home repairs

It’s tempting to put off home repairs until we have more money, time, and energy. But these 12 problems can be deadly if you don’t fix them right away. The post 12 Home Repairs That Are Way Too Risky to Put Off appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice – realtor.com. Read More: 12 Home Repairs That Are Way Too Risky to Put OffRead More →

Fire Safety

(BPT) – With Fire Prevention Week taking place from October 9-15, it’s a great time to evaluate your home for fire safety. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) September 2015 Structure Fires Report, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 357,000 home fires per year between 2009-2013, causing $6.9 billion in damage and 2,470 deaths. The NFPA cites cooking equipment, heating equipment and electrical distribution systems as the three leading causes of accidental home fires, but there are steps homeowners can take to help prevent them. Source: Fire safety reminders to protect your home and family – Wayne County Journal-Banner Online:Read More →

Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe During the Summer

LANE COUNTY, Ore. – You might think that crime prevention is the same year round, but the warmer months present a few challenges when it comes to keep Read More: KEZI.com | Tips for Keeping Your Home Safety During the SummerRead More →

Steps to Reduce Home Allergy

Home allergies are an important cause of illness in all age groups. However, there are simple ways and means to avoid them. Read More: Steps to Reduce Home AllergyRead More →

Home Safety

Do you know that according to U.S. Dept. of Justice, every 15 seconds, burglary is happening to many American homes? Now is the best time to make your place less appealing to thieves and burglars and here are 7 tips to do it: Read More: 6 ways to keep your home safeRead More →

detecting and preventing mold

All the recent rain might pose a challenge to sump pumps that aren’t up to the task — mold that becomes an issue whenever unwelcome water gets into a home. Read More: Tips for detecting and preventing mold in your house – WTOPRead More →

The Six Places You Never Thought There Was Gross Gunk

Even if you are diligent, most folks tend to live with an out-of-sight, out-of-mind mentality. But sometimes what you can’t see is exactly where bacteria, mold, and grime love to live. Check out these spring cleaning tips to give your home a thorough cleaning. Read More: Mom Finds Hidden Compartment In The Wash. Then She Discovers Where The Missing Socks Go…Read More →

Reducing Indoor Allergens

Pollen isn’t the only reason for itchy eyes and a runny nose. Allergy sufferers just so happen to have plenty to sneeze about indoors as well as out. Fortunately, it’s not impossible to create a relatively allergen-free zone within your home. It just takes a little diligence and the help of some easily available products. Read More: Reducing Indoor Allergens | www.ajc.comRead More →

Tips for detecting and preventing mold in your house

All the recent rain might pose a challenge to sump pumps that aren’t up to the task — mold that becomes an issue whenever unwelcome water gets into a home. Read More: Tips for detecting and preventing mold in your house – WTOPRead More →

Don’t Fall for These Home Repair Ripoffs

There are steps you can take to avoid entering a work agreement with shady repairmen and contractors. “There is a difference between a scammer and substandard work,” explains Katherine Hutt, a spokesperson for the Better Business Bureau (BBB). “Scammers will take off with your money without ever completing the job, while substandard work is just that: substandard.” To avoid encountering either, heed these words of advice to avoid contractor fraud and being a home repair scam victim. Read More: Don’t Fall for These Home Repair Ripoffs | MONEYRead More →