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Keeping Your Home Safe From Fire in Every Room
August 23, 2017

Fewer people die in home fires now than they did in decades past, thanks to smoke detectors, building codes that require fire-retardant construction materials, and general fire safety awareness. But fires still cause thousands of deaths every year, and even...

You’ve Closed Your Mortgage—5 Things You Should do Next.
February 27, 2017

It’s finally happened. While you were traipsing to all those open houses, negotiating with sellers, and rounding up a mountain of financial documentation, you thought it might never end.  But it did end: a seller agreed to your offer, and...

Is Your Home Ready for Winter?
November 28, 2016

It’s that time of year: temperatures are dropping and days are getting shorter. Take a few steps now to get your home ready for winter. You’ll be sitting pretty in the chillier days ahead. Show some love for your heating...

Homeowner’s Toolbox: 20 Tools Every Homeowner Should Have
November 19, 2016

Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish. From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home...

Big Design Moves That Make All the Difference
November 7, 2016

Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish. From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts...

How to Prioritize Home Projects
October 27, 2016

Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish. From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts...

5 Tips for New Homeowners
October 10, 2016

Owning a new home is exciting! But home maintenance is time-consuming. New first-time homeowners usually find themselves facing expenses they didn’t have to worry about in their previous lives as renters. As a new homeowner, you’ve just committed to paying...