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How To Prepare for an Unexpected Flash Flood

Floods are the bane of every homeowner’s existence. You put all your hard work into taking care of your home, inside and out, only to hear about a sudden flash flood warning from your local weather station. It can feel scary and stressful, and you’re probably hoping that nothing gets destroyed.

Automation & Security

Smart Homes & Home Inspection

By the end of the year, the U.S. will have approximately 63 million smart homes. That number expects to climb substantially in the next few years. By 2024, 53% of all homes in North America are likely to be smart homes.

Green Home

Is It Possible To Be 100% Energy Independent?

The most recent reports suggest that it is already too late to stop the planet warming by 1.5°C and that global warming is accelerating. The report suggests that the key to reducing the amount the planet warms is in reducing carbon emissions, that is something everyone can help with.

Green Home

Living In a Drought – Ways to Conserve and Save Water

No matter where you live, you need to conserve and save water as needed. No reason to waste. This is especially true is drought stricken areas. So what can you do to save water?

Automation & Security

Six Advantages of Home Security Systems

It is a sad reality that we live in a world where our homes are at risk of being broken into. With the rise in home invasions, it has become increasingly important to have an alarm system installed on your property.

Utility Needs

Reasons For Regular Pest Control Of Your House

Pests are unwanted guests in the human environment. Besides looking gross, bugs, rodents, and small reptiles can transmit various infectious (even some deadly) diseases and cause damage to your home. Because of their size, you are often unaware of their presence.

Green Home

5 Ways to Update Your House to Go Green

Keeping a close eye on utility costs is an important way to keep the family budget on track. Too many homeowners waste hundreds of dollars a year simply by failing to make simple changes to make their homes greener.

Utility Needs

Reasons Why Mold Remediation Is Crucial

The presence of mold in your home is not something that you should ignore by any means. Mold can cause a myriad of different health conditions, including some severe illnesses. Mold will also ruin the value of your home and can cause irreversible damage.

Laundry/Mudroom/Cleaning

Renovate and Renew: How to Remake Your Laundry Room

Even when you are on a budget and can’t do a full remodel for your laundry room, there are many things you can do to improve the look and make it look interesting and fun.

Green Home

5 Green Carpet Cleaning Tips for Every Room in Your House

Many common household cleaners are full of harmful chemicals, and carpet-cleaning products are no exception. It is probably easier than you think to keep carpets clean and fresh without resorting to unhealthy cleaning products that can harm you and the environment.

Green Home

7 Home Improvements that Will Ultimately Save Money

As a homeowner, you might be contemplating making home improvements to uplift the appearance of your house. According to experts, adding more rooms, upgrading your kitchen and the bathroom is a great way to add value to your home.

Green Home

Eco-Living – How, Why, and What

We discussed in a previous post (noted below) about making your home dwelling more eco-friendly. Let’s shift gears and address life-style changes. Things you can do inside and outside the home that are eco-friendly and more healthy to you.