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Snow and Ice Removal Tips for Homeowners

While snow and ice look beautiful from inside your warm and cozy home, they can spell big trouble for homeowners if they’re allowed to accumulate.

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APHW Contractor Appreciation: Fridge & Freezer Repair

Winter time is the best time to celebrate the men and women who keep it cool all year long. As part of our Contractor Appreciation series, APHW is giving a special shout out to all the repair… Read More

Need to Write a Compelling Listing? Here’s How

Promoting your latest listings is a big part of being a real estate professional. But what if you don't think your writing skills are exactly where you want them? The experts at The Close are here to… Read More

Storytime: How Science Got Saved!

Let’s take a walk… 15-year-old Corinne burst through the front door and pushed it shut against the wind. It was bitterly cold outside, like the winter wind had a personal vendetta against anything… Read More

Coverage Comparison: Home Warranties vs. Homeowner’s Insurance

If you own a home or are thinking of buying one, you either have homeowner’s insurance or plan on getting it—but you may have also heard about home warranties. These are often confused with each… Read More

How to Cut Energy Costs to Help Your Home Budget

Owning a home comes with a few costs, one of which is your home’s energy bill. In 2019, residential homeowners paid an average of $115 a month – or over $1,300 a year – in electricity bills,… Read More

15 New Homeowner Tips

Whether you're moving into your first home or getting an upgrade, these 15 Tips For New Homeowners should help lower the learning curve and make your first year a great experience!   Even when a… Read More

Storytime: A Dishwasher Disaster

Picture this… Jessica’s family of 6 finished another round of Christmas dinner leftovers, and the dishes—just—would–not—stop. Thank God for the dishwasher! She must have done 20 loads in the last… Read More

Water Hitting Hard? Water Softener Maintenance Tips

Hard water can be a financial pain. You use twice as much soap for the same lather, have higher gas and electricity bills, go through clothing items faster, and have a harder time with appliance… Read More
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