Protect Your Pipes: The Best Way to Dispose of Fats, Oils and Grease

Learn how to dispose of grease with Home Matters expert tips for proper grease disposal.

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AHS® Guide to Backyard Home Pool Safety

Backyard pools are awesome, but they’re also a big responsibility. To help keep your summer cool, follow this guide on pool safety. Planning a pool party? We have some great tips for making it a summer success.

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Home Appliance Repairs: Tips That Will Save You Time and Money

Our household appliances are a part of what makes the home happy. Discover simple ways to avoid repairs with the help of routine maintenance.

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Lifestyle

How Home Warranties Can Make Life Less Stressful

A home warranty can repair and replace all of your broken appliances and home systems. When the household is under stress a home warranty can pay off.

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American Home Shield Takes to Instagram

Find the best tips for diy home renovations, remodeling and repairs with the American Home Shield newly launched Instagram account. Get connected and discover amazing #AHSPoolTips, #AHSSpringMaintenance and so much more.

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10 Ways to Save Money on Your Energy Bill This Summer

It's Summertime, and the living is easy. Until your see your energy bill. Save money on your electric and utility bills using these energy conservation methods.

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New Home Décor Trends For 2016

2016 is quickly turning into one of design’s hottest years when it comes to home décor. You can incorporate some of these trends into your home whether you are doing a complete overhaul of one or more rooms or making simple and inexpensive changes.

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Conducting A Home Improvement Check-Up

Updates and improvements are exciting and add value to your home, but when using a contractor for projects that are above and beyond DIY, always do your homework. Use these helpful check-up tips to make sure that your project stays on track.

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9 Products You Need For D.I.Y. Home Repairs

If you want something done right, do it yourself. But how do you know you're using the right tools? Home Matters home repair experts share the best tools for D.I.Y projects.

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3 Best Light Bulbs for Your Household Appliances

Different light bulbs can impact how your appliances work. Learn about the differences and what will work best for each of your household appliances.

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Avoid Microwave Meltdowns: Easy Troubleshooting Tips

Is your microwave not heating, the light not coming on or is it beginning to have a strange smell? We put together some easy solutions for common microwave malfunctions in this troubleshooting guide.

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Don’t Call The Plumber Just Yet: How To Tackle Dishwasher Draining Issues

Is your dishwasher not draining properly? Before you call a plumber, follow these steps to see if the problem can be solved without the help of a professional.

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quick tips

How to Maintain a Swimming Pool in Summer

It's almost summertime, which means it's time to get your swimming pool in shape for the warm months ahead.

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repair & maintenance

How to Clean Your Air Conditioner's Condensate Drain Line

Taking the time to clean your air conditioner's drain line (or the condensate line) can have a great positive effect on how efficiently your system runs. Here's how to quickly and safely prevent problems with your unit.

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repair & maintenance

Is Your A/C Ready for Summer?

Summer is almost upon us, and that means it’s time to check your A/C system. It’s important to regularly check the system in order to prevent any breakdowns once things start to heat up. Below are a few helpful steps for checking your A/C system.

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