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Word Count: 469 Keep your family secure at home with these tips When it comes to protecting your family, your home is your fortress. It’s the place where you can relax, knowing your family is secure....
Word Count: 536 Make a grand entrance: simple ideas to refresh your entryway Your front door and entrance is often the first thing others notice about your home. Make a positive first impression with these ideas....
Word Count: 536 Tips on how to give your home an annual checkup Give your home an annual checkup before cold weather arrives to help add comfort, save energy and cut home maintenance in the long-run....
Word Count: 449 Tips on how to prepare your windows and doors for winter and save energy Windows and doors can be more energy efficient this winter with a few simple maintenance tasks....
Word Count: 601 5 simple steps for protecting your home during the holidays Take precautions today to protect your home and deter criminals during the holidays....
Word Count: 467 Expert tips to make your new house feel like home You know that moving into a new home can be one of life's biggest stressors - the packing, the paperwork, the unpacking and of course finding the nearest coffee shop. Making your new house feel...
Word Count: 613 Keep them home, happy and studying: Creating a kid-friendly space Whether you're trying to ease the transition from summer to school or convince your teenager that your house is the best spot to hang out, creating a kid-friendly space is easy with a few design...
Word Count: 773 5 allergy myths and the facts that refute them Forget what you think you know about allergies. Here is the truth behind five commony allergy myths....
Word Count: 473 DIY projects to help you whip winter Get that last winter prep project finished now with these great ideas....
Word Count: 678 Home renovation starts with good planning and good insurance Before you begin a home improvement project, take steps to protect your home and assets from construction risks....
Word Count: 467 3 home improvement upgrades that will save you money Now is the opportune time to consider some home improvement upgrades that will let you better manage your HVAC equipment while lowering your monthly expenses....
Word Count: 421 One simple home improvement cuts noise pollution while boosting energy savings Spray foam insulation not only improves your home's energy efficiency, it can make it quieter inside, too....
Word Count: 412 Curb energy loss with smart home renovation investments While homeowners may not immediately think of their attic as a major source of energy loss, the reality is that as much as 25 percent of the energy lost in the average American home occurs...
Word Count: 463 A quick, 3-step energy audit could save you big bucks this winter Identify air leaks with a home energy audit. Sealing leaks helps furnaces run better and cuts costs. ...
Word Count: 87 Feeling the cold at home and in your wallet? [Infographic] If you’re noticing the cold temperatures inside your home and the dent the energy bill is making in your wallet, check out how spray foam insulation can keep you happier in both areas....
Word Count: 0 What to look for before hiring your spray foam contractor [Infographic] Have you asked the right questions before hiring your spray foam insulation contractor? ...
Word Count: 467 Easy, affordable and smart ways to protect your home from winter weather emergencies To ensure your home and family are protected through winter, take these easy, affordable and smart steps to prepare....
Word Count: 721 5 home improvements that boost safety, comfort and the value of your home Some of the most valuable home improvements aren't visual. Here are five behind-the-scenes upgrades to improve a home's safety, comfort and value....
Word Count: 644 Home improvements that give you the most bang for your buck Prioritizing a home-improvement wish list is never easy. Do you put design and aesthetics ahead of functionality? Or do you choose comfort and convenience over energy efficiency and cost savings?...
Word Count: 716 12 amazing ways window treatments can make your home look like The Jetsons' Did you know your window treatments can be a big part of a modern smart home?...
Word Count: 661 Top 5 trendy bathroom upgrades that don't cost a bundle A trendy bathroom doesn't have to cost a bundle. Here are five hot bathroom trends that are surprisingly affordable....
Word Count: 828 Going home again: A great office is a key to success for new home-based workers Ready to start working from home? Here are key considerations for setting up a productivity-inspiring home office....
Word Count: 912 Gasp-worthy perils of bad indoor air - and what you can do about them Poor indoor air quality is nothing to sneeze at. Here's what you can do about some of the unexpected side effects of bad air....
Word Count: 640 The beauty of wood turns homes into architectural masterpieces Architects, designers and homeowners are creatively using wood’s inimitable qualities to bring character, warmth and distinction to different parts of the modern home....
Word Count: 510 Add a signature style to your home More design professionals and builders are going back to basics and rediscovering the versatility, durability and good looks of cypress....
Word Count: 118 See why the popularity of vinyl siding is building [Infographic] Learn more about how vinyl siding is taking the building industry by storm....
Word Count: 576 Design inspiration at your fingertips: Homeowners go digital to jumpstart home improvement projects If you're planning a remodel, online resources can help you bring your vision to life, and create a detailed design plan before you begin the project....
