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6 Tips for Smoke Detector Safety

6 Tips for Smoke Detector Safety

It’s that time of year again, time to fall back. This Halloween after you’ve given out the last piece of candy and tucked in your ghosts and goblins for the night, don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour because November 1 marks the first day of Daylight Savings Time.

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10 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

10 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

Fall in New England is magical. It’s the time of fairs, picking apples and admiring fall foliage. But it goes fast and before you know it we will be facing another winter. Last winter was a doozy for the Northeast, and some homeowners suffered high heating bills or damage to their homes because they didn’t… Read more »

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Will My Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Water Damage?

Will My Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Water Damage?

If you find yourself facing water or flood damage in your home or office and you have homeowner’s insurance, you’re probably wondering if it can help offset the cost of cleanup. Given that the average cost of water damage restoration is around $1,500, it’s important to know what your policy covers before you need to… Read more »

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5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know About Water Damage

5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know About Water Damage

There’s no getting around it – winter in New England is wet and messy. If you haven’t experienced burst pipes, leaky roofs, and flooded basements firsthand, you know someone who has. Untreated water damage can also lead to stained carpets, mold growth, and permanent structural damage, and should be taken care of as soon as… Read more »

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30 Days to a Cleaner and More Comfortable Home Part II

30 Days to a Cleaner and More Comfortable Home Part II

We know you know how to clean your home, but beyond the basics – mopping, laundry, vacuuming, etc. – are cleaning and organizing projects that are understandably dodged or altogether abandoned. Our 30-day guide to a cleaner and more comfortable home focuses on the more obscure cleaning and organizing strategies and ideas that can have… Read more »

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30 Days to a Cleaner and More Comfortable Home Part I

30 Days to a Cleaner and More Comfortable Home Part I

We know you know how to clean your home, but beyond the basics – mopping, laundry, vacuuming, etc. – are cleaning and organizing projects that are understandably dodged or altogether abandoned. Our 30-day guide to a cleaner and more comfortable home focuses on the more obscure cleaning and organizing strategies and ideas that can have… Read more »

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How to Prep Your Home for Winter: A 20-Item Punch List

How to Prep Your Home for Winter: A 20-Item Punch List

How to Prep Your Home for Winter: A 20-Item Punch List There are many different methods for keeping your home cozy and warm in the winter, from inexpensive tactics to green remedies to expensive and more extensive upgrades. We’ve boiled down – from hundreds of home-prep ideas – a list of the best tips, preferred… Read more »

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How To Keep Your Carpet Clean

How To Keep Your Carpet Clean

10 Tips for Keeping Your Carpet Fresh and Clean Carpeting – we walk on it, sit on it, put furniture on it, and lounge on it. It absorbs fur and dander from pets, food and drink that are accidentally spilled, and dirt and mud on the bottom of shoes, as well as enduring general wear… Read more »

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21 Ways to Keep Mold Out of Your Home

21 Ways to Keep Mold Out of Your Home

While East Coast summer-humidity can be brutal for most New Englanders, floating mold spores thrive in it. When a spore has access to moisture and cellulose, one of the main components of plants, it multiplies and colonizes. Wet areas of your home are an ideal place for mold to collect, making mold removal a necessity…. Read more »

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