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Container Gardens

Preparing your home for sale in a challenging economy requires time, elbow grease and a discerning eye. Many new buyers are entering the market and looking for deals, so competition among home sellers can be fierce. The key to a quick sale at the highest price, according to experts at the...

Bathroom Decorating and Design

Learn tips to keep your home safe by visiting www.MySafeHome.org from the Home Safety Council. The room-by-room virtual safety tour shows you how to protect yourself and your family from the leading causes of home injury, including falls, poisonings, fires and burns, choking/suffocation 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,...

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...

Gardens

It’s that time of year when thoughts turn to the garden, and after months of shoveling snow you might actually be looking forward to trading that shovel in for a rake or a hoe.

As you dream of rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty again, consider the five latest landscaping...

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...