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If a Tree Falls on a Property Line…

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 1/5/17 6:30 PM

If a tree falls on a property line, and there’s no one around to hear it… who’s insurance company pays? According to Ann Cochran with houselogic.com, it depends.

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Topics: Home, Maintenance, Home Maintenance, insurance, trees, home owners insurance

Unclog Your Sink (Without Chemicals)

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 12/28/16 4:31 PM

Whether in showers or in kitchen sinks, clogs happen and they’re usually the most anger-inspiring events of our day.

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Topics: DIY, Maintenance, Home Maintenance, sink, how-to, fix, recipe, clog

7 Things for Fall Prep

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 11/7/16 7:45 PM

Preparing for fall might be a mystery to some new homeowners, but that's okay. Here are a few things you can do to prepare your home for fall and the winter that will inevitably follow!
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Topics: Home, Maintenance, fall, Fall Prep, Home Maintenance, preparedness, prepping

ROI Fall Projects

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 11/3/16 8:30 PM

It’s easy to slack off home improvement projects in the fall and winter. Ramp up your home improvement projects with getting the most ROI – Brie Dyas’s Trulia blog talks about just that. 

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Topics: DIY, Renovate, Maintenance, fall, Home Maintenance, Roofing, Roof, door, reno, roi, season, renovation, exterior, painting, projects, upgrade

Bats, Rats & Spiders

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 10/31/16 6:00 PM

Have bats, rats, or spiders taking up residence in your house? You might feel like you’ve stepped into a real life horror movie. Don’t settle in with them - here's how to evict creepy critters.

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Topics: Home Maintenance, tips, how-to, repair, pests, home repair, prevention

Tools of a Homeowner

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 9/29/16 7:30 PM

You may not be the handiest tool in the shed… but as a homeowner, you literally will need some tools in your shed.

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Topics: Home, Homeowners, Maintenance, Home Maintenance, homeownership, tools

Helpful Household Hacks

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 9/14/16 7:30 PM

There are dozens of horribly annoying things that can happen around your house that require special attention – doors that stick, hinges that squeak, and so on. Houselogic’s Elizabeth Lilly has curated a long list of DIY hacks for helping deal with some of these nuisances.

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Topics: Maintenance, Home Maintenance, hacks

Home Maintenance Budgeting

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 8/18/16 7:30 PM

As a new homeowner, you may not be abreast of all you need to know about maintaining your home – least of all how to budget for it.

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Topics: Home, Spring, Summer, Maintenance, fall, Fall Prep, Home Maintenance, Winter, home improvement, budget, budgeting, winterization

Bugs & How to Deal with Them

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 8/1/16 9:00 PM

Bugs in or around your home at some point in time are pretty much an inevitability. Whether it’s ants, mosquitos, or other type of scuttling, flying, or squirming insect, Houselogic has determined how best to go head-to-head with each type of bug.

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Topics: Home, Maintenance, Easy, Home Maintenance, how-to, house, bugs, insects

Appraisal Prepping

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 7/13/16 4:19 PM

If you’re selling or refinancing your home, you anticipate having your home appraised. An appraisal may be intimidating to some, but you really shouldn’t sweat it.

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Topics: Refinance, Home Value, Appraisal, Maintenance, Sellers, Home Maintenance, refi, preparedness, prepping

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