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Look for New, Innovative Tools when Shopping for Father's Day

By Don Mandeville

Father’s Day is almost here, which means it’s time to start thinking about what to get. All dads are different, but one fact is universal – they’re tough to shop for.

Before you start shopping, think about what tools he uses most often and the projects that he works on...

Laundry Rooms

Accommodate extra-large ironing projects with a custom ironing pad to fit a handy countertop or table. Visit your local carpet store to pick up a scrap of felt carpet pad, and bring it home for sizing to your new ironing surface. Cover the pad with white muslin or canvas to create a smooth...

Bathroom Remodeling

Home Sweet Home can harbor many dangers that are easy to put off fixing or overlook altogether. Take time to secure your home inside and out to prevent the following top home danger zones from impacting your family’s safety and security.

Insufficient fire protection: Buying a bunch of smoke...

Kitchen Remodeling

Eighty percent of household water leaks are the result of malfunctions with plumbing and major appliances.  While homeowners often blame heavy rain and thunderstorms for leaks, according to one claims data, damage from a household leak costs policyholders $7,500 on average.

Early detection...

Hobby Rooms: Create a Space for Your Favorite Pastime

Many of us have dreamed of a space in our homes dedicated to our favorite hobby. Maybe for you it’s a workshop, a sewing room, a writer's nook or an art studio. 

Well, what are you waiting for? There’s no better time than now to live your dream. And you might be surprised by how easy it is...

Bedrooms

A built-in desk will help you make use of otherwise dead space in high-traffic areas like your kitchen. When designing your built-in desk, include plenty of shelves and drawers and don't forget to make provisions for PC's, phones and faxes. If you would like to add space and subtract clutter in...

Find out how to plan and organize home workspaces including your home office, garage workshop and laundry room. Get ideas for easy shelving and storage, choose energy-efficient equipment and appliances, and learn how to care for such home workspace investments as clothes dryers and workshop tools.