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Word Count: 0 Trim applications give the world a creative preview of your home Choosing the right exterior trim products is essential, whether you have a modest home or coastal mansion. In fact, exterior trim is one of the most important architectural accessories you can use to dress up...
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: 526 The great debate: Stacking TVs and fireplaces A great debate is happening on if a TV and fireplace can be stacked, creating one focal point in a room....
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: 693 Finding balance: creating functional family living spaces With piles of paper from school and toys creating obstacle courses in the family room, parents wonder how they’ll ever take back control of the house. A few experts share their ideas....
Word Count: 837 Driveways to mailboxes: Oft-overlooked items that drive curb appeal Cracked driveways to shabby mailboxes, these often-overlooked elements can detract from your home's curb appeal....
Word Count: 666 Outdoor living made easy with home improvements that boost comfort and value A few home improvements can ensure seasons full of outdoor comfort on your deck or patio, all while enhancing your house’s value and exterior aesthetic....
Word Count: 752 Selling this summer? 6 upgrades to secure a speedy sale Upgrades can sell a home faster. Fortunately, some of the most effective improvements are also the most affordable....
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: 474 Outdoor kitchens: Tools and tips to do it yourself With the right tools and some know-how, it's possible to build your own outdoor kitchen this summer....
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: 71 Cool down those air conditioning bills this summer [Infographic] Don’t make your air conditioner work harder than needed. These tips will help you to stay cool this summer without spending extra money every month....
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: 582 Must-have technology is making bathrooms healthier, safer, more enjoyable Home technology is transforming American bathrooms and how we use them....
Word Count: 649 Key considerations for family-friendly bathroom renovations What you need to know to make the bathroom a safe, enjoyable place for everyone in your home....
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: 575 Home improvement tips to prepare for the summer storm season Make sure your home is ready for whatever Mother Nature has planned....
Word Count: 706 Save money, time and energy when you tackle these home improvements in tandem In order to make the most of your home improvement resources, it makes sense to undertake certain projects in tandem....
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: 834 Three success tips for converting an attic into living space Converting an attic into living space is a great way to gain room without moving up. Here's what you need to know about attic conversions....
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: 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: 520 Extend your home to the outdoors this summer and beyond This summer homeowners are turning their attention to home projects on the outside of the house....
Word Count: 561 Look what the cat dragged in: Pests your pets bring home Learn how you can avoid bringing fleas, ticks and other pests into your home....
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: 694 Modern man cave musts Take a few tips to create a more mature man cave....
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: 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: 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: 404 Most often-overlooked truth of curb appeal: Little things mean a lot Attention to trim can go a long way toward boosting your home's curb appeal....
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: 706 Deck dreaming: 5 easy steps to plan the perfect deck Breathing new life into an old deck is easy with a few simple projects....
Word Count: 620 Popular home decor style - a blend of old and new Today's hottest design trend mixes traditional and contemporary decor in the home. Here's how to achieve the effect....
Word Count: 785 Five fresh interior design trends using wood Wood may be known for its timeless visual appeal, but there’s nothing static about the way people showcase it in American homes. Designers, homeowners and DIYers are re-discovering the warmth and beauty of wood....
Word Count: 864 Tricks to instantly refresh your home design for summer entertaining Nate Berkus, expert designer, shares kitchen design and entertaining tips to create inspired spaces and host memorable events....
Word Count: 635 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: 399 Renewing concrete driveways, patios and sidewalk damaged by harsh weather Did winter damage the concrete surfaces around your home? Here's what you should know about DIY concrete repair....
Word Count: 542 Modern home-design trends are set to revolutionize the housing market Gen Y home-buying trends and desires are far different than what their parents and grandparents have wanted in the past, and it may forever change the way homes are designed and built in the future....
Word Count: 534 Enjoying retirement in a home suited for an active life The active lifestyle baby boomers enjoy means they don't want to take care of large homes any more. They’re ready to downsize, and want to design their homes to be exactly what they need....
