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Gardens

Late summer to early fall is the perfect time of year for home maintenance projects.  In fact, we like to call this the Goldilocks season, not too hot and not too cold.  It's just right to tackle dozens of little tasks around your home that will...

Home Repairs Tips by Age of House

As long as there have been homes, there have been home repairs. If you know the age of your home, however, problems common to homes built in that era that can be avoided.

While home construction has changed quite dramatically over the years, every era of home construction had its strengths...

Floor Squeaks

Before too many autumn leaves have fallen and winter’s chill arrives, it’s time to tend to those little annoyances that’ve been dogging you all summer and will make you even crazier once you’re indoors for the duration. Take a weekend now to tackle the following five easy fixes, and you’ll...

Exterior Remodeling

Heating an apartment is the single biggest energy expenditure during winter.  But while home owners can do things like purchase new energy efficient heating systems, renters don't have the same options to improve heat in a home they don't own.  Or do they? 

Renters can actually make several...

Home Office

ENERGY STAR is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Energy that provides simple-to-spot labels which signal energy-saving homes, appliances and products.  Established in 1992, ENERGY STAR helps homeowners both help the environment and save money with ENERGY STAR certified products and...

Heating and Cooling System Maintenance

With the way we take a home's heating and cooling systems for granted, it's easy to think that because you press a button and air flows, everything is working as it should. In reality, this couldn't be further from the truth. Just like a car that doesn't get the regular tune-ups and other...