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As a homeowner, you undoubtedly understand just how important home maintenance is when it comes to preserving the life of your home. In fact, you probably spend a good chunk of time fixing problem areas and items both inside and outside your home. But when was the last time you checked the gutters? While clogged gutters can wreak havoc on your home from top to bottom,...

Selling your home can be an exhausting, overwhelming process, and it is even more so when you have toddlers in the house. Ideally, your home will look as close to a model home as possible and will be in pristine condition when buyers tour the home. However, as a parent, you may understand the need to have toys and games available for the kids. You may want the...

By Krystal Rogers-Nelson Photo: tvtropes.org If you were around during either run of "The Jetsons"—first in 1962 and again in 1985—you may have watched the show and wondered if the technology the futuristic family used would ever become a reality. In fact, quite a few of the gadgets used on the show have become commonplace in real life. From robotic maids to video...

By the experts at Unpakt Decorating your home is a fun, creative, and expressive process of putting yourself into your living space — but what about the furry members of your family? When laying out and decorating your home, there are some key elements that you can slightly alter or improve to make your home more pet-friendly, durable, and easy to keep looking...

By Brooke Nally Your house is likely to be the biggest investment you make over your entire life. Whether you’re planning to sell it or you’re there for the long haul, it is important to take care of your investment. As any real estate agent will tell you, the first thing people notice about your home is the exterior. You need strong “curb appeal” to make...

By Emily Long Your summer vacation is finally here! You’ve booked flights, reserved hotel rooms, and scoped out the best places to eat along the way, but have you prepared your home for your absence? Nothing spoils a vacation like returning to smelly trash, sad houseplants, or an unexpected break-in. Whether you plan to be gone for a week or a month, there are...

By Cary Teller Want to transform the look and function of your home? It doesn't need to cost a fortune or even require much time. There are hundreds of home improvements you can make to update your home over a weekend, from upgrading home security to giving your bathroom a much-needed makeover. Here are 10 impressive home improvement projects you can wrap up this...

Photo source: Unsplash By Victoria Lim Interior design is something lots of people enjoy. With a specific taste and defined interior, your place can really maximize its true potential. Finding the right solutions to carry that feeling from inside to outside by adapting your garden space can really help emphasize your entire living space. While only you can decide...

By Charles Muotoh When you first put your house on the market, you might be hopeful for a quick sale—especially if you've put a lot of money into improving the house over the years and if the neighborhood is one that has historically attracted a lot of buyers. While you shouldn't panic if the house doesn't sell the moment you list it, you should begin to worry...

Roughly 57 lung cancer deaths per day are caused by a radioactive, invisible, odorless and tasteless gas lurking in millions of American homes. Fortunately, the presence of that gas can be detected and minimized. After cigarette smoking, the radioactive gas—called radon—is the second leading cause of lung cancer deaths in the U.S., claiming the lives of about...