Go Green This Earth Day

Try out these suggestions to make your home more eco-friendly this Earth Day. With Earth Day coming up on April 22nd, it’s important that you make an effort to go green.  Want an easy way to help the planet?  Then try out these suggestions to make your household more environmentally-friendly this Earth Day. Switch to LEDs One easy way to make your home more eco-friendly is by changing all your standard lightbulbs to LED bulbs.  Because LED bulbs are far more energy efficient than standard … [Read more...]

Beware of Home Damage After Heavy Rain

April showers bring… home damage? Heavy spring rains can result in serious damage to your home and property.  If you live in an area that has received considerable rainfall, then it’s important that you stay on the lookout for damages around your home.  Here’s what you should look for following a spring rainstorm. Safety First It’s important to remember that your safety should always be your first priority.  This means that you should not put yourself at risk by attempting to inspect your … [Read more...]

Tips for Reducing the Allergens in Your Home

This allergy season, find out how you can take care of the allergens inside your home. Spring is officially here!  Unfortunately, for those who suffer from seasonal allergies, spring also means the start of allergy season.  While there’s little you can do about the dust, pollen, and other allergens outside, there are steps that you can take to deal with the allergens inside your home.  Try out these suggestions to minimize the number of allergens trapped in your home. Dust Smarter While … [Read more...]

Learn How to Protect Your Sensitive Information Online

Take these precautions to protect against identity theft while online. Unfortunately, cyber criminals are becoming more savvy with every passing day.  All these criminals need is a small gap in your cyber security to gain access to all your personal information.  This is why it’s more important than ever that you take steps to boost your security.  Here are some of the precautions you should take. Update Your Web Browsers The developers that work on web browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, … [Read more...]

How to Maintain Your Water Heater

Help your water heater to boost longevity and stay in good working condition.  You may not realize how often you use your home’s water heater – but that changes the moment it breaks. To help it run worry-free and even extend its life, check out these water heater maintenance tips. Drain Your Water Heater Always read over your owner’s manual before draining your water heater. If you’re uncomfortable performing this type of maintenance, make sure to call a professional. Step 1: Shut off the … [Read more...]

Get Organized Month! Check Out These Organization Tips

Streamline your home and belongings by getting organized this month.   January is Get Organized Month, a natural public awareness campaign that has been around since 2005. It’s celebrated all month long with many homeowners, business owners, and individuals finding out how to improve their organization in all aspects of their lives. Here’s how to get your home organized (and keep it that way!) this month.   Get rid of the old. When it comes to organizing your home, it’s important … [Read more...]

Safety Precautions New Homeowners Should Take

Prevent any damage to your new home and belongings with these safety tips.   If you’re busy unpacking in your new humble abode, home safety may not be high on your list of priorities. After all, you’ve had a home inspector check the property before you bought it, right? While you may not realize it, home damage can take on many forms. To help guide you, here’s a home safety checklist you should consider when settling in.   Change the Locks After taking all the right steps … [Read more...]