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How to Remove Oil Stains from Your Driveway

It’s a situation that eventually irritates most homeowners: motor oil stains on the driveway. Whether it’s caused by worn seals, roadway mishaps or clumsy upkeep, even the most meticulously maintained vehicle can wind up depositing that dark, gooey gunk right in front of your proud home.A Labor of Love Given the attention and care we put into maintaining our homes – more than 10 hours...

Useful Apps for Homeowners

Your house is most likely one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make.Do you have the right tools to help you manage it? And no, we aren’t talking about the ones in your toolbox (although those are definitely important).We’re talking about apps specifically designed to help you easily manage the many aspects of owning and operating your home. From landscape design to planning your next...

What Not to Store in Your Basement

Basements are often treated like one giant junk drawer (hey, no judgment here). But many have also evolved to offer a below-ground hideaway for entertainment or playrooms, home offices and more. Regardless of what you use your lower level for, remember, there are still some things you should avoid storing down there. But when it’s unavoidable, a little preparation and forethought (like having the right...

Save Money During The Hot Summer Months

We all want to save money on home expenses and have more to spend on the finer things in life. When the seasons change, so do the money-saving strategies. The following are some tips on how to save money during the hot summer months. Replace AC Filters Regularly Filters for air conditioning units are inexpensive, and it makes sense to replace them frequently. Dirty air...

The Ultimate Backyard Safety Checklist

Trampolines Trampolines can get kids and adults of all ages jumping for joy. But backyard trampoline injuries result in more than 100,000 emergency room visits a year, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission — making them a leading cause of backyard injuries. Here are a few tips to improve trampoline safety.  Start each year by regularly checking the condition of your trampoline fabric and springs....