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MAY 23, 2022 | MONDAY
10 Ways to Ace "Coastal Grandmother" Style

Even if you haven’t seen it on TikTok, you may have heard the growing buzz about “coastal grandmother” style. Similar to the granny chic and "grandmillenial” trends, coastal grandmot...

APRIL 14, 2022 | THURSDAY
18 Home Improvement Projects You Can Tackle with Your Tax Refund

You don’t have to spend a fortune to make updates to your home, and even an arrival of a small amount of cash from a tax refund can make many small home projects possible. According to th...

MAY 5, 2020 | TUESDAY
How to Replace a Sprinkler Head on an In-Ground Sprinkler System

A working sprinkler head can be key to maintaining a healthy and well-watered landscape. Your lush lawn demands regular watering, and you likely rely on a sprinkler system for that. Troub...

APRIL 28, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Dos and Don’ts of Sealing the Deck

A backyard deck can be the perfect platform for good times, but a wooden surface needs a proper sealant to protect it against the ravages of sun, rain, and temperature fluctuations. While...

FEBRUARY 28, 2020 | FRIDAY
The 5 Biggest Questions Home Buyers Have About Septic Systems

The phrase “septic system” in a home listing is notorious for scaring away potential buyers. Some home buyers may see the system as antiquated, expensive to repair, or hard to maintain. B...

OCTOBER 28, 2019 | MONDAY
Solved! Why Is My Electric Bill So High?

Q: I just opened my electric bill, and my jaw dropped. It’s way higher than ever! I called the electric company to see if there had been a mistake, but I was assured there wasn’t. Why is ...

OCTOBER 15, 2019 | TUESDAY
How to Use Wood Filler to Repair Furniture, Flooring, and More

Badly scratched hardwood flooring, rotted window frames, and chipped furniture are common problems that can be time-consuming and expensive to repair. Or they can be dealt with quickly an...

SEPTEMBER 6, 2019 | FRIDAY
10 Ways to Know Whether You Should Repair a Foundation Crack

Your home’s foundation—the concrete walls surrounding a basement or crawl space—supports the entire weight of the house, so it’s natural to be concerned if you discover cracks in the conc...

DECEMBER 10, 2018 | MONDAY
Solved! This is How Long Refrigerators Last

Q: My 9-year-old fridge is on the fritz, but it seems premature to replace it if it’s still functioning. How long do refrigerators last? How much longer should I wait before buying a new ...

OCTOBER 18, 2018 | THURSDAY
The Dos and Don’ts of Finishing Basement Walls

With the cost of living space going up, many homeowners are looking down to expand their home’s square footage with a finished basement. These spaces can be affordable solution to cramped...