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Goodbye Gym Membership—The Reimagined Connected Home Gym Is Here To Stay
(NAPSI)—After nearly a year at home and with access to more exercise resources and choices, including online workouts and classes, … Read More
Healthy Air, Healthy Home
(NAPSI)—Asthma affects more than 24 million people in the U.S., including more than 6 million children, reports the Asthma and … Read More
Backyarding With A Purpose: Know Your Personality Type
(NAPSI)—Backyarding—the trend to use the backyard for everything from tele-working to working out to relaxing—has a different … Read More
Make Your Energy Choices Count
(NAPSI)—Just as people across the country celebrate Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR program … Read More
Pointers On Preparing For Power Outages
(NAPS)—More Americans suffered extended power outages in 2020 than any year since Superstorm Sandy struck the New York area in 2012, … Read More
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5 Tips for Better Home Safety this Spring

Whether you are just beginning to take a stronger safety-first approach or looking to upgrade existing home safety equipment, keep these tips in mind as you spruce up your home for the season.

Swing into Spring

While spring naturally means it’s time for a refresh for many homeowners, it doesn’t mean you’re limited only to a cleaning party.

7 Steps to Save Money on a Remodel

Consider these tips from the experts at the National Association for the Remodeling Industry to help save money on your next project.

5 Tips for Gardening with Kids After months of cool weather, the first hint of spring will likely have the whole family eager to dive into outdoor activities.
Spruce Up for Spring: Fresh ideas for home upgrades Spring means it’s time to start sprucing up your home and garden with a little TLC inside and out. If you’re unsure where to begin, consider these tips:
5 Tips to Spring Clean Your Life The spring season not only signifies the start of rain showers, colorful flowers and more outdoor activities, it also brings a rise in spring cleaning.
Make Spring Cleaning a Cinch Spring is a time of renewal and revitalization, but it’s hard to appreciate all the invigorating aspects of spring when your home still bears months of winter dust and dirt
Clear the Bathroom Clutter Due to their small size and heavy usage, bathrooms can become messy, cluttered areas for many families.
5 Tips to Spring Clean Your Home Inside and Out Spring cleaning isn’t just about purging dirt and grime. It’s also the perfect opportunity to take inventory of items around your home.
How to Bring More Space into Bathrooms Today’s designers, architects and builders are creating modern bathrooms that are practical, luxurious, comfortable and accommodating.
How Home Buying and Selling Preferences are Modernizing Deciding to buy or sell a home is among the most important choices many people make in their lifetimes.
Hire Smart for Home Remodeling When you decide to make the investment in a home improvement project, you’re likely entrusting a professional contractor to bring your vision to life on time and on budget.
Safety Tips to Get Your Garage Ready for Spring When you throw open the windows to welcome spring breezes, you’ll likely be spending more time with the garage door open, too.

Technology for your home office makeover

As we begin to transform to a “more normal life,” many of us are still expected to continue the trend of working from home in 2021 and beyond. However, working remotely doesn’t mean you need to compromise your work performance.

Optimize Your Outdoor Space with Custom Shading

(NewsUSA) - Spring is here at last, and a pandemic-weary world is eager to get outside. Now more than ever, businesses and individuals want to make the most of outdoor spaces. The right customized …

FIVE FABULOUS HOME OFFICE IDEAS

(NewsUSA) If you're able to use a whole room as a workspace, it can be outfitted fully with custom built-ins and decorated in appropriate style. Lisa Michael Interiors juxtaposes crisp …

Purposeful Ways to Style a Multi-Purpose Room Whether you call it a laundry room, mudroom or something else entirely, that multi-purpose space is likely a hub of activity in your home.
Clever Storage Ideas for Small Spaces No matter how cramped and cluttered your living space may be, you can almost always find a spot or two for extra storage.
5 Tips for Organizing Your Home Office When temperatures creep up again, it signals time for an annual tradition: spring cleaning.
How to Advocate for Climate Change Climate change is an issue that impacts everyone, especially children.
Proactive Health Tips to Help Navigate Year 2 of the Pandemic Though you may still be spending more time at home, it’s important to take proactive steps to maintain your health.
Productive Paint Projects With many homeowners seeking to renovate or reshape the look of their homes, one common project stands above many others: painting.
On-Trend Kitchen and Bath Upgrades Kitchens and bathrooms remain among the top picks for homeowners looking to upgrade because their functional contributions to the household can’t be overstated and they typically provide high return on investment.
My Heart Can't Wait: Understanding Racial Disparities in AFib February is Black History Month and Heart Health Month in the U.S., providing an opportunity to highlight health care disparities that affect the Black community, specifically when it comes to the most common type of heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation (AFib).
6 Things to Know About GMOs You may have heard of “GMO” foods before, but what you may not know is the science and purpose behind them.
Trending Vacation Habits in 2021 For many travelers itching to go on vacation, 2021 offers plenty of opportunities to get out and go.

