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Snow Covered Home in Winter Weather

5 Tips for Winter Weather Home Readiness

When harsh winter storms hit, they bring extreme cold temperatures, chilling winds, and worst of all — ice. This frozen water can coat power lines, which pulls them down and then knocks out the power to your home. For many, that means no heat until the power is restored. Winter weather conditions cause crews to take more […]

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7 Green Tips for Improving Home Energy Efficiency in Winter

There are many ways to go about “greening” your house during the fall and winter months. Some solutions are long-range investments, while others require significant DIY skill or the use of an outside contractor. Today, let’s focus on 7 eco-friendly tips that are both easy and cost effective for helping you lower your energy usage during […]

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5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Holiday Travel

While traveling for the holidays to visit family and friends can be fun and memorable, it’s often easy to forget all the little things to get your home ready before you go. After all, you’re concentrating on what you want to pack for yourself and your family, when and where to board the pets, and […]