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Energy-Efficient Homes – Tips For Lowering Your Utility Bills

Energy-efficient homes reduce heating and cooling costs while protecting the environment by using less energy, freeing up resources, and decreasing greenhouse gasses emissions. Green home features are not only good for the environment, they can also increase its resale value. When selecting a home inspector who understands sustainability concerns. 1. Install Energy Star-Rated Appliances One […]

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Home Security For Renters – Tips and Tricks

Tenants often assume that it’s the landlord’s responsibility to maintain additions like deadbolt locks and security cameras. However, there are plenty of options available for renters that don’t require professional installation and will move with them when they leave. For example, Link Interactive offers a system that installs wireless devices with “peel and stick” technology, […]

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The Art of Caring For Indoor Plants and Succulents

Most succulents are only partially hardy in our climate and require careful protection during winter. Their growth season typically falls between spring and summer while they become dormant during the cold months. Most succulents prefer being kept slightly drier, rather than remaining moist all year. Water them when their soil almost dries out; make sure […]

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Budget-Friendly Home Updates for a Fresh Look

Upgrades that make your home more functional and beautiful don’t need to involve an extensive budget or team of contractors; experts in home design and renovation provide simple ideas for making it feel fresh. Boldly patterned wallpaper creates an upscale aesthetic without breaking the bank. Peel-and-stick options offer affordable paneled looks without spending a fortune! […]

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Essential Home Maintenance Checklist

Home maintenance can be tedious work, but it’s one of the best ways to protect your investment. By staying up-to-date with preventive maintenance on a property and performing routine property preventive maintenance regularly, major repairs can often be avoided and therefore “an ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure” really holds […]

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Seasonal Home Maintenance Tasks

Home maintenance tasks performed regularly can protect both internal and external damage to your house. These may include checking for drafty cracks in walls, insulating water pipes in crawl spaces or attics and draining and cleaning outdoor sprinkler systems before winter arrives. Other seasonal tasks to complete this year are revising your family emergency plan […]

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The Importance of Water Conservation in Your Home

Next to air, water is the most essential element for the survival of living organisms. Unfortunately, it’s becoming a scarce resource and many communities are experiencing drought conditions. Taking steps to conserve water at home can help reduce your water bills and save energy. Installing water-efficient shower heads and faucets, storing drinking water in the […]

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Creating a Relaxing Outdoor Oasis

An idyllic backyard provides the ideal place for family and friends to unwind after a busy day, providing an ideal way to relieve tension from our everyday lives and take a much-needed respite from stress. There’s something soothing and comforting about hearing water trickle through, whether in the form of a trickling fountain, water feature […]

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Energy-Efficient Homes – Tips For Lowering Your Utility Bills

Energy-Efficient Homes – Tips For Lowering Your Utility Bills

Energy-efficient homes reduce heating and cooling costs while protecting the environment by using less energy, freeing up resources, and decreasing...

The Art of Caring For Indoor Plants and Succulents

The Art of Caring For Indoor Plants and Succulents

Most succulents are only partially hardy in our climate and require careful protection during winter. Their growth season typically falls...

Budget-Friendly Home Updates for a Fresh Look

Budget-Friendly Home Updates for a Fresh Look

Upgrades that make your home more functional and beautiful don't need to involve an extensive budget or team of contractors;...

Essential Home Maintenance Checklist

Essential Home Maintenance Checklist

Home maintenance can be tedious work, but it's one of the best ways to protect your investment. By staying up-to-date...

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Home Security For Renters – Tips and Tricks

Home Security For Renters – Tips and Tricks

Tenants often assume that it’s the landlord’s responsibility to maintain additions like deadbolt locks and security cameras. However, there are...

Seasonal Home Maintenance Tasks

Seasonal Home Maintenance Tasks

Home maintenance tasks performed regularly can protect both internal and external damage to your house. These may include checking for...

Choosing a Home Security System

Choosing a Home Security System

Choosing a home security system can be an intimidating task. There are many types of security systems to choose from,...

Tips For Installing a Home Security System

Tips For Installing a Home Security System

When you want to increase the level of security around your home, you should consider a variety of options for...