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5 Solutions for DIY Garage Storage

A garage has many advantages if you keep it organized. However, without proper garage storage, finding what you are looking for can be impossible. The challenge is to store a wide variety of items efficiently. No matter the size of your garage, these tips for garage...

5 Tips to Heat Your Home More Efficiently

Heating bills are one of the highest expenses for many households during the winter months. Here are some tips to help heat your home more efficiently. 1. Prevent Heat Loss Reducing your heating bill is as easy as doing routine maintenance around your house....

4 Safe Cooking Tips for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time when many families and friends come together to celebrate gratitude. Unfortunately, it is also the number one day of the year that house fires occur. Use these four safe cooking tips for Thanksgiving to prevent accidents from happening. Tip #1:...

Thermal Imaging in Home Inspections

What Components Does Thermal Imaging in Home Inspections Check? A home inspector who uses thermal imaging in home inspections has the tools to provide more information than an average home inspection. The inspector includes images taken with an infrared camera in the...

How to Tell If You Have Allergies to Mold in Your Home

Mold is a fungus that thrives in moist or wet areas, including inside of your home. The basement and the bathroom are two of the most common rooms for mold growth, yet it can breed anywhere that moisture is present. Not only does mold look and smell bad and cause...

Improving the Indoor Air Quality of Your Home

Improving the Indoor Air Quality of Your Home with These 4 Tips According to the Environmental Protection Agency, your indoor air quality may be two to five times more polluted than the air outside of your home. If you're keeping your windows shut to avoid bringing...

Top 6 Ways to Save More Water at Home in the Summer

During summer, people tend to use more water at home. From spending time in the pool to watering the lawn to washing the car, many different activities can increase water consumption. If you want to save more water at home during the hotter months, there are a few...

How to Secure Your Home Before Vacation

Homeowners often consider what are the best ways to keep their homes safe while they are away. For years we've been told to have a neighbor pick up the mail and newspapers, cut the grass, and park a car at the house. That is not always possible and there are many more...

3 Methods to Improve Energy Efficiency at Home

Stop Wasting Money on High Energy Bills The cost of energy has increased from what it used to be. Some of this is due to the market or environmental factors, but in some cases, the increase of your energy bill may actually have to do with your home itself. As time...