Roof
A home is often referred to as “a roof over your head” — so the roof is obviously a major component to look at if you’re thinking of buying a house. As…
House
Looking for a new home can be exciting—and overwhelming. In order to properly assess the quality of a house, there are some key things you should check out early on…
Foundation
Everything rests on a home’s foundation. When you’re looking to potentially buy a home, there are a few things you may want to notice about its foundation. Watch the video…
Mill Avenue
Phoenix and its surrounding suburbs rank among the nation’s least-walkable neighborhoods, according to Walk Score, an organization that ranks the ease of navigating an area without a car. Despite the…
Cooking on the Grill
Planning a summer soiree? With a little creativity and some things you already have around the house, you can transform your yard into a green paradise. Check out these quick…
CFL
There are some easy ways to go green without much effort, and switching to energy-efficient light bulbs is one of the easiest. If you haven’t made the switch to compact…
Camera
If something happened to your house — a fire, for example — do you know how much it would cost to replace all your belongings? We’re not just talking about…
5 Home Improvement Projects You May Want to Leave to the Pros
Sometimes homeowners decide to take on a DIY project over the weekend that might be a bit more difficult than they originally thought. While there are plenty of DIY jobs that…
Tornado Myths Debunked
Tornadoes can strike with little warning and transform a landscape within a matter of minutes. And while their damage can be deadly, so can the confusing myths about tornadoes that…
The Benefits of a Rain Garden
A sustainable landscaping trend sweeping the nation is the installation of rain gardens. These unique additions to yards are attractive and, if planned well, can help the environment, too. A rain garden…