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7 Important Reasons Never to Skip Your HVAC’s Yearly Checkup
Out of sight, out of mind: If your heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning system has recently been operating well...
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5 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Bathroom Renovation
While updating a bathroom ranks at the top of many a homeowner’s wish list, complete renovations can be pricey—to the...
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9 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Look and Feel Bigger
Those who say "good things come in small packages" probably don't have to contend with small-kitchen challenges like crammed cupboards and limited counter space. ...
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4 Ways Your Roof Can Save You Energy
For many of us, our attitude toward the roof is pretty much "out of sight, out of mind. " It's only when something bi...
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Summer Is the Best Time for These 6 Home Improvements
If you’ve been thinking about tackling some home improvement projects this summer, don’t delay! The dog days of summe...
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New AC? 5 Top Factors for Sizing Up Your Needs
Do you find yourself raising your eyebrows at higher-than-normal energy bills? If your old air-conditioning system se...
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6 Bathroom Trends Set to Dominate 2017
Slowly but surely, with each passing year, Americans increasingly view the bathroom not merely as a functional space, but as a restful, restorative sanctuary. Whi...
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The 6 Kitchen Design Trends Set to Dominate 2017
No longer a solely utilitarian space, today's kitchen plays host to a range of activities beyond meal prep and casual family dining. For Joe Maykut, Product Manag...
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The Easy and Affordable Way to Upgrade Your Kitchen Cabinets
Hang on a second: Before you decide to take on the hassle and expense of a full-fledged kitchen renovation, consider ...
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The Essential Guide to Winter Home Improvement
When the cold weather kicks in, many homeowners find themselves snowed under by a host of holiday to-dos. Whether you...
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3 Things to Know Before You Invest in Granite Counters
As the primary work surface in a room that drives the daily operation of the modern household, kitchen countertops pl...
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Don't Make These 6 Common Mistakes in Your Kitchen Renovation
In recent years, study after study has revealed a rise in the number of renovations that take place in the kitchen. Why the kitchen, you ask? It's simple: The kit...
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The 6 Best Reasons to Remodel Your Bathroom
You visit the bathroom multiple times a day, but chances are you don't give it much thought. Homeowners often take the bathroom for granted, consigning it to a co...
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5 Things to Know Before You Invest in New Siding
The blistering heat of the Southwest. The bitter cold of the Northeast. Every region faces a set of unique climate ch...
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6 Signs You Need a New Furnace
During heating season, there's never a convenient time for the furnace to give out, especially considering the discomfort—and the genuine hazards—of a home withou...
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3 Hidden Benefits of New Windows
Technology has redefined virtually every aspect of contemporary life, and home construction and remodeling are no exc...
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The Essential Guide to Fall Home Improvement
While you were on summer vacation, your home was hard at work battling the elements. After enduring intense heat or s...
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Material Matters: Expert Advice on 3 Top Options in Roofing
It's hard to overstate the importance of a sound roof. Besides keeping out the weather, the roof also contributes to ...
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3 Things to Look For in Replacement Windows
Of all the components that go into residential construction, windows stand out as one of the few that heavily influen...
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How Long Does an Air Conditioner Last?
Many who belong to the current crop of homeowners weren't alive during the days before air conditioning became common...
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3 Reasons to Love Sliding Glass Doors
With each passing year, it seems like homeowners spend more and more time outside on the deck, porch, or patio, enter...
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The Essential Guide to Summer Home Improvement
Summertime is here! Yet while school is out for the kids, for their home-owning parents, the seasonal job of maintain...
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So, You Want to… Install a Mini-Split
In all but the mildest climates, whenever the temperature soars or plummets, the typical homeowner faces a tough choi...
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The New Cool: 3 Ways Air Conditioning Has Changed for the Better
How did we live before air conditioning? In some regions, it's not even a nice-to-have amenity, but a virtual necessi...
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3 Hidden Benefits of Installing a New Roof
Do you dread the prospect of replacing your roof? You're not alone. It's an intimidating project for almost any homeo...
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How Long Does Exterior Siding Last?
There's a paradox inherent to exterior siding. On the one hand, siding serves as your home's first line of defense ag...
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The Essential Guide to Spring Home Improvement
Spring brings blooming flowers and budding trees, but it also brings a long list of home improvement chores that accu...
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A Smart Add-On to Boost Boiler Efficiency by 15% or More
This time of year, homeowners around the country bemoan the high cost of home heating and naturally seek out ways to ...
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A Fast and Low-Cost Way to Prevent Frozen Pipes
Homeowners who live in seasonally cold climates dread having their pipes freeze. At the very least, a frozen pipe can...
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The Window, Reinvented: 6 Features That Changed Everything
In recent years, technology has transformed virtually all avenues of life, including home building and remodeling. Today, formerly unremarkable, utilitarian compo...
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The 6 Best Reasons to Renovate Your Kitchen
The Internet didn’t create kitchen envy, but now that it's so easy to see how other people have transformed their spaces, we're all almost constantly dreaming up ...
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Exterior Motive: 3 Ways to Put a New Face on Your Home
As a well-known quip notes, "You never get a second chance to make a first impression. " The saying applies first and...
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The 6 Best Reasons to Install New Windows
It's difficult to overstate the importance of windows in home design. Windows are unique among building components in that they affect not only the performance of...
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7 Signs Your House Needs New Siding
It's a cruel fact: Those factors that make home exterior siding so crucial are the same ones that undermine its performance over the long term. In other words, in...
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