How to get your home ready for Trick-or-Treaters this Halloween!

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YES, it’s that time of year again HALLOWEEN! This costume influenced, a candy-loving holiday is right around the corner and you need to get your household ready for your neighborhood guests. If you plan on participating in these spooky festivities, we listed out some tips to ensure that trick-or-treaters will be safe this holiday!

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Tips and Tricks to Preventing Dryer Fires

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Across the country, thousands of house fires are caused by dryers every year. The number of incidents tends to increase in the fall and winter months as people begin to use their dryers more frequently. The main reason these fires break out is because people fail to keep this appliance properly cleaned and maintained.  Taking a few extra minutes to perform these simple tasks will ensure you and your dryer have no issues this season.

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What Temperature Should I Keep My Home? | Energy Saving Thermostat Tips

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As the cooler temperatures start creeping in, you’ll likely be turning on the heat soon.  You also probably already know that the temperature you set your thermostat to can have a major effect on your wallet.  You might remember we shared something a little while back where we talked about the best temperatures to set your Air Conditioning, and today we’re going to share a few similar tips for your furnace. Continue reading

Getting Your Home Ready for Fall | Fall Home Tips

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As much as many of us would like to hang on to summer, Fall is just about here and with that brings cooler days, longer nights, and for those of us farther North changing leaves and frosty mornings.  With the changing of the seasons, there’s some prep to be done.


Outdoor Prep:


Check your Gutters –  Clean out any leaves or debris that may have collected up there to make sure that they drain properly.  While you’re up there, you should also check for any damage and repair or replace pieces as necessary. To prevent leaves from collecting and clogging them, consider installing mesh guards. Continue reading