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How to Winterize a Vacant House

Wintertime is tough on houses. The extra cold and wet test its structural integrity. Heavy snow stresses the roof and walls. The cold winds blow down fences and shingles from the roof. It’s a fantastic idea to prepare your house for the winter during the fall. This process is called winterizing, and in this post […]

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End of Summer Energy-Saving Tips

As the summer starts winding down, it’s a great time to think about how you can best prepare for the fall by ensuring your home is as energy efficient as possible before the weather starts to cool off and back-to-school begins to gear up. Here are a few tips that you can implement in your […]

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5 Ways to Make Spring Cleaning Fun

5 Ways to Make Spring Cleaning Fun

Spring cleaning fun? It sounds like an oxymoron, but we promise it’s possible. Spring normally brings to mind blooming flowers, rising temperatures, and chirping birds. But for many of us, Spring also means this: Spring Cleaning. Just the mention of it reminds you of the dust that’s been gathering on your baseboards all winter, the […]

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Save Money, Stay Comfortable: Winter Thermostat Settings

We all want to be comfortable in our homes, but heating throughout the cold winter months can get expensive. Luckily, you can make simple adjustments with your thermostat that can save you money, without sacrificing comfort. We’re breaking down the best tips for winter thermostat settings below. Daily Temperature During Winter The household thermostat debate […]

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