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Choosing the Best Home Warranty for the New Year

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Each new year brings new choices. Many of these have to do with your home. For instance, you might need to choose new appliances, remodel the kitchen, or choose home maintenance technicians. Another decision that might come up is that of a home warranty. Here, we’ll go over how to choose the best home warranty… (read more)

5 Signs Your Water Filtration System Needs Attention

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We all need water. We drink it, cook with it, wash with it, and more. It’s fundamental to our health and wellbeing. This is why you’ve invested in a water filtration system. Water filters provide safe and clean water to our families by filtering out bacteria and other harmful particles. However, over time, or due… (read more)

10 Steps to Winterizing a House

With the change of seasons come many delights—vibrant colors, warm gatherings of family and friends, and a lively nip in the air. The crisp atmosphere of fall is just a reminder that winter is on its way, and that means it’s time to get your home ready to deal with the cold. Fortunately, winterizing a… (read more)

5 Appliances to Buy in September and October

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Summer vacation is a fond memory, the dog days of summer are in the past, and school is back in session. It’s now time to think about preparing your home for fall and winter. A big part of that preparation is taking inventory of your appliances. The months of September and October are a great… (read more)

5 Ways to Prep for Moving Day to Ensure a Smoother Move

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You are ready to take possession of your new house and moving day is near. If you think the physical move is all that is left to do, you need to think again. A bit of prep work makes the difference between smooth sailing and choppy waters. This is an exciting time! Use the following tips to… (read more)

National Flood Insurance: What It Is, If You Need It, and How to Get it

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The national flood insurance program received new attention in 2017 when Hurricane Harvey struck the Gulf Coast. After devastation in Houston, Puerto Rico, and beyond, many homeowners began wondering if they needed it themselves. Most home insurance does not cover damages related to floods and many homeowners do not even know if their homes lie… (read more)

Maintain Your Roof and Gutters to Extend Their Life and Save Money

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Proper care and maintenance of your roof and gutters saves you lots of cash. Your roof is one of the most expensive aspects of your home. Where your roof ends, your gutters start, and when it comes to home maintenance priorities, the roof and gutters are easily forgotten. According to Linda Shewski of Shewski Roofing in Sarasota, FL,  high winds, heavy rain,… (read more)

Money-Saving Tips for Homeowners this Tax Season

Tax season is upon us, greeted with the usual groans and procrastination. However, depending on your actions in the previous year and your decisions while filing, many homeowners save or even make money while filing taxes with the federal government this time of year. So, how are some ways to make sure you’re getting the… (read more)

Appliance Repair Costs Are Easily Avoidable With These 13 Tips

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Appliance repair bills can cost you hundreds, even thousands of dollars unexpectedly. Maintaining your appliances to keep them running at their optimal performance is crucial. Follow these tips to get the best out of your appliances and home systems!   1. Don’t overload your washer Washers were built with a very specific design for a reason. Clothes rub… (read more)

Here’s A Quick Way To Install A Replacement Shower Head With Ease

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Replacing an old shower head and installing a new one is quite simple. Learn how by simply following these steps. First things first. Avoid damage to yourself and bathroom by making sure that the water is turned off before removing the shower head. Even the smallest stream of water coming into the supply can make it fly right… (read more)