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Interior Remodeling

Tightening budgets are moving many to downsize their home life, an endeavor which may include adding a roommate to help share expenses.

USA Today reports that many downsizing homeowners and even apartment renters are seeking housemates to help cover their shelter costs. For some,...

Bathroom Floors

Millions of people every year are injured from falls at home that could have been prevented.  Nearly six thousand are killed.  That makes falls at home the leading cause of home injury and injury-related death in the U.S.  That’s pretty scary.  What's even scarier is that only a quarter of...

Electric Lighting

Lutron’s Skylark Contour C•L Dimmer provides dependable control and performance for today’s efficient light sources. Compared to standard dimmers, the Skylark Contour C•L improves the performance of dimmable CFLs and LEDs by keeping lights on as they are dimmed, making sure lights turn on at...

Kitchen Appliances

Amp up the sensory joys of cooking with the best-in-class illumination of the Broan® EVOLUTION™ Range Hood. Twice as bright as other models, EVOLUTION has four halogen lights to awaken the senses and bring your cooking to life. It also provides the largest filtration area and quietest...

Small Bathrooms

The bath is among the top targets in home renovations, and for several good reasons. An up-to-date, functional bath adds to home value, provides high return on investment when you sell, and extends the years you can enjoy a home if you’re planning to age in place.

The downsides of tackling a...

Bathroom Cabinets

Improving your bathroom's safety goes beyond purely cosmetic changes to see you through a parade of trends and extend the number of years you spend in your home. That's not an uncommon desire, as AARP has found that nearly ninety percent of adults 50 and over want to stay in their current home...