How to Prevent Fires in Your Rental Home

Posted by Lindsey Austin on Feb 19, 2018 4:02:06 PM

If you're lucky, you never have to deal with the consequences and pain that comes with a fire in your home. But, some of us aren't so lucky and the reality is that we all need to be educated and prepared on what to do to prevent fires, and how to react if one begins in our home or rental home.

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Watering your Foundation- Why You Need To Do It, Even In a Rental Home

Posted by Lindsey Austin on Jan 30, 2018 11:10:04 AM

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Texas is no stranger to drought conditions, and these extended dry periods have been known to take their toll on crops, landscapes and even cattle. But something that is overlooked and can ultimately lead to extensive damage and costly repairs is the effect it has on the home's foundation.

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Turn Your Rental Home Into a Mini Gym

Posted by Lindsey Austin on Jan 10, 2018 10:35:31 AM

Untitled design (37).pngMany of us have made New Years resolutions to lose the extra weight, but some of us don't have the money to afford a gym membership. So, no gym? No problem. We've come up with a ton of ways to use household products and structures you already have to get in a great workout from the comfort of your rental home.

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10 Ways to Maximize Space in a Small House

Posted by Lindsey Austin on Dec 12, 2017 5:01:18 PM

Big, spacious, beautiful homes are dreamy. But, for some of us, it's unattainable or just plain unrealistic, especially if it's a rental home. Plus, small homes or apartments can be just as nice if you know how to make the most of the space you're provided. Here are ten efficient ways to maximize space in a small home.

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Indoor/Outdoor Tips to Winterize Your Rental Home

Posted by Lindsey Austin on Nov 20, 2017 10:04:00 AM

There's more to do to prepare your home for winter than you may have realized. Whether you rent your home or purchased it, one thing is the same: you need to show your home some extra TLC in those winter months for its sake (and yours!). Alden Short, Inc. is here to offer steps to winterize your home and keep everything in proper working order.

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How to Survive Hosting Your First Thanksgiving in Your New Home

Posted by Lindsey Austin on Nov 16, 2017 9:42:14 AM

There's nothing like gathering around a lavishly decorated table to indulge in a Thanksgiving feast with your family and friends. But, hosting can be stressful, especially if you've recently moved and it's your first time. There's so much on the line from making enough food, decorating, entertaining and making sure your guests are happy and full. Don't panic! Alden Short, Inc. is here to provide some helpful tips to help you survive hosting your first Thanksgiving in your new home.

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