Articles Tagged In Advice

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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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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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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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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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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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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Simple and Quick Curb Appeal Tips

If you want to spruce up your front lawn appeal, but find the idea too overwhelming to undertake, or if you’re simply short on time or funds, here are some quick tips to boost your home’s curb appeal.

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Steps to Install A Learning Thermostat and Save on Energy

Learn more about one of the newest trending technologies and how it can save you money.

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Summer Gardening for On-the-Go Families

Summer seems to be the busiest season: weekend trips, play dates, and more - yet you do not have the time to spend in your home garden. To achieve that green landscape with limited time, here are some tips that will give you time to maintain your garden.

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The 411 on Home Warranties

You might be surprised to learn that you may have the option of buying a warranty for your home. Depending on your situation, a home warranty could definitely be worth the investment.

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Three Steps to More Effective Billboard Ads

Many agents use billboards in their marketing efforts. But often, they’re not as effective as they could be. Here are three ways to make your next billboard better.

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Which A/C Unit is Best for You?

Not all air conditioning units are created equal. There are a number of unit types that are made specifically for different situations. To get the most out of your next investment, it’s important to understand which one is best for your home.

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Will Summer Renovations Save You Money?

Since you likely spend more time inside your home during winter months, it’s no surprise that, by summer, you may be ready to tackle that renovation project you’ve been considering.

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