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Developing Your Isolation Routine

Developing Your Isolation Routine

Social isolation can be difficult, especially if you’re not used to it. It sounds easy on the surface: Just stay home! If you’re cut off from the social contact and day-to-day routines that you’re used to, though, this can have a significant negative impact on your mental (and sometimes physical) health. If you’ve been struggling… Read more »

Spring Cleaning Tasks You May Be Overlooking

Spring Cleaning Tasks You May Be Overlooking

As self-isolation and social distancing stretches on, you may find yourself a bit bored just staying at home. Since there’s a big difference between choosing to stay at home and having to stay at home, even those who enjoy spending time at home may be struggling. This is why many people are starting to look… Read more »

Home Equity or Line of Credit: Which is Better for You?

Home Equity or Line of Credit: Which is Better for You?

As you make payments against your mortgage, you build equity in your home. This equity can be used to secure future loans, making it easier to refinance your home or cover certain other expenses. Depending on your needs, you might consider taking out a home equity loan or a home equity line of credit (HELOC)…. Read more »

March Maintenance

March Maintenance

Happy spring! Though this is not a comprehensive maintenance list by any means (that could get long!), it’ll help you plan out a few projects throughout the month of March. Consider these top priority! Kitchen  Check your fire extinguisher. You’ll want to verify that the lock pin is intact and press the test indicator to… Read more »

25 Quick Ideas for Decluttering

25 Quick Ideas for Decluttering

Got a spare hour or so? It’s time to start tossing. Grab a trash bag, a recycling bin and a few donation boxes and get down to business. Working room by room, here are the things you can get rid of right this second. Whether living in your own home, or a rental, these tips… Read more »

5 Steps for Care of Your Home’s Roof

5 Steps for Care of Your Home’s Roof

While the roof is one of the most important parts of your home, it’s also one of the most neglected. The average homeowner gives little thought to the condition or maintenance needs of their roof until it starts to leak, at which point it’s usually too late. With a little bit of care and planning,… Read more »

Foundation Cracks Don’t Have to Spell Disaster

Foundation Cracks Don’t Have to Spell Disaster

Cracks in the foundation of your house can be signs of a problem. However, this doesn’t mean that you should automatically worry if you see a few small cracks. Most foundations do have cracks and there are a few perfectly normal reasons why cracks appear in foundations. It’s important to look into the issue if… Read more »

6 Red Flags when Buying a Home

6 Red Flags when Buying a Home

Shopping for a home is exciting. But we must not get too caught up in the excitement and ignore signs that the house we are looking at might have some concerns. There are a number of Red Flags that can pop up when looking at homes to buy. Here are a few of the biggest Red Flags to keep an eye out for.


7 Must Know Smoke Detector Facts

7 Must Know Smoke Detector Facts

Every morning, it’s the same thing. You get out of bed, have a shower, burn the toast and then curse the smoke detector.  Although it is incredibly loud and awful to hear, the truth is that smoke detectors save lives. So, while your smoke detector may sing way off tune, it’s trying very hard to… Read more »

5 Ways to Make You’re A/C Dollars Go Further

5 Ways to Make You’re A/C Dollars Go Further

The aqua jeweled waters of the Caribbean pared with lush, jungle-like vegetation that seems to stretch along the beach forever greet you every single summer. It’s amazing, really, and you hope that one of these days you’ll be able to turn off the Travel Channel and see them in person. But your air conditioning bill… Read more »