Tag: home improvement

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How To Secure Your Home While on Vacation

Most of us count down the days until our next vacation. We can't wait to get away for a few…

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A complete home inspections guide – what are they and what to expect?

Home inspections are there to help the buyer discover any problems with the home they are about to purchase. They…

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How to prepare for an open house

Apologies, Oxford dictionary. Open house: a grandiose, impromptu blind date kind of party thrown exclusively for absolute and (most likely)…

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Should you buy or build a house?

There are few things more satisfying in life than having your own house. However, there are two distinctive ways of…

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Different types of storage and when you need them

You may be surprised by how common storage use is - almost 10% of American households are currently renting a…

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Home warranties and hazardous materials

Hazardous materials are a big cause of concern for most homeowners. Whether you are introducing some of these materials into…

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What are the most important things in homeowners insurance?

Most people do not think twice about their homeowner's insurance, believing it is simply a requirement for them to get…

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Guide to dealing with a flooded basement

Let's not sugarcoat it; dealing with a flooded basement can be a veritable nightmare. If you are faced with such…

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How to prepare for power outages during winter

Electricity is so prevalent in our lives it can be quite hard to imagine living without it. Yet, if an…

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Top 7 home heating maintenance tips

With winter fast approaching, you will want to make sure that your heating system is in perfect condition. Even if…