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Bathroom Cleaning

If you have hard water problem, you know it.  Hard water makes it tough to lather up in the shower, wash clothes and it's not the best for your plumbing fixtures.  Minerals that get left behind on shower heads or inside water heaters can shorten the life of your plumbing system and can...

Decks and Patios

The best and most valuable home improvements will reward your investments of money and time with higher home value now and at the time you sell your home. In each of the past 15 years, over one million homeowners spent more than $10,000 on a kitchen, bath or other major remodeling project,...

Bathroom Showers

Learning how to prevent plumbing problems such as leaks, bursting pipes, and clogged drains is easy with the right tools. Old and new homes alike require year-round attention to plumbing details, so watching for the signs of plumbing problems is a must.

If you pack a little know-how and a...

Kitchen Countertops

This is Part II of a two-part series. See Leslie’s story here.

My 300-square-foot kitchen was built in the 1880s, redone in the 1980s, and was horribly dark -- dark tan walls, brown floor, dark stained-wood beams crisscrossing the ceiling, dark wood wainscoting halfway up the walls, and dark...

Appliance Service Contracts

Appliance service contracts, also known as extended warranties, are popular add-ons for major appliance purchases such as refrigerators, dishwashers and clothes dryers. Much like product warranties, appliance service contracts provide repair and maintenance coverage for a certain length of...

Kitchen Remodeling on the Cheap

If home is where the heart is, then kitchens are clearly one of the vital organs that convert a house into a home. So it is no surprise that kitchen renovations are among the most popular remodeling projects tackled each year.

Not only does updating your kitchen breathe new life into your...

Get great ideas for upgrading, transforming and maintaining your kitchen. Learn about finishes and countertop options, shopping for kitchen cabinets, keeping kitchen appliances in perfect repair, and making the most of a small kitchen.