Word Count: 483 Preparing for fall and winter pests: How to keep wildlife and insects out of your home For many pests, including rodents, spiders and cockroaches, the change in season indicates the need to find shelter from the colder temperatures ahead. In some cases, this shelter is the same place that keeps your...
Word Count: 0 Sink into these top tub trends for the ultimate bathing experience If you consider your bathroom a relaxing oasis, soak up the news on these top tub trends....
Word Count: 51 Easy projects to get your home winter ready [Infographic] Find out how these simple projects can get your home winter ready....
Word Count: 452 Get decked out: prep your outdoor living space for a party Planning some outdoor entertaining? Try these tips for making your patio, porch or deck party-perfect....
Word Count: 500 Deck support: It's what's beneath the surface that counts Learn why steel framing should be an integral part of your next deck....
Word Count: 696 A baker's dozen: 13 must-have products for any kitchen Because so much of time is spent in the kitchen, there are certain helpful tools that you just shouldn’t live without....
Word Count: 506 All aboard: Family friendly tips to make your cleaning projects a snap So you can get those summertime deep cleaning projects out of the way and get outside to enjoy the warmer weather, here are some quick tips to help make your home sparkle....
Word Count: 24 Energy saving tips for every room of your home [Infographic] As we move into colder months, here are various ways to conserve energy....
Word Count: 376 Add curb appeal to your home inspired by architecture If you want to give your home a fresh new look, it’s easy to update your curb appeal based on the style of architecture you like....
Word Count: 70 Overcoming home improvement anxiety [Infographic] From budget woes to relationship tensions, here are the top concerns homeowners have going into a home improvement project and how to overcome these obstacles....
Word Count: 613 Avoid a blizzard of bills this season with these energy efficiency tips Follow these tips to keep your home energy efficient this winter....
Word Count: 484 Prepare your home for outdoor entertaining this summer Simple, fun ways to spruce up your outdoor space for warm weather entertaining....
Word Count: 600 Summer's hottest 'deck-cessories' See what’s trending now when it comes to making outdoor spaces as stylish and functional as they can be....
Word Count: 71 Is your relationship ready for DIY? [Infographic] Find out the differences between men and women when it comes to tackling a home improvement DIY project. Knowing how couples approach DIY discord will keep the relationships - and your projects - going strong....
Word Count: 531 Are you spending home improvement dollars on the wrong door? What home improvement costs half the amount of a new front door but has five times the curb appeal impact?...
Word Count: 700 Forward-looking luxury at the forefront of today's bathroom renovation trends From aging in place to an emphasis on luxury, renovating Americans weigh multiple objectives when updating their homes....
Word Count: 436 Natural cedar, a great material to help reduce your environmental footprint Many homeowners think using Western red cedar for decks, siding or other garden structures depletes the forest, when in fact, the exact opposite is true....
Word Count: 511 2015 sneak peak: Hot home decor color trends Homeowners looking to deliver impressive interior style can take cues from what will be the trendiest hues of 2015 and beyond....
Word Count: 564 Lawn mower accessories help get landscaping jobs done efficiently and professionally At home, efficiency means being able to get the household and landscaping chores done so you can spend time with the family. Here's how....
Word Count: 736 Home organization starts with the right tools: How to get everyone on the same page No home is truly in order if the people who live in it are disorganized. Tips, tools and tricks to get your family organized....
Word Count: 394 Do you know more about snack cakes than smoke alarms? Most Americans say 'yes' One preparation often overlooked by many Americans is how to keep their families safe during the peak season for home fires....
Word Count: 544 Change-of-season checklist for lowering home energy costs A simple checklist of projects can help homeowners prepare for winter and lower their energy costs....
Word Count: 427 Keep cool this summer while saving money Hotter weather can translate into higher costs if your home isn’t operating efficiently. There are simple things you can do throughout your home to keep cool while saving money....
Word Count: 586 Spray paint tips to flawlessly update your home's furniture Whether your outdoor items are looking worn and weathered - or your indoor spaces need a pop of color - spray paint is the perfect solution....
Word Count: 0 Declutter your kitchen and make inexpensive upgrades to your home Keep outdoor spaces cool and comfortableDecks, patios and other outdoor areas should be enjoyed throughout the year, but heat, sun and humidity can quickly make being outside intolerable during the dog days of summer. Read the...
Word Count: 551 One area of your home could be adding a lot of money to your heating bill Secrets of insulating your garage and garage door, to reduce energy costs....
Word Count: 634 Smart, stylish solutions keep your entire home cool - without disrupting home decor You don't have to pay for central A/C or compromise your decor to keep your home cool this summer....
Word Count: 583 Bathroom remodeling should start at the studs Find out which remodeling projects can have a big impact on your home and its value....
