Every home should maintain a ready, working emergency kit for when disaster strikes. Here is what to do.
Restoration, Renovation, and Repair -- the three Rs of fixing up an historic home.
Homeowners can save up to 9% per year on water heating costs with a properly-fitted water heater jacket.
The holiday season can be full of excesses. Don't let your energy bill be one of them.
Here are four inexpensive, yet highly effective, ways to prepare your home for sale.
For homeowners who keep a garden, with the change of seasons comes a task list.
With less sunlight, colder temperatures, and shorter days ahead, it's a good time to cross those last-minute maintenance items off your homeowner to-do list.
Have you ever walked into your kitchen and instantly felt hungry?
Over prolonged periods of time, water can warp, buckle, and/or cup hardwood flooring, leading to an expensive and time-consuming repair process.
Past due foods can both give off bad odors, and make you sick. Here's a guide to how long different foods last.
The average family of four uses 146,000 gallons of water per year, at a cost of $700. With just a few small changes, however, that cost could drop by as much as 28%.
Along with bathrooms, kitchens are the most bacteria-heavy rooms in a home. Here's how to keep yours clean.
Homes with aerated faucets use up to 50% less water than homes without. Here's how to clean them.
You may not have stopped your lawn from turning brown, but, generally, you can nurse it back to being green.
As temperatures turn warmer, follow these simple steps to keep your home cool without turning down your thermostat.
For your next paint job, make sure you choose the best color scheme and paint-type for your soon-to-be-painted room.
Do you clean your refrigerator regularly, or only after you've run out of space? If your answer is the latter, your refrigerator may be harboring dangerous bacteria.
Natural methods for repelling and preventing house flies in your home.
For homeowners with ceiling fans, the change of seasons offers a timely reminder to change the direction in which your ceiling fan blades rotate. It not only cools your home more efficiently, but it can lower your energy bill, too.
To protect the granite in your home, be sure to seal your countertops at least once annually.