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Home Upgrades to Improve Indoor Air Quality
When most people think about air quality, they’re typically thinking about outdoor pollution. Read More
Plan the Ultimate Kitchen Upgrade
A kitchen serves as command-central of most homes, so it’s also one of the first rooms homeowners choose when it’s time to make … Read More
Four simple DIY tips to spruce up your home
(BPT) - After spending more time than normal in our houses this past year, a home décor refresh can be both tempting and … Read More
5 simple, sustainable backyard improvements
(BPT) - One in three consumers say they have increased their efforts to incorporate environmentally friendly practices, and 70% prefer … Read More
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
Staying safe around the house
6 tips to make your house safer this summer (BPT) - We all like to think our homes are a safe and secure place to relax and enjoy time with our family. Even though we try to make our homes as safe as possible for our children, accidents and …
What To Know About Mold And Mildew (NAPSI)—If you’re like a lot of homeowners, your domicile is in danger from an insidious, invisible growth—mold—and you don’t even know it. That’s because for many people, mold conjures …
Safety fur-st: Pet safety and fire prevention tips (BPT) - Pets nationwide are considered beloved members of the family. In fact, pet ownership throughout the U.S. has skyrocketed, with approximately 12.6 million Americans opening their home to a new …
Quality HVAC Cleaning (NAPSI)—You could be more comfortable at home for less money. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, cleaning a HVAC system lets it run more efficiently. Clean, efficient systems …
Considering a move this summer?
The New Homeowner's Moving Checklist (Family Features) Now that you've closed on your first house, you're officially ahomeowner. However, before you can get comfy in your new place, you need to actually move in. If you've never moved into a new house, there are a few things you may not be aware of.
How Buyers and Sellers Feel About Today's Housing Market (Family Features) In the hottest real estate market in a generation, homes are flying off the market at record pace, there's fierce competition among buyers and there's limited housing supply to meet growing demand.
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.
All you need is $5 and 5 minutes to improve your home's curb appeal (BPT) - First impressions matter, especially when selling your home. The moment a potential buyer pulls up to your house they start to form an opinion. Curb appeal is important to draw buyers in and …
Upgrade your summer living

How To Have the Perfect Summer at Home

(BPT) - While cookouts and trips to the beach are great, sometimes it’s also nice to spend a hot summer’s day relaxing in the comfort of home. Especially on those break-the-thermometer …

Keep your cool this summer with these energy-saving tips

(BPT) - There's a lot to love about summer. At the same time, the season can run up your electric bill fast, especially for Americans living in places where summer temperatures are reaching record …

6 tips to make your house safer this summer

(BPT) - We all like to think our homes are a safe and secure place to relax and enjoy time with our family. Even though we try to make our homes as safe as possible for our children, accidents and …

How to Create a More Functional Laundry Room

(Family Features) Eliminate the excuses and get your laundry room under control with these tips to add function to your washing routine.

4 Home Improvement Ideas

(Family Features) Whether you're thinking about a bathroom update, kitchen overhaul or any other type of home improvement project, these tips from the experts at the National Association of the Remodeling Industry and eLivingtoday.com can help you get started.

8 Tips for Safely Operating Battery-Powered Tools

(Family Features) Battery-powered power tools make it convenient and efficient to tackle chores around the house and job site.

Award-Winning Outdoor Space Inspiration (Family Features) Renovating your home's outdoor spaces not only enhances the aesthetic but can also provide a host of recreational benefits. Taking a look at award-winning projects like these can help many homeowners draw inspiration while also identifying capable, reputable contractors to take on the project.
Creative Photo Displays (Family Features) Family photos, vacation pictures, candid snapshots of friends and family – they're often visual representations of some of your most treasured moments, so it's likely you'll want to give them some special treatment.
5 Tips for Keeping Hardwoods Handsome With its rich tones and distinguished style, hardwood flooring can be a beautiful design element of your home.
Colorful Kitchen Inspiration: 5 impactful, on-trend cabinet stylings The kitchen is the heart of many homes, and careful planning is a necessity when it comes to redesigning this essential living space.
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.
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

Wanted: More Female Financial Planners!

