Quick Ways to Make Some Shade, But Don’t Forget: Trees Are the Best

By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon  Published: May 24, 2011 NAR If you prefer a drier cool, as opposed to the misters we mentioned yesterday, read on to find some quick ways to make some shade. Plus, get some tips on getting shade with some quick-growing trees. For immediate relief: Umbrellas, awnings, and [...]

Quick Ways to Make Some Shade, But Don’t Forget: Trees Are the Best

Average Recoup Costs with Home Improvements

Are thinking of doing some projects around the house, but don't want to overspend and not recoup the costs when you sale?   Don't feel guilty about financing smaller, low-risk projects that are sure to increase your equity. For example, upgraded insulation may not be sexy, but according to the National [...]

Average Recoup Costs with Home Improvements

3 Handsome Solutions to Handle Outdoor Clutter

From Houselogic:   No need to stash it all in the garage. Here’s how to create tidy storage in your yard. "That can go in the garage" is a common solution to just about anything outdoorsy that needs a home. Instead, think outside the garage. These ideas are great for [...]

3 Handsome Solutions to Handle Outdoor Clutter

How to Disinfect Your Home in the Time of Coronavirus

There’s everyday clean, guest clean, and then there’s COVID-19 cleanas per Houselogic.com Let’s get down to the nitty gritty, literally, and focus on how to disinfect your home. To combat this virus, you’ll want your big guns: bleach, rubbing alcohol, and hot water. The Best Disinfectants For your high-touch surfaces, [...]

How to Disinfect Your Home in the Time of Coronavirus

Don’t Buy That Fixer-Upper (Unless You Know These 4 Things)

Sure-fire ways to spot a fixer-upper that’ll fix you up financially. A few years ago, Alessandra Pollina and her husband, Ondre, were looking for a property that would need no more than some cosmetic changes and upgrades. But because the price was right, they ended up with the ultimate fixer-upper: [...]

Don’t Buy That Fixer-Upper (Unless You Know These 4 Things)

8 Houseplants That Give You a Breath of Fresh Air

You may not realize that the indoor air you're breathing right now is laden with formaldehyde, benzene and other chemicals that could kill you. They're called Volatile Organic Compounds, or VOCs, which are emitted by carpet, air fresheners, paints, cosmetics, even newspapers. They can cause serious health problems, including asthma [...]

8 Houseplants That Give You a Breath of Fresh Air

Expert advice on how to choose a Fence for your Home

A fence can serve as protection while still adding beauty to your yard. Want to make your suburban home feel safe and secure while still maintaining it’s beauty? You might want to consider adding a fence. Fences have been part of the home landscape since colonial days when they [...]

Expert advice on how to choose a Fence for your Home
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