Step Up to a Better Deck: 7 Trends to Take Yours to the Next Level [SLIDESHOW]
Looking to build a fabulous backyard deck or improve upon your current one? Here are seven decking trends to help get your creative juices flowing.
white vinyl fence in backyard
From state regulations and safety codes to endless material options, there are many considerations to keep in mind when building a fence. Here are a few points to think about:…
choosing right lawn mower
Spring is in the air — flowers are blooming, the grass is turning green and the weather is getting a little warmer. As a homeowner, you know it’s that time…
groceries on kitchen counter
When emergencies happen, you can sometimes feel you are not as prepared as you could have been. While you might be familiar with the typical emergency supplies like flashlights, batteries and first…
young woman in bedroom packing
If you frequently spend time away from home, renting out your place to vacationers can be a good way to bring in some extra cash. But before you create that listing…
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Dressing yourself for extreme weather can get a little tricky. Whether the forecast calls for a polar vortex or a heat wave, being proactive about dressing appropriately can help keep you…
wood framed house
Picture the house of the future, and you’ll likely call up an image of the Jetsons’ space pad. But is that really where we’re headed? Well, decades ago, people were…
traffic sign saying el nino ahead
Though weather forecasting can never be completely certain, the El Niño weather phenomenon—currently predicted for the winter of 2015-2016—tends to shape weather patterns in particular ways. What, then, are meteorologists predicting…
young couple eating at kitchen table with tablet
Being a first-time homeowner can be both an exciting and stressful time in your life. From unpacking your belongings to tackling your first set of home maintenance tasks, it can be…
white living room and kitchen
With a new year comes a renewed desire to improve our health, to become more organized, to save more and spend less. However, have you thought that maybe this could…