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Carbon Monoxide Safety

Understanding the risks associated with carbon monoxide (CO) and how carbon monoxide detectors work can help protect you and your home. Unfortunately, there’s a large level of confusion related to this dangerous gas and the tools that detect it. This leads to people thinking they’re protected when they’re not, and many others have unwarranted fears that can turn expensive. READ MORE

6 Home Automation Ideas You Should Know About

Home technology is simplifying tedious tasks while also keeping you and your family safe. Everything from robotic vacuum cleaners to advanced home security is now only the click of a switch or a voice command away. Home automation is advancing so rapidly that it can be difficult to keep up with the latest technology. The following are 6 incredible home automation ideas you need to know about. Read on to learn more. READ MORE

Home Inspection Checklist: A Complete Guide

A home inspection is a relatively insignificant expense that helps protect what may be your single largest investment. Here’s a handy checklist of all you need to know about a home inspection. READ MORE

New Home Checklist

Moving into a new home is an exciting event, but it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you start thinking about the details. This checklist will help you cover the essentials so you can relax and enjoy your new home. READ MORE

Condo Inspection: What Buyers Need to Know

Some prospective buyers feel that a condo inspection is unnecessary since their homeowners association (HOA) will cover many issues. Unfortunately, this is a common misconception that can leaves new owners on the hook for additional costs. An inspector can help identify issues before you make a commitment. READ MORE

House Remodeling: What to Consider

Are you considering remodeling your home or buying a home that's been remodeled? In addition to your personal preferences, there are a few practical things you need to keep in mind. READ MORE

How to Clean Your Dryer Vent to Reduce Risk of Fire

Every year, over 2,900 people experience a fire related to their clothes dryer. These incidents are estimated to cause 5 deaths, 100 injuries, over $35 million in property damage annually. However, there are a few easy steps you can take to reduce risk. By keeping your dryer vent free of dust, lint, and other flammable materials, you can help keep your family and home safe. READ MORE

Exterior Home Appliance Maintenance and Safety

The appliances outside of your home should be properly cared for and used. These tips will help keep your exterior home appliances in good shape and prevent accidental injuries when using them. READ MORE

How To Keep Pipes From Freezing

As the temperature drops, it's time to make changes around the house to get everything in order for the cold season ahead. One of the most important things to do is be aware of issues that can lead to pipes freezing and take steps to help prevent that from happening. If pipes do freeze, the pressure can cause them to burst, requiring action to repair them quickly, and potentially causing additional water damage READ MORE

Tank Vs Tankless Water Heater: Pros, Cons, Comparison and Costs

Water heaters play an important role in the comfort and ease of your daily life. They are also a major investment. It's necessary to do your research, make careful comparisons and decide which type is the best choice for you and your family. The following article explains what tank and tankless water heaters are, the pros and cons of each, the costs and how to decide which may be the better choice for you. READ MORE