6 Home Maintenance Tasks You May Not Even Realize You Have to Do

6 Home Maintenance Tasks You May Not Even Realize You Have to Do smartstock/iStock Home maintenance and ownership go hand in hand, so you’re no doubt aware that there’s plenty you should be doing (hello, gutter cleaning!). Sorry to lengthen your to-do list, but we thought you should know that there are actually a few more home maintenance tasks that may require your attention—and odds […]


1)      Smoke Alarms – These are still a very important addition to your home.  Smoke alarms are widely available and inexpensive.  Install a smoke alarm on every level of your home and test it monthly. 2)      Prevent Electrical Fires – Don’t overload circuits or extension cords.  Cords and wires should never be placed  under rugs […]


If you are trying to sell your home this fall, consider making some home improvements to boost the chance of selling. Check out these ways to keep your landscaping and exterior in top condition. Rake leaves frequently; not only does it look better, but keeping loose debris from walkways creates a safer environment for potential […]

How to Keep Your House Clutter-Free

~~Who Doesn’t Have Organizing Problems?   It seems everyone wants to get organized, but no one knows quite how to do it, here are some simple, basic tips on ways to keep you home clutter free. • Tackle messes one room at a time. • When you buy something new, practice the "in-out rule:" For every one […]

Home Inspection Tips For Home Buyers And Sellers

~~A home inspection is an assessment of the physical structure and all major systems by a licensed professional. It commonly includes an examination of each visible aspect of the interior and exterior of a home. A professional home inspector has usually inspected thousands of structures and is therefore abreast of all the factors of home […]