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Buying or Selling a Home

The question of whether to rent or buy a home can pop up more than once in life, and at any stage. Several elements enter into the complicated and very personal equation leading to your answer, and one category that can be expensive to leave out is that of home improvement and...

Add Beauty, Charm and Energy Efficiency with New Windows from Andersen

Windows can make or break the appearance of a home, and they make all the difference in its energy efficiency, too. Old, drafty windows let heating and cooling dollars escape on a daily basis, and no amount of cosmetic touch-ups will change the look of your monthly utility bill.

Instead,...

Garage Doors

Fall is here, bringing seasonal weather like heavy winds, hail and electrical storms. Once a home power outage hits, your automatic garage door opener will also be impacted. Is your home ready?

Prepare for fall and winter storms with the new line of smarter, extremely quiet garage door...

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...

Bedrooms

Want to transform your bedroom into a more soothing, restful sanctuary? Look to the hallmarks of the master suite. With a few easy changes, you can give a bedroom of any size the feel of a sweet suite without the dear price tag. Choose some or all of the following elements to create a...

Interior

It's the first challenge of his and hers decorating: a moving van deposits stacks of his and her boxes and furnishings at the newlyweds' new residence, as they stare and wonder how to pull it all together.

"Couples receive lots of marriage advice, but little on creating a new home,” says C....