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The Ultimate Guide to Preparing Your Home Before Selling for Maximum ROI
Making simple improvements or repairs to your home can increase its value and improve its appeal to potential buyers. This guide will teach you how to prepare your home for sale to maximize your Return on Investment (ROI).
How to Make Your Florida Home Energy Efficient
There are several ways you can make your home more energy efficient, saving you money and reducing your impact on the environment.
How to Make the Perfect Living Room
You want your living room to have some personal touches but also a clean appearance that makes it suitable for everyone to enjoy. In this guide, we are sharing the key pieces that go into making a living room and where you can get them.
Top 5 Hidden Problems in Old Homes
Statistics indicate that the US has 3000 homes constructed three centuries ago, while the average age of old homes is 75 years. If you’re considering one, these are some top hidden problems to be aware of if you must update it.
7 Precautions to Take When Updating Your Home
Homeowners are advised to take stringent measures to reduce the risks of toxic exposure, falls, injuries, and other mishaps during home updates.
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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.
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 …
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 ...
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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 …

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 …

3 tips for choosing — and using — the best grout for your tiling project

(BPT) - Just because winter's here doesn't mean you have to put household DIY projects requiring grout on hold. As long as you take precautions, indoor projects like setting tile can go smoothly and …
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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.

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.  

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.   

Five Tips to Prepare Your Portable Generator for Winter Weather

(NewsUSA) - When temperatures drop and snow starts falling, portable generators of every size need a quick check-in to make sure that they’re ready to go before a possible power outage during …
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Improve Your Home's Air Quality

(Family Features) Improving your home's air quality begins with recognizing what contributes to poor indoor air quality, the potentially harmful effects and how to address these problems.

Creatively Configure Interior Spaces with Sliding Bypass Doors

(Family Features) If you want to create a multi-functional living area, save space, allow more privacy or enhance architectural appeal - or all of these at once - sliding bypass doors can help you achieve your goals in spaces from kitchens to laundry rooms.

Kitchen and home design trends poised for popularity in 2023

(BPT) - House Beautiful's Whole Home is back for its fifth year, loaded with modern conveniences and timeless charm. Located in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, this home marks the first time …

Color – The Key to an Exterior Home Refresh

(BPT) - From the paint on your front door to the pillows on your porch swing, your home’s exterior provides a canvas for colorfully expressing your style. But a big opportunity to leverage 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, …