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Home Upgrades to Improve Indoor Air Quality

When most people think about air quality, they’re typically thinking about outdoor pollution.

Plan the Ultimate Kitchen Upgrade

A kitchen serves as command-central of most homes, so it’s also one of the first rooms homeowners choose when it’s time to make …

Four simple DIY tips to spruce up your home

(BPT) - After spending more time than normal in our houses this past year, a home décor refresh can be both tempting and …

5 simple, sustainable backyard improvements

(BPT) - One in three consumers say they have increased their efforts to incorporate environmentally friendly practices, and 70% prefer …
Try the connected Bowflex T22 treadmill, which offers a 22-inch console with an adjustable HD touchscreen, plus engaging content and custom coaching with the JRNY digital fitness platform.

Goodbye Gym Membership—The Reimagined Connected Home Gym Is Here To Stay

(NAPSI)—After nearly a year at home and with access to more exercise resources and choices, including online workouts and classes, …
Staying safe around the house

6 tips to make your house safer this summer

(BPT) - We all like to think our homes are a safe and secure place to relax and enjoy time with our family. Even though we try to make our homes as safe as possible for our children, accidents and …
For your family’s health and your home’s structural integrity, don’t let mold grow. Experts can help.
Hints For Homeowners

What To Know About Mold And Mildew

(NAPSI)—If you’re like a lot of homeowners, your domicile is in danger from an insidious, invisible growth—mold—and you don’t even know it. That’s because for many people, mold conjures …

Safety fur-st: Pet safety and fire prevention tips

(BPT) - Pets nationwide are considered beloved members of the family. In fact, pet ownership throughout the U.S. has skyrocketed, with approximately 12.6 million Americans opening their home to a new …
A professionally cleaned heating and cooling system can save you money.
Hints For The Home

Quality HVAC Cleaning

(NAPSI)—You could be more comfortable at home for less money. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, cleaning a HVAC system lets it run more efficiently. Clean, efficient systems …
Considering a move this summer?

The New Homeowner's Moving Checklist

(Family Features) Now that you've closed on your first house, you're officially ahomeowner. However, before you can get comfy in your new place, you need to actually move in. If you've never moved into a new house, there are a few things you may not be aware of.

How Buyers and Sellers Feel About Today's Housing Market

(Family Features) In the hottest real estate market in a generation, homes are flying off the market at record pace, there's fierce competition among buyers and there's limited housing supply to meet growing demand.

How Home Buying and Selling Preferences are Modernizing

Deciding to buy or sell a home is among the most important choices many people make in their lifetimes.

All you need is $5 and 5 minutes to improve your home's curb appeal

(BPT) - First impressions matter, especially when selling your home. The moment a potential buyer pulls up to your house they start to form an opinion. Curb appeal is important to draw buyers in and …
Upgrade your summer living

How To Have the Perfect Summer at Home

(BPT) - While cookouts and trips to the beach are great, sometimes it’s also nice to spend a hot summer’s day relaxing in the comfort of home. Especially on those break-the-thermometer …

Keep your cool this summer with these energy-saving tips

(BPT) - There's a lot to love about summer. At the same time, the season can run up your electric bill fast, especially for Americans living in places where summer temperatures are reaching record …

6 tips to make your house safer this summer

(BPT) - We all like to think our homes are a safe and secure place to relax and enjoy time with our family. Even though we try to make our homes as safe as possible for our children, accidents and …

7 Tips for Selecting a Remodeler

(Family Features) When planning a potential home remodeling project, the list of decisions to make may feel nearly endless. Ultimately, you may find the most important decision is choosing a trustworthy team of professionals to complete the job. These tips can help guide you through the selection process and assist you in making an informed decision that best suits your needs.

Home Cleaning Hacks for Fall

(Family Features) Cooler fall temperatures mean you're likely to spend more time indoors. Taking time to spruce up inside and out can make you more comfortable and give you peace of mind that your home is tidy, clean and prepared to weather the months ahead.

Give Your Kitchen Cabinets a Facelift

(Family Features) If your kitchen needs updating but new cabinets are out of your budget's reach, consider a makeover for the cupboards you already have. A fresh coat of paint is a relatively inexpensive and easy way to transform a tired, outdated kitchen.

