7 Projects to Improve Home Value with Your Tax Refund

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, not Christmas… tax refund season! Who doesn’t love receiving some extra spending money to kick off the New Year? One of the best ways to take advantage of your tax refund is to put it toward your home. Here are seven ways you can use your tax refund to improve the value your home. Project #1: Get Organized Investing in organizational storage is a great way to kick-start your spring cleaning and improve the value of your home. For a few hundred dollars, you can install organizational storage in areas of your home, like closets and pantries, to … [Continue reading]

Beware the Cost of April Fools: Pranks Gone Wrong


We all know that friend or family member who tries to play an epic April Fools joke each year to claim the title of "Best Prankster.”  Unfortunately, what may seem like an innocent joke at first may result in serious damage to one’s home, not mention the safety of those involved. We’ve rounded up the top prank safety tips to help you keep the laughs going this April Fools Day. A Few Common Pranks Gone Wrong… Vandalism From shattered windows to egg-covered houses, vandalism is one of the leading ways April Fools Day pranksters wreak havoc on homes. According to Gallup's annual crime poll, … [Continue reading]