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How to Unfreeze Pipes & Prevent Damage

These tips will help you thaw your frozen water pipes and avoid extensive damage. The best way to deal with freezing pipes is to prevent them in the first place.  But if the unthinkable does happen, you’ll have to act fast to … Continue reading

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12 Simple Home Repair Jobs to Lift You Out of Winter’s Funk

Like that annoying squeaky floor board. Easy as tossing a ball to fix! Accomplishments — even little ones — go a long way toward a sunny outlook. Fortunately, there are plenty of easy, quick home repair chores you can do when you’re … Continue reading

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When to Repair or Replace Your Appliance

Consider age, repair cost, pricing, energy efficiency, and whether to modify your kitchen to accommodate a new unit. When an appliance is old and isn’t working efficiently, it may seem natural to decide to replace it rather than repair it … Continue reading

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Cleaning your House for Guests

Countdown to a perfectly clean guest-ready home no matter how much — or little — time you have. It feels great to have a clean, organized, well-functioning home when you’ve got guests coming. Especially around the holidays. It’s like your … Continue reading

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14 Hacks You Can Do Now to Make House Cleaning Go Faster

It’s the little things that get you every time. And that goes for your home, too. Stained porcelain, carpets, stinky appliances — they all hurt your home’s market value in the end. And, frankly, they’re no fun to look at … Continue reading

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September Home Maintenance

Ah, September… The weather is changing, and we’re getting back to our normal, post-summer routines. It’s also a great time to give the house a little extra love and maintenance. Stain the DeckHelp your deck field what winter throws at … Continue reading

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6 Kitchen Materials Savvy Remodelers Never Use

About to remodel that old kitchen? Unless you’re cool with treating the hardest working room in your house like a museum exhibit, resist the temptation to buy the cheapest or shiniest materials available and go for durable options that can … Continue reading

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What does Homeowner’s Insurance Cover?

What does your homeowners insurance cover? The short answer is: A basic homeowners insurance policy (called HO-1 in insurance lingo) covers your home and possessions if they’re damaged or destroyed by these things: Fire Lightning Windstorm (unless you live in … Continue reading

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Protect your Home from Wildfires

How do most homes ignite during a wildfire? A floating ember or piece of burning wood touches down on a roof, gutter, in a vent, under a deck, or on a porch and ignites leaves and debris, says the National … Continue reading

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