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Beware of Scams: Protecting Yourself After the Storm

Emily Guy Birken
The hail storm came in quickly and left missing shingles, pits, scars, and other roof damage in its wake. It was our first year of home ownership. My husband and I were dismayed to realize that we were going to have to get a roofer to... Continue

Nine Money-Saving Tactics and Tools to Stay Cool

Amanda S. Creasey
In the heat of the summer months, many of us feel tempted to turn that thermostat down just two or three more degrees to achieve a sense of cooling relief. What we may not be aware of, however, is that those two or three little degrees may... Continue

5 Creepy Crawly Pests to Watch for in Your Home

Nancy Mann Jackson
No homeowner wants uninvited guests of the creeping, crawling variety to take up residence in their home. Not only are bugs and other pests repulsive to many homeowners, but some can cause thousands of dollars of damage. In your home,... Continue

Tips to Prevent Equipment Breakdown

Stephanie-Marie Riquier
Is your refrigerator running? No, seriously, is it? Folks rarely think about the health of their appliances, that is, until one fails. But there are steps that you can take to avoid equipment breakdown. Here are some tips to help you keep... Continue