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Dealing with Storm Damage to Your Home

Dealing with damage to your home caused by hurricanes, tornadoes, or other severe storms can be both difficult and dangerous. Read on for tips on how keep your family safe and begin to get your life back together in the aftermath of a storm.

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane at the Last Minute

If a hurricane strikes with little warning and catches you unprepared, there are still a number of steps you can take in a short time to prepare for the storm. Read on for some tips on how to keep your family and home safe when a hurricane catches you unprepared.

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How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing and Thaw Frozen Pipes

Winter has arrived, and that means bundling up trying to keep warm. The pipes on your house need protection from the cold as well. Read on to find out how to prevent your pipes from freezing and some tips on how to thaw them out safely if they do.

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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

With the feel of fall in the air, it’s time to think about getting your home ready for colder weather. Much of the routine maintenance that needs to be done this time of year will not only help keep you cozy this winter, it will also save money on your heating bill and protect your biggest investment—your home.

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Easy Ways to Save Energy in Your Home

You don’t have to empty your bank account to reduce your energy and water bills. In fact, adopting these simple tips will actually save you money while helping the environment at the same time. Read on to find out more.

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How to Paint a Room Like a Pro

Painting a room is a common do-it-yourself project around the home. While it’s not that difficult to do, it’s important to know the tricks of the trade on how to go about it before you break out a roller or brush. Read on to find out more.

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Tips for Moving into a College Dorm Room

The days when students arrived at college accompanied by a single suitcase or footlocker are long past. Find out what you’ll need to bring and how to organize a dorm room to make the most of the limited space.Read on to find out more.

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Inexpensive Backyard Enhancements for Your Home

Inexpensive Backyard Enhancements for Your Home

Here are three easy, do-it-yourself home improvement projects that are sure to enhance the backyard of your home. Whether it’s pouring a simulated stone concrete garden path, making your own personalized stepping stones, or building a pressure treated wood trellis, we’ve got you covered. Read on to find out more.

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