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Buying or Selling a Home

Buying a home in the current market can be done easily and safely with proper planning and strategic thinking. Here are several home buying tips to help:

  1. Know what you can afford, and stick to it. This may seem like a no-brainer in the wake of recent sub-prime loan disasters and...
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....

Pools, Spas and Saunas

Now that the kids are home for summer, keep vacation fun and safe by taking precautions indoors and out. This season is especially active and challenging, so make sure everyone understands the importance of safety, and do all you can to protect kids from summer dangers in the following...

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...

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...

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...