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6 Ways to Stay Cool Without AC

6 Ways to Stay Cool Without AC

In the summer, it is a challenge to stay cool without AC. There are ways that you can manage the heat in your home and stay comfortable without central air conditioning. Here are 6 tactics that are all much more affordable and easy than installing an HVAC system in...

Request a Home Inspection on New Construction

Request a Home Inspection on New Construction

3 Reasons to Order a Home Inspection on New Construction When you buy a newly built home, you may think that new construction means the building is in perfect condition. Ordering an inspection doesn’t seem important because you’re not purchasing an older home....

4 Kitchen Remodeling Ideas That Pay Off

4 Kitchen Remodeling Ideas That Pay Off

If your kitchen could use an update, consider some of these kitchen remodeling ideas. Usually, a minor kitchen remodel provides a higher ROI than a complete overhaul. Decide which parts of your kitchen are in most need of an upgrade. Changing just a few things can...

Improve Indoor Air Quality

Improve Indoor Air Quality

Most people think of big cities with lots of traffic and industry when considering air pollution. However, the air inside our homes can be just as polluted as outdoor air. Building materials and other household items release volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into the...

7 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Fall

7 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Fall

Fall is a favorite season for many. Hot, sticky days are replaced with cool, sunny breezes and the anticipation of holidays. Prepare your home for fall with the following maintenance checklist. 1. Have Your Heating System Serviced Now is the time to have your heating...

5 Signs of a Plumbing Problem at Home

5 Signs of a Plumbing Problem at Home

Modern households depend on water for bathing, washing clothes, and cooking. Plumbing problems interrupt the flow of water. They can be inconvenient at best, and at worst can cause expensive water damage. Learn how to recognize signs of a plumbing problem in the home...

5 Great Features for a New Home

5 Great Features for a New Home

The best part about building a new home from the ground up is being able to customize it. Consider adding these features to your new home. Open Floor Plan One of the most popular features of a new home is an open floor plan. Open floor plans make the home seem bigger...

Improve Curb Appeal Before Selling Your Home

Improve Curb Appeal Before Selling Your Home

When making improvements to sell your house, the outside of a home is just as important as the interior. The front entryway is often the first thing a buyer sees and if it appears neat and tidy, he or she will believe the property is well-maintained. Take steps to...

Monthly Home Maintenance Checklist

Monthly Home Maintenance Checklist

To be a good homeowner, upkeep and improvements are part of the job. By taking care of your property, you help to maintain its value and make the home more comfortable. Here is a list of monthly home maintenance tasks to help you keep your house healthy and safe....

Reasons to Hire a Home Inspector

Reasons to Hire a Home Inspector

Buying a home is a long-term investment that should be treated with care. Since you'll want to be sure you’re making a smart investment and getting a good value, it's important to hire a home inspector to assess the property and give you information about your...

4 Facts About Radon in the Home

4 Facts About Radon in the Home

You want to keep your living spaces safe and healthy for your family. The EPA recommends testing your home for radon about every two years. Radon gas is a known carcinogen and is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Testing for radon in the...

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