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4 Common Causes of Water Damage in the Home

4 Common Causes of Water Damage in the Home

You need water for cooking and bathing, but water in the wrong places can be destructive to your house. Preventing residential water damage will help to extend the life of your house, from the roof to the foundation. Understanding the causes of water damage in the...

How to Prepare Your Home for a Hurricane

How to Prepare Your Home for a Hurricane

Hurricanes happen every year during summer and fall. If you live in a coastal area, it is important to prepare for them. As soon as you know a hurricane is heading in your direction, get the outside of your home protected and the last few details secured. Here are...

Ways to Improve Curb Appeal Before Selling Your Home

Ways to Improve Curb Appeal Before Selling Your Home

First impressions count, especially when it comes to selling a house. Even if your home's interior is perfect, prospective buyers may not get that far if the outside looks neglected. To get a buyer’s attention, find ways to improve curb appeal before putting your home...

4 Costs That Surprise New Homeowners

4 Costs That Surprise New Homeowners

There are a lot of unknowns that come along with buying your first home. It is important for new homeowners to know about extra costs associated with owning a home aside from the mortgage, insurance, and taxes. Here are 4 costs that often surprise new homeowners. Lawn...

Practice Fire Pit Safety in the Backyard With These 4 Tips

Practice Fire Pit Safety in the Backyard With These 4 Tips

Backyard fire pits are becoming more common, but along with cozy evenings spent by the fire comes the risk of injury. According to NBC News, about one-fourth of fire pit injuries happen to children under the age of 5. Keep your family and friends safe around your fire...

5 Tips for Making a Home Safe for Seniors

5 Tips for Making a Home Safe for Seniors

With assisted living facilities being more crowded and expensive than ever, many senior citizens are choosing to live at home. It is important that elderly people’s homes are safe and easy to navigate. If you have an elderly loved one, follow these tips to help make...

Reasons to Order a 4-Point Home Inspection

Reasons to Order a 4-Point Home Inspection

If you’re buying an older house or need to renew the homeowners insurance policy on your current home, you may be required to order a 4-point inspection. Learn more about a 4-point home inspection and why some insurance companies will require one. What is a 4-Point...

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