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Many homebuyers and sellers wonder how to ship their boxes for the least amount of money. If you're moving from one home to another and you have a lot of possessions, hiring movers to do the job is the obvious choice. But what if you only have a few boxes to move? Even if you're moving across the country, hiring movers isn't one of the cheapest ways to ship boxes. Related:...

By Anita Ginsburg Depending on where you reside, bad storms may be a frequent occurrence. Even if you don't live in these storm-prone areas, when they do eventually hit, they can leave unspeakable damage. Related: 4 Signs Your Home Needs Roof Repair Immediately While you may be safe inside, the same cannot always be said for the exterior of your home. One part of...

By Anita Ginsburg Summer is the time to kick back, relax and enjoy the cool air from your air conditioning. Unfortunately, things don't always go according to plan, and your AC could easily stop working on the hottest day of the year. Related: How to Keep Your House Cool This Summer To prevent this from happening, you'll need to know what you can do to keep your...

By John William There usually comes a time in a person's life when the hustle and bustle becomes less appealing, and one looks for a peaceful setting to live out their later years. When that time comes, a retirement home may feel like the ultimate blessing. Related: 6 Perks of Rental Properties for Retirement Income
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As the current pandemic continues to rage across much of the country, and the world, many in the workforce who are being forced to work from home are looking to this temporary arrangement as more of a permanent shift in how they do business. Naturally, home offices have become necessary and many are looking to accessory dwelling units (ADUs) on their properties as...

By Brentnie Daggett Although many associate cleaning with springtime, summer cleaning tasks deserve their time in the sun as well. With warmer temperatures and longer days ahead, there’s no better time to open the windows, throw on the rubber gloves and get to work. Deep cleaning your home and getting rid of dirt and dust is important, but don’t forget to take...

By John Voket If you're strapped for time or don't have a green thumb, at least you can help protect the environment and improve the health of your landscape by committing to composting. The Natural Resources Defense Council's Darby Hoover says there are loads of reasons for keeping food scraps and other household waste out of the trash can. She says compost adds...

By Anita Ginsburg Most people love summer, but not necessarily being at home when it gets hot and stuffy indoors. Luckily, there are things you can do to make your house cooler and more comfortable on those boiling, muggy days. Here are a few tips that can help: Catch the Breeze Depending on where you live, your region might experience light breezes throughout the...

By Anita Ginsburg Dealing with a pest infestation is one problem no one wants to have. You could expect to see an infestation in your basement or garage, but pests can even take up residence in your roof. Related:4 Signs Your Home Needs Roof Repair Immediately While you may consider your roof to be indestructible, it's actually far from it. If allowed to linger for...

There are many things you need to remember to take care of when moving from one home to another. One of these is forwarding your mail to your new address, which begins with changing your address with the United States Postal Service (USPS). Related: Helpful Checklist for Moving out of State Whether you're making a local move or relocating out of state, changing your...