Spring brings not only a breath of fresh air, but also a few chores around the house. These 15 tasks should be at the top of your list. ...

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Whether you’re a new homeowner or you’ve been paying a mortgage for twenty years, household maintenance is a regular part of life. Long-time homeowners likely have a maintenance schedule in mind, be it stored in spreadsheets or memory banks; but new homeowners could use a leg up on plotting out what to do in their hom...

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Winter is just around the corner, which means you need to prepare your home and yards for the worst. Cold weather, ice, and snow can lead to plenty of issues—like frozen pipes and broken gutters—that you may not anticipate. Here are...

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With smartphone enabled security technologies on the rise, it can feel like the most useful solutions are the most expensive and advanced. Fortunately, budget conscious homeowners can find a great deal of safety from a simple technology that’s been a proven success for years: the peephole. Why Install a Peephole ...

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Keeping track of what’s going on in your home is important. You may want to see what your pets do when you’re gone, watch out for intruders, or keep track of young children. A security system means there are several cameras placed throughout your home. These cameras can be installed indoors or out. Sty...

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Snow will fall as the temperatures continue to drop, posing many hazards for homeowners. Accumulated snow on rooftops can be a threat to structural integrity. There are a few home security tips to help keep your loved ones and your house safe this winter. Roof Damage The sheer weight of snow may cause a...

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The web can be a great source for how-to videos, and home security videos are no exception. Just as you can use an instructional video to learn how to light the pilot light on your water heater, change a flat tire or paint a room, you can learn some great home security tips from online videos. Here are five of our favori...

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A monitored home alarm system is one of the best investments you can make in the security of your home. But you shouldn't put the entire security burden on your alarm system: you also need good physical security in the form of high-quality locks, and you need good security behavior, which involves consistently securing th...

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Your home is a constant project. Fixing plumbing and shoveling the driveway may not be fun, but they are necessary. After finishing the chores, a new project can seem like a hassle, but with these easy home renovations, your house can truly become a home, without breaking your back or your bank account. Install Ext...

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