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Whether you own or rent the place you call home, you need to know how to protect yourself and your investments. On this page you'll see articles that address these things and tips to make sure your home is "home sweet home."

  • Spring Storms

    Now that spring has "officially" arrived, it's time to think about spring storms and how to minimize any damage they could cause to your home. Taking some steps to prepare now could mean little to no damage later.

    Get Ready
  • Tips for a Power Outage

    Spring thunderstorms can leave you without power. You might think you're good as long as you have a flashlight and candles, but these tips shed light on food spoilage, drinking water and several other things.

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  • Keep the Roof Over Your Head in Good Condition

    Inspecting your roof twice a year is an ounce of prevention that's worth a pound of cure.

    Find Out How
  • Prevent Water Damage

    The rainiest time of year is coming up. Take advantage of dry days to fix those small leaks and cracks so they don't become big problems for you and your house later.

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  • Easy Ways to Prep Your Home for Sale

    If you're thinking about selling your house, making necessary repairs, freshening it up and giving it some updates can make it more appealing to buyers. Here are some ways to do it.

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  • Spring Cleaning

    Spring is mother nature's way of hitting the "refresh" button on her keyboard. If only refreshing your home for spring were that easy! If you don't know where to start with your spring cleaning, this list will help get you started.

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  • 13 Gardening Tips for Any Kind of Garden

    Shelter Gardens is a popular spot at our corporate headquarters. We opened this garden for our community years ago and we've learned a few things about landscaping. Check out these tips to help your garden grow.

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  • Hiring a Contractor for Home Repairs

    If you need a contractor, doing a little research ahead of time can save you a lot of headaches later on.

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  • Is Your Dream Home Really a Nightmare

    Shopping for a new home?Don't let appearances deceive you. Many homes seem to be perfect until the home inspection. A home inspection can alert you to costly problems that can turn your dream home into a nightmare.

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