Homeowner Advice

A collection of 38 posts
The Perfect Home Office Quiz: How Comfortable and Productive Is Yours?
Homeowner Advice

The Perfect Home Office Quiz: How Comfortable and Productive Is Yours?

We’ve gathered recommendations from more than 70 professionals and now we invite you to answer 5 questions to find out how your working area stacks up against their recommendations.

Stefania Filizola
September 2021
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6 min read
Homeowners Associations: Visualizing Increasing Membership and Metro Areas With Highest Fees
Industry News

Homeowners Associations: Visualizing Increasing Membership and Metro Areas With Highest Fees

Using data from the US Census, we have visualized the increase of new single-family homes sold in a homeowners association and US metros with the highest monthly fees.

Adam Graham
September 2021
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6 min read
The Perfect Home Office Quiz: How Comfortable and Productive Is Yours?
Homeowner Advice

The Perfect Home Office Quiz: How Comfortable and Productive Is Yours?

We’ve gathered recommendations from more than 70 professionals and now we invite you to answer 5 questions to find out how your working area stacks up against their recommendations.

Stefania Filizola
September 2021
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6 min read
What Luxury Home Improvement Could You Afford With Savings From Solar Panels?
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What Luxury Home Improvement Could You Afford With Savings From Solar Panels?

Estimated savings on bills from using solar energy can amount to a lot. We've taken a look at just what luxury home feature you could afford with 25 years of savings.

Adam Graham
August 2021
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5 min read
Analyzing Wildfire Destruction: What Can Homeowners Do to Protect Their Homes?
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Analyzing Wildfire Destruction: What Can Homeowners Do to Protect Their Homes?

Analyzing data from the past 15 years, our graphics show how many structures have been destroyed by wildfire and in which states. We have also interviewed top experts to find out how homeowners can protect their homes from wildfire and what makes a home more fire-resistant.

Adam Graham
August 2021
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6 min read
Visualizing the Cost to Cut the Odds of Rodents and Roaches in Your Home
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Visualizing the Cost to Cut the Odds of Rodents and Roaches in Your Home

For World Pest Day and in order to raise awareness of the importance of keeping your home pest free, we have created a visualization depicting the likelihood of seeing roaches or rodents in your home when your property is in need of certain structural repairs.

Ornella Bianco
June 2021
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5 min read
In Which U.S. Metro Areas You Are Most Likely to See Rodents and Roaches in Homes
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In Which U.S. Metro Areas You Are Most Likely to See Rodents and Roaches in Homes

To spread the importance of World Pest Day, we gathered and analyzed the most recent U.S. Census Bureau’s American Housing Survey in a map that illustrates the percentage of in-home roach and rodent sightings across the top 15 most populous U.S. metropolitan areas.

Adam Graham
June 2021
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4 min read
Realtors’ Project Recommendations for Selling a Home in 2021 - Visualized by Budget
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Realtors’ Project Recommendations for Selling a Home in 2021 - Visualized by Budget

If you're looking to sell your home, which improvement projects should be your top priority? These are the top home staging projects that realtors recommend the most in 2021 by budget.

Adam Graham
April 2021
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4 min read
U.S. Power Outages in 2020: A State-by-State Analysis and Solutions for Homeowners
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U.S. Power Outages in 2020: A State-by-State Analysis and Solutions for Homeowners

There were countless outages across the U.S. throughout the year. Collectively, these outages point toward a growing problem that needs to be addressed. In this article we analyze the problem and the available solutions for homeowners.

Chad Emery
March 2021
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7 min read
Cost vs. Savings of Installing Solar Panels in Each State in 2020
Solar

Cost vs. Savings of Installing Solar Panels in Each State in 2020

There are many reasons to invest in solar energy. From avoiding rising energy costs to improving sustainability, many homeowners today are making the choice to switch to solar for their homes. The upfront

Yuka Kato
April 2020
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5 min read
A Healthy Home: What It Means to Homeowners and Contractors
Industry News

A Healthy Home: What It Means to Homeowners and Contractors

Homeowners are increasingly concerned about how their home’s environment could be negatively affecting their well-being. In fact, a joint 2019 study conducted by Harvard University and the Farnsworth Group reported that 30

Yuka Kato
April 2020
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5 min read
A Visual Guide to Coronavirus-Proof Your Home and Stay Comfortable, Room by Room
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A Visual Guide to Coronavirus-Proof Your Home and Stay Comfortable, Room by Room

With the worldwide outbreak of the Coronavirus and the illness it causes - COVID-19, more and more people are beginning to shelter in place by working and attending school from home. Even those

Cristina Miguelez
March 2020
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5 min read
Visualizing Cost vs Value of Home Improvement Projects  in 2020
Siding

Visualizing Cost vs Value of Home Improvement Projects in 2020

Home remodeling is nearly a 450 billion industry. Even with the Great Recession, the home remodeling industry remains strong, and homeowners and renters alike are continuing to invest in home improvement projects. In

Yuka Kato
March 2020
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4 min read
Residential Fires 101: What You Need to Know as a Homeowner
Damage restoration

Residential Fires 101: What You Need to Know as a Homeowner

It's the time of year to celebrate with loved ones, use the fireplace once again, and enjoy all that winter has to offer. But as Jack Frost starts to knock, it’s important

Yuka Kato
December 2019
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5 min read

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