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Holiday Home Improvements: Bathrooms, Childproofing, Painting and More

Expecting a crowd this holiday season?  Here are some holiday home improvements to make sure your guests stay safe and happy and have fun!

Flooring.  Installing new carpeting or redoing your hardwood floors will make a good impression on guests.

Paint.  Painting is an easy holiday home...

Windows and Skylights

Can you draw hearts and smiley faces with your fingers in the condensation on the inside of your windows? If so, don’t blame your windows. High humidity in the home often causes “sweating” on windows.

Condensation is a natural occurrence on all surfaces in the home caused by excess humidity...
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...

Vinyl

Holiday decorating can be fun, but not when you accidentally damage your vinyl windows or invalidate the warranty.  Gary Pember, vice president of marketing of Simonton Windows, advises that “It’s important to never...

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...

Hurricane Protection for Your Home

If you live in a hurricane-prone zone, here are ten hurricane protection tips to help you stay safe and prevent hurricane damage.

Secure Windows:  If you live along the coast, homemade plywood or professionally built shutters are a must when storms are imminent.  Buy ½ inch plywood stamped...