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How Vulnerable Is Your Home Security System

How Vulnerable Is Your Home Security System

It is always a shock for a homeowner to arrive in their personal sanctuary only to find it ransacked by burglars and precious belongings gone, especially when they have a home security system in place. However, the problems with security systems can occur and yours could be next! To help prevent this from happening to you, you need to take steps to improve your home security and develop a burglar-prevention plan to keep your home safe.

Duct Cleaning: Improve Your Home and Health

Duct Cleaning: Improve Your Home and Health

87% of American homeowners don’t know that pollution may be worse inside their homes than outside. In fact, indoor air quality is one of the EPA’s top five environmental risks to public health. In this infographic, learn interesting facts about the duct cleaning process, including how it leads to a cleaner home, reduces your energy bill and improves your health.

Empty Nesters? Here Are 10 Killer Remodeling Ideas

Empty Nesters? Here Are 10 Killer Remodeling Ideas

Your children have left the nest and all of a sudden you find yourself with extra space. What to do? How about remodeling? If you are having trouble figuring out what to do with the extra space when your kid moves away to college, this infographic from Door to Door Storage provides you 10 solid ideas to get you started.

The Big Picture: Why Buying Beats Renting

The Big Picture: Why Buying Beats Renting

Choosing whether to rent or buy a home is not an easy decision to make. Both options offer distinct advantages and disadvantages. For most people, however, the benefits of buying a home far outweigh the costs.

15 Reasons to Clear Out the Clutter

15 Reasons to Clear Out the Clutter

Professional organizer, Lorie Marrero, founder of the Clutter Diet, once said, “From toys to trinkets to clothing to shoes, we tend to accumulate more than we need. Clearing the clutter and chaos can lift your mood and keep you on track in other areas of your life.” Check this infographic to learn 15 reasons why you should clear out clutter in your home.

Home Automation: Your Guidebook To a Growing Trend

Home Automation: Your Guidebook To a Growing Trend

Home automation systems allow homeowners to stay connected to their homes through computers and smart devices. Much like the traditional remote control, home automation gives people the power to control things such as their their security systems, door locks, room temperature and lighting at any time and from just about anywhere.

Do It Yourself Home Improvements That Give Back

Do It Yourself Home Improvements That Give Back

Have you ever been curious as to what DIY home improvements are really worth your investment of time and money? From upgrading your flooring to simply sprucing up your landscape areas, many home improvement and remodeling projects can and do yield a high return on investment.

A Guide To Repotting Your Houseplants

A Guide To Repotting Your Houseplants

Houseplants are usually pretty easy to car for – just make sure you water them regularly and that they get enough light. However, some times they can become droopy or wilt. It could be that their roots are growing out of the base of the pot as well. If any of these are happening to your houseplants, it might be time to consider repotting.

The Rise of Engineered Wood Flooring

The Rise of Engineered Wood Flooring

If you have ever desired the beauty of a wood floor but were concerned about limitations, engineered wood flooring just might be what you are looking for. Engineered wood flooring is moisture-resistant, easier to install than solid wood and more versatile. It is also quickly gaining popularity among consumers. Explore the following infographic to learn more about this stylish and durable wood flooring option.

Home Buying Checklist

Home Buying Checklist

Buying a home for the first time can be a daunting challenge. When the choice comes down to just a few houses, utilize this list to figure out which one is right for you and your family.

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