Articles Tagged In Advice

10 Easy Dishwasher Tips That Will Help You Save Money

Dishwasher maintenance is essential. Cleaning your dishwasher and looking out for early signs of trouble saves you from spending hundreds of dollars on repairs - or even more on a premature replacement.

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10 Ways to Simplify Your Morning Routine

Sometimes the biggest challenge of the day is getting out of the house in the morning.

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12 Tips For Safe Grilling

When family and friends gather outdoors to enjoy summer weather, it’s a good bet that a grill may be involved. Learn twelve ways that will making your summer grilling safe.

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5 Must-Have American Inventions For Your Home

We’re celebrating American originality at its best by featuring our favorite American-made innovations and the people responsible for making them a reality.

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6 Ways to Be a Good Neighbor

Developing relationships with your neighbors can make your life easier...

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7 Healthy Habits You Should Start Today

Being healthier doesn’t mean spending long hours at the gym. Sometimes a few simple changes to your lifestyle are all it takes. Starting from the moment you get into bed at night, here are seven habits you can start today that will last a lifetime.

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9 Ways to Keep Your Food Fresh Longer

There’s nothing healthier than lush, fresh produce. And there’s nothing more discouraging than having it spoil before you can eat it. These tips can help you keep your produce fresh longer, save money and reduce waste.

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Be Prepared: Home Emergency Readiness

From wild weather to wild fires to blackouts, you never…

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Best Kitchen Updates on a Budget

Updating your kitchen is one of the best ways to improve your home’s appearance and increase its value. Upgrade your kitchen without straining the family budget.

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Chill Out with Ceiling Fans

Air conditioning accounts for more than 15 percent of the energy use of the average home. Using ceiling fans can conserve energy and save money.

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Common Myths About Your Air Conditioner

There are so many tips out there to help keep your home cool. However, much of the advice you hear may just be myths. Let’s tackle the most common myths and learn the reality on how to best run your air conditioner.

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Do’s and Don’ts to Make a Home Addition Pay Off

When your home improvement projects include an addition, it should suit both your needs and taste, but stick with this simple guideline to help it pay off for you in the long run.

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Follow these 5 Instagram Accounts for Home Improvement Inspiration

The home and garden universe on Instagram is vast—with just a few swipes of your smartphone, you can find design inspiration, fascinating vintage finds, gardening tips and even larger-scale DIY projects to try around the house.

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Fourth of July Fun

Fourth of July is right around the corner, and we declare your freedom to go a little crazy with red, white and blue at your backyard barbecue.

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Go It Alone or Hire a Pro? Replacing an Entry Door Threshold

Door thresholds play an important role in sealing out the elements. If they’re worn out, doors may not close properly, causing drafts. Should you replace it or hire a professional?

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Guide to Buying Appliances at an Outlet Store

Buying appliances from an outlet store can save you quite a significant amount. Learn how to find the best appliances without spending or stressing more.

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Helpful Tips In the Event of Flooding

When flooding strikes your local area, lives may be disrupted and many homes may experience water damage. Help minimize additional water damage and costs by following these steps:

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High-Tech Innovations to Make Your Pool Safer

Modern technology doesn't stop at fancy new smart watches or thermostats. There are lots of really cool, innovative technologies available to help keep you and your family safe in your backyard pool.

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Homemade, Handmade Father’s Day Gifts From The Heart

If you're stumped about what to give a special dad for Father's Day this year, why not consider a homemade gift? Not only are saving money, homemade and handemade gifts are deeply treasured. Get creative with some of these simple ideas:

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Home Matters: Helpful Home Plumbing Tips

To avoid expensive plumbing repairs, check out these simple maintenance steps to keep your home’s plumbing system components running smoothly.

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How Burglars See Your Home

What makes a home an attractive target for burglars? What can you do to protect yourself? Here are five easy tips to “think like a burglar” and keep your home safe.

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How to Effectively Water Your Lawn

An attractive yard adds to your home’s curb appeal, and watering it correctly is essential in the warmer months.

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Keep Your Pets Safe in Cold Weather

In frigid weather, it’s best to keep your pet indoors longer and shorten walks to help prevent frostbite or hypothermia.Don’t be shy about putting a sweater or coat on your pet to help it stay warm.

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Look Down to Step Up Sales

Don’t overlook a property’s floor during staging. Buyers certainly won’t. Here are three tips for more attractive floors.

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Make Summer Maintenance Simple With This Handy Checklist

In summer, it’s easy to take a relaxed approach to everything—even home maintenance. So start tackling your summer home maintenance today. Our checklist makes it simple.

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Making a Great Listing Presentation

The purpose of a listing presentation is to help you learn as much as you can about a seller’s home and the seller, but it’s also the perfect opportunity to market yourself.

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Preparing Sellers for Home Inspection Success

AHS teamed up with our sister brand, AmeriSpec, to share some tips you can provide your sellers to help make their inspections go smoothly.

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Preventing Common Microwave Mishaps

For many of us, microwaves have aroused curiosity since childhood and been the central piece to countless home experiments gone wrong. But, do you know the basics of what actually can and can’t be microwaved? Test your knowledge below:

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Protecting Your Home from Termites

Tiny termites can do a huge amount of damage to your home. The problem is that you may not even know you have them since they hide so well.

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Real Estate Professionals: Help Sellers Entice Buyers and Avoid Headaches

An AHS Home Protection Plan not only makes a home more attractive but also gives sellers great peace of mind too. Learn more in this month’s video.

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