Posts Tagged ‘home tips’

10 Ways to Prep Your Home for Winter

winterizing-homeWith fall here, that can only mean one thing: winter is around the corner. Winterizing your home can be tricky, especially if you live in an older home with poor insulation. Whether you live in a 150-year-old home or a new family starter, you should consider the many ways to begin preparing your house for the coldest months of the year. Without proper winter preparation, you might find unwanted damages to your home and an uncomfortable living space. Here’s how you can begin preping your home for the winter: Continue reading “10 Ways to Prep Your Home for Winter” »

What to Look For in a New Home

Shaking-Hands-Over-Sold-SignIt’s all about the details and checklists when it comes to finding that perfect dream home. When you’re searching for a new place to call yours, there are several factors weighing in on the decision, and even some that should definitely not be ignored. Often times, house hunters remember the main concepts of buying a new home–location, neighborhood, curb appeal–but they forget about some of the more important components when searching for a new property. Here are a few things to consider while looking to buy a new home. Continue reading “What to Look For in a New Home” »

Firewood for a Wood Heater

wood burnerWithout a fire, is a wood heater worth much? Well, it definitely can look nice whether or not it is burning, but if you need your home warmed up this winter, you pretty much want a raging fire! Wood heaters help save you money if you can make them work, especially since you don’t have to use an expensive heating system to get your home toasty warm.

If you want a quality fire, however, you will need to add firewood to the mix, but you’ll want to add quality firewood. If you have a lot of acreage, it may be easy for you to go chop down a tree and use that. However, if you don’t have a lot of land, don’t want to cut down trees/split wood, or are worried about termites and other critters getting into your home via wood piles, you’ll have to purchase the firewood.

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