Home Maintenance Resolutions to Make for the New Year

Home Maintenance Resolutions to Make for the New Year

The holidays are upon us. This is the time of year we let ourselves eat, drink and be merry, and we disregard any dietary restrictions we may have imposed on ourselves at the beginning of the year. But the New…
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15 Home Tools We're Thankful for This Year

15 Home Tools We’re Thankful for This Year

It’s the time of year when people start thinking about gratitude. Feeling thankful for your friends, family members — humans and pets — good health and a place to live is great. But what about the tools that help you…
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Dangerous Home Improvement Tools That Require Training

Dangerous Home Improvement Tools That Require Training

The home improvement experts on TV make everything look so easy. In the course of a 22-minute makeover show, they can transform an entire room or home into a designer’s dream come true. They deftly wield hammers, table saws and…
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Selling Used Appliances: The Do's and Don'ts

Selling Used Appliances: The Do’s and Don’ts

Interested in selling used appliances? With the high sticker price of appliances like washers, dryers, refrigerators and stoves, there’s a burgeoning market for high-quality used goods. Whether you’re thinking of selling your own used appliance or going into business buying…
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YWH 6-20

R-Values and How They Affect Energy Efficiency

Insulation helps keep your home a steady temperature inside, despite the weather outside, so it’s important to properly insulate your home. How do you know if you’re using the right amount of insulation, and what’s up with these R-values you…
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YWH 6-9-17

Ear Protection: 5 Best Types for Home Improvement Projects

You know how important it is to protect your eyes when working on home improvement projects and to wear gloves for hand protection — but do you also protect your ears? You may think the drill or saw will only…
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YWH 5-29

Construction Contract – What You Need to Know When You Remodel

It’s finally your turn to oust the old kitchen appliances. You’ve drooled over the renovations in every episode of “Fixer Upper,” flipped through every Kitchen and Bath Special Edition magazine, and took notes. You know exactly what your new space…
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Negotiating Contractor Quotes

When the weather turns warm, your thoughts may turn to…home improvement projects! From redoing the tile in the bathroom to having a deck installed, many homeowners and renters upgrade during the warm months. Quotes from contractors can be expensive, and…
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Home Improvement Blogs for The Weekend Warrior

Home Improvement Blogs For the Weekend Warrior

Wow! Can't believe that I've been blogging for over a year now. In that time, I've made some incredible e-connections. I've searched corners of the web that I didn't know existed and found useful, inspiring ideas that have helped me to…
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YWH 12-23

Home Improvement Contract Mistakes Most Homeowners Make

You’ve decided! You’re jumping in and hiring a contractor for some much-needed work around your home. As you take the plunge, be sure you don’t get soaked. Unless you’re addicted to renovations, you probably don’t have a lot of experience…
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