A Stylish, Space-Saving Home Upgrade

(Family Features) There’s no better time than the present to upgrade your house with space-saving door hardware. Swapping out traditional swinging doors for smooth-gliding, wall-mounted …

7 Tips to Pick the Right Home Service Providers

(Family Features) One of the most frustrating challenges of keeping a home in top shape is finding reliable help when you need it. Whether your home projects are emergency repairs or planned …

Remodel Your Way to a Bigger ROI

(Family Features) Homeowners and renters remodel, redesign and restructure their homes for a variety of reasons.

Create a Room Fit for Royalty with Crown Molding

(Family Features) If you're looking for a cost-effective way to dress up a room in your home, crown molding can be a simple way to add elegance and class with minimal investment.

Financial Planning Now Means Financial Security Later

(NewsUSA) - For many people, the idea of creating and sticking to a budget is intimidating. The thought of investing, managing debt and saving for major purchases, such as a house or car, can leave …

Making America's New "Hybrid" Home Energy-Efficient Year Round

(NewsUSA) - The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed the face of America's workplace. In fact, an increasing number of folks might find their "new office" feels a lot like home -- because …

CME Group to Host 18th Annual University Trading Challenge

(NewsUSA) -High-achieving college graduates are continuing to flock to Wall Street pursuing dream careers in finance. This year, investment banks and other financial firms received record numbers of …

Expert tips for timeless bathroom design

(BPT) - Bathrooms are some of the most frequently accessed spaces in a home, so it comes as no surprise that they consistently rank high as top places homeowners desire to remodel. Updating a …

5 quick DIY bathroom updates that make a big difference

(BPT) - Whether you’re keeping up with ever-changing trends or your space simply needs a refresh, updating your bathroom can be time consuming and expensive — but it doesn’t have to …

Home modifications for independence

(BPT) - Being safe and comfortable at home is a large part of living well. Home modifications and repairs can help everyone prevent accidents and maintain an independent lifestyle, especially older …

5 tips for a pet-friendly outdoor space

(BPT) - Since the start of the pandemic, approximately 12.6 million U.S. households have adopted new pets, according to a COVID-19 Pulse Study by the American Pet Products Association. …

Home generators 101: How to keep lights on when weather strikes

(BPT) - Like most Americans, you've probably been living, learning and working from home more than ever, which means you need power all day long — for your HVAC system to your internet …

Doing the laundry can become an environmental movement in which the whole family can participate.

Clean Your Clothes—And The Planet

(NAPSI)—For many families, the cooling weather means a return to routines: work, school, sports practice, meal prep and household chores.  Busy parents have a lot on their plate getting …

Bringing a home back to livability after a disaster may take more than many realize—but it can be done.

If Your Home Survives A Fire, Will It Still Be Safe?

(NAPSI)—Wildfires are burning hotter and moving faster than ever before. They create health and safety hazards long after being extinguished. The residue and small particles carried in wildfire …

Asking the right questions of potential contractors can help you feel sure they’ll do the job right.

What To Ask When Hiring A Contractor

(NAPSI)—With record-high real estate prices, a growing number of homeowners are remodeling or renovating their existing homes rather than buying new. Increased demand and continued supply chain …

Across The U.S., Non-white Neighborhoods Are Hotter Than White Ones

(NAPSI)—Nationwide, in both major cities and small towns, neighborhoods with more Black, Hispanic and Asian residents experience hotter temperatures during summer heatwaves than nearby white …

Ten Reasons An RV Will Level-up A Camping Trip

(NAPSI)—You can get away from it all—without having to leave it all behind. Here’s how: Better than camping, even better than glamping, is traveling via recreational vehicle (RV). Don’t worry …

Today’s Weather Is Unpredictable: Keep Your Outdoor Power Equipment Ready

(NAPSI)—Weather today is challenging and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) reminds home and business owners that it’s important to make sure you have the right outdoor power equipment …

Apartment Living Fosters Much Needed Sense Of Community

(NAPSI)—Communities are more than groups of people who live together in the same geographical area. In their truest sense, communities transcend the physical spaces they occupy to become places …

Healthy Air, Healthy Home

(NAPSI)—Asthma affects more than 24 million people in the U.S., including more than 6 million children, reports the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. In addition, more than 50 million …
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