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.
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The Christmas tree is the centerpiece of holiday memories for many people. Whether your family’s trees tend to be Norman Rockwell-like perfect, or more like the sad, spindly Charlie Brown variety, here are some things you should know to ensure you get the tree you want, and keep it in good shape throughout the holiday season.
If you’re thinking about painting the exterior of your home yourself, your first decision shouldn’t concern the color or sheen of the paint but, rather, who’s going to do the painting.
Care and patience makes the difference between a lush, healthy lawn and a coarse, brown eyesore, especially in the hot, dry summer months.
High energy use not only has environmental impacts but it can hit you personally in the pocketbook. Find out how you can educe energy consumption in your household.
A well-planned yard gives you extra room to enjoy without a lot of upkeep. Summer is a great time to start making a master plan for your yard for the years to come.
Natural or man-made disasters can hit any family at any time. Ensuring that you and your family are safe is your number one priority. But you should also be prepared for the aftermath by organizing your critical documents now.
Summer is a great time to entertain visiting friends and family. There are some guests, however, that you don't want to allow into your home — pests such as ants, roaches, rats and termites.
May is National Home Remodeling Month! Before taking on home improvements yourself, however, it is important to consider the safety risks, time delays and hidden costs before attempting do-it-yourself home improvements.
Information about the causes and solutions of discolorations in your home.
Many common home injuries easily can be prevented with the proper child safety devices.
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.
Home owners insurance includes insurance on the actual structure and the contents inside.
Checklist of seasonal tasks to keep your home in working order.