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Buying a Home? 4 Things You Need To Know

Buying a home is an incredibly exciting and impactful undertaking for everyone from first-timers to retirees. Unfortunately, that excitement tends to blind people to the realities of their situation, resulting in mistakes that can have serious financial consequences. While first-time buyers are most prone to these errors, anyone can fall victim to them if they are swept up in the home buying process. To avoid these pitfalls, here are 4 questions that you must know the answers to before buying a home.

Simple Ways to Reduce Your Water Use

With several states across the country living the reality of extreme and severe droughts and heat warnings, many people have become more conscious of the amount of water that they use on a daily basis. Even if you live in a region with no water supply issues, reducing your water consumption can result in a large decrease to your utility bills. With these time tested theories in mind, here are some simple home upgrades that will drastically decrease your water use.

Summer Projects That Can Boost Your Homes Look

well gardened front of a houseWith Summer here and giving us loads of sunny and warm weather now is the time to really get your outdoor upgrading game on. No need to go all out but there are simple things that you can do that will give your front curb appeal a much needed boost. Even now you can get most of your supplies through a curbside pick-up or delivery that will limit your exposure at a home improvement store if you are still concerned about that. With our extreme weather situations please be aware of how much sun exposure you are getting and be safe when working in the extreme heat conditions. Take frequent breaks and be aware of the signs of heat exhaustion.