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In Hot Water | 3 Things to Know About Water Heaters

Homeowners who’ve experienced a hot water outage know just how disruptive and inconvenient a dying hot water system can be. And while there’s never a good time for a water ...

A Year in the Life | Home Maintenance Checklists for Every Season

Download Seasonal Maintenance List Open Seasonal Maintenance List In the never-ending journey of homeownership, it can feel like each new season brings a whole host of problems to solve ...

Changing the View | Bring Flair to Your Home

Even if you’re not planning to sell your home in the near future, maintaining its exterior appearance is a smart move. Everyday home repairs are essential, of course, but occasional ...

Clean by Design | Laundry Spaces with Function and Personality Make Washing Less of a Load

In the not-too-distant past, the herky-jerky washing machine and its dryer buddy were banished to the corner of an unsightly, musty-smelling basement. At some point, some brilliant person realized that ...

Hot Off the Grill | Make Mealtime Fun with the Latest Trends in Outdoor Cooking

Summer cookouts will never go out of style. Lounging on a patio soaking up the fresh air, sunshine and conversation with family and friends while catching a waft of the ...

The Power and Perils of Power Washing

Transforming a tranquil garden hose stream into a high-velocity jet blasted through a spray wand at 30 to 80 times its normal pressure is exhilarating—especially when cleaning results are instant ...

Creative Camo | How to Hide Unsightly But Necessary Objects

When it comes to spring cleaning, you may think of washing windows, cleaning out closets, dusting and decluttering. Outside, spring chores tend to focus on trimming shrubs, tidying up the ...

Creating Heirlooms | Caring for Your Wood Furniture

Thinking of ways you can minimize damage to your wood furniture your family passed down to you or you recently purchased from a furniture store? Despite endearing offenders like the ...