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How to Prepare for a Home Inspection

How to Prepare for a Home Inspection

When a property is under contract, the buyer often orders a home inspection prior to closing. A professional home inspector conducts a complete assessment of the structure and systems, noting any defects in the building or maintenance of the property. The results of...

3 Ideas for Storage During Remodeling

3 Ideas for Storage During Remodeling

Renovating your home is exciting, yet can also be stressful. Regardless of how big or small the project is, your living spaces will be disrupted in some way. The best way to prevent inconveniences is to plan for storage during remodeling. Options for Storage During...

Professional Home Maintenance Services Homeowners Should Schedule

Professional Home Maintenance Services Homeowners Should Schedule

Keeping your home in great shape is important to preserve its value and avoid surprise expenses. Certain components of your home need routine upkeep to function most efficiently. Let's look at seven professional home maintenance services that we recommend scheduling....

How to Keep Trees Around Your Home Healthy

How to Keep Trees Around Your Home Healthy

The trees on your property provide shade, protection against the wind, and natural beauty. Here are a few things you can do to keep trees around your home healthy throughout the year. Keep Trees Around Your Home Healthy by Pruning Pruning involves removing certain...

Help Protect Your Home From Termites

Help Protect Your Home From Termites

Despite their small size, termites cause property damage by destroying wooden components and products in the home. These insects reach your home by traveling in a swarm or by burrowing underground, and then create hollow channels inside wood materials. You may not see...

Tips for Fire Safety in the Home

Tips for Fire Safety in the Home

Despite their small size, termites cause property damage by destroying wooden components and products in the home. These insects reach your home by traveling in a swarm or by burrowing underground, and then create hollow channels inside wood materials. You may not see...

4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Buying a Home

4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Buying a Home

Your home is more than shelter for you and your family. You've made memories there and it is where you keep belongings and items that are important to your family. Practice these tips for fire safety in the home to keep your family safe and reduce the chances you'll...

7 Winter Home Improvement Projects

7 Winter Home Improvement Projects

As you prepare to purchase your next home, you may be searching through online listings and driving through neighborhoods. The next natural step for many people who are serious about purchasing a new home is to hire a real estate agent. However, some people are...

7 Safety Tips for Holiday Decorating

7 Safety Tips for Holiday Decorating

Winter weather often means people take a break from working on their homes. However, it's a great time of year to work on the indoor projects that never seem to get done in the warmer months. Here are some winter home improvement projects you can tackle during the...

Four Ways to Clean Your Gutters This Fall

Four Ways to Clean Your Gutters This Fall

 Avoid an Accident With These Safety Tips for Holiday Decorating Christmas lights and decorations are a big part of the holiday season, yet there are thousands of incidents involving the safety risks of holiday decorations every year. How can you decorate your home...

Is Your Brick Home At Risk for a Termite Infestation?

Is Your Brick Home At Risk for a Termite Infestation?

While most of us welcome the cooler weather of the fall season, falling leaves and debris create more work around the house. Leaves fall on your roof and start to pile up in your gutters. Compromised gutters can affect the efficiency of your roofing system and make it...

How to Prepare Your Finances Before Home Buying

How to Prepare Your Finances Before Home Buying

Some people think they’re safe from having a termite infestation because they live in a brick house. But the truth is, termites feed off cellulose found in wood, and there is wood throughout the structure of any home. Your brick home is just as much at risk for a...

5 Tips for Electrical Safety in Your Home

5 Tips for Electrical Safety in Your Home

Unless you’re wealthy enough to pay cash, buying a home includes obtaining a mortgage. Before lenders will give you one, however, they’ll examine your financial history and ability to pay. If you want to get the best terms such as the lowest interest rate for your...

6 Ways to Protect Your Home While On Vacation

6 Ways to Protect Your Home While On Vacation

 Avoid an Accident With These Safety Tips for Holiday Decorating Christmas lights and decorations are a big part of the holiday season, yet there are thousands of incidents involving the safety risks of holiday decorations every year. How can you decorate your home...

Four Summer Lawn Care Tips To Keep Your Lawn Healthy

Four Summer Lawn Care Tips To Keep Your Lawn Healthy

Don't Forget to Protect Your Home While On Vacation Your home is at risk of being targeted for theft when you're out of town. To increase security, there are a few important steps to take when you want to protect your home while on vacation. 1. Install Motion Sensor...

3 Easy Home Repairs Any New Homeowner Can Do

3 Easy Home Repairs Any New Homeowner Can Do

The summer heat can take its toll on many components of the home, including the air conditioner, the roof, and even the lawn! A well-manicured lawn adds appeal and value to a property, but without proper TLC, your lawn will become unsightly. Use the four summer lawn...

A Pre-Listing Home Inspection: Top 5 Checks For A Seller

A Pre-Listing Home Inspection: Top 5 Checks For A Seller

If you’re a new homeowner and have zero experience with home repairs, fear not! There are a lot of simple projects that you can do yourself without calling in the pros. Below are three easy home repairs you can handle with minimal expenses. Easy Home Repair #1: Unclog...

Enhance Your Home with These DIY Home Projects

Enhance Your Home with These DIY Home Projects

Despite their small size, termites cause property damage by destroying wooden components and products in the home. These insects reach your home by traveling in a swarm or by burrowing underground, and then create hollow channels inside wood materials. You may not see...

How to Clean Your Kitchen in 15 Minutes (or Less)

How to Clean Your Kitchen in 15 Minutes (or Less)

Your home is more than shelter for you and your family. You've made memories there and it is where you keep belongings and items that are important to your family. Practice these tips for fire safety in the home to keep your family safe and reduce the chances you'll...

Buying an Older Home? 5 Things to Consider

Buying an Older Home? 5 Things to Consider

The trees on your property provide shade, protection against the wind, and natural beauty. Here are a few things you can do to keep trees around your home healthy throughout the year. Keep Trees Around Your Home Healthy by Pruning Pruning involves removing certain...

4 Signs of Foundation Problems

4 Signs of Foundation Problems

Renovating your home is exciting, yet can also be stressful. Regardless of how big or small the project is, your living spaces will be disrupted in some way. The best way to prevent inconveniences is to plan for storage during remodeling. Options for Storage During...

Beyond Termites: Other Common Wood Destroying Organisms

Beyond Termites: Other Common Wood Destroying Organisms

Some people think they’re safe from having a termite infestation because they live in a brick house. But the truth is, termites feed off cellulose found in wood, and there is wood throughout the structure of any home. Your brick home is just as much at risk for a...

Preventing Mold Growth in Your Home

Preventing Mold Growth in Your Home

Your home is more than shelter for you and your family. You've made memories there and it is where you keep belongings and items that are important to your family. Practice these tips for fire safety in the home to keep your family safe and reduce the chances you'll...

Home Buying Tips in a Competitive Real Estate Market

Home Buying Tips in a Competitive Real Estate Market

The kitchen is the one room in your home that needs to be cleaned every single day, but it doesn’t have to be a grueling, time-consuming job. Clean your kitchen by following the tips outlined below, and you should be able to get rid of the grime in 15 minutes or less!...

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