10 Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

Posted by on Mar 27, 2018 in , , ,

10 Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

You don’t have to consider yourself a handy person in order to have tools. In fact, many small repairs, fixes, or upgrades can easily be done with the help of an instruction manual, a video on YouTube, and a couple of good tools. You might never rewire your home or build something from scratch, but even putting up a shelving unit requires the right tools for the job. Here are 10 tools every homeowner needs for their home. Tape Measure Small tape measures are great for small...

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Spring Cleaning – Storage Ideas for Tight Spaces

Posted by on Mar 21, 2018 in , , ,

Spring Cleaning – Storage Ideas for Tight Spaces

With the weather warming up, spring is right around the corner. Which means that it’s time to start your spring cleaning! When you have a small home, it almost never feels clean enough. The culprit is usually clutter. Check out some creative storage ideas to help you with your spring cleaning and feel like you have more space in your home. Create Your Own Storage Get things up off the floor and give all the small things – like your phone, glasses, and book – a...

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Safely Decorating Your Home for the Holidays

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017 in , ,

Safely Decorating Your Home for the Holidays

Nothing puts you in the holiday spirit like trimming the tree and decorating the outside of your home. While that can all be a lot of fun, it’s important to make sure you do it safely. No one wants to spend the holidays in a hotel or hospital because of an avoidable accident. Take a look at these holiday decorating safety tips and keep your family, home, and holiday safe this year. Keep your live tree watered and hydrated. Dry needles catch fire easily. Look for a “fire...

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10 Ways to Reduce Your Heating Bill

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 in , ,

10 Ways to Reduce Your Heating Bill

When the temperature goes down, energy costs go up. No one wants to be uncomfortable in their own home, but your heating bill can break your budget during a really cold winter. Whether you heat your home with gas, oil, or something else, there are a few things you can do to stretch your heating-dollar a bit further – without being miserable. Replace the weatherstripping around your doors and windows. Cold air leaks in (and warm air leaks out) when the weatherstripping...

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Child Safety and Prevention Month

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in , ,

Child Safety and Prevention Month

More than 2,200 children die every year in the United States from injuries that happen at home. That’s six children every day. November is Child Safety and Prevention Month. Now is the time to be aware of safety precautions you can take around your home so your child is safer all year long. Here are a few things you can do to make your home safer for your little ones. Set up safety gates. Probably the most common safety precaution you can take, these gates will keep curious...

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8 Areas of Your Home To Maintain This Fall

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in , ,

8 Areas of Your Home To Maintain This Fall

The cooler weather is on the way. You can already feel a nip in the air most days. It’s great football weather and weekend festival weather. It’s also a good time to work around the house to get ready for winter. Before the cold weather sets in for good, tackle these maintenance items around your home. Gutters and Downspouts It’s time to clean your gutters and downspouts again. Get rid of the leaves and debris. Once cleaned, make sure that the water isn’t draining behind...

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