(NewsUSA) - Female financial planners, (specifically, CFP® professionals) are in need, and provide a pivotal role to wealth management firms in serving diverse client bases and delivering …

Donate Cash for Greatest Disaster Relief Impact

(NewsUSA) This past year, back-to-back hurricanes in Central America, the COVID-19 pandemic, and ongoing conflicts in Syria, Yemen, and Ethiopia have increased the need for international aid as …

Small Music Stand Makes a Big Difference

(NewsUSA) -With the reopening of in-person events and activities comes a reassessment of how to carry the necessary gear for those activities. For performing musicians or kids taking music …

Return to outdoor living with an easy, delivered backyard DIY fireplace (BPT) - After spending so much time indoors, are you ready to get outside to enjoy Mother Nature, mingle with neighbors and celebrate with loved ones again? Summer is here and many people are more …
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Living large: Why oversized patio pavers are a top trend in outdoor design (BPT) - More than ever, today’s homeowners are placing high value on outdoor living, investing in exterior spaces where they can relax, entertain, play and enjoy Mother Nature. Seeking not just …
Tips to sustainably transform your outdoor oasis (BPT) - Home improvement projects and repairs increased during the pandemic, and demand is expected to continue with permanently transformed work schedules and remote telecommuting here to stay. …
Mastering the dishwasher: 4 tips to best utilize your appliance (BPT) - Have you ever found yourself rearranging the dishwasher after a family member, roommate or partner loads the dishes? One of the great household debates is how to properly load the dishwasher, …
Surprising ways you might be attracting mosquitoes (BPT) - These days you’re probably enjoying your outdoor spaces more than ever — and looking for ways to make them more comfortable, relaxing and fun for your family and friends when you …
4 time-saving cleaning tips for newlyweds to transform the home (BPT) - A clean home is a happy home, but if that cleaning requires lots of elbow grease and time-consuming tasks, it's hard to maintain a smile. No new couple needs added stress, especially from …
Home comfort simplified: Smart ways to stay cool during warm weather months (BPT) - Summer is here, which means sunny weather, beach days and barbecues — and on those especially hot days, you want to ensure your home is cool and comfortable without causing the utility …
Have allergies? Tips to feel your best indoors and out (BPT) - A runny nose, watery eyes, itchy throat, nagging cough — as the weather changes throughout the year, different allergens can increase, making you miserable in numerous ways. Medications …
Turn on ambiance, turn off mosquitos (BPT) - As people across America continue to spend more time at home, the backyard has become an extended outdoor living area and a happy place that provides a retreat from the busyness of everyday …

Across The U.S., Non-white Neighborhoods Are Hotter Than White Ones

(NAPSI)—Nationwide, in both major cities and small towns, neighborhoods with more Black, Hispanic and Asian residents experience hotter temperatures during summer heatwaves than nearby white …

Ten Reasons An RV Will Level-up A Camping Trip

(NAPSI)—You can get away from it all—without having to leave it all behind. Here’s how: Better than camping, even better than glamping, is traveling via recreational vehicle (RV). Don’t worry …

Today’s Weather Is Unpredictable: Keep Your Outdoor Power Equipment Ready

(NAPSI)—Weather today is challenging and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) reminds home and business owners that it’s important to make sure you have the right outdoor power equipment …

Apartment Living Fosters Much Needed Sense Of Community (NAPSI)—Communities are more than groups of people who live together in the same geographical area. In their truest sense, communities transcend the physical spaces they occupy to become places …
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 Allergy Foundation of America. In addition, more than 50 million …
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 purpose for each person. Identifying your backyard’s role in your …
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 celebrates all the ways people collectively act to protect the planet …
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, according to Generac, owners of Power Outage Central, a …
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 …
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