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5 Ways to Keep Your Home Healthy and Safe

5 Ways to Keep Your Home Healthy and Safe

Did you know that families are exposed to potential health and safety risks inside their own homes? Let’s take a look at some ways you can make your home healthy and safe. Protect Against Scalding Water Scalding water causes serious burns on the skin. Adjust your...

7 Ways to Prepare Your Fireplace for Winter

7 Ways to Prepare Your Fireplace for Winter

According to This Old House, fireplaces and chimneys cause 42% of house fires every year. Properly prepare your fireplace for the first fire of the season. Hire a Chimney Sweep You need to have your chimney swept before you begin using your fireplace, and then again...

Do you Have an Electrical Problem in the Home?

Do you Have an Electrical Problem in the Home?

Electrical issues in your home can be expensive to fix and dangerous. It is important to know the signs of electrical malfunctions. Here are some indications that you have an electrical problem in the home. Breakers Tripping Each electrical outlet in your home is...

Signs of Mold in Your Home

Signs of Mold in Your Home

Many homeowners contend with mold issues in their homes as a result of roofing or plumbing leaks. Mold is a serious issue that should not be allowed to get out of hand. It can cause health problems for your family and structural issues in your home. If you aren’t sure...

6 Ways to Save Energy this Summer

6 Ways to Save Energy this Summer

Homeowners' power bills tend to be higher during the summer. Kids are home from school and use more electricity. The air conditioner is always on. Make your household more efficient with these ways to save energy this summer. Save Energy This Summer by Going Solar...

Smoke Detector Placement in the Home

Smoke Detector Placement in the Home

Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors save lives. To protect you, your family, and your property, it's important to get the smoke detector placement right. Here are some tips for the proper installation of smoke detectors. Optimal Smoke Detector Placement...

6 Unexpected Home Repair Costs for First-Time Homebuyers

6 Unexpected Home Repair Costs for First-Time Homebuyers

Many first-time home buyers are unprepared for the home repair costs that come with owning a house. Even after calculating your mortgage payment, insurance premiums, and taxes, you'll face expenses that you may not have expected. An Important Cost is the Home...

How to Reduce Humidity in Your Home

How to Reduce Humidity in Your Home

High indoor humidity affects millions of households across the United States. Humidity creates an uncomfortable living environment and can cause health problems and structural issues in the home. The following article lists some tips and tricks on how to reduce...

Tree Care and Maintenance Tips

Tree Care and Maintenance Tips

Your trees are a valuable addition to your property. Mulching is helpful at the ground level, but you also need to care for the tree and its foliage. If you lack the equipment or skill to follow these tree care and maintenance tips safely, schedule professional...