We’ve all been affected by severe storms at some point in our lives. Whether you got caught in a storm while you were away from home, lost power, or sustained significant damage to your home. A flood can be especially devastating to your basement or lower levels. If you’re worried about this happening to you, take a look at this guide on how to prepare your home for a severe storm.Read More
A winter home emergency kit can be an easy or complex project depending on your level of preparation.
In most cases, people are more likely to take the “stay warm and fed” approach, rather than the “be prepared for a zombie apocalypse” narrative, and while it never hurts to prepare, we will be more concerned with the former approach.
Thankfully, you probably have all kinds of things around the house that would be helpful. With just a few additions and a little organization, you will have a complete emergency kit.
The following tips can be adapted to suit your needs based on your location, the weather and the size of your home, as well as the amount of storage space you have.Read More
Moving into a new home is a huge deal, especially when it’s under your name. Along with the pride, there also comes great responsibility in owning your home. Buying a home is a smart investment that also comes with a few disadvantages. Here we have some tips for new homeowners to know before settling.
1. Emergency house funds
One of the most important homeowners’ tips is to start emergency savings. You cannot go to a landlord/landlady after every or any damage that happens to the house since you are the homeowner now. There is no place where you can get a budget for all the damages that might happen to your home, so it is safer to be prepared than be sorry later. Keep aside some money and keep collecting every penny you can for your home. This will help you more and take a little stress out from a usually stressful situation.Read More
With age, people can have difficulty accomplishing ordinary tasks around the house. Aside from quality time with you, helping with tasks that have become challenging is one of the best gifts you can give.
Here are some ways you can help your parents around the house.:
1. Household maintenance
Fix broken pipes, leaky toilets, malfunctioning faucets, and other maintenance issues.Read More
As most homeowners will tell you, cooling an entire residence during the summer months can be financially strenuous. The hotter the weather, the more you can expect to pay in utility costs. This is particularly true for households that run their AC around the clock – which can not only prove expensive, but also detrimental to the environment. Fortunately, it’s entirely possible to effectively cool your home while reducing your family’s carbon footprint. As you’ll find, creating an energy-efficient summertime cooling apparatus is well within the abilities of any homeowner.Read More