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Easy to Forget Cleaning Projects

As a busy homeowner, it's easy to fall into the trap of pushing off tasks that maintain the long-term value of your home in favor of more pressing problems. That’s OK, to a point, as certain house-cleaning projects...

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Which Home Alarms Do You Need?

Technology has made home alarms of all kinds — from security to smoke, radon or carbon monoxide — more accessible than ever. Many of them can be configured to work together, and some even alert you to trouble through...

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Burglary Prevention: Should You Leave the Lights On?

It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But does that really work? Or is it just a waste of electricity — particularly this...

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What Should Go in Your Home Safe (or Safe-Deposit Box)?

Summer is around the corner and the sun is out! This means it’s time to clear the cobwebs, organize the closets and so forth. Basically, everything you didn't do in early Spring when it was cold out. While you’re...

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The Type of Fire Extinguisher Every Home Should Have

A fire is a fire, and a fire extinguisher is a fire extinguisher, right? Well, not quite. There are actually different types of fires and different types of extinguishers that respond best to each one. So, which is...

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Thrifty Security: Burglar-Proof Your Home for the Holidays

It's not unusual, when you set out on that holiday trip, to look back at the house a little nervously. Sure, you remembered to lock the doors, but just how secure are things? What might happen while you're away?One way...

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Your Home Maintenance Checklist for Fall

Fall brings more than just changing leaves and shorter days. It also comes with a shift in weather conditions that can have a serious impact on your home. And, as if we could forget, winter is right around the corner,...

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