soap scum half lemon
Soap scum on your shower door can easily ruin the relaxation of any morning shower. And while there are a number of good cleaners on the market for tackling this nuisance,…
closeup of feet on wood floor
Let’s face it: Scratches on your hardwood floors may be unavoidable. Everyday life — especially in a house full of kids — can be bound to lead to a scratch…
diverse group of young adults working
Starting your new career after graduation can be quite exciting. You get the chance to meet new people, work on interesting projects and hone the skills you developed in school. This…
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…
hangers
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…