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: 830 Your how-to guide for an amazing deck makeover This is perfect deck season but before you mix that pitcher of lemonade or fire up the grill, you may want to give your deck a much-needed makeover....
Word Count: 599 The human touch: Handcrafted items speak to the soul with unique, customized appeal Handcrafted home decor speaks to the soul. To achieve the handcrafted look in your home, consider these upgrades....
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: 528 Home design: the value of the ideal exterior color Learn how to make your home the envy of the neighborhood....
Word Count: 520 Fall projects to make your home sensational Take your seasonal project to the next level with these fun ideas....
Word Count: 622 Brighten and heighten your interior design with 5 simple tips for summer Luxurious textures, bright colors and bold accents help to define today’s most popular summer decor trends, adding emotion and energy to any space....
Word Count: 579 Backyard projects to turn the area into a treasured sanctuary If you’re planning to update your backyard this summer, be sure to use quality and natural products in building your projects....
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: 545 Basement flooded? This device could have prevented damage by shutting off water at the source Few things match water's destructive power. Learn what to look for in your home....
Word Count: 600 5 simple projects to revive outdoor spaces in one weekend or less You can get your deck party-ready this summer with a weekend's worth of simple projects....
Word Count: 531 Easy DIY projects that boost curb appeal for less than $100 Curb appeal doesn't have to be costly. Here are projects that can enhance your home for less than $100....
Word Count: 622 Stunning DIY painting projects that can be done in one day or less To give your home’s aesthetic a boost of personality and style, consider these surprisingly simple DIY paint projects that can be done in one day or less....
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: 716 Do's and don'ts: the art of tackling your tile project When you add a tile to a room, it transforms each space with a fresh, clean and customized look. Here are some simple tips to plan the look and feel of a room using tile....
Word Count: 590 Make your shower sing: Trends and tips to help you relax and re-energize Simple updates and upgrades can help turn an ordinary bathroom into a relaxing sanctuary....
Word Count: 68 The window you choose makes a big difference [Infographic] Not all windows are created equal. Learn how choosing the right window can lead to future energy savings....
Word Count: 656 Stop home-maintenance headaches caused by the harsh weather Intense weather may seem like a distant memory once the temperature warms, but the effects of severe climates may leave long-lasting damage to your home. ...
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 Update your deck and convert an attic into living space Five easy steps to planning the perfect deckBreathing new life into an outdated deck or updating an outdoor living area does not have to be complicated or time consuming. Read the full story Three success tips for...
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: 544 The homebuilding method you've never heard of that cuts energy bills up to 60 percent There's a new advancement in home construction that can improve energy efficiency dramatically....
Word Count: 551 Simple ways to make sure your garage isn't costing you money on utility bills 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: 652 Beat the heat: Simple solutions for keeping outdoor spaces cool and comfortable Keeping outdoor spaces comfortable and cool doesn’t have to be a challenge – consider these simple tips so you can enjoy the outdoors even during the dog days of summer....
Word Count: 860 Five fixes for kitchens that get compliments Make your kitchen your dream kitchen with these simple steps....
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: 557 Summertime home improvements don't have to be all work and no play Planning to complete a project during your staycation? It doesn't have to be all work and no play....
Word Count: 648 The tools you need to increase your home's curb appeal this year Can the look and condition of your roof affect the resale value and curb appeal of your home? What about your window frames, entry door or shutters? The answer is absolutely....
Word Count: 621 How to find $500 in energy savings in 5 rooms With the demand for electricity and natural gas rising, right along with energy costs, American homeowners can easily spend hundreds of dollars a month on utility bills. Read more on how you can save $500....
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: 687 Say 'bye bye' to bathroom remodeling blues with 5 budget-friendly tips Here are five cost-effective updates you can make to your bathroom in as little as a weekend....
Word Count: 853 Decor through the decades: How kitchen and bath product designs have evolved Learn more about how kitchen and bathroom style has changed over the years and how each reflects the feelings of the era....
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: 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: 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: 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....

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