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Four Winter Home Improvement Projects to Add Value to Your Home

Many homeowners choose home improvement projects with a combination of goals in mind. These may include boosting property value, enhancing comfort, and improving functionality. From spring to fall, many homeowners regularly complete smaller and larger projects, but...

4 Ways to Prevent Household Plumbing Leaks

Plumbing leaks are a common source of water damage in homes. A broken pipe can release a lot of water in a short period of time, and an undetected slow leak can cause extensive damage over time. To keep your home well-maintained, it's important to understand how to...

4 Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Key Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection When selling a home, you want to effectively convey the highlights of the property in order to find a buyer and sell your home quickly. One thing you can do to help the process along is to perform a pre-listing inspection....

Preparing Your Home for the Fall Season

Summer is ending and fall is just around the corner. Preparing your home for the fall season now will help your home fare better when the colder weather comes. Now is the time to get your home ready both inside and out. There are a few important items you should add...

5 Ways to Lower Your Water Bill During the Summer

Summertime can bring an unexpected spike to your water bill. The hottest months of the year typically lead to doing more laundry, watering the lawn more often, and using the shower more frequently than you might in the colder months. While you may not be aware of a...

Cleaning the Outside of Your Home

Cleaning the Outside of Your Home There are easy ways to improve the curb appeal of your home without spending a lot of money. Simply cleaning the outside of your home will drastically improve the overall appearance. All you need is a bucket of hot, soapy water and...

Top Tips for Home Security During Vacation

Summer is here and families across the country are getting ready to head out on vacation to their favorite destinations. Unfortunately, some of these families will return home to find they’ve been burglarized. When you are enjoying your vacation, you want to rest...

Is There a Science Behind Staging a Home?

When did you last tour a home for sale? Was the house neat, tidy, and furnished nicely? Your eyes probably followed every characteristic of the rooms and made a judgment of the whole house based on how they made you feel. Staging a home can drastically change a...

6 Ways to Boost Energy Efficiency In Your Home

Boost Energy Efficiency In Your Home and Save Money Energy efficiency is a hot topic these days whether we’re dealing with vehicles, appliances, or even our homes. Not only are we taking steps to reduce our carbon footprint, but we can also see savings on our monthly...

4 Tips for Organizing A Couple’s Closet

Do you daydream about pictures of luxury closets in designer magazines? Some of these upscale spaces are as large as most people’s bedrooms. The average closet can range from 8-10 feet wide, and from 24-30 inches deep, says HGTV.com. Perhaps you have to share a closet...

The Dirtiest Places in Your House and How to Clean Them

Clean the Dirtiest Places in the House to Avoid Spreading Germs No time to deep clean your entire home? Then let's at least clean up the dirtiest places in the house quickly and efficiently! We’ve listed them below along with some cleaning tips so that you’ll be able...

Why Testing Your Home For Radon Is A Must

Has your home been tested for radon? If you live in North Dakota, it's important that you know the levels of radon in your home. January has been named National Radon Action Month by the EPA to help educate people on the dangers of radon and how to address unsafe...

The Use of Thermal Imaging in Inspections

These days, more and more home inspectors are employing thermal imaging as a tool to help provide more information during home inspections. Many consumers and real estate agents are wondering what they should expect from a home inspector who brings a thermal imaging...

5 Tips for Moving in Winter

How To Survive Moving in Winter Most people move during the summer months so that their children are on vacation from the school year. Sometimes, however, you’ll either need or want to move during the winter season, which in our area can mean harsh freezing...

Is There a Science Behind Staging a Home?

When did you last tour a home for sale? Was the house neat, tidy, and furnished nicely? Your eyes probably followed every characteristic of the rooms and made a judgment of the whole house based on how they made you feel. Staging a home can drastically change a...

4 Tips for Organizing A Couple’s Closet

Do you daydream about pictures of luxury closets in designer magazines? Some of these upscale spaces are as large as most people’s bedrooms. The average closet can range from 8-10 feet wide, and from 24-30 inches deep, says HGTV.com. Perhaps you have to share a closet...

5 Tips for Moving in Winter

How To Survive Moving in Winter Most people move during the summer months so that their children are on vacation from the school year. Sometimes, however, you’ll either need or want to move during the winter season, which in our area can mean harsh freezing...

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