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How to Clean Your Hot Water Heater

Amid the endless list of household chores that await you on a day to day basis, flushing out your hot water heater isn’t likely to be at the top. In fact, it wouldn’t be surprising if it didn’t even make it on most homeowners to-do lists at all. But DomiDocs…

5 Ways to Secure Your Home From Being Broken Into

As a safe haven for you and your family, chances are your home is the most valuable asset you own. The known side of protecting your investment is ensuring it’s well taken care of and you’ve got adequate insurance coverage in place. The unknown side is the potential for property…

How to Stay Safe Online During the Holidays

With the holiday season just around the corner, and shopping online being the preferred method in the current climate, it seemed only fitting that DomiDocs discuss the important subject of how to keep you and your loved ones safe, especially when it comes to your time spent online. According to…

Digital Home Integration

Whether you’re building a new home or already own your pride and joy, Americans today want tech-savvy homes. A U.S. Houzz Smart Home Trends Study from 2016 found the top reasons homeowners install smart home devices are for security/safety, entertainment, climate control, and lighting. New homes today are likely equipped…

Tips Your Plumber Won't Tell You

We all know many trades have some insider secrets they’d rather not share. Industry experts and DomiDocs offer these tips your plumber won’t tell you. Being Flushable Really Isn’t a Thing Even if those wipes, feminine hygiene products, or floss say they’re flushable, these products can easily cause blockages by…

How to Prep Financially for When You Die

As a homeowner, you’ve got responsibilities for everything from mortgage payments to performing regular home maintenance to ensuring your home is taken care of. But what happens when you die? The National Funeral Directors Association states a mere 21% of Americans have talked to their families about their final wishes,…

50+ Things That Make Your Home Outdated

Don’t let an outdated trend subtract value from your home’s overall worth. Remember that decorating trends are just that: trends. They certainly aren’t meant to be permanent fixtures in your home for years to come. While some decorating fixes may seem more like renovations, keeping your home up-to-date will ensure…

Should I Sell? 6 Questions to Ask...

At some point in every homeowner’s mind, the question comes up - should I sell my home? This is usually followed by some confused thinking about not knowing where to start or what your house may even be worth in this current pandemic market. DomiDocs recommends these 6 questions to…

Stressless Fall Home Maintenance Tips

With the strange year we’ve had so far, it’s almost hard to believe it’s almost October. The cooler weather months are coming whether we like it or not, so it’s best to be prepared for those shorter days and chilly winter nights. Following a fall maintenance schedule for your home…

Managing work, family and home during COVID

The wise Greek philosopher Heraclitus was quoted as saying “change is the only constant in life,” and if that isn’t a perfect adage to encapsulate 2020 thus far, we don’t know what is. In fact, changes—and unexpected ones at that—seem to be the theme of this year. From the moment…

How To File An Insurance Claim

Being a homeowner doesn’t come without risk. But having a solid insurance policy can help to minimize risk and protect your home’s overall investment. According to the Insurance Services Office (ISO) of Verisk Analytics, the most common homeowner insurance claims are a direct result of fire, lightning, bodily injury, wind,…

5 Ways To Optimize Your Home

An unparalleled marketplace has been produced by the coronavirus pandemic where the vulnerable and those who thought they were financially secure have been faced with extraordinary challenges as homeowners. If you’re one of them, you’re not alone. Nearly 2.9 million homeowners in America have opted to delay mortgage payments due…

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

According to the National Vulnerability Database, 5,121 new computer vulnerabilities were identified in the past 30 days. That’s a new vulnerability every 8 minutes. Fortunately, October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the theme for 2020 is #BeCyberSmart. And it could not have arrived at a better time as

Myths about renting during and after COVID

The year 2020 has been one filled with constant change and disruption of the status quo that has proven quite discombobulating. This variance from the norm—caused directly by the current Coronavirus pandemic—has also affected the real estate market. The ramifications of this shakeup in the real estate world have deeply…

What You Need to Know About Realtor Safety During COVID-19

Shopping for a home is exciting, but we’re definitely living in some strange times. The current COVID-19 pandemic means there will be changes when interacting with your realtor, and while this current health crisis is obviously fluid, the essential service real estate industry has been provided guidance through the National…

Housing market trends during COVID-19

Living in today’s world is somewhat like swimming in rough, unknown waters for the first time. As COVID-19 continues to plague our nation, and the world, Americans are seeking to stay afloat amid a constant cycle of unfamiliar and shifting tides. As the economy has left many people feeling as…

Keep your home in tip-top shape

As a homeowner, the investment that you have already made in purchasing your home is probably the biggest investment that you have ever—or will ever—make. And after investing such time and money into your home, you will certainly want to do everything in your power to protect that investment, especially…

Hurricane season is here, are you prepared?

We have all been weathering the storm of the recent pandemic thus far this year, but brace yourselves even more homeowners, as it is officially hurricane season. If you feel as most of us already do, it’s your opinion that 2020 has already pummeled us enough. The great news is…

DomiDocs Journey Through Building

When it comes to building a new home for buyers, builders understand that homeowners are making a big commitment and embarking on one of the most important life journeys they will ever make. Any builder worth their salt already knows that working alongside buyers during the new home construction—and/or purchasing—process…