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Saving Money on Your Heating Bill Saving Money on Your Heating Bill

By Ben Levy

Nowadays, saving money on household utilities is very important to many people. Heating costs can be very high during the winter, especially in colder climates. However, there are many ways to save on your monthly heating bill, so that you have more money in your savings account.

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Getting Rejected for a Mortgage Getting Rejected for a Mortgage

By Ben Levy

You have finally found your dream home, the perfect little piece of paradise. All you have to do is get approved by the bank for your mortgage. You get a call from the bank and all of your dreams have been crushed. The application for your mortgage was reviewed: you have been rejected. What do you do now?

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How to Deal with Asbestos in your Home How to Deal with Asbestos in your Home

By Ben Levy

Breathing high levels of asbestos fibers can cause several serious health problems including cancer. If your home was built before or during the 1970s there may be asbestos in your home.

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Cleaning out Your Chimney Cleaning out Your Chimney

By Ben Levy

Chimney cleaning should be done regularly to prevent creosote buildup. Creosote is a fine black substance that is the by-product of the wood that is burnt in a fireplace.

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Benefits of a Brick Home Benefits of a Brick Home

By Ben Levy

The benefits of buying brick homes are not only aesthetic, but also provide lower maintenance costs and and higher resale values than wood or vinyl sided homes.

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Cheap Ways to Cool Down Your Home Cheap Ways to Cool Down Your Home

By Ben Levy

There are a few simple things you can do to turn your inferno house into a nice cool environment to live in.

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Things to Think About When Cleaning out your Home Things to Think About When Cleaning out your Home

By Ben Levy

It is past spring cleaning and that old item that's been lingering about your house is still there. So, here comes the age old question. How do you know when to throw something away?

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What is APR What is APR

By Ben Levy

APR is the Annual Percentage Rate and tells you your interest rate on a mortgage for the whole year. It is also used for credit cards and automobile loans. Usually, the higher your APR, the more it will cost you.

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Landscaping Tips for your Home Landscaping Tips for your Home

By Ben Levy

The most important landscaping anyone with a yard can do is to keep your grass healthy. Having dead or browning grass detracts from your home and creates a lifeless aura around your property.

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Ben Levy is a Staff Writer at Pennsylvania Homes.