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Five places to inspect in your home

Our homes require regular maintenance, both to protect our personal safety and to avoid costly repairs. Here are five of the most important items you should check in your home. The fire extinguisher: It’s recommended that you keep at l...

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Protect your home from the thawing snow!

Watching the snow melt means warmer weather is upon us. It also means that that your basement or crawl space is at risk. Take a few precautions now to save your basement from becoming a flooded mess. Clear snow and debris from roof g...

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Five Maintenance Resolutions for Your Home

We may be a little removed from New Year’s Day, but it’s not too late to make some 2017 resolutions for your home. Start a home repair slush fund: Things in your home are going to break and need to fixed. It’s just a fact that come...

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Don’t forget about homeowner tax breaks

A New Year means tax season is right around the corner. One of the many perks of homeownership is big tax breaks. So whether you’re doing your taxes yourself or getting help from a professional, it’s important to take advantage of those bre...

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Big ideas for small spaces

Smaller rooms can be difficult to decorate, because if you don’t know a few important tricks, the space can end up feeling a little claustrophobic. Here’s how you can keep a room feeling airy and spacious, even if it’s just a studio apart...

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Five steps for winterizing your home

The cold weather has arrived, and it’s time to get your home ready for the months of harsh conditions that are on the way. Here are five key tasks for winterizing your home. Get your HVAC system inspected: Some things are better le...

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What affects your home insurance?

Research suggests that about 1 in 20 homeowners will make an insurance claim each year. So while it may seem that your monthly home insurance expenses aren’t worthwhile, the chances of needing your insurance are higher than you might thi...

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Five steps for better garage organization

For many people the garage is the place you mindlessly store stuff just to get it out of the way, and before you know it, you’ve got a cluttered mess on your hands. Here are five steps toward organizing your garage for good. Make a...

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Five big trends in home decor

Thanks to websites like Houzz and Pinterest and TV networks like HGTV and DIY, it’s easier than ever to keep up with home decorating trends and find inspiration for improving your own home. Here are five of the top current interior design...

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Easy upgrades: Tackle these projects in a single day

It’s easy to get stressed out just hearing the word “renovation.” You’re instantly thinking of having your home life disrupted by construction debris, cluttered rooms, and loud noises. But you don’t have to spend a ton of money...

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