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Are mysterious house noises making you think your home is haunted? If you hear squeaks and creaks, things that go bump in the night and knocking behind walls, your home is actually being plagued by normal household quirks gone a little awry. Here are house noises explained, with tips on how to...

Entry Doors

Impressions count when visitors arrive at your home’s front entry door. It’s the first and last space they see, and it has the power to make a positive or negative impression. Moving into spring, we often think about “out with the old and in with the new,” but this year, consider taking it a...

Home Security

If you’re considering an energy efficient exterior door, now is the time to take action. There are new  tax incentives for homeowners who replace older, less efficient doors with an energy efficient entry door. You could get a tax credit – up to $1,500 per household - for energy efficient...

6 Steps for Making Homemade Plywood Storm Shutters

Windows are a key area to attend to for hurricane preparedness. Sliding glass patio doors and large picture windows need to be protected from both pressure and debris.  An easy way to do that is by making homemade storm shutters.  Here's how:

  • Step 1: If you're making your own shutters,...
How to Burglar Proof Your Home for Vacation

Vacations can be a time of joy, laughter ... and burglaries. Yes, unfortunately, burglaries are more common than we'd imagine. Even daylight hours won't deter some bolder burglars. To avoid becoming another crime statistic, follow these home security tips to make your home less attractive to...

Empty Nest/Baby Boomers

According to the National Aging in Place Council, an overwhelming majority of Americans want to age in place, the term used to describe homeowners who want to remain in their current homes for as long as possible. In fact, by 2030, Americans 65 and older will make up 20 percent of the...