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Home Safety

Leaving windows open in warm weather lets air circulate while screens help keeps bugs out, but without childproof window guards this can pose a potential danger of a fatal fall. Modern screens are not strong enough to protect kids because today's window screens are not made of the tough...

Container Gardens

Home improvement projects are great ways to teach kids new skills while building their confidence. These used to be a common part of family life, and most of us grew up surrounded by opportunities to learn building, gardening and general home maintenance skills from such sources as family...

Outdoor Living

Keeping kids safe in the summer is more challenging than at any other time of the year. A child safety  study by the National Safe Kids Campaign revealed that May marks the start of a trauma season during which children are at the highest risk of severe injury or death.  

In the...

Home Office

A built-in desk will help you make use of otherwise dead space in high-traffic areas like your kitchen. When designing your built-in desk, include plenty of shelves and drawers and don't forget to make provisions for PC's, phones and faxes. If you would like to add space and subtract clutter in...

Bathroom Remodeling

Green living ideas and easy do-it-yourself solutions are high on homeowners’ shopping lists, and a range of products that fill the bill at the National Hardware Show. Here’s a list of my favorite products offering value, sustainability and at-home comfort. 

Great values for landscaping...
Landscaping

With school out for summer and a list of seasonal projects ahead of you, don't discount the potential value and fun of getting young do-it-yourselfers involved in home improvement project plans. Working together to make a repair or build something new not only teaches lifelong skills but also...