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DECEMBER 4, 2023 | MONDAY
The Ultimate Christmas Checklist: 30 Tasks to Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays

The holidays are all about family, friends, fun, and creating fond memories to last a lifetime. Don’t let stress or worry about the condition of your home take away from the joy of the se...

SEPTEMBER 30, 2023 | SATURDAY
11 Real Haunted Houses to Visit—If You Dare!

There are spooky houses scattered across the country where bad luck, dark doings, or tragic events have spawned rumors of ghostly residents. Take a road trip to terror and experience the ...

SEPTEMBER 15, 2023 | FRIDAY
14 Places Asbestos May Still Be Lurking in Your Home

Older homes are rife with charm, personality, and character. Unfortunately, they may also have an unsavory, downright dangerous skeleton in the closet: asbestos. This mineral, valued for ...

AUGUST 28, 2023 | MONDAY
15 Things You Should Never Do During a Thunderstorm

Each year, about 300 people in the U. S. are struck by lightning, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. While roughly 90 percent survive their injuries, it's s...

MAY 30, 2023 | TUESDAY
20 Things Superstitious Folks Refuse to Keep in the House

Could something you’ve introduced into your home bring bad luck, relationship problems, or even death? Superstitions from around the world, some with roots trailing back thousands of year...

MAY 8, 2023 | MONDAY
26 Inspiring Ways to Repurpose a Spare Bedroom

In an analysis of U. S. Census data, Finder. com determined that there are at least 33. 6 million spare bedrooms across the country. So much underused space represents a lot of untapped p...

APRIL 20, 2023 | THURSDAY
17 Pantry Foods That Never Expire

Pantries date back to medieval times, and in those days were rooms that only stored bread. In most of today's homes, these spaces are dedicated to housing a wider variety of foods, someti...

DECEMBER 20, 2022 | TUESDAY
Tax Credit vs. Tax Deduction: What All Homeowners Should Know

Homeownership can offer big tax benefits, and taking advantage of those benefits is especially important now, as higher interest rates over the past few years have driven up the cost of m...

FEBRUARY 22, 2022 | TUESDAY
13 Surprising Pantry Items That Naturally Clean and Freshen Your Home

A Cleaner, More Natural HomeMore and more of us are turning away from traditional cleaning products and toward eco-friendly, nontoxic alternatives, which often cost a pretty penny. The go...

SEPTEMBER 20, 2021 | MONDAY
How to Wash Shoes in a Washing Machine

While you generally get what you pay for when it comes to apparel, a good pair of sneakers is probably going to cost you a pretty penny. Athletic shoes, particularly the super-high-tech v...