4 Ways Pests Can Enter Your Home

Look around your home (every inch) and there’s a good chance you’ll find a location where pests can enter. While getting your home ready for winter, you’ll want to take steps to prevent pests from entering the house as they flee cold weather. Here are four access points to seal before the onse...
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Home Maintenance Chores to Tackle in November

With cold weather and the holidays fast approaching, this month’s to-do list focuses on some of the less obvious, but very important, indoor cleaning and repair tasks to get your home in tip-top shape for holiday guests. From cleaning your garbage disposal and faucet aerators to fixing squeaky doo...
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How to Choose Antiques for Your Home

No matter how small a room is, antique furniture can instantly elevate its appearance. (DepositPhotos) There are lots of ways to transform your home using antiques. But before you begin shopping, it helps to know how to seamlessly add the right pieces to your home. Here are some tips to do just that...
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Tips to Stage a Home for Sale and Attract Buyers

Want to sell your home? Consider potential buyers’ preferences, update appliances and keep colors neutral. Staging a home is more complex than you might think. Homeowners are often told to tidy up when they’re staging their home, and most think that decluttering their rooms will be enough to wow...
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More People Are Renting Equipment to Improve Their Homes

Whether you can’t afford to buy the equipment or just lack space for it, there are many reasons why renting tools is convenient. (October 23, 2019) MOLINE, IL. — Nearly half of do-it-yourself homeowners expect to rely more on rental tools in the next year, according to a survey released by the A...
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How to Get Rid of Spiders in Your House for Good

Following just a few tips will keep spiders out of your home for good. (DepositPhotos) As winter approaches, spiders and other arthropods will seek ways to enter your nice warm home. Fortunately, there are ways to keep spiders and other multi-legged intruders outside, where they belong. Consider the...
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How to Protect Your Home from 4 Unexpected Disasters

Most homeowners know to prepare their homes for severe weather, like hurricanes and tornadoes. But it’s just as important to prepare for unexpected disasters. A major storm can do a lot of damage to a home in the blink of an eye, and your homeowners insurance may not cover all the repairs. That’...
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