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Moving is both exciting and time-consuming. Whether you’re moving from an apartment into your first home, relocating to a place with more room, or downsizing to a residence with less maintenance, there’s a lot to do.
With new energy-efficiency regulations going into effect throughout the U.S. and the cost of just about everything going up, now is the perfect time to start making some green home improvements. Not only can you make your home more comfortable and sustainable, but you can save hundreds or thousands of dollars each year.
Over the last couple of years, we’ve all been spending a lot more time in our homes. We’ve watched the home and garden shows on TV and seen the housing market provide record-breaking returns to homeowners that have done a few improvements and updates.
There's never a good time for your dryer to break down. Call it Murphy's Law or just plain dumb luck, but doesn't it always seem like you have dryer problems at the worst possible moment?
With two months gone in 2022, you may be feeling a little guilty about not keeping your New Year's Resolutions. Whether you promised yourself that this would be the year you'd get back in shape, or start saving money for that summer vacation, or finally tackling those home improvement projects, there's no time like the present to get started.
Whether you have new home appliances or are comfortably getting along with your old ones, there will come a day when you'll encounter a breakdown. There's never a good time for any appliance to stop working, but if you don't have a plan for repairs, your household could be in chaos. An appliance protection plan is the best way to keep things running smoothly especially in times of trouble.
The last two months were really busy. Between preparing for the holidays, hosting get-togethers, and visiting friends and relatives, you probably didn't have a lot of time to think about home improvement projects.
New Year’s Eve is fast approaching and while those resolutions to be healthier are more important than ever, it’s just as critical to put your home’s “health” toward the top of that to-do list too.
We're all familiar with the phase-out of incandescent lights in favor of more environmentally friendly and energy efficient LED bulbs, strips, and fixtures. While you may have started to replace a few of your lights as the old ones burn out, you've probably noticed that the new lighting can cost an arm and a leg.
We are happy to share our national appliance report to help consumers make the best appliance purchase decisions using our data on affordability, the best value for money, ease of use, and more.
Summer's coming, and as a hot climate resident you know that means it's going to be hot and humid. While you may be used to the steamy climate, protecting your appliances from the extreme heat and damaging power surges might be more of a challenge than you think. To keep your most-valuable equipment running smoothly year-round, take a look at these important tips:
Remember all the great plans you had to fix up your house when you first moved in? Did you spend hours poring over paint decks to choose the perfect shade of green for the living room? Weren't you going to hang your family photos in a beautiful display for everyone to enjoy? How much money were you going to save by installing your own window treatments?
Today's home appliances are great time-savers and include high-tech features that also can save you money. Did you know that using a dishwasher is more energy efficient that washing your dishes by hand? Using an Energy Star-certified machine can actually save you close to 5,000 gallons of water a year and reduce your annual electric bills by $40.
Drywall. Gypsum. Sheetrock. Whatever you call it, the majority of our homes use this versatile product as a canvas for our creative wall art. We hang pictures, televisions, shelving, or window treatments on it. We bump into it often, and our pets sometimes chew on it. Whatever the cause, and whether you need your security deposit back or just want to fix up the house, you’ll need to repair the holes left behind in your drywall.