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4 Things to Do in February to Avoid a Yucky Spring

A mud-remediation plan. That’s No. 1 on this short list. That dark time when winter just won’t go is like that friend who can’t take a hint to leave. Give a push with these four easy tasks that’ll help usher … 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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10 Delightful Ways to Make Your House Brighter in Winter

Let more natural light shine indoors with these simple tips. Fall and winter start cozy — who hasn’t used the colder temperatures as an excuse to binge-watch Netflix while swaddled in a couch blanket? But come January, staying indoors can feel less … Continue reading

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Keep Spiders Out for Good!

Removing spiders from your home once they’ve invaded your space can be quite tricky, but here are some expert-approved tips that can prevent spiders from invading in the first place. Seeing any spiders or insects inside your home can be … Continue reading

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Things to Do When Moving Into a New House

Peace of mind begins with changing the locks. It’s easy to get super excited about moving into your new house. But for your own safety and security, be sure to cross these tasks off your checklist before you call the … Continue reading

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8 Easy Mistakes Homeowners Make on Their Taxes

Don’t rouse the IRS or pay more taxes than necessary — know the score to avoid common tax mistakes. As you prepare your tax returns for 2021, be careful not to commit any of these eight common tax mistakes, especially … Continue reading

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9 Tips from a Burglar on How to Keep Them Out of Your House

Don’t come home to a nightmare and the feeling of being invaded. Here how to stop a house burglary from ever happening. You come home to an open front door, a ransacked house, and missing valuables. How did a burglar … Continue reading

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5 Tasks Every Homeowner Should Do in January

Start looking for that contractor NOW if you want your project done by summer’s end. Whew. The holidays are done. The new year has rung in. That’s when smart homeowners know it’s time to do these five things that’ll save … Continue reading

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Winter Prep Now for No Regrets Later

A winter-ready yard will be easier on you — and your wallet. It’s easy to get so wrapped up in leaf peeping and other outdoorsy fun that you cut back on pre-winter home maintenance. But doing basic tasks now could … Continue reading

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