Archive for the ‘Homeowner Tips’ Category

Add Fire Safety to Your Family’s Routine

(BPT) – Think of all the items you replace regularly – your cellphone, lightbulbs and even your toothbrush. But when was the last time you replaced your smoke alarm batteries, or even the alarms themselves? It’s easy to overlook, but the time to think about fire safety is now – before an emergency strikes. Many […]

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4 Tips For Protecting Your Home This Season and Beyond

(BPT) – Winter is in full swing, and extremely cold temperatures continue to grip much of the U.S.; which mean hats, gloves and high home maintenance bills could be in your future. According to recent data from the Insurance Information Institute, in 2016 severe winter weather cost homeowners more than $1.7 billion in property damages. […]

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4 Tips to Prepare for Extended Power Outages

(BPT) – In the year 2018, it’s very easy to take your home’s power for granted. You flick the light switch, and the lights come on. Same with the television and the microwave. It’s easy. And should a storm knock the power out, you expect that it will be up again in a matter of […]

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Keep Your Home Pest Free This Year

(BPT) – Now is a great time to establish year-long goals and resolutions, including home improvement goals you’d like to tackle this year. The first step is to create a pest control plan for your home. It’s important to establish good habits early in the year to help prevent potential pest problems. Unchecked, pests can […]

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Stuck Inside? Easy Tips to Freshen Up Your Living Space

(BPT) – Winter weather means more time living indoors – working, playing, relaxing and staying warm. It’s important to keep your home fresh by staying ahead of the continual buildup of dirt, dust and allergens. The following are some key areas to tackle for a comfortable and efficient home. Wash Windows Washing away dirt and […]

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Creating a Dream Home With Cypress

(BPT) – Transforming the unremarkable into the extraordinary need not be an impossible task. More and more homeowners are finding that lavish looks are both attainable and affordable. Their imaginative design professionals are making it happen, using cypress to create their clients’ dream homes. “Wood is a classic and timeless building material,” says Stephen Logue […]

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5 Spring Remodeling Projects Sure to Brighten Your Home

(BPT) – During the coldest months of the year, it’s hard not to think about the warmer months to come – and all that they hold. You may already be planning your next vacation or outdoor activities to host in your backyard this summer. Now is the time to brainstorm about your spring home remodeling […]

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Winter Storm Power Outages On the Rise – 3 Ways To Prepare

(BPT) – Winter storms can wreak havoc on roads, homes and personal lives. However, facing hours of cleaning up fallen tree limbs, shoveling snow or being cooped up inside with antsy kids might be the least of your worries. Experts predict more frequent and severe storms could lead to lengthy power outages that could affect […]

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3 Tips to Keep Your Home Cozy All Winter

(BPT) – Every year, homeowners across the country take precautionary steps to winterize their homes to protect against burst water pipes as well as improve their overall comfort throughout the colder months. Winterizing your home goes beyond just ensuring snow and chills stay out. These three tips will help ensure that your home is adequately […]

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Think Spring: Now’s the Time to Plan the Landscape of Your Dreams

(BPT) – The weather outside is frightful, and the week ahead calls for falling temperatures, maybe even snow. That makes it easy to dream of warmer spring weather, but to plan for it? To sit and strategize for making the most of next year’s lawn and landscape projects? That seems like no small feat. It […]

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