Carol Kelley's Blog

Posted on 06/10/2024
Home Safety Basics: Fire Prevention
Keeping your home safe doesn't have to be complicated. By practicing good habits and establishing best practices with everyone in your household, you can prepare for--and prevent--major issues. Fire safety is a particular concern that can be accomplished by remembering a few simple tips. Here are the basics of household fire safety: Maintain & Test Your Smoke Detectors...
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Posted on 06/03/2024
New house planning: How to get started
If you’re building a new house, planning begins long...
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Posted on 05/27/2024
4 Geranium Types to Know for Your Garden
Geraniums are one of the most popular garden flowers in North America. They're fragrant, colorful and grow well in containers, hanging baskets and flower beds. They're easy to care for and have over 300 different species to choose from. To help you pick the best option for your garden, here are the four main types of geranium to...
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Posted on 05/20/2024
Gaming setups: Gaming room reminders
Gaming setups range greatly depending on the type of...
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Posted on 05/13/2024
Why smart home devices are worth the investment
After a long day, coming home is a wonderful feeling. Smart...
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Posted on 05/06/2024
3 Pet-Safe Fern Varieties to Grow Indoors
Ferns have been popular houseplants for decades. Despite their reputation for being picky about indoor conditions, ferns are easy to care for when given the right conditions. A great advantage to many ferns is their lack of toxicity, making them safe for households with pets. If you're interested in growing ferns at home, varieties like the bird's nest...
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Posted on 04/29/2024
A basic guide to eco homes
As the topic of sustainability and eco-friendly rings...
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Posted on 04/22/2024
Improve focus & relaxation with these yoga room ideas
If you want to create a relaxing space for home exercise...
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Posted on 04/15/2024
3 Benefits to a Large Down Payment
When buying a home, the down payment will make up the bulk of your upfront expenses. While most mortgage lenders offer you flexibility in the amount of your down payment, it's difficult to decide how much money to spend right away. While a higher upfront cost, a higher-than-minimum down payment has some significant advantages. Here are the main...
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Posted on 04/08/2024
What you should know about house flipping
House flipping is a popular form of real estate investment...
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Posted on 04/01/2024
Your guide to crabgrass preventers
Crabgrass is a type of lawn weed common enough to earn its...
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Posted on 03/25/2024
How to prepare for home remodeling
Home remodeling can be a stressful and complicated...
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