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Dec 28 2021
thermostat
Smart home devices and other new technologies are in-demand year-round but can have an outsized impact during the coldest season. Find out what your home may be missing when it comes to technology that can keep you safe, warm, and efficient this time of year. Smart Thermostat Smart thermostats have become relatively common in recent […]
Dec 16 2021
House in snow
Temperatures are dropping, and time is running out to make sure your home is ready for winter. While most homeowners have a long to-do list awaiting them, some maintenance needs shouldn’t be ignored. Making these simple tasks a priority can help you avoid a wintertime scramble in the harshest conditions. Keep reading, and make plans […]
Oct 7 2021
House with snow
When the temperature drops, staying warm inside your home is a priority. But, getting your property ready for winter requires more than just keeping the cold air out. It also means protecting the exterior of your home. Before fall ends, be sure you have done the outdoor maintenance that can save you time and money […]
Dec 17 2019
Don’t fall into the loneliness trap this holiday season. Being far away from loved ones can be painful, but there are plenty of ways to stay active and cheerful through the holiday season.  Video Calls  Quality face time with loved ones is possible even if you’re celebrating in different places. Stay connected through smartphones, tablets, […]
Nov 21 2019

The strong winds and cold temperatures that accompany winter’s arrival can make staying warm a challenge, even inside our homes. Instead of just turning up the heat or counting on the fireplace this year, consider implementing a thorough winterization plan for energy efficiency.  A few simple steps can significantly increase your home’s energy efficiency, allowing […]

Nov 1 2019

Cooler temperatures can add lots of little items to your to-do list: dropping the heavy comforters at the dry cleaners, taking an inventory of your baking supplies, and making sure your family has all the cold-weather gear they need to get through the winter.  There’s one more thing to add to your winter prep — […]

Dec 11 2018

A warm home is a welcome retreat from the long winter months, but opening the utility bill can be more shocking than a blast of frigid air. If the inefficiency of an outdated or undersized HVAC system is contributing to above-average costs, or forcing you in a losing battle with Mother Nature, it may be […]

Nov 8 2018

Ah, December 25. Bells are ringing, trees are twinkling, houses are…selling? Well, not typically, but it turns out if you’re searching for the perfect home in the winter season, and you’re willing to put in some legwork over the holidays, there’s good news for you: you’ll face less competition and the potential to get a […]

Oct 11 2018

Whether you’re putting a house on the market soon or just want your yard to look great in the fall and winter, there are lots of good options for introducing new plant life this time of year. The key is to introduce texture and color to keep the yard looking healthy and vibrant, even on […]

Dec 13 2017

They say it’s the most wonderful time of year. With holiday parties, out-of-town visitors, and plenty of excuses to try a multitude of tasty treats, there’s definitely lots to look forward to—even as the days get shorter and the weather turns colder. Of course, the change in seasons can also bring on a case of […]