your Fireplace Safe This Winter

A fireplace provides heat and comfort in winter. However, if it isn’t maintained properly, it can also be dangerous and cause smoke inhalation or a full-blown house fire. Let’s look at how to keep your fireplace safe to use all winter long.  Have the Chimney Swept and...

5 Signs of a Mold Infestation at Home

5 Signs of a Mold Infestation at Home

Mold is a fungus that reproduces through spores. There are many varieties of mold and some more harmful than others. Mold grows in dark, damp places, which can be found inside a house. Here are the 5 ways to tell if there's a mold infestation at home. 1. A Musty Smell...

Wood Destroying Insects in the Home

Wood Destroying Insects in the Home

Everyone is familiar with the termite, one of the most destructive insects in the U.S., but there are other common wood-destroying insects to know about that can damage your home. Wood-Destroying Insects Other Than Termites Termites eat wood, but some other...

3 Ways to Save Water at Home

3 Ways to Save Water at Home

In the US, the average person uses 80 to 100 gallons of water per day. Most of our water usage is in the bathroom for flushing the toilet and bathing. On average, Americans pay around $70 each month for water services to their home. If you’d like to reduce your water...

6 Quick Tips to Declutter Your Home

6 Quick Tips to Declutter Your Home

We all have a friend whose house looks immaculate. Everything is organized and in its place and the home feels peaceful and relaxing. When you learn how to declutter your home, your house can be simple, clean, and tidy, too. Declutter Your Home One Room at a Time...

5 Reasons to Test For Radon In Your Home

5 Reasons to Test For Radon In Your Home

It’s important to make your home safe for your family’s well-being. Radon is an invisible gas that can have deadly side effects. Here are five reasons that you should regularly test your home. 1. Radon in Your Home is Deadly Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive...

Pre-listing Home Inspection: A Useful Tool for Sellers

Pre-listing Home Inspection: A Useful Tool for Sellers

Are you thinking about selling your home? If so, it’s never too early to order a pre-listing home inspection. Although home inspections typically help the buyer understand the condition of the house, there are great reasons to get your home inspected before selling. A...

5 Ways to Reduce Summer Cooling Costs

5 Ways to Reduce Summer Cooling Costs

Outdoor temperatures in the summer affect your utility bills when you adjust the thermostat to keep your home comfortable. Here are some easy ways to reduce summer cooling costs. Effective Ways to Reduce Summer Cooling Costs No one wants to suffer in hot weather, yet...

Proper Smoke Detector Placement in the Home

Proper Smoke Detector Placement in the Home

Properly placing smoke detectors is important so that smoke is quickly detected. There are a few areas that are recommended for installation of smoke alarms. The ideal locations for smoke detector placement in the home vary depending on the structure's style, size,...

4 Methods for Improving Indoor Air Quality

4 Methods for Improving Indoor Air Quality

Improving Indoor Air Quality at Home Improving indoor air quality at home takes a combination of efforts. Use these methods to clean your air and keep your family healthy. 1. Test Your Home for Indoor Air Contaminants One of the most valuable tools you have at your...