Filed under: Bargains, Home, Real Estate, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle If moving is on the horizon for you, there are lots of great options for green-minded moving that can help save money and keep waste from littering the transition.

  • Ban the Boxes - While cardboard varieties can take a few rounds...

Filed under: Bargains, Home, Shopping I never buy extended warranties on appliances, TV sets or just about anything else. Just about every serious study I've read shows these warranties to make very little economic sense. However, a new wave of independent, multiple-appliance extended warranty...

Filed under: Bargains, Home, Real Estate, Shopping, Travel, Recession, Investing, Bankruptcy Chinese house-hunters are packing their bags and heading to the U.S. to shop for deals in the beleaguered housing market. USA Today reports that a Chinese tour group of over 40 affluent home shoppers...

Filed under: Bargains, Home, Saving, Technology Compact Fluorescent Lamps, or CFL's for short, have changed a lot in recent years. While the energy savings was unquestionable, the quality of the light coming off a CFL casts a shadow on their practical use, especially for areas where a crisp...

Filed under: Bargains, Home, Recession If you've got a few big home improvement projects to tackle but not enough time, tools or muscle finish them, you may want to consider starting a home improvement club with fellow frustrated DIYers. This clever concept is gaining popularity in communities...

Filed under: Home, Real Estate, Recession, Investing As common as foreclosure news is these days, both buyers and sellers tend to have major misconceptions regarding their rights, responsibilities and the overall process. No matter which side you're on, here are a dozen myths demystified. For...

Filed under: Bargains, Home, Real Estate, Recalls Owners of Florida homes built between 2004 and 2005 have discovered dangerous Chinese drywall to be behind heating and air conditioning system failures, as well as air quality issues in their homes. With the home building industry already in a...

Filed under: preventative maintenance, remodeling, Exteriors & Facades, Outdoors

Your roof is wearing out - right now. Thanks to the UV radiation that bakes roof shingles until they are brittle, the summer sun takes more years out of a roof's life than any other environmental factor. If your...

With all the cold weather in NY, our cold water pipes have been freezing.  Now the hot water line just broke, which really surprised me since I thought that one would take not freeze since it was for hot water.  Is there anything I can do to fix the problem?  

Actually, there is a good...

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