Word Count: 696 DIY projects to turn your backyard into a summer oasis Are you looking for easy do-it-yourself projects to spruce up your backyard? Here are a few projects to help turn your backyard into a space you’ll look forward to showing off all summer long....
Word Count: 534 Easy methods to give your home a summer spruce up Summer provides a great opportunity to go deep and tackle the DIY-oriented tasks around the home. Check out these tips to give your home a summer spruce-up, without breaking the bank....
Word Count: 594 Top trends in smart home technology for 2015 and beyond More people want smart home features that let them control their spaces while increasing energy efficiency and cutting waste. Here are the trends that are forecast to be hot in 2015....
Word Count: 484 5 simple ways to inspire and improve your inner 'making' skills Tips to bring your next DIY project to the next level....
Word Count: 561 Simple DIY projects that save your home from water damage Rain, hail, ice, flooding – these are all the result of seasonal weather changes that can cause water damage to your home. With a few easy DIY updates, you can help protect your home and...
Word Count: 543 6 backyard projects you can't skip this fall Knowing what your lawn and garden needs from season to season not only makes it easier for you to stay organized with your list of backyard to-do’s, but it also allows you to identify and...
Word Count: 666 Things to consider when making popular kitchen renovations Consider these ideas before redesigning your kitchen. ...
Word Count: 581 Accomplish your to-do list of finishing the deck with ease this fall What many people don’t know is that the deck-refinishing process has greatly improved over the years....
Word Count: 382 Keep the cold at bay with these home winterizing tips Learn what to look for to protect your home against freezing winter temperatures....
Word Count: 478 4 ways to discover the design potential of the '5th wall' Ceilings are the "fifth wall" of any room, and they offer homeowners an opportunity to further express their decorating creativity....
Word Count: 688 5 fast fixes for a fabulous bath With simple updates that cost less than $100 each, you can create a fabulous bathroom....
Word Count: 753 Tips to keep tools in top shape Take care of your valuable home improvement and gardening tools with these tips....
Word Count: 522 The simple DIY trick to eliminate pesky floor squeaks Annoying at best and disruptive to work and sleep at worst, floor creaks are easier to eliminate than you may think....
Word Count: 0 5 common weatherization myths ... busted Don't get cold feet when it's time to winterize your home - the truth behind common weatherizing myths....
Word Count: 368 Give your home a colorful makeover in just a weekend Are you limited on time but want to upgrade your home? Some easy home improvements can be achieved in a weekend....
Word Count: 506 Choosing the hardwood floor that's right for you Tips for choosing hardwood flooring that suits your home and lifestyle....
Word Count: 445 Tools to help you tackle home-related projects (or disasters) The life of a homeowner is unpredictable. It is inevitable you will encounter necessary home fixes and even an occasional disaster. From storm-damaged roofs and extended power outages to a cabinet door ready to fall...
Word Count: 631 6 simple steps to an organized and sensational garage space Move over kitchens and bathrooms, homeowners are focusing on a new part of the home: the garage....
Word Count: 545 Winterize today for a warm and cozy home tomorrow According to the Farmers’ Almanac and other weather predictors, a polar vortex is expected to rear its ugly head again this winter. Now is the time to prepare yourself and your home for the cold....
Word Count: 689 Energy-efficient DIY projects that take just hours to complete Cut your energy costs this year with these DIY projects....
Word Count: 51 Simple ways to update a bathroom [Infographic] Eighty-five percent of homeowners want to update their bathrooms, but don’t have the time or money. Here are some simple solutions to resolve that issue....
Word Count: 543 Easy ways to warm up and protect your space this winter Complete simple projects before the harsh winter weather arrives so your home is ready to enjoy in the coming season....
Word Count: 679 Hot master bath trends for 2015 and beyond Leading master bath trends for 2015 go beyond functionality to incorporate features that complement the design aesthetic and provide a touch of luxury for lasting results....
Word Count: 622 From make-do to all new - updates to create your dream kitchen An updated kitchen does more than boost the value of your home; whether you make just a few changes or completely renovate the entire space, a kitchen that feels new is always refreshing....
Word Count: 697 Fall into your home to-do list As the cooler temperatures send you indoors, start adding home improvement projects to your to-do list....
Word Count: 0 Tackle your DIY to-do list and create a modern man cave Fall into your home to-do listThe leaves and the weather don’t need to be the only things to change this season. As the cooler temperatures send you indoors, start adding home improvement projects to your...
Word Count: 37 What's hot in home improvement? [Infographic] Find out what rooms or pieces make for the most popular home improvement projects....
Word Count: 548 6 steps for choosing the best remodeling contractor Trusting a contractor with both your home and your money can feel overwhelming. Spare your time, money and sanity by following these steps for choosing the best remodeling contractor....

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