5 Chores to Do in Your New Home
Is there really such a thing as “move-in condition”? Maybe, especially if the home is brand new. But even a home just a few years old may need some attention…
Home and Garden Maintenance Guide
With spring cleaning behind you, the warm weather may prompt you to address a few things outside your house. Whether you aim to improve your house’s outward appearance or spend some…
Maintenance Tips for Garage Doors and Openers
Your garage door is the biggest moving part in your home, according to Bob Vila. To help ensure it provides you easy, safe and reliable access, it is important to keep…
Home Air Filters 101: What to Consider Before Buying
While many homeowners may know they should change their air filters regularly, some may not know what kind to get. If you’re a first-time homebuyer and have never had to…
Raking leaves
As the leaves begin to fall, your love-hate relationship with your rake returns. If you find yourself dreading bagging all those leaves, there’s an alternative disposal method that might be a good…
Deck
Is your deck in need of a facelift? Both stain and paint are popular remedies for a shabby, faded deck, but the decision is not as simple as it might…
Bathroom
Renovating your bathroom can be its own reward, leaving you with a more pleasant, functional space. If you’re investing your hard-earned money in fixing up your bathroom, you’ll also likely…
New Homeowners
As a first-time home buyer, no doubt you’re encountering lots of new things all at once. From navigating confusing mortgage lingo to figuring out how everything in your place operates,…
How to Save Water — and Money — on Your Yard
Colorado residents use as much water on their yards and gardens every year as they do inside their homes, according to Colorado WaterWise, an organization dedicated to water conservation and…
Single Big Willow Tree
Chicago residents are facing a new threat to their property this year: a beetle that has destroyed more than 10,000 ash trees in the city, according to an article in…