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6 Useful Ways to Improve Home Security

6 Useful Ways to Improve Home Security

It may seem like burglaries are rare, but according to the FBI, there were over 1.4 million burglaries in the United States in 2017. You deserve to feel safe in your home, but your safety isn’t guaranteed. If you aren’t taking the right precautions, then your home...

4 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Fall

4 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Fall

Each season brings changes to your landscape and your home. As you put away the short sleeves and dig out the sweaters, also start thinking about what needs to be completed around the house. Here are 4 important things to do to prepare your home for fall. Prepare Your...

8 Ways to Practice Fire Safety in the Home

8 Ways to Practice Fire Safety in the Home

You’ve worked hard to maintain your home so it's important to protect your property, your family, and your belongings. House fires cost homeowners thousands of dollars every year and claim thousands of lives. However, most deadly fires can be avoided with proper...

Helpful Tips for First-Time Homeowners

Helpful Tips for First-Time Homeowners

Congratulations, you've purchased your first house! Owning a home is a great investment that comes with a lot of work. The time and effort you put into your home will make your house more comfortable and appealing. Here are a few helpful tips for first-time...

3 Tips to Reduce Utility Costs this Summer

3 Tips to Reduce Utility Costs this Summer

When the temperatures rise, so does your power bill. In an effort to keep your home comfortable, the air conditioning system may be running almost constantly. Save money by following these tips to reduce utility costs this summer. Use Fans to Reduce Utility Costs This...

Uses of Drones in Home Inspections

Uses of Drones in Home Inspections

Buying a home is a big investment. A home inspection is a tool you can use to get detailed information about the property. Aerial drones are helpful in creating more accurate reports. Here are a few of the uses of drones in home inspections. Get More Information with...

5 Easy Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

5 Easy Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Reasons to Improve Indoor Air Quality Many people spend most of their time indoors and don't give much thought to air quality. However, while there is pollution outside, the air is often more polluted indoors. The air inside our home contains contaminants like dust,...

Essential Safety Items for Your Home

Essential Safety Items for Your Home

A home should be a comfortable, safe haven for your family and friends. It's important that homeowners are prepared for unexpected situations. Be ready for any emergency with these essential safety items for your home. Assess Your Home for Essential Safety Items One...

Things to Know about Selling a House

Things to Know about Selling a House

Selling a house is hard work. Maybe you are moving into a bigger home for your growing family or you are downsizing because your children have left for college. Perhaps you need to relocate for a new job. Whatever the reason you are selling, here is some information...

5 Reasons to Order a Home Inspection

5 Reasons to Order a Home Inspection

When you're preparing to relocate and have placed an offer on a new house, order a home inspection. It’s not uncommon for homes, even newly built ones, to have issues. Hire a professional inspector to assess the house so you’ll better understand the property that...