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Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist
When winter departs, it’s time to check for damage and prepare for the hot weather ahead
A First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Home Maintenance
Take care of these tasks to avoid major home hassles, inefficiencies or unsightliness down the road
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Your Summer Home Checklist
Get your house set for summer with a mix of maintenance musts and breezy room refreshes
To-Dos: Your July Home Checklist
Care for your home inside and out, and enjoy the good times of summer
Installing Security Cameras at Home: What You Need to Know
If you’ve ever considered installing surveillance cameras around your house but assumed they would be too expensive or hard to set up, you’ll be…
Zombie Apocalypse Quiz: How Long Would You Last in a Zombie Apocalypse?
Take this quiz and find out how long you would survive amongst the walking dead. There are easy, intermediate and hard questions all mixed…
17 Best Tips for Pet Care and Pet Safety
If you're a pet lover, this collection of tips is for you! Check out these clever and unusual ideas about how to make your pet happier,…
10 Creative Home Hacks That Will Improve Your Life
What's a "hack"? It's a creative solution or an extra, unintended use for something. The home hacks in this collection solve everyday problems…
A Home Inspector Reveals the 6 Signs Your House is in Trouble
We don't mean to scare you … well, actually we do. Recently, we sat down with a longtime home inspector, and he told us some tales and shared…
17 Camping Hacks, Tips, & Tricks You'll Wish You Knew Earlier
Hack your camping trips with these clever camping ideas, tips, and tricks. These fun camping ideas take your outdoor adventures to the next…
Winter Preparedness: Handy Household Tips for Weathering the Winter
With a bit of planning and preparation ahead of winter's fury, you'll be safer, warmer and downright cozier!