Homeowner's Academy

This is your guide to interesting facts, tips and general homeowner information. We hope you find the information useful - and feel free to share with friends!

 

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Top Locations Overdue for Natural Disaster - A Survival Guide

When areas are prone to natural disasters but haven’t experienced them in some time, scientists may label them as “overdue” for these events. An earthquake in Oregon and a hurricane in Sarasota are at the top of the list.

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5 Easiest DIY Home Improvements to Add Value to a Home

By investing some time and effort, you can complete inexpensive DIY projects that increase the value of your home. Consider painting your walls, improving your landscaping, or deep cleaning your home to make it more attractive.

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Don't Ignore These 7 Noises on Your Property

If you hear unfamiliar sounds like hissing, clanking, or scratches in the walls, it could be signs you need to make unscheduled repairs to your home.

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7 Ways to Avoid Getting Caught in a Home Repair Insurance Scam

Filing a claim after a loss can be stressful. Take these seven steps to avoid getting caught in the middle of a home repair insurance scam.

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