Tips to Conserve Heat This Winter

Tips to Conserve Heat This Winter

Maryland winters bring snowstorms and less-than-pleasant temperatures. Before the winter weather truly kicks in this season, you’ll want to double check that your inside space is ready to conserve heat. From quick repairs to regular maintenance, there are many simple, low-cost solutions to winter-proofing your home. Follow these tips to keep your house at a comfortable temperature without cranking the thermostat.

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How to Install Weather Stripping on Windows

How to Install Weather Stripping on Windows

Is your home prepared to stand up against the upcoming cold weather? Well, there’s an easy, inexpensive way to immediately help keep your house warm. We’re talking about adding new weather stripping on your windows. Weather stripping prevents the windows from getting drafty, and it’s a nice upgrade to the old strips you’re currently using. Follow these step-by-step instructions to get started.   

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How to Care for Your Fresh-Cut Christmas Tree

How to Care for Your Fresh-Cut Christmas Tree

Everywhere you go, you’re surrounded by a festive atmosphere. Cheery songs are being played, and red and green decorations are strewn about. Which can only mean one thing – it’s the holiday season. And, when it comes time to decorate your own home, putting up a Christmas tree is a beloved family tradition. However, if you plan to bring home a fresh-cut Christmas tree this year, there are some things you need to know. 

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3 Easy Wall Art Projects for Your Home

3 Easy Wall Art Projects for Your Home

If you have an empty wall that you just don’t know what to do with, get creative with some DIY wall art projects. They’re the perfect way to add personality and style to any room. Whether you just moved into a new home or simply want to change up the décor, now’s a perfect time.

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Proper Installation of Smoke Alarms and CO Alarms

Proper Installation of Smoke Alarms and CO Alarms

Smoke alarms are one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from fire and gas. Alarms are small, fairly easy to install, and can help save your life in the event of an emergency. However, it’s important to install and maintain them correctly. Otherwise, they may not work as well as they should. Here are some tips regarding the installation of smoke alarms and CO alarms in your home.

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Best Tips on Caulking Any Surface

Best Tips on Caulking Any Surface

If it’s your first time caulking, it’s normal to feel a little overwhelmed. With so many different tubes and tools to choose from, how do you know which type to use? And how do you know if you’re applying it right? We’ll help answer those questions with a few tips on caulking. So, whether you’re a first-time homeowner or just want to improve your technique, you’ll be caulking like a pro in no time.

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5 Simple DIY Bathroom Projects to Do This Weekend

5 Simple DIY Bathroom Projects to Do This Weekend

When considering easy DIY projects, people often overlook the room in which they spend a reasonable amount of time each day: the bathroom. Between getting ready for work and unwinding with a relaxing soak in the tub, the bathroom sees its fair share of use. That’s why it’s important that the space is a place of comfort and relaxation. If your existing bathroom has the opposite effect, a few simple changes can make a world of difference. Here are five DIY bathroom projects that will give your bathroom a makeover without breaking the bank.

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Things Every New College Student Should Have

Things Every New College Student Should Have

Attending college for the first time is a new and exciting experience. They get to experience living in a new location, making new friends, and taking care of themselves for the first time. But for many students, it can be overwhelming thinking about all of the new changes. You can help make their transition to college smoother by providing them with the essentials they need for the first year. Then, they can feel confident and prepared for a successful school year.

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Tips for Starting Your Own Herb Garden

Tips for Starting Your Own Herb Garden

Besides adding color to your backyard or your kitchen windowsill, an herb garden can take your home-cooked meals to a whole new level. Best of all, you don’t even need a green thumb to plant, maintain and harvest these easy-to-grow plants. Here’s how to turn an empty planter or unused parcel of your landscaping into a beautifully fragrant and practical herb garden.

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Painting Tips for Selling Your Home

Painting Tips for Selling Your Home

Before you decide to sell your home, there are many upgrades and factors to take into account. One of those often understated factors is paint colors. Believe or not, exterior and interior paint colors can make a sizable difference in the price of your home. If you are planning to put your house on the market soon, here are some painting tips for selling your home for more value.

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