Article From HouseLogic.com By: Alyson McNutt English Originally Published: September 30, 2009 Make spring cleaning less of a chore by following these smarter–and mostly greener–tips for this annual rite of homeownership. Spring cleaning is a time-honored tradition. After a long winter, you throw open the windows, let in fresh air, and scrub down the house. [...]
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Deep cleaning your house is that top-to-bottom, take-no-dust-bunny-prisoners, mother-in-law-quality cleaning that truly maintains the value of your home. Here are frequently overlooked areas that a little spit and polish wouldn’t hurt.
Starting today, February 1st, single- and two-family homes in Wisconsin will be required to have carbon monoxide detectors. Under the law all properties that receive a new building permit must have carbon monoxide alarms directly wired into the building’s electrical system. The new rule applies only to homes that contain carbon monoxide sources such as [...]
Article From HouseLogic.com By: Gwen Moran Published: October 22, 2010 How you manage your home ownership finances affects your credit score–and your ability to refinance later. Your credit score affects how much you’ll pay for a mortgage or refinance-or even if you can get one at all. Master the six ways to manage home-related spending [...]
Take a look at the most common things that can go wrong when you have guests and learn how to prevent them.
Article From HouseLogic.com By: Pat Curry Published: November 18, 2009 The holiday season is one of the most dangerous times of the year for household fires, so take note of these tips to reduce your risk. Residential fires during the holiday season are more frequent, more costly, and more deadly than at any other time [...]
Cold temperatures outdoors can make for an often overlooked risk indoors: unsafe home heating systems. Furnaces, fireplaces and space heaters need regular attention and maintenance to work effectively and safely. Carbon monoxide, fire, and smoke are three dangerous but preventable risks facing your family in the winter. Carbon monoxide: This odorless, colorless and deadly gas [...]