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Home Upgrades to Improve Indoor Air Quality
When most people think about air quality, they’re typically thinking about outdoor pollution. Read More
Plan the Ultimate Kitchen Upgrade
A kitchen serves as command-central of most homes, so it’s also one of the first rooms homeowners choose when it’s time to make … Read More
Four simple DIY tips to spruce up your home
(BPT) - After spending more time than normal in our houses this past year, a home décor refresh can be both tempting and … Read More
5 simple, sustainable backyard improvements
(BPT) - One in three consumers say they have increased their efforts to incorporate environmentally friendly practices, and 70% prefer … Read More
Goodbye Gym Membership—The Reimagined Connected Home Gym Is Here To Stay
(NAPSI)—After nearly a year at home and with access to more exercise resources and choices, including online workouts and classes, … Read More
Staying safe around the house

6 tips to make your house safer this summer

(BPT) - We all like to think our homes are a safe and secure place to relax and enjoy time with our family. Even though we try to make our homes as safe as possible for our children, accidents and …
Hints For Homeowners

What To Know About Mold And Mildew

(NAPSI)—If you’re like a lot of homeowners, your domicile is in danger from an insidious, invisible growth—mold—and you don’t even know it. That’s because for many people, mold conjures …

Safety fur-st: Pet safety and fire prevention tips

(BPT) - Pets nationwide are considered beloved members of the family. In fact, pet ownership throughout the U.S. has skyrocketed, with approximately 12.6 million Americans opening their home to a new …
Hints For The Home

Quality HVAC Cleaning

(NAPSI)—You could be more comfortable at home for less money. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, cleaning a HVAC system lets it run more efficiently. Clean, efficient systems …
Considering a move this summer?

The New Homeowner's Moving Checklist

(Family Features) Now that you've closed on your first house, you're officially ahomeowner. However, before you can get comfy in your new place, you need to actually move in. If you've never moved into a new house, there are a few things you may not be aware of.

How Buyers and Sellers Feel About Today's Housing Market

(Family Features) In the hottest real estate market in a generation, homes are flying off the market at record pace, there's fierce competition among buyers and there's limited housing supply to meet growing demand.

How Home Buying and Selling Preferences are Modernizing

Deciding to buy or sell a home is among the most important choices many people make in their lifetimes.

All you need is $5 and 5 minutes to improve your home's curb appeal

(BPT) - First impressions matter, especially when selling your home. The moment a potential buyer pulls up to your house they start to form an opinion. Curb appeal is important to draw buyers in and …
Upgrade your summer living
How To Have the Perfect Summer at Home

(BPT) - While cookouts and trips to the beach are great, sometimes it’s also nice to spend a hot summer’s day relaxing in the comfort of home. Especially on those break-the-thermometer …

Keep your cool this summer with these energy-saving tips

(BPT) - There's a lot to love about summer. At the same time, the season can run up your electric bill fast, especially for Americans living in places where summer temperatures are reaching record …

6 tips to make your house safer this summer

(BPT) - We all like to think our homes are a safe and secure place to relax and enjoy time with our family. Even though we try to make our homes as safe as possible for our children, accidents and …

7 Tips for Selecting a Remodeler

(Family Features) When planning a potential home remodeling project, the list of decisions to make may feel nearly endless. Ultimately, you may find the most important decision is choosing a trustworthy team of professionals to complete the job. These tips can help guide you through the selection process and assist you in making an informed decision that best suits your needs.

Home Cleaning Hacks for Fall

(Family Features) Cooler fall temperatures mean you're likely to spend more time indoors. Taking time to spruce up inside and out can make you more comfortable and give you peace of mind that your home is tidy, clean and prepared to weather the months ahead.

5 Steps to Design a DIY Dream Closet

(Family Features) Whether you're a stylist with an eye for fashion who chooses each garment carefully or the laid-back type who can rock the first outfit you find each morning, the closet provides a location for inspiration.

Give Your Kitchen Cabinets a Facelift (Family Features) If your kitchen needs updating but new cabinets are out of your budget's reach, consider a makeover for the cupboards you already have. A fresh coat of paint is a relatively inexpensive and easy way to transform a tired, outdated kitchen.
A Stylish, Space-Saving Home Upgrade (Family Features) There’s no better time than the present to upgrade your house with space-saving door hardware. Swapping out traditional swinging doors for smooth-gliding, wall-mounted …
7 Tips to Pick the Right Home Service Providers (Family Features) One of the most frustrating challenges of keeping a home in top shape is finding reliable help when you need it. Whether your home projects are emergency repairs or planned …
Remodel Your Way to a Bigger ROI (Family Features) Homeowners and renters remodel, redesign and restructure their homes for a variety of reasons.
Create a Room Fit for Royalty with Crown Molding (Family Features) If you're looking for a cost-effective way to dress up a room in your home, crown molding can be a simple way to add elegance and class with minimal investment.
5 Tips for Remodeling in Today's Market (Family Features) If you're planning a home remodel or construction project, consider these tips from professional remodelers to avoid frustration and ensure your vision comes to life.
How to Create a More Functional Laundry Room (Family Features) Eliminate the excuses and get your laundry room under control with these tips to add function to your washing routine.
4 Home Improvement Ideas (Family Features) Whether you're thinking about a bathroom update, kitchen overhaul or any other type of home improvement project, these tips from the experts at the National Association of the Remodeling Industry and eLivingtoday.com can help you get started.
8 Tips for Safely Operating Battery-Powered Tools (Family Features) Battery-powered power tools make it convenient and efficient to tackle chores around the house and job site.
Award-Winning Outdoor Space Inspiration (Family Features) Renovating your home's outdoor spaces not only enhances the aesthetic but can also provide a host of recreational benefits. Taking a look at award-winning projects like these can help many homeowners draw inspiration while also identifying capable, reputable contractors to take on the project.
Financial Planning Tips for the "Sandwich Generation"

