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Summer will be here before we know it, but before the heat wave arrives, American Home Shield® (AHS®) wants to recognize National Heat Awareness Day (taking place this week) to make sure you and your home stay cool all summer long: Tip 1: Check your system in advance. About a month before the weather heats up, turn on […]

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5/24/2017 2:03:24 PM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: How to Build a High-Performance Real Estate Team Cyndi Lauper Says Sayonara to Stamford Have $300k? Here’s How Much Home You Can Get Congratulations: you’re still in time for some spring cleaning! Was that a groan? Come […]

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5/23/2017 2:05:23 PM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Nature Lovers: 6 Towns for True Outdoorists Now You Can Live Like a Kardashian—Sort Of 6 Tips to Spring Clean Your Bills Now that the weather is beginning to warm up, it’s time to start thinking about […]

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5/21/2017 11:02:16 AM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Light in, Prying Eyes out: Benefits of Light-Filtering Window Shades Drool Over These Epic Indoor Slides Get Paid to Move to Italy (Seriously!) Ah, spring. A time of renewal. A time to put out the old and […]

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5/17/2017 1:53:36 PM

Your kitchen appliances may just be the most used in the house—make sure you’re giving them the TLC they need in order to keep them running efficiently! Microwave Keep it clean.Whether you realize it or not, food and liquids spread across the inside of the unit and actually absorb heat later on, leading to burns […]

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5/16/2017 1:45:48 PM

Moving to a new city, whether it’s 30 or 3,000 miles away from your last one, can be stressful to say the least—perhaps even more so after you’ve dealt with the last of the packing boxes, because now it’s time to get to know your new community and begin to feel comfortable within it. Relocation […]

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5/11/2017 2:30:16 PM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Homeownership: More Than Just the Facts Explore America’s Neighborhoods: Clarksville, Austin, Texas Splash! 5 Wacky Aquatic Living Rooms Proper watering nourishes lawns, just as proper hydration nourishes our bodies. Yet too many of us are failing at […]

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5/10/2017 2:11:02 PM

(TNS)—Airfare is expensive enough as it is, but the added fees make things worse. Some of the discount airlines (think: Spirit, WOW Air and Allegiant) charge for everything from seat selection to printing your boarding pass. Some airlines even charge for carry-on luggage any bigger than a purse or small backpack. But if there’s one […]

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5/5/2017 10:00:29 PM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: 6 DIY Backyard Projects From Lighting to Fire Pits Americans Find Moving More Stressful Than Weddings Have $25 Mill? Call This Bel Air Compound Home Whether you want automatic doors and windows or color-changing lights that can […]

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5/4/2017 2:23:16 PM

I recently attended a workshop on water conservation. Depending on which part of the country you live in, water conservation and preservation are a hot subject. One of the presenters said that if every homeowner did just one thing, it could make an exponential difference toward ensuring we could pour fresh drinkable water every time […]

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5/1/2017 2:33:10 PM