Top 3 iOS 8 Features for Homeowners

We’re all looking for faster, better ways to manage our households, and if you’ve already snagged a new iPhone 6 or installed iOS 8, that just got a whole lot easier. Here are three new iPhone 6 features that will make any homeowner's life a breeze.

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NEW ON HOME MATTERS

Energy Tip: Measuring Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

If your home is losing energy, you’re losing money. So, how can you know if your home is energy efficient? You can do a simple DIY energy assessment, or call an auditor or local utility for a professional assessment. Here are tips to get you started.

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10 Hacks to Stock Your Pantry and Keep Your Taste Buds Happy

With the holidays upon us, and winter just around the corner, the last thing you want is to contend with crowds or the elements during an emergency grocery run. With a little advance prep, you can set yourself up well this season.

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Top 5 Items on Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

While fall’s gently tumbling leaves seem so peaceful, they can also be a wake-up call that winter is coming. Now’s the ideal time to take care of some important home maintenance. Use this list to get your home ready for the cold ahead.

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5 Steps to a Manageable Thanksgiving Dinner

Opening your home to friends and family for Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful for even the most seasoned host or hostess. Have no fear, a few simple steps can help break down this daunting dinner and ensure that your meal goes off without a hitch.

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Two Lifesavers No Home Should Be Without

There’s no place like home and the sense of security it provides. But is your family as safe as you think? Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors can mean the difference between life and death, which is why you need both—no ifs, ands or buts.

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4 Things to Do with All Those Fall Leaves

Yes, you can bag them up and put them out on the curb. But if you’re looking to get more creative with your crop of fallen leaves this autumn, you have a few sustainable, useful options. Check out these tips:

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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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Quick Tips

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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3 Simple Ways to Dress Up Your Home for Halloween

Every year, millions of people young and old dress up in costume to collect treats and maybe even hand out a few scares. But people don’t have to be the only ones in costume. Give your home a Halloween makeover with these not-so-scary decorating tips.

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