Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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Preparing Your Home for a Hurricane

Read on for suggestions on how to protect your home from hurricane wind damage and how to take extra precautions when building or remodeling your home.
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April Lawn & Garden To-Do List

In April the weather is warming, trees and spring bulbs are showing off blooms, yet cold weather threatens the eager gardener who starts too early. As plants and gardeners awaken, the mad rush of planting, pruning, and plowing descends.
Hurricane season

10 Hurricane Facts: Debunking the Most Popular Myths

Know the facts about hurricanes — that way, you can make informed decisions to protect your family before, during and after the storm. Here are the myths.

Hurricane Shutters: Which Option Is Best For Your Home?

Covering windows with hurricane shutters or panels is one of the best ways to minimize damage to your home during a storm.
Stacking Firewood

This Is the Proper Way to Stack Firewood

Here’s a way to stack firewood to ensure it dries out quickly.
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November Home Maintenance To-Do List

With cold weather and the holidays fast approaching, this month's to-do list focuses on some less obvious, but very important, indoor cleaning and repair tasks to get your home in tip-top shape for holiday guests. Read on to find out more.
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4 Tips for How to Store Your Christmas Decorations

Storing Christmas decorations after the holidays doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Here are tips to make everything easy!