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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...

No Nails or Screws with Scotch Extreme Fasteners

As a growing number of homeowners are venturing into the do-it-yourself arena, Scotch has introduced a product that helps make heavy-duty mounting, securing and bundling projects easier.

Scotch Extreme Fasteners are reusable closures tested and proven to lock three times stronger than Velcro...

Air Conditioning Repair

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...

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 Remodeling

If you’re planning on moving, hiring movers can help with the relocation, but careless moving companies may damage your property or run your costs up much higher than expected. Each year, the Better Business Bureau receives thousands of complaints against movers that have not met moving...

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...