While the comfort of a modern furnace should never go unappreciated, many people utilize fireplaces during colder months to provide economical heating solutions or to make for cozier holiday gatherings. Whatever the reason, keep these eight tips in mind before your fireplace makes its seasonal debut.
When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast in 2012, an estimated 8 million homes across 17 states lost power, and only a tiny portion of them reportedly had an emergency generator. Afterward, not surprisingly, generator sales soared.
After 2017’s devastating hurricanes, generators are again top of mind. But …keep reading
When people think fall traditions, they usually think pumpkin carving or back-to-school shopping—insulating water pipes is further down the list. But for those living in colder climates, making sure your home is ready for sub-optimal temperatures should be a priority. Below, some steps you can take …keep reading
The internet is rife with stories of rental properties gone wrong—college students who throw loud parties; pet lovers with animals that leave trails of destruction; couples who vanish without notice (taking the appliances with them!); professionals who stop paying rent yet refuse to leave.
But renting out a …keep reading
All winter, you think about sitting in your lush garden and enjoying your backyard with friends and family. You tend flowers and shrubs. You plant an array of yummy veggies. And when it’s finally warm enough to sit outside … the irritating buzz of insects invades your outdoor retreat, and …keep reading