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Category: Home Sense

Quick Tips To Organize Your Garage… At Last

Somewhere around 30% of all garages are used for household storage instead of vehicle parking, according to organizational experts. If this sounds like you, it might be time to tackle the clutter. And you just might be able to organize your space and reclaim your parking spot. Here are some quick tips to help organize your garage and finally get that car inside. Storage hacks...

Basic Dryer Maintenance: How To Clean Dryer Vent Systems

Clothes dryers are responsible for nearly 15,000 house fires each year. And according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the leading cause of dryer fires is failure to clean lint from the system. We all know the importance of cleaning your dryer’s lint trap to prevent dryer fires. But many homeowners neglect to look beyond the machine itself to inspect their home’s dryer vent....

7 Fun Ways You Can Bring The Outdoors Inside This Winter

Winter is officially here. For parents, that means finding new and different ways to keep the family entertained – especially when colder temperatures force you to spend more time indoors. There are plenty of reasons to play outside with your kids, even in the winter months. But sometimes, the limited daylight and unpredictable weather makes it necessary to pass the time inside. Luckily, playing inside...

7 Tips For Staying Safe During Extreme Cold Weather

Whether it’s an incoming polar vortex or just an extended cold snap, extreme cold temperatures can chill you to the bone. And as the thermometer outside continues to drop, it’s important to not just stay warm – you need to stay safe, too. Having the right homeowners insurance and auto insurance can give you peace of mind. But so can knowing what to do when...

Wishing For A Walk-In Pantry? Try These DIY Ideas

What homebuyers look for in the perfect kitchen has evolved over the years. And as our personal collections of appliances, utensils, and ingredients grow, pantry storage has made its way to the top of the list. Our recent national survey found that a walk-in pantry was the most common feature homeowners regretted not getting in their last home purchase – with just under a third...