Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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43 Ways to Save Energy and Money in 2020

You can save hundreds of dollars each year with these simple, energy-efficient lifestyle tweaks.

How to Protect Your Home During Extreme Cold Weather

Extreme cold weather — brrr! — can be hard on your home. Follow these tips when freezing weather, snow and ice hit your area.
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How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing — and Thaw Frozen Pipes

Winter has arrived, and that means bundling up trying to keep warm. The pipes on your house need protection from the cold as well. Read on to find out how to prevent your pipes from freezing and some tips on how to thaw them out safely if they do.

How to Prepare for Severe Weather at Last Minute

Here are some tips for last minute hurricane preparation to keep you, your family, and your home safe.
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How to Clean Outdoor Patio and Deck Furniture

Regardless of whether the outdoor furniture on your patio or deck is made of wood, aluminum, wrought iron, or plastic; it takes a lot of abuse from the elements.
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Dealing with Storm Damage to Your Home

Read this article to find out how to stay safe and deal with insurance companies and contractors following a hurricane, tornado, or other severe storm.
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How to Paint a Room Like a Pro

Painting a room is a common do-it-yourself project around the home. While it’s not that difficult to do, it’s important to know the tricks of the trade on how to go about it before you break out a roller or brush. Read on to find out more.

Inexpensive Backyard Enhancements for Your Home

Here are three easy, do-it-yourself home improvement projects that are sure to enhance the backyard of your home. Whether it's pouring a simulated stone concrete garden path, making your own personalized stepping stones, or building a pressure treated wood trellis, we've got you covered. Read on to find out more.

How to Spring Clean the Outside of Your Home

Cleaning and repairing the outside of your home doesn’t have to be a spring project, though it is nice to get outside and enjoy the warm weather after a long, cold winter inside. Here are some often neglected outdoor maintenance projects you might want to consider.