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  1. 4 electrical projects to improve your home

    If you think of your home as a body, the electrical system is undoubtedly the beating heart, constantly providing energy through the walls and pumping power into everything from the HVAC system to your toaster.

    However, just like many critical systems in your own body, you often donít even notice everything the electrical system does until something goes wrong! Here are four electrician projects that can improve your home and protect against future disaster. These are complicated tasks, ...
  2. 4 tips for preparing your home for severe weather

    Hurricane season is descending on some coastal regions, and that means itís time to prepare for potential weather disasters. However, even if you donít live in a hurricane zone, every part of the nation runs some kind of weather risk, ranging from tornadoes and storms to floods and earthquakes.

    Weíve offered these tips to get you started on a plan. For fully detailed information on how to prep for severe weather, including advice specific to particular problems, visit the Federal Emergency ...
  3. Planning for a smart home future

    Smart tech advances fast. Every day it seems it gets less expensive and more user-friendly. Before you invest, think about your needs and goals, and consider these tips to make your home a little smarter and your life a little easier.

    Most smart tech can be smoothly integrated into an existing home. You donít have to rewire your whole house for voice-activated light bulbs! However, the more tech you add, the more your infrastructure needs may change. Consider these projects to plan ...
  4. Paint color mistakes to avoid

    Thinking about painting your home? Make sure you choose your colors carefully!

    Itís a minor job compared to other home renovations, but how you paint your home and plan your wall and trim colors makes a major impact on how you use your space.

    But you can put this to work when designing your painting plan. Your color and finish choices can make a bold statement, so choose wisely.

    Choosing the right properties of color

    Color is the first thing you ...
  5. What should I do after a flood?

    Whether itís caused by a late spring rain, a broken water main or a backup from some other cause entirely, a flood in your house can be destructive and expensive to repair. How you react immediately following a flood is critical. The steps you take in the minutes and hours after the water starts flowing can make a big difference in hassle, cost and personal safety. Here are some steps to take as quickly as possible to minimize the damage, the cost and the headaches.

    1. Shut off your ...
  6. What summer projects should I plan ahead for?

    The warmer months offer the ideal environment for outdoor work! Because of this, many professionals get booked up quickly. Think about these top summer home improvement projects, and call your pro before they get too busy.

    Repair or replace your roof: $350-$1,500 to repair; $5,400-$12,000 to replace

    Many roof repairs are best done during the summer, which may make it hard to find a pro this time of year. Still, if your roof needs fixing, this is the right time to do it. ...
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