So, you survived the polar vortex, but the resulting electric bill threatens to lighten your wallet considerably. As the brisk winter months continue, you may be wondering if there is some way to avoid, or at the very least, lessen additional costly utility charges. Let me offer a few practical, inexpensive ways that will save energy, the planet, and your bank account as we navigate the final weeks of Ol’e Man Winter.
1. If you have extra or currently unused spaces in your home, like a spare...
Spring has officially sprung, and with that comes all of the joys of a new season in Michigan. That mostly looks like: yard cleanup and home preparations for the warmer, sunnier months. 
We've compiled a list of Spring Home Maintenance Tips from our friends over at HGTV and Houzz.com to help you make your home Spring-ready!

Make sure to check shingles, roof tiles, sidewalks and driveways: harsh winter weather can wear and crack these elements -- make sure you're prepared for the April showers...
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