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By Lizzie Weakley  The roof is one of the most crucial parts of your home, and it's important to keep it in good shape. Unfortunately, roofs can be susceptible to a variety of problems, which is why it's important to know how to spot them. Here are four common roofing problems and how to spot them. Shingle Damage
One of the most common roofing problems...

By Emma Sturgis You’ve finally done it. You’ve moved into your new home and everything is perfect. The location is great, the neighbors seem friendly— it couldn’t be more perfect. But as you start to settle in, there’s one thing on your mind: security. How can you be sure that your new home is as secure as possible? Never fear, we’re here to help. Here...

By Brooke Chaplin When real estate agents stage properties to sell, they invariably turn their attention to the kitchen. A stylish and well-kept kitchen can go a long way in terms of boosting property values. This is more true if the countertops are made of the following materials listed below. Carrara Marble
As the most popular choice of natural stone...

By Emma Sturgis  A lot of people like the idea of living in an old home. There's something charming and quaint about it. But there are also some drawbacks. For one thing, old homes often don't have a lot of the features and amenities that people have come to expect in a modern home. Here are some upgrades you'll probably want to make at some point if you live in...

By Rachelle Wilber  As the temperatures start to cool down, now is the perfect season to get your AC serviced. When it’s cooler outside, most people don't think about their AC unit until it's too late, and they're stuck dealing with a broken down unit or experiencing problems once the temperature starts to rise. However, by getting your AC serviced in the fall,...

By Emma Sturgis  It's no secret that insulation is important. A good insulation system can help regulate the temperature in your home, making it more comfortable for you and your family. It can also save you money on your energy bills. But what if you've just moved into a new home and the insulation isn't up to par? Here are five ways to improve insulation in your...

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By Kara Masterson  The garage is often an afterthought when it comes to home maintenance and improvement. Most people only think about their garage when they need to park their car or grab something from storage. But your garage can be so much more than a place to store your stuff! With a few easy upgrades, your garage can become a functional and stylish space that...

By Brentnie Daggett, Rentec Direct Electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs) are gaining popularity across the globe—in the U.S., with EV sales nearly doubling from 2020 to 2021 and HEV sales up even more. If you’re considering adding an electric vehicle to your fleet, there are a few things to consider when it comes to charging it at your home.  How...

By Meghan Belnap  Natural stone is a stunning material that can accentuate the best features of your home, but there are a few important maintenance tasks that you will need to carry out if you want to keep it beautiful and damage-free. Ignoring your stone tiles and slabs could result in chips, cracks, stains, and a wide variety of other problems that you generally...

By Emma Sturgis  Once winter comes, you will regret ignoring home issues while the weather was nice. Figure out what you can do now to prepare your home for winter so that you can relax and know that you will stay warm and comfortable once the weather is cool. Have Someone Check Your Furnace to Make Sure It Is Working
Once the temperature starts to drop, you...