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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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...