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Appliances

The months ahead bring colder temperatures and other weather extremes, including hurricanes and severe storms that can do major damage to your home. Protect your property and maintain your peace of mind by preparing well before winter storms arrive. Kohler Home Generators recommends the...

Container Gardens

For a Mother's Day gesture that lives beyond the typical cut-flower bouquet, create a container garden. A lush, colorful planter brings a breath of spring indoors or out, and you can refresh the contents as other seasons come and go. Here are a bunch of ways to create a blooming gift that’ll...

Bedrooms

Want to transform your bedroom into a more romantic, 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...

Seasons

You'd prefer not to have to, but we all know it happens.  You get a gift you wish you didn’t, and have to face the post-holiday return runaround.  So what are the ground rules? Do you really need that sales slip? How long can you wait? Every store has a different return policy.

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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...

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...