Setting your heater to kick on only when the temperature falls below a certain threshold can be a lifesaver, especially in the cold winter days ahead. If you’re unsure how[...]
For the best pantry organization, sort your essentials into containers and bins that are easy to spot and refill as needed. Keep in mind that well-organized, practical storage can also[...]
As a real estate agent, you work hard for your clients and to get them the biggest bang for their buck. From listing their home for sale to helping them[...]
Many homes feature some wood, even with concrete foundations. Since the wood is outside, it is affected by insects and the elements that can cause damage. These home maintenance tips[...]
When it comes to home maintenance tips, there are plenty. However, very few are as important as those pertaining to the maintenance of your roof. Your roof protects your home’s[...]
If your instinct when you see mold is to reach for the bottle of bleach, stop right there! You’ve probably been told all your life that chlorine bleach is the[...]
Of all the easy home maintenance projects you can take care of yourself, insulating is one of the most beneficial. Almost every area of the house benefits from having high-quality[...]
Wintertime brings a number of home décor and ornamentation options, prompting the struggle of deciding between numerous styles and trends. If you’re looking for little ways to change up the[...]
After living in your home for decades, you likely feel that you know it inside and out. One of the myths about radon is that there is little use in[...]
Home maintenance tips often start by focusing on the roof. Add checking your roof’s flashing to your maintenance list, as the flashing is what keeps water from penetrating the roof[...]
You probably put your washer to good use throughout the week. Eventually, water lines to this appliance can wear out, causing problems with the unit and affecting your utility bills.[...]
Mold is an incredibly common, naturally occurring substance. Even the cleanest homes have at least some trace amounts of mold spores on surfaces or in the air. Some types of[...]
Your hardwood floors were built to be tough, but even they need some tender loving care every now and then. Bring your hardwood floors back to life by giving them[...]
A leaky faucet can seem like such a tiny thing, but fixing those drips can provide major benefits for your wallet and your sanity. Getting rid of nighttime leaks can[...]
Home maintenance doesn’t have to be expensive, and when you put these home maintenance tips to use, it won’t be. One simple yet crucial chore you should tackle this weekend[...]
When it comes to your radon system, play it safe and make sure that the system works properly. If you have a radon mitigation system, this does not mean that[...]
Buying a home is worrying enough, but you know firsthand how stressful it is for first-timer buyers. Likely they are chock full of questions and want to know everything about[...]
Life happens and sometimes the drywall takes a hit resulting in holes that need repair. Thankfully, repairing drywall holes and cracks is an easy home maintenance task you can accomplish[...]
Every six months or so, you may need to bleed the radiators in your home. Air can find its way into the system and get trapped. This creates gaps in[...]
If radon testing in your home is something that you want to do, choose one of the two main ways to do so. Don’t forget to conduct all tests in[...]
For many homeowners, checking the sump pump is far down the to-do list, if it even makes the list at all. However, checking the sump pump frequently is an essential[...]
You know how important it is to keep up with home maintenance. Not only does this commitment keep your house looking nicer, but it also saves you money in the[...]
Did you know there are over 100,000 different types of mold in the world today? Many actually have positive uses, from culinary ingredients to medicinal purposes. With such a huge[...]
If you have a busy life and a growing family, then home organization can seem like a pipe dream. Don’t despair; you don’t have to be Marie Kondo to get[...]
Air leakage in your home is common. You may feel it in a draft under the door or near an unsealed window. Fortunately, air leakage is something easy to take[...]
Preventing Leaks There’s an easy way to keep your water heater from leaking: At least once a year, grab a large bucket, attach a hose to the drain and empty[...]
Long-term exposure to high levels of radon can have severe health consequences, including lung cancer. Fortunately, with routine radon testing and mitigation efforts, you can reduce your risk of exposure[...]
One of many helpful home maintenance tips to reduce the cost of cooling and heating bills is to make sure that you not only have weather stripping but that it’s[...]
A clean dryer vent is one of the often overlooked home maintenance tips that can save you money. Lint becomes trapped in the vent, causing the dryer to take longer[...]
Mold occurs in many homes and businesses due to the availability of moisture. While invisible to the naked eye, mold travels in the air and lives on objects both inside[...]
Your dining room is one of the central gathering places of your home. From shared meals to homework sessions to important conversations, a lot of meaningful moments happen around your[...]
As a real estate agent, you work hard to present a home well to entice buyers. Of course, prospective homeowners want to do more than give a home a quick[...]
Sometimes, finding ways to spend less each month may be hidden where you least suspect it. An efficient water heater could keep your energy and water bills down. If you[...]
The HVAC system is near the top of every home maintenance tips list out there. In warm summer months, it’s a necessity for the A/C to deliver cold air into[...]
If you are ready to put your home on the market, you want to make it as attractive as possible. Sometimes, using the right home décor can go a long[...]
How much attic insulation does your home have? Older homes, in particular, often have less insulation than recommended. Enjoy comfortable year-round temperatures and save on your energy bills by contacting[...]
While you may have a surge protector on a few expensive electronic devices in the home, you may be able to avoid electrical repairs by having one for the entire[...]
Siding
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Siding is a popular choice for home builders because it is low maintenance and comes in a wide variety of colors. It is also a common choice because properly installed[...]
Children Radon
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You do everything possible to keep your kids happy and healthy. That’s why cook tasty meals with plenty of vitamins and make sure your children get enough sleep at night.[...]
Make a Beautiful First Impression Fall decorating ideas should incorporate the front porch, as it is the first thing many people see when coming to your home or just driving[...]
One of the biggest reasons basements are so susceptible to mold is due to poor insulation. Unfortunately, what constitutes as a good insulation job in other aspects may create the[...]
In the urgency to find and move into a new home, some buyers charge through the process quickly. This can be important in a competitive market, as people don’t want[...]
The amount of radon present in your home doesn’t remain constant over time. It’s actually considered normal and typical for it to rise, fall, and fluctuate over the weeks and[...]
One of the arguably most fun parts of home décor is the incorporation of different textures. In winter, many people seek the indoors for warmth and coziness, so bring both[...]
Making resolutions for New Years is a tradition, but the truth is that they are hard to uphold. Make resolutions for your home this year instead — they will be[...]
Styles may change, but one of the constants on which you can depend is that the color of your walls should make you feel at home. Today’s top design trends[...]
It is necessary to safely change a light bulb to avoid an often unnecessary electrical repair. One easy way to stay safe is to check the wattage and size of[...]
A popular design trend that takes you back to your roots (literally) is bringing the outdoors in. Many of today’s designers and homeowners believe the great outdoors can revive a[...]
A blank wall space can be a dream come true when the holiday season rolls around. Take an otherwise unused wall and turn it into your favorite Christmas canvas! Traditions[...]
When you think of winter home décor, your mind probably goes straight to mistletoe and holly. Although that’s valid and beautiful in its own right, don’t overlook the power of[...]