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Doors

If you’re considering an energy efficient exterior door, now is the time to take action. There are new  tax incentives for homeowners who replace older, less efficient doors with an energy efficient entry door. You could get a tax credit – up to $1,500 per household - for energy efficient...

Interior Remodeling

Vacations can be a time of joy, laughter ... and burglaries. Yes, unfortunately, burglaries are more common than we'd imagine. Even daylight hours won't deter some bolder burglars. To avoid becoming another crime statistic, follow these home security tips to make your home less attractive to...

Garage Remodeling

As the summer season begins its slow fade into fall, it's time to start thinking about projects that can prep your house for the chillier weather ahead. Here's where to begin.

Weekend #1: Get the Garage Door Ready to Roll

Your garage can be a handy storage zone for tools, sports...

Pruning and Trimming

Home security is an important part of any trip plan, whether you're preparing for a weekend getaway or an extended vacation. Summer is a hot season for home burglaries, with break-ins typically peaking in July and August.

Besides being protected against burglary, mechanical problems can...

Decorating and Design

Preventing holiday break-ins by increasing your home security during the holidays should be part of your plan during a busy and wonderfully hectic season of shopping and gift-giving, decorating and celebrating with friends and family. Unfortunately, it's an equally busy time of year for home...

Burglary Prevention Tips

According to the FBI, burglars break in to a home or apartment once every 15 seconds. The risk that a burglary could happen to you is very real, no matter where you live.  Fortunately, it’s not difficult to improve your home to prevent a burglary.

Your home’s security is only as good as its...