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Creative Ways to Keep Your Home Toasty this Winter

Tomorrow marks the first official day of winter, which means a few more months of chilly temperatures… and high energy bills! There are plenty of ways to keep your home warm, like installing storm doors, caulking gaps around windows and adding more insulation, but there are quite a few more creative ways to keep the warmth in this winter. Today, we’re providing you with tips and tricks for keeping your home toasty in frigid temps. (more…)

Winterizing Your Home

Although it seems like fall has just arrived, soon the snow will fall and winter will be upon us. Before the snow comes, now’s the time to get your home prepared for the long winter. So where do you start? Just follow our guide for winterizing your home – and check it off your list before the next big snowfall! (more…)

How to Protect Your Home from Wind Damage

Here in Southeast Wisconsin we’re lucky not to be suffering so badly from the effects of Hurricane Sandy, which devastated much of the East Coast yesterday. However, even from hundreds of miles away we are getting a bit of an impact from the storm, in the shape of very strong winds with gusts up to 45 mph!

While it may be a little too late to protect your home from today’s high winds, you can take certain precautions to save your home from major wind damage in the future. Here are some tips to help protect your home from a wind storm: (more…)

6 Household Hacks Inspired by MacGyver

This month marks the 27th anniversary of the most influential DIY show ever. Nope we’re not talking about This Old House (which debuted in 1978). We’re referring to MacGyver, the action-adventure series that taught us any sticky situation could be fixed with a few mundane items.

To note this occasion, check out these incredible tips from four DIY experts sharing their favorite MacGyver-inspired household hacks and tips. (more…)

9 Unexpected Energy (and Money) Savers

Thanks to the recent  drop in temperature, in that past week or so we’ve all begun closing our windows and turning on our furnaces to keep our homes warm. It’s the time of year we may start seeing our energy bills creep up on us. However, you can cut down on your carbon footprint and keep your wallet a little fatter this season by taking advantage of these simple, surprising ways to save energy and money.


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