How to Choose Between New and Used Cars

New or used; which is right for you? If you are in the market for a new car, you may be struggling to decide if you want a brand-new car or a used model.   When it comes down to it, this is a major decision that requires a lot of consideration.  For instance, here are some of the things you should think about when deciding to go new or used. Budget Your budget is one of the biggest factors to consider when deciding between a new and used car.  Obviously, buying a used car will be far Read More

Smart Home Security

Technologies that make protecting your home a breeze. New technological innovations have been taking the home security industry by storm.  These new devices make it easier than ever to protect your home.  Read on to learn about some of these smart home technologies that can help you keep your home safe. Home Security Systems New home security systems are a great way to protect your home against risks such as intruders and fire.  Not only do new systems alert you when an unauthorized Read More

Water Heater Maintenance Tips

Here are some helpful tips for your water heater. Most of us don’t give much thought to our water heaters until they stop working.  However, if you want to avoid taking an icy cold shower this winter, it’s important that you take steps to maintain your water heater.  Here are some simple tips to help you take care of your water heater this winter. 1) Locate It While this is obvious, it’s important that you know where to find your water heater.  In most homes, the water heater is located Read More

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes in Your Home or Business

Frozen pipes can cause big problems.  It is going to be very cold for the next 24 hours and that is when we often have lots of frozen/broker water pipes.  Here are a few tips that might prevent you from having a potential water loss to your home or business. Place insulated faucet covers over your outdoor faucets. Lowe’s is well stocked with these. Open you cabinet doors beneath your sinks in order to let the warm air circulate around the pipes. If your sink or bathroom plumbing is in Read More

Factors that Affect Your Productivity

Learn what factors might be holding you back. In today’s fast-paced environment, it seems like there are always a million things that need to get done. In our busy lives, many of us simply cannot afford to have a lapse in productivity. Worried that you aren’t being as productive as you could be? Here are some of the factors that could be negatively affecting your productivity. 1) Sleep Deficit Many people stay awake late into the night to finish the day’s activities. However, these late Read More

Thanksgiving Home Safety Tips

Keep your home safe this Thanksgiving. Whether you are traveling or hosting Thanksgiving dinner at your house, your home faces some risks this holiday. Make sure that you take the necessary precautions to protect your home. Here are some safety tips to help you prepare your home for a safe Thanksgiving. 1) If you’re traveling this Thanksgiving, you might want to consider investing in a home security system. Having a security system can help protect your home from burglars while you’re away. Read More

How to Maintain Your Car’s Value

Follow these steps to preserve the value of your car. Regardless of the make, model, and age of the car you drive, there are several things that you can do to slow your vehicle’s depreciation and maintain its value. Unfortunately, many drivers only start to think about their car’s value when it’s time to sell it or trade it in. Don’t wait till the last minute, maintain your car’s value from the start with these suggestions. Keep Your Car in the Garage Leaving your car exposed to the Read More