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Home Upgrades to Improve Indoor Air Quality

When most people think about air quality, they’re typically thinking about outdoor pollution.

Plan the Ultimate Kitchen Upgrade

A kitchen serves as command-central of most homes, so it’s also one of the first rooms homeowners choose when it’s time to make …

Four simple DIY tips to spruce up your home

(BPT) - After spending more time than normal in our houses this past year, a home décor refresh can be both tempting and …

5 simple, sustainable backyard improvements

(BPT) - One in three consumers say they have increased their efforts to incorporate environmentally friendly practices, and 70% prefer …

On-Trend Ideas for Sprucing Up Your Deck

(Family Features) Installing or updating a deck can transform your outdoor living area. If you're planning a deck build or …
Staying safe around the house

6 tips to make your house safer this summer

(BPT) - We all like to think our homes are a safe and secure place to relax and enjoy time with our family. Even though we try to make our homes as safe as possible for our children, accidents and …
For your family’s health and your home’s structural integrity, don’t let mold grow. Experts can help.
Hints For Homeowners

What To Know About Mold And Mildew

(NAPSI)—If you’re like a lot of homeowners, your domicile is in danger from an insidious, invisible growth—mold—and you don’t even know it. That’s because for many people, mold conjures …

Safety fur-st: Pet safety and fire prevention tips

(BPT) - Pets nationwide are considered beloved members of the family. In fact, pet ownership throughout the U.S. has skyrocketed, with approximately 12.6 million Americans opening their home to a new …
A professionally cleaned heating and cooling system can save you money.
Hints For The Home

Quality HVAC Cleaning

(NAPSI)—You could be more comfortable at home for less money. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, cleaning a HVAC system lets it run more efficiently. Clean, efficient systems …
Considering a move this summer?

The New Homeowner's Moving Checklist

(Family Features) Now that you've closed on your first house, you're officially ahomeowner. However, before you can get comfy in your new place, you need to actually move in. If you've never moved into a new house, there are a few things you may not be aware of.

How Buyers and Sellers Feel About Today's Housing Market

(Family Features) In the hottest real estate market in a generation, homes are flying off the market at record pace, there's fierce competition among buyers and there's limited housing supply to meet growing demand.

How Home Buying and Selling Preferences are Modernizing

Deciding to buy or sell a home is among the most important choices many people make in their lifetimes.

All you need is $5 and 5 minutes to improve your home's curb appeal

(BPT) - First impressions matter, especially when selling your home. The moment a potential buyer pulls up to your house they start to form an opinion. Curb appeal is important to draw buyers in and …
Upgrade your summer living

How To Have the Perfect Summer at Home

(BPT) - While cookouts and trips to the beach are great, sometimes it’s also nice to spend a hot summer’s day relaxing in the comfort of home. Especially on those break-the-thermometer …

Keep your cool this summer with these energy-saving tips

(BPT) - There's a lot to love about summer. At the same time, the season can run up your electric bill fast, especially for Americans living in places where summer temperatures are reaching record …

6 tips to make your house safer this summer

(BPT) - We all like to think our homes are a safe and secure place to relax and enjoy time with our family. Even though we try to make our homes as safe as possible for our children, accidents and …

A Budget-Friendly Flooring Option with Vibrant Variety

(Family Features) When you're sitting down to plan out a remodel, you don't typically start with a designer lamp or a sleek lounge chair - you design your spaces from the floor up. Consider these reasons to opt for resilient flooring during your remodel.

Spruce Up Your Interior Living Spaces This Spring

(Family Features) Spring is an ideal time to make functional and aesthetic updates to your home, including surfaces in oft-used rooms like kitchens and bathrooms. Get started on your home upgrade with these ideas.

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

(Family Features) Spring is the perfect time to clear out unused items and give forgotten corners a good scrub. To help you reach every nook and cranny, consider this handy checklist.

Create a Healthier Home Through Smart Updates

(Family Features) Consider these ideas to create spaces that are not only functional and beautiful but also impart a sense of well-being.

Easy, Affordable Bathroom Upgrades

(Family Features) If you're looking to update one of the most-used spaces in your home, consider these easy and cost-effective ways to give your bathroom a facelift.

