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Autumn Additions

Fall upgrades for enhancing your home (Family Features) Fall provides a time for fun and celebration, but it also can be an opportunity to refocus on taking care of your home both indoors and out. These simple upgrade ideas can help you improve aesthetic appeal, upgrade safety, keep your home free from pests and save […]

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5 Tips to Get Your Home Winter-Ready

(Family Features) As the days get shorter and the weather turns chilly, it’s time to prepare your home for the winter months ahead. Because your home will likely require extra maintenance to keep it in shape throughout the winter, beginning preparations early can help lower energy bills, increase the efficiency and lifespan of your home’s […]

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A Surprising Assistant

(NAPSI)—Here’s a hot tip: Most baking enthusiasts may not realize it, but turning out great baked goods can be easier with a quality kitchen appliance that’s NOT the stove. It’s the sink.   With, for example, the BLANCO IKON Low-Divide white farmhouse sink, prepping your ingredients and getting your sweets into the oven can be […]

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Cook Up A Low-Maintenance Kitchen

(NAPSI)—An increasing number of families are finding how much fun it can be to cook and eat at home—but an easy-to-clean-and-work-in kitchen can make a big difference. Here are five ideas on how to have one that can help you save time, effort, and expensive cleaning supplies. 1.Be clever about cabinetry:  Choose simple, flat door […]

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5 Pro Tips to Prep Homes for Winter

(Family Features) Before blustery winter days arrive, there are plenty of home improvement projects contractors can tackle for homeowners. Many cooler weather projects focus on cost efficiency and sustainability, making the improvements all around smart investments. Winter is the perfect time to implement upgrades that boost energy efficiency and lower heating bills, helping to manage […]

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Properly Powered

Tips for proper use of battery-operated power tools (Family Features) While battery-powered tools are convenient options for efficiently tackling projects both around the house and on the job site, contractors and DIYers alike still need to know how to safely operate and handle the tools. Another important safety aspect to keep in mind is battery […]

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Winter Weather Emergency Preparedness

(Family Features) As temperatures drop, the risk of severe winter weather conditions and sudden power outages rise. Preparing your family ahead of time can help minimize the impact of a power loss. Having an emergency preparation plan lets your family immediately shift into a proactive stance when an unexpected event, like power loss, occurs. Your […]

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3 eco-friendly projects to boost home health during pandemic

(BPT) – How healthy is your house? After spending more time at home due to quarantine and social distancing, many homeowners are asking themselves this question. This has inspired an increase in home improvements that go beyond aesthetic enhancements. Homeowners want eco-friendly upgrades that improve indoor environmental quality (IEQ), which means improvements that support the […]