Preventing Winter House Fires

Winter in New England is the season for wool socks, hot chocolate, and flannel sheets. But it’s also the time of year when people’s houses are most likely to catch on fire.

Posted by Janet Costa on Jan 1, 2019
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The Second Homeowner Landlord: Tips for Keeping Your Eyes Open

In this era of Airbnb and VRBO, the prospect of owning a second home that you rent out for at least part of the year seems more doable than ever.

Posted by Sherry Noyes on Sep 18, 2018
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Dreaming About Your Place in the Sun?

It’s coming. As sure as the sun rises in the east, Old Man Winter is going to rear his hoary head.

Posted by Norm Frates on Aug 30, 2018
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Throwing Shade at Summer Heat

So you survived the summer heat wave of 2018—barely. No doubt you were grateful for electric fans, window a/c units, central air, and overhead fans.

Posted by Janet Costa on Aug 2, 2018
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Spring Maintenance for Inside the Home

It’s warm again in the northeast—finally. Now you can enjoy being outside without the hindrance of boots and mittens, hats and heavy coats. It’s time to trade in the skis for a bike, switch from snowshoes to hiking boots.

Posted by Janet Costa on May 30, 2017
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Spring Maintenance for Your Home’s Exterior

Winter’s finally over! It’s time to turn your attention to the rites of spring a la homeowner: spring maintenance.

Posted by Sherry Noyes on May 25, 2017
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It’s Time for Spring Clean Up!

Spring has sprung! And now is the time to emerge from the long winter hibernation and spruce up the yard—and all its attendant equipment—for the summer ahead.

Posted by Anne Bilodeau on May 23, 2017
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How To Shovel Your Roof in Winter

Here in New England, it’s not uncommon to see people shoveling their roofs clear of snow when it gets too deep.

Posted by Jim Giller on Jan 12, 2017
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Tips to Keep Your Home Safe During the Cold Winter Season

Winter has arrived! Time to pull the heavy coats, boots, and gloves to the front of the closet and find your skis. Don’t forget to prepare for weather emergencies and get your house for the onslaught of cold weather!

Posted by Sarah Powell on Jan 10, 2017
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