Before, during, after: Essential tips for surviving a hurricane

(BPT) - Hurricane season is here. Are you and your home ready?The 2023 Atlantic hurricane season goes from June 1 to Nov. 30. After several particularly active hurricane seasons, the need to be …

Amplify Autumn Curb Appeal: 5 home renovation projects to tackle this fall

(Family Features) Whether you plan on making minor improvements or wholesale changes are on the horizon, taking on a few DIY projects can help you boost your home's curb appeal (and its value) while also prepping for colder weather in the days ahead.
All Things Duct Cleaning
(NAPSI)—There may be a problem lurking in your house that you can’t even see: dirty ducts. But that doesn’t have to be. The … Read More
Why porcelain countertops and extra-large slabs are wonderful design elements
(BPT) - Today’s homeowners want to use materials in their homes that fit their busy lifestyles. Porcelain countertops and … Read More
4 ways to embrace the modern industrial design trend on a budget
(BPT) - If you like exposed brick, neutral colors, metal accents, glass and concrete, you're probably a big fan of modern industrial … Read More

6 key steps for planning a kitchen remodel

(BPT) - Designing your dream kitchen is an exciting endeavor, but it requires careful planning and consideration. Follow these six essential steps to ensure you create a kitchen that perfectly fits …

Maximizing Barn Design

(NAPSI)—Keeping horses safe and comfortable is the No. 1 priority when constructing a new equestrian barn. But owners also want a stylish and functional building that is durable and can withstand …

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Planning for Power During National Preparedness Month
(NewsUSA) - Severe weather events in the United States are increasing in frequency and impact, according to a report from NOAA’s … Read More
5 signs you may have problem water at home
(BPT) - Fall is just around the corner and many homeowners are starting to compile their home maintenance checklists. With cooler … Read More
Keep Power Bills Down
(NAPSI)—Now is the time for Massachusetts residents to make sure their homes are as energy efficient as possible for when storms and … Read More
A simple outdoor project to improve your property before winter
(BPT) - Looking to make improvements to the overall look of your property before it gets too cold or snowy? This is a great time of … Read More
Discover your dream floor: Follow these 4 steps to find the perfect fit
(BPT) - Planning a home renovation project? You may be feeling some excitement, anxiety or a thrilling mix of both. Of course, making … Read More
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6 mistakes that leave your home vulnerable to fire, storms and other emergencies

(BPT) - With heat waves, wildfires, droughts, hurricanes and more breaking records seemingly year after year — it’s impossible to ignore the impact of severe weather and natural disasters …

Need a home refresh? 4 reasons you should update your window coverings first

(BPT) - If you've been thinking about making improvements to your home and dreaming of the possibilities, you may be imagining expensive renovations or a complete design overhaul. But the truth is, …
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3 Ways to Improve Your Home's Indoor Air Quality

(Family Features) While all homes will have some degree of infiltration, you can take steps to reduce indoor allergens, such as these three strategies from the EPA, which when used together can help you breathe easier in your own home.

Color Inspiration for a Comforting, Relaxing Home

(Family Features) Updating your home can provide the perfect opportunity to explore new design styles or refresh living spaces with a new color scheme. In fact, a coat of paint can help set the mood for entire rooms in your home.