Is It Time for a New A/C?

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

By John Voket

Summer’s nearing its end—did your air conditioning system deliver?

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What to Do If Your Home Has Radon

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

By John Voket

Do you know radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S.?

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By John Voket

Fall is fast approaching, and with it, the need for home maintenance. According to DIYNetwork.com, the most important tasks for late summer are:

Painting the Exterior

Lower humidity and cooler temperatures make late summer and early fall ideal times to paint the exterior of the home.

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Comeback Kitchen: 3 Old-Is-New Trends

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

By Suzanne De Vita

Kitchen design’s trending more behind the times than ahead of the curve, with once-dated features like colored appliances and tile countertops resurfacing in new, of-the-moment styles.

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Is Your Lawn Suffering Summer Burnout?

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

By John Voket

It happens every year: your lawn burns out, browning as it succumbs to summer heat. What’s a homeowner to do?

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7 Ways to Declutter Your Kitchen

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

 7 Ways to Declutter Your Kitchen

By Barbara Pronin

If you are always short of cabinet and counter space, it’s time to de-clutter the kitchen. But that’s a chore that seems to get relegated to, ‘someday.” The job may be easier if you know where to start, say consumer editors at Country Living Magazine.

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Easy Ways to Manage Your Whole Home in Zones

(Family Features)—You’ve been taught from childhood to turn off the lights when you leave a room to save energy and money. Now, technology is allowing homeowners to apply those years of training to managing energy consumption – and comfort – on a room-by-room basis throughout the house.

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Top 6 Landscape Trends 2016

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Lux lighting and edible arrangements are on the rise this year, according to the National Association of Landscape Professionals' list of the top landscape design trends for 2016, a gathering of data based on current consumer demands and lifestyle trends, as well as broader horticultural, architectural and design factors.

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Want to Lower Energy Bills for Good?

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Want to Lower Energy Bills for Good? Small Improvements Equal Big Returns

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Bigger, Better Remodels: Who to Hire and How to Do It

The bigger, the better. That’s the sentiment many of us agree on when it comes to remodeling, according to a recently released National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) survey indicating a rise in additions and whole-house remodels. Remodeling spending is following suit, reports the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, up to $325 billion by the beginning of 2017.

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