How to Set a Proper Budget for Your Home Remodel

(Family Features) When you decide to renovate your home - whether to sell or make improvements for you and your family to enjoy - setting a budget can be a challenge. Consider these tips to help build an appropriate remodeling budget.

4 Ways Color Can Make Your House a Haven

(Family Features) Incorporating colors inspired by simplicity and serenity can create spaces that transform the home into a soothing and comfortable space.

Baseball Bettors Find Value in World Series Futures Markets

(NewsUSA) - May is here and baseball season is in full swing. Of course, the regular season offers any number of opportunities to beat the sportsbooks, as long as you keep a close eye on the MLB odds …

Strategies for a Smooth Retirement on a Fixed Income

(NewsUSA) - When making financial plans for retirement on a fixed income, remember that your retirement life at the beginning is not how it will continue indefinitely. A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM …

Divvy Homes Is on a Mission to Make Homeownership More Accessible

(NewsUSA) - Recent inflationary pressure, challenging financial circumstances and a looming rise in interest rates have made aspiring homeowners across the country feel like the dream of owning their …

4 Outdoor Home Improvement Projects to Tackle this Summer

(BPT) - When you think of summer cleanup, you likely picture decluttering and deep cleaning your indoor spaces. However, your outdoor spaces need just as much attention as your home’s interiors …

Want to green your home? The many eco-benefits of modern electric fireplaces

(BPT) - Interest in green home improvements continues to soar as people look to make their properties more eco-friendly and comfortable. One top trend of the year is adding a modern electric …

10 tips to attract more wildlife to your land

(BPT) - Can’t wait to go hunting or fishing on your back 40? Or maybe you just love watching wildlife in the backyard through your kitchen window? If you want to attract more deer, wild turkey, …

3 key ways to prepare your home for an extra-long pollen season

(BPT) - Warm weather brings people outdoors where they are greeted with sunshine and breezes, as well as allergens like tree, grass and weed pollen. This is a big problem if you have allergies or …

5 tips for creating a sparkling living space this summer

(BPT) - The warmer months offer a great opportunity to refresh your living space and create a sparkling clean home for months to come.Because of their eco-friendly nature and versatility, steam …

A power hedge trimmer can help you have a neater garden.

Spring Shopping For Yard Equipment: Things To Know

(NAPSI)—Warm weather is here, and you are ready to get outside and make your yard both beautiful and functional. Maybe you’re aiming to have the best yard on the block, want to install an outdoor …

To be sure your home is thoroughly clean, have the ductwork inspected.

Get Your Ducts In A Row

(NAPSI)—Before you spring into action cleaning your home this season, you may want to consider a source of dirt you can’t see but do need to deal with: air ducts. Your home’s heating and …

Apis Cor 3D Printed Home: Space Coast Sensation.

The ABC’s Of 3D House Printing

(NAPSI)—It may sound futuristic but there are people today living in homes created by a 3-D printer—and you can too. A. What is 3D Printing 3D printing started out as a way to make design …

Pointers On Purchasing A Zero-turn Mower

(NAPSI)—More time spent at home is prompting homeowners across America to improve their property’s curb appeal. With an increased focus on their yards, many individuals are looking to upgrade …

Air Conditioning Use Could Exceed Electric Capacity

(NAPSI)—The day may come soon when you turn on the AC—and it won’t be there. That’s because climate change could mean such an increase in summer air conditioning use in the United States as …

Gym Or No Gym? Fitness Expert Tom Holland On Finding Your Ideal Exercise Routine

(NAPSI)—They say old habits die hard, but for a lot of people the last two years have proven otherwise. The COVID-19 pandemic fueled a seismic shift in the way people view physical and mental …

Four Veterinarian-Approved Tips For New Pet Parents

by Whitney Miller, DVM, MBA, DACVPM (NAPSI)—Whether you’ve just decided to welcome a new pet to your family or you’re in the throes of early pet parenthood, like all pet parents you may …

Your Property Tax Assessment: Too High?

(NAPSI)—With inflation rising to 7.5% in January, Arizona residents are feeling the pinch no matter where they turn. From the grocery store to the gas pump, it seems like every cost is out of their …
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