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6 Different Countertop Materials to Choose From

6 Different Countertop Materials to Choose From

If you are planning a kitchen remodel or building a new home, you will need to decide on a type of material for your countertops. Today, there is more variety in types of countertop materials than ever. It can be overwhelming to start your search. This article breaks...

3 Ways to Improve Curb Appeal

3 Ways to Improve Curb Appeal

If you want to increase your property value and attract potential buyers if your house is on the market, focus on these three areas to improve curb appeal. Landscaping for the Changing Seasons As summer comes to a close, you might need to replace some of the plants in...

Why Should Homeowners Schedule Professional Home Maintenance Services?

Why Should Homeowners Schedule Professional Home Maintenance Services?

Too many homeowners think of calling a professional for home services as a last resort. It is common for people to wait until there's an emergency to call a professional. Not only does this strategy put your home in jeopardy, but it also costs significantly more in...

5 Ways to Create Safe Living Spaces for Seniors

5 Ways to Create Safe Living Spaces for Seniors

Most seniors prefer to live in their own homes as long as possible. Staying in a familiar, comfortable place offers freedom and independence, and it is entirely possible with a few modifications. Here are five ways to make safe living spaces for seniors. 1. Flooring...

Tips and Tricks to Paint Like a Pro

Tips and Tricks to Paint Like a Pro

Painting is an easy, inexpensive way to update and improve your home. You only need a few supplies and a bit of patience to make your living spaces look like new. Before you tackle this DIY project, here are a few tips to help you paint like a pro. Prepare the Wall...

How to Make Your Deck Safe for Children and Pets

How to Make Your Deck Safe for Children and Pets

A deck is the perfect place to gather for meals or cookouts, to enjoy the outdoors with your children and pets, or to take in a quiet sunset. To make your deck safe, look for these potential safety hazards. Below are a few things to check when planning to spend time...

4 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

4 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

When a buyer makes an offer to buy a house, a home inspection is one of the next things that will happen. The inspection will detail any issues with the home, giving the buyer leverage to negotiate. Rather than waiting for the buyer's home inspection, order a...

What You Should Know About Radon in the Home

What You Should Know About Radon in the Home

Radon Causes Lung Cancer Radon in the home is dangerous and can cause lung cancer after long-term exposure to high levels of the gas. Radon-related lung cancer kills over 20,000 Americans every year, second only to cigarette smoking. Every homeowner should know their...

7 Signs of Mold in the Home: How to Tell if You Have a Mold Problem

7 Signs of Mold in the Home: How to Tell if You Have a Mold Problem

Mold can be a very dangerous household problem. It has the potential to cause all types of health issues, such as headaches, breathing problems, and neurological damage. This article goes over how you can recognize the signs of mold in the home. Heating or AC Smells...

5 Signs of Termites in the Home

5 Signs of Termites in the Home

As a homeowner, don't underestimate the destruction that termites can cause. Termites can do a great deal of damage for such tiny insects. Here are some of the signs of termites in the home so you can spot an infestation. Windows and Doors That Stick A termite...