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The Importance of Maintaining Your Home

All homes need regular maintenance - even newly constructed homes. From foundation to roof-and everything in between-maintaining your home is critical to its longevity. Utilize these resources to find the best ways to maintain your home.

NAHB HouseKeys

NAHB HouseKeys is a quarterly e-newsletter alert designed exclusively for consumers. Subscribers can anticipate getting consumer news from America's home builders quarterly, so subscribe todayit's free!

Typical content includes news about housing issues that impact current and potential home owners, household hints and tips from builders and remodelers, as well as the latest in home building techniques, design concepts, and new ideas for your home, apartment, townhouse or condo.

NAHB will not sell or provide the NAHB HouseKeys subscriber list to any other organization or business.


Home Financing 101 for First-Time Home Buyers

As our nation’s housing and job markets continue to recover, many first-time home buyers are gearing up to become home owners. Yet, with stricter regulations put in place after the housing crash and the long list of paperwork that’s already required to buy a home, many prospective home buyers remain concerned about the home financing process.

Spring Maintenance Tips to Protect Your Home’s Value

If the thought of spring cleaning makes you long for winter, it’s time to think about these annual chores in a new way. By dedicating just a few days to complete these simple tasks, you will keep your home running smoothly and protect your investment at the same time.

Caring for Your Carpet

Information about the causes and solutions of discolorations in your home.

Childproof to Prevent Common Home Injuries

Many common home injuries easily can be prevented with the proper child safety devices.

Heat Your Home Safely

Natural gas is commonly used in homes as an energy source. And like any energy source, it must be used correctly to be efficient and safe.

Insuring Your Home

Home owners insurance includes insurance on the actual structure and the contents inside.

NAHB Home Equity Study of Life Expectancy of Home Components

Seasonal Maintenance Tips

Checklist of seasonal tasks to keep your home in working order.

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