Kealia Reynolds

Editor

Kealia Reynolds covers company reviews, real estate, homeownership, home warranties, and personal finance topics for House Method. Her work has been published in national publications for a variety of audiences such as consumers and homeowners. She graduated from The School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2017 with a B.A. in Strategic Communications.

Blog

64 Projects to Increase
Home Resale Value This Weekend

When we think of increasing resale value, big reno projects are often prioritized. But there are plenty of minor tasks that can be done with just as much effect. Boost your home’s resale value this weekend with these 64 projects, big and small.

Blog

The Best and Worst Home Trends of the 2000s

With a resurgence of home trends from the 2000s, there are some that we’re absolutely in love with, but others that should just stay in the past. Here are the best—and worst—home trends from the 2000s.

Lawn

Best Lawn Mowers

The best lawn mowers have powerful motors and blades that can cut any type of grass or weed and different cutting options for a more precise trim. View our top picks here.

Maintenance & Renovation

How to Stain Wood: Tips for Large and Small Projects

Learn the best types of wood to stain, the tools you need, the type of stain to use, and how to stain wood for small or large projects.

Blog

Green Roof Revolution: Why Cities Are Adopting Green Roofs

With benefits like increased energy efficiency, reduced heating and cooling costs, and improved air quality, to name a few, green roofs are appealing to many eco-minded homeowners, businesses, and cities throughout the country.

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Home Warranty

America’s First Choice (AFC) Home Club Review (2022)

Read America's 1st Choice Home Club reviews to learn more about AFC Home Club's exclusive club benefits and choose-your-own-contractor policy for home repairs.

Pest

Terminix Review (2022)

Terminix is a leading provider of termite and pest control services in the United States and provides a Terminix Promise that if you're not satisfied within 30 days of an inspection or treatment, the company will make it right. Learn more about Terminix coverage, pricing, and customer reviews.

Home Warranty

HomeGuard HomeWarranty Review

HomeGuard HomeWarranty provides two levels of coverage with a variety of available add-ons for each plan. Learn more about HomeGuard HomeWarranty coverage, pricing, and exclusions.

Pest

Ehrlich Review

Ehrlich specializes in Green Pest Control and employs a targeted, environmentally friendly, organic approach when treating your property. Here's more on Ehrlich pest services—from how the process works to what pests are covered.

Pest

Western Pest Services Review

Western Pest Services is the only pest provider in the business that will refund your entire annual fee in addition to the cost of the service if you’re not completely satisfied. See why Western Pest gets a 5-star rating from us.

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