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Things That Should Never Be Stored in Your Attic

Posted by Sarah Pearson on

Things That Should Never Be Stored in Your Attic

If you're like most homeowners, you probably have a lot of stuff crammed into your attic. While it might be convenient to store all of your excess belongings up there, it's important to be aware of what should never be stored in your attic. Why? Because storing certain items in your attic can actually damage your home and cause serious safety hazards. If you're not sure what these items are, read on for a list of the things that should never be stored in your attic. Hazardous Materials If you're storing any flammable chemicals—whether they're used for cleaning, photography, or...

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Hazards Around the House

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Hazards Around the House

When you are considering buying your first house, there are so many things to think about. You have to think about the cost of the mortgage, if you want a yard or not, and how old is too old for appliances? It's easy to forget that there are other hazards around the house that could come back and bite you at any time.  I know I'm guilty of this myself; it took me almost burning my entire kitchen down before I realized that having an oven that was older than me wasn't safe anymore! Listen up though because I don't...

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What Do You Do With an Extra Room?

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What Do You Do With an Extra Room?

Now that you have a spare room, it's time to figure out what to do with the space. There are so many things you can do! You can turn it into an office, a guest bedroom or even just storage for all your holiday decorations. The possibilities are endless and you don't have to spend a lot of money either. I'm going to outline some ideas below about how you can use this extra space in your home! Guest Bedroom  When you're looking to make your spare room into a guest bedroom, there are many things that should be considered....

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Maintenance Tips For Your Attic Storage Lift

Posted by Erika Stahl on

Maintenance Tips For Your Attic Storage Lift

Attic lifts are handy pieces of home equipment used for moving items into upper storage areas. We all know that lifting large boxes up a ladder is very risky. Attic lifts make this process much safer. However, you need to take care of them so they can last as long as possible. Follow these maintenance tips for your attic storage lift to keep you, your storage items, and your lift secure. Inspect Before Every Use There are two parts of the attic lift system that you need to check each time you use it. First are the power and remote-control...

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How Do I Start Organizing My Garage?

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How Do I Start Organizing My Garage?

The average American household has a garage, but not everyone uses it for its intended purpose. Some people use the garage to store things they are too lazy to take inside or outside, or they simply don't have room in their house. Well if you're one of the people who can't seem to get your act together when it comes time to put away your stuff and live an organized life, we've compiled some great tips on how to get started with organizing your garage so you can be more productive and less stressed out.  Where to Start?  Where do...

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