If you’re ending summer with a new home, be sure paint it before you move in. That’s the advice from experts at the Paint Quality Institute, and real estate and home improvement pros agree. Before you load in a stick of furniture or empty a moving box, consider these six reasons to lead with a...

As the housing market continues its upswing, so does remodeling activity, and the trajectory is expected to continue into 2014. According to the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard’s latest Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA), the general strengthening of the housing market...

Back-to-School season is the most wonderful time of year for parents, and the shopping that comes with it has made it the second-most-wonderful season for retailers. This fall, spending for grade schoolers through college students is expected to reach more than $72 billion, with the typical...

The start of August often means the arrival of two other things: heat and drought. These can make landscape care more challenging, but just as you’d keep yourself hydrated in the heat, you also have to make sure trees are getting the water they need. To deliver proper tree hydration without...