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Pros and Cons of Materials for Your Deck

Warmer weather is on the way and you may be planning to tackle some outdoor home maintenance projects. This spring, build a deck to extend your living spaces to the outdoors. You'll have many materials to choose from. Here are the pros and cons of common materials for...

7 Residential Electrical Safety Tips

Your home should be a place where you and your family are safe. Unfortunately, electrical issues can potentially threaten safety. These residential electrical safety tips will help you avoid injuries and fire hazards at home. Use the Correct Wattage in Fixtures It’s...

Why You Need to Have Your Home Tested for Radon

Getting your home tested for radon is the only way to know for sure that you and your family are safe from this deadly gas. January is National Radon Action Month, so read on to learn more about how to protect your family from radon. Radon is Dangerous Radon is an...

Things You Can Do to Prevent Mold in the Home

Warm, damp environments offer the perfect breeding ground for mold, and some areas of your home are perfect for mold to thrive. It is important to inspect the home for mold often. Fast response to mold growth prevents property damage, helps improve air quality, and...

6 Home Maintenance Chores That You Shouldn’t Delay

Procrastinating on home maintenance and small repairs can lead to future issues and costly damages. Be sure to complete these six important home maintenance chores on a regular basis. 1. Checking for Leaks is One of the Most Important Home Maintenance Chores Leaky...

Request an 11th-Month Inspection Before Your Warranty Expires

When moving into a brand new home, you assume that everything is in excellent condition and that repairs won’t be needed. All of the home's systems and components are new. Unfortunately, mistakes are made during the construction process and issues can still be...

5 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

A pre-listing inspection is performed prior to putting your home on the market. This inspector provides a report of all the needed repairs. To improve the property’s appeal, complete some of the repair work prior to listing your property for sale. Order a pre-listing...

The Expected Lifespans of Home Appliances and How to Extend Them

You may not think about the lifespan of your refrigerator very often. However, when your appliances start giving you problems, it might be time to replace them. Let's look at the expected lifespans of home appliances and some ways to extend them. The Expected...

Reduce Cooling Costs with These 5 Tips for Summer

Summer is here. The kids are out of school, the air conditioner is on, and your energy bills begin to creep up again. Extreme utility costs don't have to be the summer norm. By taking a few minor steps, you can save hundreds of dollars on your energy costs in the...

8 Fire Safety Tips for Your Home

No matter how large or small, a fire can be devastating to your home, your family, and your possessions. House fires cause almost 7 billion dollars in damage to American homes annually. Being prepared, having an escape plan, and maintaining safety checks will reduce...

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