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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.
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.
As summer officially rolls around, the sounds of hammers and saws fill the air, reminding us that ‘tis the season for home improvements. But is the timing right for all your projects?
Today's appliances are so reliable that you rarely think about them until there's a problem. Of course, with summer fast approaching, lifestyle changes can impact how you use your appliances and may put them at risk for breakdowns.
When you fire up the barbecue this summer, you’ll want to devote your attention to getting the perfect sear on that steak or grilling those veggies to smoky perfection -- not to mention spending a little time with your guests. Constantly answering the door or having to make a last-minute supermarket run can certainly make hosting a strain (and may possibly even risk your reputation as pitmaster).
Tips for Keeping Your Home’s Electrical System Safe Electricity is an essential element in your home that keeps the house warm, charges phones, powers up appliances, and so much more. However, electricity comes with several risks. That is why every homeowner needs to take precautionary measures in ensuring that the household is safe from electrical dangers. Here are several tips to keep your home free from electrical hazards.
Now it's time to enjoy a little playtime—outdoors. To help you get the most out of your backyard this summer, you should consider adding some trending outdoor upgrades. Not only will they make your home more attractive and usable, but patios and outdoor renovation projects can also generate a great return on investment when you sell your home.
Spring is nearly here, and as the balmy days of tank tops and shorts beckon, we’re ready to throw open our doors and windows, get some fresh air and sunshine into our homes, and simply let it all hang out. After being cooped up all winter, it’s about time.
All household plumbing problems are not created equal. While some may require professional assistance, there are many repairs you can tackle yourself. With the right tools and a little plumbing knowledge, you can save time and money by doing some common plumbing fixes yourself.
It’s cold and snowy outside, and you can’t wait to snuggle up with some tea and a book. But suddenly, your heater shuts off — and when you head to your basement to see what happened, you notice a leaky pipe and mold growth. These are just some winter maintenance problems homeowners face every year.
This Valentine’s Day, give your partner a gift that shows them good, old-fashioned romance isn’t dead – it’s just been given a 21st century update. There’s nothing wrong with presenting your significant other with another small velvet box this year, but then again, all that glitters isn’t necessarily gold.
Whether we were ready for it or not, technology seems to have taken over every aspect of our lives for the last year. Admit it, when you first heard about "smart home" products, you probably thought they were something out of a sci-fi movie.
One of the great things about 2022 is that people are giving more thought as to what they put in their bodies – and that doesn’t just go for what’s in a product, but also where it came from.