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HEPA Filters in the Home

HEPA Filters in the Home

Homeowners are becoming more aware of the air quality inside their homes. One of the most effective tools you can use for cleaner air is a HEPA filter. This article goes over the benefits of HEPA filters in the home. What do HEPA Filters Do? HEPA is an acronym that...

5 Projects That Add Value to Your Home

5 Projects That Add Value to Your Home

If your home needs some improvements but you aren’t sure where to start, consider projects that would boost your home's value and have a high return-on-investment. Start with one of these home renovation projects that add value to your home. New Windows Add Value to...

Summertime Home Improvement Projects

Summertime Home Improvement Projects

Now that the weather is warm and many of us are spending more time safely at home, you have the perfect opportunity to get some work done around the house. Here are a few summertime home improvement projects you can complete in a weekend. Improve the Mailbox For many...

DIY Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

DIY Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

If you enjoy entertaining friends and family in the summer, an outdoor kitchen is ideal. You can save a lot of money by building your own kitchen rather than hiring a contractor for the job. Check out these DIY outdoor kitchen ideas. Outdoor Kitchen Ideas for Your...

4 Reasons Why You Should Request a Builder’s Warranty Inspection

4 Reasons Why You Should Request a Builder’s Warranty Inspection

Building a home is a big undertaking that's expensive and time-consuming. Some people don’t think it's necessary to spend more time and money on a builder’s warranty inspection. However, there are a few reasons why you should get this inspection done. Here is some...

The 5 Signs That You Need A New Roof

The 5 Signs That You Need A New Roof

The roof is your home’s main protection from the elements. Read on to learn about some simple signs that suggest you may need a new roof. 1. Signs You Need A New Roof Include Water Damage Your roof is supposed to keep water out, and if it's not, it may need to be...

Make Your Deck Safe for Children and Pets

Make Your Deck Safe for Children and Pets

A deck is an excellent place to enjoy family time outside, and it’s a great area to entertain guests. However, the deck can also pose a hazard to pets and children. Here are some ways to make your deck safe. Don’t Make it Easy to Access Keep the door leading to the...

5 Ways to Prevent Household Plumbing Leaks

5 Ways to Prevent Household Plumbing Leaks

Even a minor plumbing issue can cause trouble for homeowners. A plumbing leak can lead to wood rot, which affects the structure of the home, flooring, and even furniture and appliances. Plumbing leaks also create the perfect breeding ground for mold growth. Learn how...

Reasons to Order a Home Inspection on New Construction

Reasons to Order a Home Inspection on New Construction

Many newly built homes are not in perfect condition. With so many individuals involved in building a home, workmanship might be flawed and defects overlooked. Ordering a professional home inspection on new construction protects your investment and saves you money in...

7 Signs That You Have an Electrical Problem at Home

7 Signs That You Have an Electrical Problem at Home

Did you know that there are many signs of an electrical problem at home? Don’t make the mistake of ignoring the signs. The safety of your loved ones is at risk if an electrical issue turns into a fire. Electrical Shocks An electrical shock might happen when plugging...

How to Prevent Chimney Fires

How to Prevent Chimney Fires

Prevent Chimney Fires to Promote Home Safety Chimney fires start in the fireplace and can quickly spread to a roof or an attic. Adopt these useful tips to help prevent chimney fires. Schedule Regular Roof And Chimney Inspections Getting periodic roof and chimney...

8 Easy Ways to Save Water at Home

8 Easy Ways to Save Water at Home

A steady supply of fresh, clean water is something most of us take for granted. We are accustomed to turning on the faucet and having clean water. and we don’t usually think about ways to save water at home. Prolonged droughts in parts of the world, including the...

How to Buy a Home in 7 Steps

How to Buy a Home in 7 Steps

There comes a time when most people decide they would like to own their own home. It takes preparation and patience to get into your first house and there are many decisions to make along the way. Fortunately, the process can be broken down into manageable tasks. Here...

6 Tips to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home

6 Tips to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the air in your home may be more polluted than the air outside, even in the city. Poor air quality indoors greatly impacts both health and mood. Use these six tips to help improve the air quality in your home. 1....

4 Tips for Preventing Mold Growth in Your Home

4 Tips for Preventing Mold Growth in Your Home

If you're like most people, your home is one of the biggest investments you'll ever make. You want to keep your house clean and well-maintained, and one of the best ways to do this is to prevent mold growth. Here are five tips that help with preventing mold growth in...

How Thermal Imaging in Home Inspections is Used

How Thermal Imaging in Home Inspections is Used

Thermal imaging, or infrared thermography, is a technology that reads heat signatures and produces images showing variations in temperature. For example, when you look at an area through an infrared device, warmer areas will take on a yellow, orange, or red color....

Options for Home Water Filters

Options for Home Water Filters

Water is necessary for cooking, cleaning, bathing, and drinking. To be certain the water from your tap is safe, have a professional test your water. With a clear idea of any contaminants, you can make an informed decision about the home water filter that will best...

How to Begin Decluttering Your Home

How to Begin Decluttering Your Home

As spring approaches, many people get the urge to clean and organize their homes. Decluttering your home may seem overwhelming, but as long as you approach the project with an organized schedule, it can be completed efficiently. Decluttering Your Home Helps Your...

Top Reasons For Home Sellers to Get a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Top Reasons For Home Sellers to Get a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Most home inspections are requested by buyers once a property is under contract so they can learn about the condition of the home and make an educated decision about the purchase. While this is the most well-known use of a home inspection, a seller can also benefit...

Four Reasons to Test Your Home for Radon Today

Four Reasons to Test Your Home for Radon Today

January has been designated National Radon Action Month by the EPA. If you have not tested your home for radon gas recently, there are a few good reasons why you should take this step as soon as possible. Many people overlook the possibility that this potentially...

Four Money-Saving Tips to Heat Your Home Efficiently

Four Money-Saving Tips to Heat Your Home Efficiently

The Need to Heat Your Home Efficiently You rely on your home’s furnace to maintain a safe, comfortable indoor environment regardless of how cold it is outside. This may result in expensive home heating bills throughout the winter. Some people lower the thermostat to...

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