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Monthly Archives: December 2019

    Care of Your Home’s Roof

    By Christie Frankenstein | December 30, 2019

    While the roof is one of the most important parts of your home, it’s also one of the most neglected. The average homeowner gives little thought to the condition or maintenance needs of their roof until it starts to leak, at which point it’s usually too late. With a little bit of care and planning,... Read More

    What Do You Get with a Home Warranty?

    By Christie Frankenstein | December 30, 2019

    By now, you’ve likely seen the ads, gotten the emails and maybe even hung up on a few robocalls going on and on about the benefits of a home warranty. Are they actually worth getting, though? Let’s take a closer look at home warranties and what they really have to offer. This will help you... Read More

    Bee-Safe: Pest Extermination Tips

    By Christie Frankenstein | December 20, 2019

    It can’t be overstated just how beneficial bees are to our ecosystem. Bees pollinate an astonishing 80 percent of the world’s plants, including fruits and vegetables that feed up to 90 percent of the world’s population. Certain nuts and beans would likely go completely extinct, as well as fruits like blueberries and cherries which are... Read More

    Tips for Lowering Your Mortgage Insurance Payment

    By Christie Frankenstein | December 19, 2019

    Mortgage insurance can be a pain, though in many cases it’s a necessary evil. Without mortgage insurance you may not be able to qualify for certain loan programs, including loans serviced through the FHA. Depending on the circumstances of your loan and the insurance you buy, this can be a considerable expense. Fortunately, there are... Read More

    Video Doorbells and Privacy: Maintaining a Balance

    By Christie Frankenstein | December 11, 2019

    Advancing technology has played a large part in improving home security in recent years. This is due, in part, to the rising popularity of the Internet of Things, or IoT; these “Things” are devices that connect via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or other wireless networks to perform various functions without the need to be hard-wired or attached... Read More

    Put the Ho, Ho, Ho in the Holidays with These Holiday Decor Trends

    By Christie Frankenstein | December 10, 2019

    Decorating for the holidays can be a lot of fun. What’s less fun is getting stuck in a rut with the same old holiday decorations year after year. Sometimes you just want to break away from the same old thing and do something new and exciting. What do you do if you don’t have any... Read More