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Care for the Trees Around Your Home

Trees are an important part of your landscaping, providing color and shade to your lawn. Learn how to care for the trees around your home to encourage healthy and strong growth. Get to Know the Trees on Your Property To better care for the trees around your home, get...

4 Rules for Where to Install Smoke Detectors

Smoke detectors are essential for any fire safety plan at home since they create a loud and consistent beep when smoke reaches their sensors. The placement of fire detectors in your home is critical. Use these tips to determine where to install smoke detectors in your...

Signs of Mold In the Home

With home ownership comes responsibility and maintenance. It’s important to make sure your home is safe and healthy. Since it’s not always possible to see a mold problem, detecting signs of mold in the home can be tricky. Read on to learn about signs of mold in your...

6 Steps to Help You Declutter Your Home

A cluttered home can happen easily. If all of the things that you've collected are causing a disorganized mess, it's time to declutter your home. We'll walk you through some painless ways to get rid of the clutter and keep your belongings organized. 1. Plan to...

5 Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays

The holidays can bring risks to your household if you don't take the proper precautions. During the month of December, decorations and activities make house fires more common. To keep your holiday celebrations safe and festive, follow these fire safety tips for the...

5 Tips on How to Improve Your Home Security

By making sure your home is secure, you can help protect your family and your property from intruders. Even though home invasions are rare, the Federal Bureau of Investigation reports that there are 2.5 million burglaries every year. Below are some tips that will help...

Four Things to Know Before Ordering a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

If you are thinking about ordering a pre-listing home inspection, you'll be positioning yourself well for successfully selling your home. Home sellers are focused on getting a quick offer on their property at or close to the list price. Unfortunately, the property's...

5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding If You Need a New Roof

Wondering if You Need a New Roof? Consider This: Replacing your roof is a considerable investment, so you want to be sure that it’s the right time. If your roof is failing, it's important to catch the signs that you need a new roof and take action. Neglecting to...

Tips For Grilling Food Safely

Grilling food safely only takes a few extra precautions and steps. Grilled foods are delicious year-round, but the summer months are when grills are used the most. You can prevent property damage, injuries, and fires by following these general safety tips and the...

10 Ways To Save On Energy Costs This Summer

Summers in Mississippi can be brutal, and oftentimes we will do anything to keep our homes cool, even if it means spending the big bucks on utilities. If you always dread seeing your summer energy bill, check out these 10 ways to save on energy costs this summer. 1....

Summer Plumbing Tips: Reduce Hassle This Summer

Water usage surges across the United States when the warm days of summer roll in and people spend time swimming, washing cars, and otherwise using more water than normal. The increased water usage also increases the risk of plumbing problems and may cause your summer...

4 Signs It’s Time to Paint Your Home’s Exterior

How to Tell that It's Time to Paint Your Home's Exterior Is there a more enjoyable time to spend outdoors than spring? Colder weather is behind us and everything is suddenly brighter and full of life. The trees are green, the grass is growing, and all your foliage is...

HVAC Maintenance For Optimal Performace

Why is HVAC Maintenance Important? Your house’s heating and cooling systems are important for maintaining your comfort level and safety in your home. These systems also use a great deal of energy. You’ll need regular maintenance if you want them to perform efficiently...

7 Things You Need To Do When Selling Your Home

Selling Your Home Quickly and Easily Selling your home is an exciting yet daunting task. To move quickly in today’s market, you must appeal to the buyer’s unique needs. People look for properties with character and the ability to step right in. Very few want to tackle...

Drone Use in Home Inspections

Why is it Important for Your Inspector to Incorporate Drone Use In Home Inspections? The Standards of Practice for home inspections include visible and readily accessible features of the home. But what if the roof has a very high and steep pitch that would be unsafe...

Removing Mold in Your Home Using Natural Household Products

While we don’t usually think of mold as having any beneficial qualities, it serves a purpose by helping decompose dead matter in the natural world. You don’t want mold inside your home, however, which is likely not something we need to remind you about! Luckily, there...

Get Detectors! Carbon Monoxide in Your Home

Carbon monoxide (CO) has no color, taste, or smell, but if you are exposed to it in your home or elsewhere, it will replace the oxygen in your body and cause carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide in your home is deadly and even minor levels of exposure are...