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Who to Notify When You Move Into a New Home

Who to Notify When You Move Into a New Home

It’s important to know who to notify when you move. Make a list of everyone to notify about your change of address so that you don’t miss any important communications or services. Post Office First, fill out a change of address with the United States Postal Service....

Tips for Making a Safe and Healthy Home

Tips for Making a Safe and Healthy Home

Everything from the air we breathe to the products we choose to use in and around the home affects our well-being. If you’re committed to making a safe and healthy home, first take a look at the items you’re using in your household. Create a Safe and Healthy Home Use...

3 Easy Projects That Add Value to Your Home

3 Easy Projects That Add Value to Your Home

Many homeowners want to upgrade key parts of their homes without breaking the bank. Here are just a few ways to add value to your home affordably. Easy Projects That Add Value to Your Home 1. Changing Light Fixtures Changing out basic overhead light fixtures makes...

Pros and Cons of 5 Different Types of Flooring Materials

Pros and Cons of 5 Different Types of Flooring Materials

If you're renovating to improve the aesthetic or value of your home, you may want to replace the flooring. With so many different types of flooring materials available, it might be hard to choose which one is best for your home. Let's look at the pros and cons of five...

6 Easy Ways to Improve Home Security

6 Easy Ways to Improve Home Security

It's important to keep your family and your property safe. There are basic steps you can take to protect your home and belongings, like locking up when you leave the house. This guide provides simple things you can do to improve home security. 1. Evaluate the Exterior...

8 Tips for Saving Water at Home

8 Tips for Saving Water at Home

Saving Water at Home By Changing Your Habits Using less water means you'll conserve a natural resource and see a lower monthly utility bill. There are several free or low-cost ways to cut back on your water usage. Let's look at eight tips for saving water at home. 1....

Home Maintenance Services Every Homeowner Should Schedule

Home Maintenance Services Every Homeowner Should Schedule

Keeping your home in good condition will help maintain its value and appeal. Take care of your biggest financial investment by periodically scheduling these four professional home maintenance services. 1. Home Maintenance Services for Your HVAC System Having your HVAC...

How to Install Smoke Detectors in the Home

How to Install Smoke Detectors in the Home

Smoke detectors are inexpensive, easy to install, and provide peace of mind when it comes to your family’s safety. Protect your family and your property by learning about the maintenance and proper installation of smoke detectors in your home. Locations for Proper...

4 Tips for Decluttering Your Home

4 Tips for Decluttering Your Home

Many of us have more clutter than we'd like. If your house is full of items that are unused and taking up space, it’s time for you to make a change. Here are four tips for decluttering your home. 1. Pace Yourself When Decluttering Your Home Depending on how big your...

High Levels of Radon In the Home

High Levels of Radon In the Home

January has been named National Radon Action Month by the EPA. If you are purchasing a home, or if you already own one, you should have it tested for high levels of radon in the air. If there is an unsafe amount of radon in your home (4 pCi/L or higher), you could be...

4 Projects For Home Improvement During Winter

4 Projects For Home Improvement During Winter

For most of us, the winter months are a time to stay warm and relax indoors. Any plans for home improvements may be on hold until the spring arrives. While exterior home improvement projects are often bad idea during the winter, you can use the season to work on your...

Why You Should Have a Home Inspection On New Construction

Why You Should Have a Home Inspection On New Construction

There are a number of reasons why homebuyers should consider hiring a licensed home inspector to inspect a new house before moving in. Building a new home is a very fulfilling experience that gives you the opportunity to customize many aspects of the design. In all...

Seven Tasks for Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Seven Tasks for Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

The Fall Home Maintenance Checklist For homeowners, fall is the second time of the year when the systems that make the house run smoothly need to be checked and repaired if necessary. Here are seven tasks that should be crossed off on the fall home maintenance...

4 Reasons To Test Your Home For Radon

4 Reasons To Test Your Home For Radon

Test Your Home for Radon for a Healthier Home Radon is a naturally occurring gas that is formed in soil and rocks and rises up through the surface of the ground. You cannot smell, see, or taste the gas, but it is everywhere. Radon only becomes dangerous for people to...

8 Ways to Grill Safely This Summer

8 Ways to Grill Safely This Summer

If you often have friends and family over for backyard cookouts, it's important you know how to grill safely this summer. By following a few of the most basic best practices for grilling, you'll be able to keep your next gathering as safe as possible. Read on for...

Six Tips to Save Money and Reduce Your Home’s Summer Energy Use

Six Tips to Save Money and Reduce Your Home’s Summer Energy Use

Reduce Your Home's Summer Energy Use By Taking These Steps The temperature isn’t the only thing going up this summer. Your electric bill follows suit as energy consumption increases during the hot summer months. Don’t let the heat hurt your budget. Follow these six...

4 Easy Tips for Decorating Your Deck

4 Easy Tips for Decorating Your Deck

Spring is the Time to Think About Decorating Your Deck If you’re fortunate enough to have a beautiful deck at home, you should probably think about what it says to people who come over. Does it invite them to sit down and stay a while or does it make people wonder if...

Why You Need a Commercial Building Inspection

Why You Need a Commercial Building Inspection

When you are investing in a commercial property, you should have a commercial building inspection performed by a certified inspector. Before finalizing the purchase, you will want to know about the condition of the building’s physical aspects. A commercial building...

Five Most Important Repairs to Make Before Selling a Home

Five Most Important Repairs to Make Before Selling a Home

Selling a home can often be a daunting prospect. Although you’ll obviously want your home to sell for top dollar, there is nothing you can do about the dynamics of the local housing market. Selling at the right time, when demand exceeds the supply of houses on the...

Simplifying Kitchen Cleanup

Simplifying Kitchen Cleanup

Want to clean up your entire kitchen in one shot? Follow these steps in the order prescribed, and we promise a speedier and easier routine for kitchen cleanup. Kitchen Cleanup: Where to Begin Tackle the counters first. Put away or dispose of anything that’s on them...

Protect Your Child From the Dangers of Lead-Based Paint

Protect Your Child From the Dangers of Lead-Based Paint

Homes built prior to 1978 likely contain lead-based paint. In fact, the older your home is, the more likely it is to contain paint with a high level of lead. Lead is a toxic metal that if inhaled or ingested can be the cause of numerous health problems for adults,...

A Guide to Infrared Thermal Imaging in Home Inspections

A Guide to Infrared Thermal Imaging in Home Inspections

Home inspectors are now turning to using cameras equipped to perform infrared thermal imaging as a tool to enhance their home inspections. By adding infrared thermal imaging in home inspections, home inspectors can take an even more comprehensive look at defects and...

Save Energy This Winter

Save Energy This Winter

Save Energy and Save Money When it starts to feel like winter, we instinctively want to get as cozy as possible in our homes. But when we see our utility bills, we begin to realize the high price we pay for hibernating in comfort. By following a few tips for...

Tips for Allergy-Proofing Your Home

Tips for Allergy-Proofing Your Home

Red itchy eyes? Sore throat? A runny nose and a headache? Sounds like you have allergies. With countless mold spores, pollen, dust, and dander to deal with, allergy-proofing your home may seem like a tough task to tackle. The first step to allergy-proofing is to...

Benefits of a Pre-Listing Inspection for Real Estate Professionals

Benefits of a Pre-Listing Inspection for Real Estate Professionals

Most of us understand how a Pre-Listing Inspection benefits sellers, but why are they so helpful for Real Estate Agents, Realtors, and Brokers? Pre-Listing Inspection Benefits for Sellers In short, a Pre-Listing Inspection is just like a Buyer’s Inspection, in...

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