(NewsUSA) - The "Sandwich Generation" is a term that can be used to describe many adults in their 30s through 50s who support both their children and their parents -- whether financially, …

What Future Grads Should Know About A Career in Financial Planning

(NewsUSA) - With school back in session, now is a good time for college students to consider their potential career options. Unfortunately, many students know little about the financial planning …

Be Cautious of Finance Tips on Social Media

(NewsUSA) -The internet and the evolution of social media platforms makes it easy to find information -- and misinformation -- on almost any topic, including financial planning. Approximately 3.6 …

Home generators 101: How to keep lights on when weather strikes (BPT) - Like most Americans, you've probably been living, learning and working from home more than ever, which means you need power all day long — for your HVAC system to your internet …
3 tips to turn your deck into a modern farmhouse-inspired outdoor retreat (BPT) - When DIY maven Allison Aars purchased a ramshackle Texas farmhouse on a leap of faith, she knew her work was cut out for her. Determined to reveal the full potential of her historic …
Kitchen and bath upgrades to do before the holidays (BPT) - Days are beginning to shorten and the evening air has a hint of coolness, which means soon there will be thoughts of planning for the holiday season. Many homeowners saved money during the …
Now there’s a 'simple' way to refresh the look of your kitchen or bathroom (BPT) - While you've likely been spending more time at home, you've probably noticed areas that need a refresh. High-visibility rooms like your kitchen and bath are top candidates, but whole room …
Renovating your home? Don’t forget the heating and cooling system (BPT) - As the pandemic continues to keep many Americans in their houses, home improvement projects are on the rise. With long durations of time spent at home, more homeowners value a comfortable and …
How to enjoy a luxury vacation without leaving home (BPT) - It’s often the enticing thought of a sun-soaked summer vacation that keeps us going throughout the coldest days of winter. Unfortunately, traveling anywhere for a well-deserved break …
Outdoor Living Inspiration from Design and DIY Influencers (BPT) - Looking to update or upgrade your backyard? Look no further. You’re sure to find inspiration in these project ideas and insights from some of today’s hottest home improvement …
5 ways to boost your home’s curb appeal (BPT) - It’s no secret that the U.S. housing market is booming right now. According to realtor.com, “Strong demand and insufficient supply pushed home prices up at a record-breaking 16.6% …
Why now is the ideal time to aerate and seed your lawn (BPT) - As a homeowner, you likely associate lawn care maintenance with mowing, watering and weeding — but there are a few other important steps you might be missing. Aeration and seeding are …
Redefine modern design with purposeful nuance (BPT) - Modern design celebrates the elimination of unnecessary elements, keeping only the beautiful details that enhance a space. Purposeful, exquisite nuances from finishings and natural materials …
Clean Your Clothes—And The Planet

(NAPSI)—For many families, the cooling weather means a return to routines: work, school, sports practice, meal prep and household chores.  Busy parents have a lot on their plate getting …

If Your Home Survives A Fire, Will It Still Be Safe?

(NAPSI)—Wildfires are burning hotter and moving faster than ever before. They create health and safety hazards long after being extinguished. The residue and small particles carried in wildfire …

What To Ask When Hiring A Contractor

(NAPSI)—With record-high real estate prices, a growing number of homeowners are remodeling or renovating their existing homes rather than buying new. Increased demand and continued supply chain …

Across The U.S., Non-white Neighborhoods Are Hotter Than White Ones (NAPSI)—Nationwide, in both major cities and small towns, neighborhoods with more Black, Hispanic and Asian residents experience hotter temperatures during summer heatwaves than nearby white …
Ten Reasons An RV Will Level-up A Camping Trip (NAPSI)—You can get away from it all—without having to leave it all behind. Here’s how: Better than camping, even better than glamping, is traveling via recreational vehicle (RV). Don’t worry …
Today’s Weather Is Unpredictable: Keep Your Outdoor Power Equipment Ready (NAPSI)—Weather today is challenging and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) reminds home and business owners that it’s important to make sure you have the right outdoor power equipment …
Apartment Living Fosters Much Needed Sense Of Community (NAPSI)—Communities are more than groups of people who live together in the same geographical area. In their truest sense, communities transcend the physical spaces they occupy to become places …
Healthy Air, Healthy Home (NAPSI)—Asthma affects more than 24 million people in the U.S., including more than 6 million children, reports the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. In addition, more than 50 million …
Backyarding With A Purpose: Know Your Personality Type (NAPSI)—Backyarding—the trend to use the backyard for everything from tele-working to working out to relaxing—has a different purpose for each person. Identifying your backyard’s role in your …
Make Your Energy Choices Count (NAPSI)—Just as people across the country celebrate Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR program celebrates all the ways people collectively act to protect the planet …
Pointers On Preparing For Power Outages (NAPS)—More Americans suffered extended power outages in 2020 than any year since Superstorm Sandy struck the New York area in 2012, according to Generac, owners of Power Outage Central, a …
It Is Time To Spring (NAPSI)—Spring isn’t just when we spring forward in time, it is also the time when we spring into action to clean those places that likely haven’t been cleaned at all: your heating and cooling …
Working From Home With Ticket To Work (NAPSI)—If you receive Social Security disability benefits and are interested in working from home, Social Security’s Ticket to Work (Ticket) Program may be able to help!  The Ticket …
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