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  1. How to avoid these 5 common new homeowner mistakes

    So you've just purchased a new home. Naturally the experience is filled with lots of excitement and anticipation. From renovation and remodeling ideas to design, a number of projects and considerations likely come to mind. Poor execution and planning can derail or delay a homeowner's opportunity to enjoy a new home to the fullest. Here are some common new homeowner mistakes and how to potentially avoid them.

    1. PURCHASING FURNITURE IN ADVANCE

    This is a common mistake of ...
  2. How can I ensure my family will be safe in an emergency?

    June is National Safety Month, making it an excellent time to review your family's safety systems and procedures.

    Do you know how to turn off your utilities? An emergency may require you to shut down your water, electrical or gas lines in a pinch. None of these are difficult to do, but you don't want to be fumbling around to figure it out when seconds count. Learn where your home's shutoff points are, and how to access them.

    PREPARE FOR HOME FIRES

    At least ...
  3. Signs of water and water damage in your home basement

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ID:	11215Basement water damage is a common occurrence. From leaky pipes to excess rainfall, many factors can result in this damage. And regardless of the damage caused, it is essential to look into the matter and remedy it at the earliest, else it will give rise to severe issues.

    Unattended and untreated water damage in the basement can lead to property damage. It can pose a risk on a building’s structural integrity and also lead to health risks. It is essential ...
  4. 7 Reasons You Should Have a Log Cabin Home

    When you compare log cabins and traditional home, you will find that it is more advantageous to have a log cabin. However, most people have preferred these log cabins because of the advantages they get.

    If you don’t know about log cabins, here are the reasons why you need to have eco home log cabins:

    Economical Long Term Investment

    These log cabins are always built for them to last long. So, it will, therefore, be an asset that you can hand down to the young ...
  5. A Guide for Successful Replacement Windows Barrie

    The process of purchasing new replacement windows Barrie is not like taking a walk in the park. It needs determination and time. Many homeowners get into the process without taking their time to learn some basic aspects to guide them. For instance, it is not surprising to find a homeowner starting a project without the knowledge of basic things such as what are side jambs, the right colour to complement his/her home and even the right material to choose.

    That is why we chose to compile ...
  6. Tips on How to Check If Your Surveillance Cameras Are Working

    A while back, some home security websites were promoting the use of dummy security cameras to deter burglars. However, experienced burglars know if a security camera is working or not. To protect your home, you should use working security cameras.With that said, intruders might deliberately disable your camera system, and this will put you at the risk of a break-in. For starters, you need to know whether you are using a real or fake camera.
    A Google search is the best ways to see if you have ...
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