What Should Go In a Garbage Disposal

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Things You Can (and Can’t) Put Down Your Garbage Disposal Do you know what’s good and what’s bad for your kitchen’s garbage disposal? There are varying opinions about what our garbage disposals can handle—here’s what you need to know to keep your disposal running smoothly. Things you should NEVER put down your garbage disposal First, […]

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Energy Saving Tips for Wintertime

Energy Saving Tips for Wintertime

Whether you just want to save money or help save the planet, reducing your home energy use this wintertime can help you get there. Utilities can be one of your biggest monthly expenses after mortgage payments and living expenses. Heating up your home in the cold winter months can be wasteful if you don’t take […]

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Creating a Maintenance Guide for Your Home

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Home maintenance issues can be a simple fix if you’re prepared with all of the right information. One way to make maintaining your home easier is to create a home maintenance guide. Keep reading to learn exactly what you should have in your guide. Why do you need a home maintenance guide? A maintenance guide […]

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How to Decorate Your Home for the Holidays

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The holiday season is near. For many, that means making the home sparkle with lights and other festive decorations. Here are some do’s and don’ts as you decorate your home during the holiday season. Do: Plan your decorations before you decorate The best way to put your decorations up is to start with a plan. […]

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Winter Home Maintenance Tips

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Preparing Your Home for Wint As autumn makes its exit and the temperatures continue to drop, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your home for winter. Below freezing temperatures, snow, sleet and all of winter’s temperamental weather patterns can test your home throughout this long and cold season. You need to make sure your […]

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Using Social Media to Decorate Your Home

How Home Warranties Benefit Home Buyers

From Pinterest boards to searching Twitter, social media has revolutionized the way people find inspiration for how they decorate their homes. Social media is the perfect tool to use if you’re looking for fresh ideas on interior design, and there are endless amounts of accounts and users to follow for your next design fix. You’re […]

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Benefits of Structural Warranties for Homeowners

Worry-free Not every builder qualifies for a structural warranty from 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty® (2-10 HBW®). Builders must meet strict financial and experience criteria. Builders will have their construction practices reviewed. Membership in a highly respected warranty company is a mark of quality. Protection When It’s Needed The insurance-backed structural warranty is a unique product, […]

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Why Some Housing Markets Are Hot

Why Some Housing Markets Are Hot

Some housing markets are sluggish. Others are booming. Why? In some regions throughout the country, home builders have slowed down their construction businesses. Certain builders just aren’t doing as many housing starts in 2015, due to a variety of factors. Construction slowed unexpectedly in the beginning of the year, while other regions have fared well […]

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Summer Energy Savings: Quick and Easy Tips

Summer Energy Savings: Quick and Easy Tips

Summertime can be tough on your electricity bill. With abnormal heat becoming more of the norm, you may want ways to increase your summer energy savings without having to be miserably hot. Today, we’ll share three summer energy savings tips to help you stay cool and protect your budget. 1. Use your air conditioner wisely […]

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Keeping Up with Trends: Smaller Homes

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The American Dream of owning a home may have survived the recession but it didn’t come through unscathed. Many recent surveys and studies have shown that the average size of new homes in the United States has been decreasing for almost a decade as generational advancement, new technologies and changes in lifestyle affect the demographics […]

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