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7 Signs of an Electrical Problem at Home

7 Signs of an Electrical Problem at Home

Don’t let a small electrical issue escalate into a house fire. Here are some signs of an electrical problem at home. Odd Smells Might be Signs of an Electrical Problem It’s common to smell odors coming from new appliances when they’re first put into use. These smells...

Ways to Enhance Curb Appeal

Ways to Enhance Curb Appeal

Before listing your home for sale, it may benefit from some improvement. When preparing the property, take a look at the exterior of the house. It’s important that it appears attractive and well-maintained. Enhance curb appeal to attract a buyer’s attention and to...

Is Your Drinking Water Safe? 4 Popular Types of Home Water Filters

Is Your Drinking Water Safe? 4 Popular Types of Home Water Filters

All the different types of home water filters can be confusing for homeowners who just want to have healthy drinking water. Use the following information to help make an informed decision based on the kind of pollutants in your tap water. Activated Carbon Types of...

3 Reasons to Order an 11th-Month Warranty Inspection

3 Reasons to Order an 11th-Month Warranty Inspection

If you’ve purchased a newly constructed home, there is a good chance your builder provided you with a warranty. Homes that have a 12-month warranty should be inspected before the warranty expires. Order an 11th-month warranty inspection to learn about the condition of...

Winterize Your Home Before Leaving for the Season

Winterize Your Home Before Leaving for the Season

Cold weather is just around the corner, so if you plan on leaving for winter, make sure your home is ready. Taking appropriate steps to winterize your home reduces the risk of returning to find expensive damages. Here are a few tips to get your home winter-ready...

Prepare Your Fireplace for Use

Prepare Your Fireplace for Use

Prepare Your Fireplace Before the Temperatures Drop During the colder months of the year, the fireplace helps you stay warm and keeps the house cozy. To be safe and ready to use, a fireplace requires maintenance and care before building the first fire of the season....

Order a Home Inspection on New Construction

Order a Home Inspection on New Construction

When you’re buying a newly built home, you’re excited to move in and hope everything will be perfect. Because it’s a brand new home, you may assume there is no need for an inspection. However, there are several reasons to order a home inspection on new construction....

5 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

5 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

The air inside our homes can be just as contaminated as the air outdoors. When you think of air pollution, you may think it only applies to big cities with a lot of traffic. However, air pollution is also dust, mold spores, pet dander, pollen, radon, and even...

5 People and Places to Notify When You Move

5 People and Places to Notify When You Move

The moving process is hectic because there is so much to do within a short amount of time. You need to pack, contact movers, figure out transportation, and get settled in your new home. With all the commotion, it is easy to forget the people and places you need to...

10 Signs of a Plumbing Problem in the Home

10 Signs of a Plumbing Problem in the Home

Plumbing problems may not always be noticeable, especially if you're not sure what you're looking for. Some issues can be major and others are an easy, do-it-yourself fix. Here are 10 signs of a plumbing problem at home. 1. Slow Drains are Signs of a Plumbing Problem...