It Is Time To Spring

(NAPSI)—Spring isn’t just when we spring forward in time, it is also the time when we spring into action to clean those places that likely haven’t been cleaned at all: your heating and cooling …

Working From Home With Ticket To Work

(NAPSI)—If you receive Social Security disability benefits and are interested in working from home, Social Security’s Ticket to Work (Ticket) Program may be able to help!  The Ticket …

Pointers On Purchasing A Zero-turn Mower

(NAPSI)—More time spent at home is prompting homeowners across America to improve their property’s curb appeal. With an increased focus on their yards, many individuals are looking to upgrade …

Re-imagining Home Sales For Healthier, More Sustainable Living (NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to stop the spread of the virus have shifted how people think about a lot of things, including their homes. With shelter-in-place orders and shutdowns …
Spring Lawn Equipment: Get Ready for Backyarding in High Style This Year (NAPSI)—Backyarding is the new trend that’s emerged during the pandemic. Our backyards are where we eat, work, play, relax and socialize, and the green spaces around our homes have proven to be …
Clean Ducts And Save (NAPSI)—If your home is like most, one of the biggest sources of energy consumption is the HVAC system, and that can be expensive. Fortunately, the U.S. Department of Energy reports, families can …
January Is “GO Month”; Here’s Advice For 2021 (NAPSI)—During 2020, for many Americans, home and work lives saw a major shift as people turned living space into workspace—and classrooms, and workout areas and even quarantine zones—resulting …
Online Learning Made Better (NAPSI)—Lately, school districts engaged in “emergency teaching” to meet the challenge of continuing students’ education during the COVID-19 pandemic. A large part of that effort was …
Let’s All Cheer For The Plant And Flower Of The Year (NAPSI)—It’s official: 1-800-Flowers.com has named the sunflower as 2021’s Flower of the Year and the Prayer Plant as Plant of the Year. With everyone looking forward to a fresh start, …
10 Tips For Safer Winter Generator Use (NAPSI)—If your electricity goes out due to snow and ice, a generator can keep power flowing to your home or business. Just keep safety in mind when using generators, advises the Outdoor Power …
Managing Your House And Property Five Ways (NAPSI)—The next time you look around your home, or that of your aging relatives, you may be astonished how much “stuff” accumulates over the years. Are there things—and the stories they …
Smart Move: Speed Test Your Internet (NAPSI)—These days, most families would agree, home Internet connectivity and reliable speed are more important than ever.  Think about it: How much longer will it take for the kids’ new …
Cook Up A Low-Maintenance Kitchen (NAPSI)—An increasing number of families are finding how much fun it can be to cook and eat at home—but an easy-to-clean-and-work-in kitchen can make a big difference. Here are five ideas on …
Spring project inspiration: A bidet leaves you and the bath clean and refreshed (BPT) - There’s nothing like the arrival of warmer weather to get you energized to pick up some home improvement projects.If you’re feeling a bounce in motivation for a bath update, …
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Going green: 5 tips to create an eco-friendly home (BPT) - With sustainable practices top of mind and a revived shift toward conscious consumption, Americans everywhere are seeking ways to lead a more sustainable, eco-friendly lifestyle. From saving …
4 areas to consider when doing a home upgrade (BPT) - With more Americans working remotely, the pandemic has sparked an unprecedented wave of home improvement projects, with three out of four homeowners reporting having completed a major upgrade …
Senior safety campaign in response to rising senior fire deaths (BPT) - U.S. Fire Administration data shows since January, more than 285 older adults (age 55 and older) have died in house fires, accounting for more than 53% of known fire deaths in the U.S. By age …
Your first line of defense in home safety (BPT) - You check your alarms regularly and practice your emergency escape plan — but are you overlooking an essential component of home safety? Having fire extinguishers — and knowing …
Perfecting your imperfect pantry: Tips to achieve inner calm through an organized space (BPT) - When you open your kitchen pantry, is it streamlined and tidy or more cluttered and chaotic? The state of your home impacts your state of mind, so getting better organized in the kitchen can …
The Ultimate How-To for Homebuyers: Key Considerations to Make When Purchasing a Home (BPT) - Purchasing your first home is one of life’s most thrilling milestones. Whether you prefer an urban loft or a sprawling suburban dwelling, most homeowners hope to find a home that feels …
Relax: Five simple steps for satisfying spring cleaning (BPT) - There’s something calming about a clean and tidy home. Particularly after a dirt- and dust-busting spring cleaning session, it can feel like a total reset for the entire home. In fact, …
5 inspiring ways to bring the beauty of nature into the home (BPT) - It’s no secret that nature has the power to inspire, invigorate, restore and refresh. Research shows that nature can offer mental health benefits including decreasing stress and …
Spring cleaning? Don’t forget your medicine cabinet (BPT) - With your mind on the changing season, you may be purging closets, vacuuming floors and washing windows — but there’s one crucial area of the house to keep in mind: your medicine …
5 tips for spring cleaning your personal technology (BPT) - People typically think of spring cleaning as a time to polish up their homes. However, spring is also a great time to evaluate if your technology is working for you and make smart choices to …
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