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Container Gardens

For a Mother's Day gesture that lives beyond the typical cut-flower bouquet, create a container garden. A lush, colorful planter brings a breath of spring indoors or out, and you can refresh the contents as other seasons come and go. Here are a bunch of ways to create a blooming gift that’ll...

Home Theater Design: Top Tips

With all the static about new digital technologies, more and more people are looking to design their very own home theaters. To make sure your new media room is a hit, lead design consultant Davis Remignanti of www.furniture.com offers do-it-yourself solutions for all budgets with these...

Bathroom Decorating and Design

Learn tips to keep your home safe by visiting www.MySafeHome.org from the Home Safety Council. The room-by-room virtual safety tour shows you how to protect yourself and your family from the leading causes of home injury, including falls, poisonings, fires and burns, choking/suffocation and...

Garage Remodeling

If you’re planning on moving, hiring movers can help with the relocation, but careless moving companies may damage your property or run your costs up much higher than expected. Each year, the Better Business Bureau receives thousands of complaints against movers that have not met moving...

Bathroom Cleaning

Choosing green cleaning products makes for healthier home-keeping and greater peace of mind as you go about your cleaning chores. But finding the ingredients, formulas and applications that actually make a product people- and earth-friendly can be tricky if you don’t know what to look...

Buying or Selling a Home

Buying a home in the current market can be done easily and safely with proper planning and strategic thinking. Here are several home buying tips to help:

  1. Know what you can afford, and stick to it. This may seem like a no-brainer in the wake of recent sub-prime loan disasters and...