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Water Heater Repair – 5 Signs Your Unit May Need Servicing

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Just as winter is approaching and you’re spending more time keeping warm inside, an unchecked problem with your water heater could spell disaster if it suddenly stops working. Homeowners commonly forget about this crucial home appliance because they often install the unit in a basement corner or a closet. Consider the benefits of regularly checking… (read more)

7 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Dangerous Household Chemicals

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Natural and effective ways to safely clean your home. What are the most dangerous chemicals to avoid, and which eco-friendly alternatives can you use instead?   We all want to keep our homes free from dirt, bacteria, and other grime. But, were you aware that many of the cleaning products found in your cupboard contain… (read more)

6 Easy Ways to Humidify Your Home (Without a Humidifier)

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As the cold of winter approaches much of the country this year, you may be gearing up for many frigid months – along with increased heater usage and resulting dry air. Dry air is a real problem because it causes dry skin and eyes, nosebleeds, and an increased risk of catching a cold or the… (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)

How Big Data and Tech Helps and Doesn’t Help the Home Buying Process

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Some industries are quick to adopt emergent technology to gain an edge over competitors. Media, medicine, and engineering all happily push the frontiers of the known to deliver the best product to their customers. Other industries are slower to change, preferring traditional methods of catering to the needs of their clients. Residential real estate is… (read more)

Helpful Home Maintenance Tips To Keep Your Place In Great Shape

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Staying on top of your home’s required maintenance is critical whether you are in the process of selling or you’re planning to reside in it for many years to come. Proper cleaning and repair is necessary to maintain the baseline value of your property, just as going above and beyond can make the difference of… (read more)

Flooding: What To Do When Your Home is Affected by Water Damage

With Tropical Storm Cindy in the past, it’s safe to say that the rainy months of the year are officially upon us. Unfortunately, this means there could be a chance that the heavy rains could cause flooding nearby. Flooding causes millions of dollars worth of water damage to American homes, not to mention the lives… (read more)