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How to Declutter Your Home, Once and for All

While there are many benefits to downsizing, there’s an important question you have to ask yourself before you get started: “What am I going to do with all my stuff?”That’s where decluttering comes in.Simply put, decluttering is the methodical practice of removing all the unused, unwanted or unnecessary items (i.e. “clutter”) in your home. And while it’s a helpful practice for those looking to downsize...

How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

There’s nothing like coming home to the smell of fresh pine during the holidays. If you enjoyed a real Christmas tree all holiday season, you might now be wondering how to recycle your Christmas tree. If you’re like the majority of people, you’ll simply dispose of your tree after the holidays. Most cities have special curbside pickup schedules, so make sure to check out what your...

Eight Winter Tips for Your Pet

It’s the perfect weather for fluffy snuggles with your favorite four-legged friend, but the dry air and freezing temperatures can be just as dangerous to our pets as they are to us. As the weather begins to turn, it’s important to prep your home for winter, and that includes taking some extra safety precautions for your pets. Here are some tips to keep your four-legged...

Behind the Scenes with Today's Homeowner and Erie Insurance

Have you heard? Erie Insurance partnered with Danny Lipford and the Today’s Homeowner crew to spread the word about our valuable independent insurance agents and ERIE’s signature Guaranteed Replacement Cost coverage.Who is Danny Lipford? Danny Lipford is known as America’s Home Improvement Expert. As host of the Emmy-nominated, nationally syndicated Today’s Homeowner television and radio program, podcast and the destination website TodaysHomeowner.com, Lipford delivers fresh, practical and...

Replacement Cost vs. Market Value: What's the Difference?

If you were asked to describe the state of the housing market over the past few years, it could be summarized in one word: unpredictable.At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many experts predicted a looming housing crash. But instead of heading into a real estate meltdown, U.S. home prices increased an astounding 37 percent in the two years between March 2020 and March 2022.In...