5 Ways to Make Your Rented Home More Energy Efficient

Upgrading your apartment to become more energy efficient may help lower your utility bills. Even small steps may help reduce your energy consumption. Consider these tips to help make your rented home more energy efficient. 1. Pay Attention to Windows If your windows are drafty, consider buying a window insulation kit, suggests Popular Mechanics. These kits typically […]

5 Things Around Your Home You May Not Know You Can Paint

Renovating and updating your home can sometimes feel like an overwhelming process. It can be costly, time consuming and daunting to even know where to begin. But, it doesn’t always have to be complicated or difficult to turn your home into a haven and make it feel more personal. Quick updates, such as painting things around your home, can make a difference in its […]

How to Back Up Important Documents for Emergencies

During an emergency, your filing cabinet may not be the first place you’d run to. But, it often contains essential documents — including passports, marriage certificates, wills and insurance policies — that you don’t want to lose if a disaster strikes. Following these tips, however, can help ensure your essential documents are safe before an emergency even […]

How to Prepare Your Home for Spring

Spring can be a great time to clear out clutter and start fresh. But, while you’re organizing closets and cleaning out cabinets, don’t forget to also tackle some basic home maintenance. Just like a car, some parts of your home need regular maintenance to keep them in good working condition for years to come, especially after a rough winter. These checklists […]