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Relocate Responsibly

Moving is one of the most stressful things to deal with. There is so much we need to do, and more often than not, even when we think we have planned it well, when it comes to moving day we just end up shoving everything we can into boxes or throwing a ton of things in...

Before Buying A Lot, Become The Expert

Gaining as much information when purchasing a lot from a developer, is one of the most vital things you can do in the whole building process. You really must find out as much as you can about the property you are considering. Here is a list of some of the questions...

Are you preparing to sell your home?

It can be extremely challenging if you are preparing to sell your home, especially if you've never done it before.  What can you do then, to prepare for the sale?  How can you make sure you get everything you can for your property?  The following video provides a...

Adjusting a home to the growing needs of aging parents

As our aging loved ones get older they need extra care, but do not necessarily want the upheaval of moving from their residence.  This is described as 'aging in place'. This term refers to the desire of aging ones and their families to adjust their current residence...

Power Strip Safety

So many things in our home nowadays are electric, from kitchen appliances to iPads and phones, everything requires an electrical outlet. In many older homes, there are simply not enough outlets, so a power strip seems the obvious choice to keep up with the demand, but...

A consideration of low-E windows

If you have considered installing new windows in your home you may have come across one type of window that is on the market called "low-E windows". A first look at these windows may seem like buying or installing them is a "no-brainer", but the advantages aren't the...

How can I improve the air quality in my home?

In our last article we looked at the potential causes of air pollutants in our home. In this article, we will look at ways to reduce and treat these pollutants. Here are a few suggestions: Make sure when using gas or kerosene heaters or even stoves etc that the room...

Home air quality in Nevada

More and more people nowadays are being affected by pollutants in the air. These can cause many different allergies and respiratory ailments. It's important then, to analyze how good the air quality is in our home, especially as it's the place we spend most of our...

Ways to prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide is a silent killer as it has no odor and cannot be seen, and so attacks without warning. Many instances of Carbon Monoxide poisoning occur in the home, this is largely due to faulty, fuel burning appliances found in the home. What are some ways that CO...