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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...

Landscaping

Preventing holiday break-ins by increasing your home security during the holidays should be part of your plan during a busy and wonderfully hectic season of shopping and gift-giving, decorating and celebrating with friends and family. Unfortunately, it's an equally busy time of year for home...

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...

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...

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...

Energy Star

No matter how beautiful the view from an old window, inefficient windows can contribute to a pretty terrible-looking energy bill year-round. Sure, maintaining a window’s weatherstripping can trim the losses, but the better long-run investment with older windows is replacement with models that...