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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 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...

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...

Buying or Selling a Home

Applying for a home loan is a complicated process, and if we've learned anything from the recent round of foreclosures and the credit crunch, it's not a purchase that allows for unrealistic views of personal finances. Saving money for a respectable down payment is just the beginning of the...

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....