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How to keep your house warm – even in extremely cold temperatures

With the early arrival of winter, the grip of cold temperatures and snowfall that landed along with it, now is a good time to start thinking about keeping your home warm and cozy all season long. This winter, consider the strategies below to keep your house warm, even during the most frigid days of the year. 1. Help your HVAC system work more efficiently No matter what kind of heating system you have, you can take steps to keep it working at its... read more

5 ways to refresh your home for the holidays

Tis the season for festive holiday gatherings with family and friends. Whether hosting your first or fifteenth celebration, you want your home to be ready to impress. Here are five simple ways to make sure your home is merry and bright for the holidays. 1. Refresh kitchen counters Since the kitchen is where people mingle the most, don’t leave old,...

5 tech-forward innovations every holiday traveler can look forward to

If you're like most, you shudder at the idea of traveling during the holiday season. With all those long lines, tight timetables and crowded spaces, who wouldn’t feel like a Grinch? To add more comfort and joy to your journey, the travel and hospitality industries are quick to embrace innovation and new technology. From the time you hail...

4 home upgrades that are good for the environment

Consumers today are more mindful about the environmental impact of everything they do, from driving and traveling to energy usage in their homes. Fortunately, there are a few simple steps homeowners can take to save energy and help the environment. 1. Boost your insulation You may already know what areas of your home are poorly insulated, simply by how you...

Each year, the holiday season brings a flurry of entertaining. From hosting a houseful of out-of-town relatives to formal sit-down dinners to impromptu get-togethers, chances are your schedule — and your home — is brimming with activity. With all the extra foot traffic and activity can also come stress. Stress from shopping and decorating is expected, but what about...

Tips to get your home ready for anything this winter

No matter where you live, there are bound to be weather challenges this winter. Your home may suffer damage, minor or major, from the onslaught of colder weather, along with wind, heavy rain, ice storms or even major snow systems. This can affect not only the integrity and value of your home, but may lead to costly repairs...
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