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Before, during, after: Essential tips for surviving a hurricane

(BPT) - Hurricane season is here. Are you and your home ready?The 2023 Atlantic hurricane season goes from June 1 to Nov. 30. After several particularly active hurricane seasons, the need to be …

Amplify Autumn Curb Appeal: 5 home renovation projects to tackle this fall

(Family Features) Whether you plan on making minor improvements or wholesale changes are on the horizon, taking on a few DIY projects can help you boost your home's curb appeal (and its value) while also prepping for colder weather in the days ahead.
Keep Power Bills Down
(NAPSI)—Now is the time for New York residents to make sure their homes are as energy efficient as possible when storms and cold …
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Fall into home improvement: 6 projects to tackle this autumn
(BPT) - Over the last three years, homeowners have developed a renewed interest in home improvement projects. In fact, according to …
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7 Tips for Readying Your Outdoor Power Equipment for Winter Storage
(NAPSI)—After your lawn gets its last cut before winter, it will be time to put away spring and summer outdoor power equipment, …
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Alarms don’t last forever — remember to replace

(BPT) - Being a homeowner comes with a lot of responsibilities. Seasonal upkeep, roof and gutter maintenance, plumbing repairs and more can add up — both on your to-do list and in your budget. …

8 Essential Costs to Consider When Planning a Deck

(BPT) - Building a deck is a fantastic way to enhance your outdoor living space and create a relaxing environment for family gatherings and entertaining guests. However, it’s important to …

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5 Easy and Affordable Ways to Update Your Kitchen or Bath
(BPT) - According to recent research from the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the long-term outlook for kitchen and …
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All Things Duct Cleaning
(NAPSI)—There may be a problem lurking in your house that you can’t even see: dirty ducts. But that doesn’t have to …
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How to Prepare for a Power Outage
(NAPSI)—It’s unfortunate but, according to the U.S. Energy Information Association’s most recent reports, on …
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Protecting the moments
(BPT) - Install fire extinguishers and smoke and carbon monoxide alarms throughout your home to help protect the moments you share …
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Want to improve your home's curb appeal? Start with your driveway
(BPT) - Whether you're planning to sell your house in the near future or you just want to improve the look of your home's exterior, …
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Why porcelain countertops and extra-large slabs are wonderful design elements

(BPT) - Today’s homeowners want to use materials in their homes that fit their busy lifestyles. Porcelain countertops and extra-large slabs meet this need perfectly as they are beautiful, …

4 ways to embrace the modern industrial design trend on a budget

(BPT) - If you like exposed brick, neutral colors, metal accents, glass and concrete, you're probably a big fan of modern industrial design. By starting with a few details, it's easier than you think …
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3 Ways to Improve Your Home's Indoor Air Quality

(Family Features) While all homes will have some degree of infiltration, you can take steps to reduce indoor allergens, such as these three strategies from the EPA, which when used together can help you breathe easier in your own home.

Color Inspiration for a Comforting, Relaxing Home

(Family Features) Updating your home can provide the perfect opportunity to explore new design styles or refresh living spaces with a new color scheme. In fact, a coat of paint can help set the mood for entire rooms in your home.