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8 Ways to Prevent Indoor Allergy Flare-Ups at Home

If you suffer from allergies, then nowhere is safe — not even your own home.  Fortunately, while there’s no way to avoid allergens altogether (especially if you have pets or kids), there are several steps you can take to improve air quality and reduce flare-ups around the house. Here’s where to start: Use the [...]

By |2019-11-06T10:06:56-05:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: DIY, Eco|Tags: , , |

7 Tips for Cat-Proofing Your Home

Are you getting a new feline friend? Buying a house and bringing Fluffy along? Then cat-proofing should be on your radar — not just to protect your home and belongings, but also to keep your furry pal safe from harm.  Do you need help cat-proofing your humble abode? Here are seven ways to do [...]

By |2019-10-17T10:51:17-05:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: DIY|Tags: , |

How to Make Your Home ‘Hygge’ for Fall & Winter

There’s nothing cozier than Hygge. With its soft, welcoming textures, carefully placed lighting, and neutral, all-inclusive tones, this Danish-inspired design style is perfect for the fall and winter seasons. Don’t have the cash to do a full-out redesign before the chilly weather hits? Fortunately, Hygge doesn’t require all that. With just a few simple [...]

By |2019-10-14T14:13:32-05:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: DIY|Tags: , , |

How Well Can You Estimate Home Improvement Costs?

How prepared are you for the unexpected? If you’re a homeowner, you might want to take stock.  According to a new study, only about 37% of homeowners have money set aside for repairs. And what’s worse? Most homeowners grossly underestimate what their future home improvement projects might cost.  Test your knowledge below. What Improvements [...]

By |2019-10-10T10:19:17-05:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: DIY|Tags: , |

12 Places to Sell Your Stuff Online

™ Whether you’re prepping to move, doing some decluttering, or just need to generate a little extra cash, selling your unwanted belongings can help you do it. Fortunately, it’s easier than ever, too.  There’s no stopping by pawn shops or thrift stores, and you don’t need to wheel and deal at flea markets or antique [...]

By |2019-09-30T17:03:55-05:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: DIY|Tags: , |

New Home? Download These 10 Home Decorating Apps Now

Technology has made just about everything in our lives easier — and interior decorating is no exception. From options from well-known magazines and websites to ones made by interior designers themselves, there are dozens of home decorating apps new homebuyers can choose from when styling their new digs. Do you want help personalizing your [...]

By |2019-10-16T14:45:25-05:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: DIY, Home|Tags: , |

5 Tips for Creating the Laundry Room You’ve Always Wanted

Laundry rooms are one of the most in-demand home features around right now — particularly spacious ones with lots of storage, ample counter space, and maybe even a sink for extra washing. But what if your laundry space isn’t so hot? Or the new place you’re buying has a less-than-magazine-worthy utility room? All hope is [...]

By |2019-05-29T13:20:11-05:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: DIY|Tags: , |