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

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.

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Here's how to prepare for a hurricane, so you can keep yourself, your family and your home safe during the storm.

How to Clean Outdoor Patio and Deck Furniture

Find out how to clean and maintain outdoor furniture from wrought iron and aluminum to plastic and wood, and how to clean outdoor fabrics and covers.
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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.

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.
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How to Turn Old Trash Into New Treasure for Your Home

Rather than throwing out old furniture and other items around your home, why not refinish them for reuse as something new. Not only will you be saving money but you’ll be helping the environment by reducing the load on landfills. Read on for some easy reuse DIY projects for your home.