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Top 10 winter cleaning tips: Give your home the post-holiday glow
(BPT) - Holiday gatherings may make the season jolly and bright, but they can also leave your house in need of a deep clean and de-cluttering. The new year is a great time to bring back order and …
Want your hardwood floors to last for generations? Use these expert tips
(BPT) - Solid hardwood floors are beautiful and timeless, adding value to any property. However, there's a misconception that real hardwood floors are difficult to maintain. The truth is that they …
5 sustainable household upgrades that save money and energy
Enviro Friendly identified ways to upgrade your home to save money by compiling info from the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.  
Better Indoor Air Quality
(NAPSI)—If your family is like most, you spend more time inside when it’s cold and dark outside. On the one hand, that can make this a great time for enjoying baking, reading, board games, …
Do you have reliable backup power during severe weather?
(BPT) - As winter weather ravages across the country, homeowners are reminded that having a backup plan for power outages is important all year long. Reliable power is critical, especially for the …
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Ways to save money this year

(BPT) - Home and auto owners are aware of the financial responsibilities associated with each, but those looking to save money understand it goes beyond only reducing mortgage or auto payments. …

3 Places Where Well-Insulated Windows Have the Most Impact

Florida homeowners can benefit from properly insulated windows throughout the year. It’s fairly easy to assess whether existing windows are functioning well by checking for two types of issues: thermal and …

Remodeling your basement? Here is everything you need to know to see a high return on investment

(BPT) - By Bryan Baeumler, HGTV Personality & Professional ContractorSo, you are remodeling your basement — smart move! According to Redfin’s real estate experts, a basement …

3 consejos para elegir y usar la mejor lechada en la colocación de sus baldosas

(BPT) - El hecho de que haya llegado el invierno no significa la posposición de los trabajos de bricolaje domésticos que requieren lechada. Siempre y cuando tome precauciones, los …

How technology can be incorporated in your bathroom to enhance wellness

(BPT) - Creating a spa-like bathroom that enhances your overall well-being is seriously on trend, and for good reason. Self-care can become part of your daily ritual if you make your bathroom into a …

Cold weather doesn't have to put a stop to home concrete projects

(BPT) - Is winter weather putting a damper on your home improvement ambitions? Many people who plan to use concrete as part of their projects believe they need to pause when temperatures dip. The …

4 ways to make your home come to life with colorful and patterned tile

(BPT) - Whether you are looking at making a dramatic statement or adding a pop of color to a more neutral space, tile is an excellent and expressive choice for any home renovation project. Because of …
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5 Easy DIYs to Display Your Love

(Family Features) Handmade Valentine's Day decor is a crafty way to put your love on display. Add a little TLC to your home or share your affection with loved ones by dedicating some time to simple DIY projects that come straight from the heart.

Chores to Tackle to Get Your Home Ready for Spring

Every home requires ongoing maintenance to ensure it's living up to its aesthetic and functional best. This checklist can help you create a comfortable home setting for enjoying the warmer months.

5 home improvement projects to tackle during winter

Let sweater weather brighten your home. American Home Shield used multiple sources to identify five wintertime home improvement projects.

Tips for Choosing a Portable Generator

(NewsUSA) - Inverter generators and portable battery stations are trending solutions for take-anywhere power. Small footprints, manageable weights, and simple charging or fueling options make both …

The average lifespan of 10 common home features—and what it costs to renovate them

Angi determined how long 10 household features last, using data from the Association of Home Builders, Zonda Media, and other industry sources.

An Inviting Refuge

(Family Features) Converting your living space into a soul-soothing refuge may be easier than you think as a serene color palette is often all you need to shift the mood of your home. Incorporating colors inspired by simplicity and serenity ...

8 ways to effectively winterize your home on a budget

American Home Shield compiled a list of eight tips for winterizing your home for little or no cost.  
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Trending Colors and Textures Inspire 2023 Home Design

(Family Features) Over the past year, architectural design saw a surge in nature-inspired, earth tones, such as calming shades of blue and green. Homeowners can expect this trend to continue into the coming months, but with warmer, richer colors.

Clean Energy Home Upgrades: Make dependable environmental improvements

(Family Features) Consider these environmentally friendly upgrades to diversify your home's energy sources, reduce energy consumption and ensure your home is well-prepared to withstand interruptions to power service if the electrical grid fails.

How heating problems compare among the 15 largest metros

Which cities had major heating problems in winter 2021-2022? American Home Shield used the Census Bureau's 2021 American Housing Survey to find out.   

How to improve your basement and other spaces by leveling uneven floors

(BPT) - Colder weather does not mean you have to stop tackling all your important home DIY projects. If you’ve been putting off tiling your basement or carpeting the spare bedroom because the …

12 Questions To Ask Before Powering Up The Snow Thrower

(NAPSI)—Snow flurries and winter storms can be unpredictable, so the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) encourages home and business owners to prepare in advance before bad weather …

Ready Outdoor Power Equipment For Winter Storage, Prep Your Snow Thrower

(NAPSI)—After your lawn gets its last seasonal cut, it’s time to put away spring and summer outdoor power equipment, such as lawn mowers, leaf blowers, and trimmers. What’s next? Snow throwers, …

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