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Solar Landscape Lighting Tips – Selection and Installation

solar landscape lights

To add a bit more glow and interest to your landscaping, few options are simpler than solar landscape lighting. They’re easy to install and can add just the right effect to your lawn or garden. Here, we’ll discuss the types and uses of solar landscape lights. The Role of Solar Landscape Lighting First of all,… (read more)

Getting the Most out of Your Homeowners Warranty

Home needing a home warranty

Maybe you already have a homeowners warranty. Maybe you’re still choosing a provider. Either way, you’ll want to know that the money you invest isn’t wasted. Fortunately, a lot of that is in your hands. The following tactics can help you get the most out of your home warranty. Choose a Good Home Warranty Provider… (read more)

Clearing Out Green Pool Water – A Quick Guide

green pool water

If you’ve let pool water sit for a while, you may notice it changing green. To clear out green pool water, follow the steps outlined below. What Causes Green Pool Water? Green pool water results from algae buildup, and algae grow in pools where there’s a chemical imbalance. In order to correct the problem, you’ll… (read more)

How Much Are Closing Costs? Fees when Buying a Home

house keys passed from one hand to another

If you’re planning to buy a home, you’ll have a number of logistics to figure out, such as the home’s cost, the amount of financing you qualify for, whether you’ll need to make repairs, and the whole process of closing on the loan. When figuring out the overall expenses involved in purchasing a home, one… (read more)

Water Conservation Ideas for Homeowners – Summer and Year-Round

child spraying water from hose

Summer means hot weather, and hot weather means green lawns, fun in the pool, and a strong need to stay hydrated. You’ll probably use far more water during the summer months than you do the rest of the year, so water conservation is essential to keeping your bills down. Fortunately, there are several ways to… (read more)

Spring Decor – Simple Tips for a Brighter Home Interior

closeup of flowers indoors

Spring decor is all about brightening your home, and we’ve got a few pointers to help you do just that. The following tips will help you freshen your home’s interior with pops of color and joy. Fresh Flowers and Greenery Naturally, nature is central to spring decor. Fresh flowers and bits of greenery here and… (read more)

Low Voltage Landscape Lighting Guide for Homeowners

house with low voltage landscape lighting

Outdoor areas make use of numerous elements—trees, shrubbery, flowers, walls, pathways, and so on. One element you might not consider as much is lighting. Low voltage lighting can reduce your energy consumption, but it needs to be used well to get a good aesthetic. Here, we’ll discuss how to use low voltage landscape lighting to… (read more)

Genuinely Cool Kitchen Gadgets to Upgrade Your Kitchen

Kitchen covered by home warranty plan

Most kitchen gadgets you see advertised end up seeming like overdone gimmicks you’d never use. However, there are some gadgets that will actually vastly improve your time in the kitchen, whether you want to take the hassle out of your morning coffee or make elaborate dishes easier than ever. Here, we’ll discuss some of the… (read more)

Custom Home Warranty Plans – Choosing What to Cover on a Budget

Kitchen covered by home warranty plan

Most home warranty plans cover standard lists of items. For example, AHS offers basic plans for either appliances, home systems, or both. What homeowners may not realize is they also have the option to pick and choose coverage with a Build Your Own Plan option. This option allows you to choose ten or more systems… (read more)

Home AC Repair – What to Do When Your AC Won’t Start

air conditioner fan behind grille

If you’ve turned on your air conditioner and it won’t start, there are a number of issues that may be at fault. Here, we’ll go over some simple home AC repair work that homeowners can perform at minimal cost. Home AC Repair Tools First, there are a few tools you’ll need before starting out, including:… (read more)