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Holiday Cooking Safety Tips

As we approach the holidays, we are also coming up on the time of the year when homeowners get the most use out of their kitchens. While the holidays create many safety hazards around the house, the risk of getting injured or starting a fire is especially high in the kitchen. Here are a few of our best holiday cooking safety tips to help you...

Fall Home Maintenance Tips

In 2020, approximately 82.8 million people lived in homes they owned. When you own a house, you're responsible for the maintenance it needs. If you slack on the upkeep, you might experience more problems with your home. If you want to avoid problems with your home, you might want to complete some steps to protect your house and keep it safe. While you can complete maintenance activities...

Top Five Homeowner Mistakes when Refinancing

Interest remains historically low. As a result, more and more homeowners are choosing to refinance their mortgages. Locking in a lower interest rate helps borrowers achieve lower monthly payments and add cash to their pockets. However, homeowners should proceed cautiously in order to avoid problems and minimize the related costs. Below is a list of the top five mistakes that homeowners make in refinancing their...

The New Parents' Guide to Babyproofing a Home

Did you know that the United States has sustained 298 weather and climate disasters since 1980 where the overall costs exceeded 1 billion dollars? Even if you aren't concerned with hurricanes or other disasters, many different emergencies force families into temporary housing situations. If you are the parent of a baby or toddler and have to move into a short-term rental, the first thing you need to...

12 Summertime Home Maintenance Tips

Spring cleaning is out, summertime home maintenance is now all the rage. Okay, maybe that's because you've waited too long to do your indoor and outdoor maintenance checklist. But it's fine, we aren't judging! Keeping your home maintained throughout the year is important. Without regular maintenance, your home's value can decrease and your home can slowly deteriorate. We have come up with 12 summertime home maintenance...