One of the most common mistakes homeowners make is to wait until they see a leak inside their home before checking out their roof. After all, why look for trouble, right? Unfortunately, avoiding home maintenance in this manner could cost... Continue
Owning a vacation home can be wonderful in your retirement. You may be a snowbird who flies south to sunnier, warmer weather in the winter. Or maybe you've bought a second home as an income property.
One thing is clear: buying a home... Continue
Warm weather is coming, and the last thing you want to discover as you prepare your home for summer is that your cooling system is on the fritz. Whether you enjoy central A/C or use one or more window units, a bit of maintenance goes a... Continue
Here is what you need to know to protect your home in the winter. We've compiled a list of the home systems most likely to break during winter, as well as the best ways for homeowners to prepare their homes to avoid... Continue
Don't believe ice is just one of those minor annoyances you must endure. Ice can wreak major havoc on your house, your lawn and your car. Sure, you can (and should!) have ample home and auto insurance to cover the costs – but you still... Continue
When the weather turns chilly outside, many homeowners turn to a fireplace, space heater, wood-burning stove or patio heater to make their space a little cozier. Yet these appliances require proper installation, use and maintenance to... Continue
Ice dams and frozen pipes are two of the most damaging disasters that can strike your home in the winter. Ice dam removal can cost up to $800, assuming it doesn't damage your home. And the average cost of water damage from frozen pipes is... Continue