Articles Tagged In Homeowners

12 New Year’s Resolutions to Maintain Your Home in 2015

New Year’s resolutions aren’t just about self-improvement. You can use them to get your house in shape, too. Here’s a 12-month program to tackle house projects in 2015.

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12 New Year’s Resolutions to Maintain Your Home in 2015

New Year’s resolutions aren’t just about self-improvement. You can use them to get your house in shape, too. Here’s a 12-month program to tackle house projects in 2015.

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4 Questions To Ask Before Hiring a Contractor

Hiring a contractor is a major commitment of money and time. Before investing be sure you are hiring the best person for the job by asking these four key questions.

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5 Memes Only People Who Stink At Home Repair Will Understand

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5 Ways to Cut Your Heating Costs

Winter doesn’t have to mean higher heating bills. Here are a few simple home improvement tips you can use to help keep your house warm and your bills under control.

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5 Ways to Enjoy Your Summer Vacation After Summer…And Get a Great Deal

The summer of 2014 may be a memory, but post-Labor Day vacations are an ideal way to enjoy great savings and experience summer all over again.

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5 Ways to Get Out From Under Holiday Bills

Feeling that holiday bill hangover? You’re not alone—Americans planned to spend $861 on the 2014 holiday season. Whether you spent more or less, here are ideas to put that debt to bed.

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6 Mobile Apps For Today’s Home Owners

Home automation has been around for years but used to require expensive installations and complicated remote controls. With the latest apps, you can now control your home’s lighting, temperature, security systems from your smartphone or tablet.

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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 Tax Deductions That Can Save Homeowners Money

As a homeowner, you may be eligible for some federal tax deductions that can save you money. Always consult with your tax expert about your particular circumstances. be sure to ask if you are eligible for any of these deductions:

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7 Ways to Prep Your Lawn and Garden for Fall

Fall is the harvest season, but it’s also the best time to prepare for spring growth. Make the most of fall’s ideal conditions by following these tips for a lush and healthy spring landscape.

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8 Indoor Activities to Keep Kids Busy Through Winter

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Best Summer Sales

Summer is the time for R&R, but if you’re a value-conscious shopper, you never take a break from finding the best deal. With these tips, you can score some great items on the cheap. Check them out and enjoy the savings!

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Bugs are Back. Be Ready for Them.

The excitement of backyard BBQ’s and everything outdoors tend to distract us from one of springtime’s most unwelcomed house guests; insects. Stay ahead of the game and learn how to properly defend you and your home against these annoying pests.

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Don’t Let These Winter Home Problems Leave You Out in the Cold

Is your home ready for winter? Sustained low temperatures, combined with cold winds and winter precipitation, can cause problems for the interior and exterior of your home. Here are some common winter household problems to anticipate and avoid:

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Easy Ways to Avoid Frozen Pipes

Frozen pipes are more than a nuisance. A frozen pipe can burst and lead to water damage, leaving you without water until it’s repaired. Here’s how you can keep the water flowing safely in your home.

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Free Download: Maintenance Guide

AHS can help keep your appliances running smoothly with our FREE Maintenance Guide. Download your copy today and get great tips to keep your home in top shape.

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Good Spring-Clean Family Fun

It's that wonderful time of year again. The sun's back, life’s returning outdoors and we can finally do things other than huddle around the heater. Unfortunately, one of those things is cleaning. Here’s how to make it more fun and family friendly.

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Home Warranty Basics and What It Covers

A home warranty is one of the best means of protecting your budget that a homeowner can have. But, what exactly IS a home warranty?

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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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Infographic: 5 Tips for Selling Your Home Using Feng Shui

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Introducing the New MyAccount

Control of your account is now at your fingertips.

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Is Your Home Pet Proof?

Even the most well-behaved pets get into things they shouldn’t: many of us have a pair of shredded shoes to prove it. To make sure your home is as pet-proof as possible, ask yourself these questions:

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Keeping Your Home Safe While On Vacation

Summer is the prime time for family vacations but unfortunately, empty homes can attract unwanted attention. Before you lock up the house and head to your destination, make sure you take some simple precautions to protect your home while you’re away.

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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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Mid-Summer Tip:The Better-Late-Than-Never Garden

Better late than never when it comes to gardening! Browse here for tips on how to make the most of your garden, even late in the summer season.

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Missed A Spot! Places in Your Home That You Probably Forgot to Clean

No matter how much you dust, scrub, and polish, there are a few places around the house that always seem to be overlooked. Read on to discover the surfaces you probably haven’t cleaned in a while. They could be the germiest places in your home.

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My Top 3 Lessons From Hiring a Landscape Contractor

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Pick the Best Bike for You

Cycling may be the perfect exercise. It’s low-impact, saves energy, and anyone can enjoy its many health benefits. But once you’ve decided to incorporate cycling into your lifestyle, how do you decide which breed of bike to call your own?

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Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

Winter is here, and with freezing temperatures could come frozen pipes. Plumbing breaks and flood damage can be incredibly costly, so preparation is key to keep your pipes from freezing. Follow these easy steps to prevent expensive plumbing repairs.

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