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By Brooke Chaplan Although water is a necessary resource, it can be a serious problem if it gets into the wrong places in your home. Fortunately, if you invest in the right waterproofing projects, you can protect your home and increase its value. It's important, then, that you know which projects are worthwhile investments and which are a waste of money. Consider...

It's the most wonderful time of the year again: Fall! Leaves are changing, families are going apple picking and haunted attractions are back. However, if you live in a home that's actually haunted, would you immediately pack up and move? According to realtor.com®'s annual Halloween survey, most Americans would not. Among the more than 2,000 U.S. homeowners that...

By Anita Ginsburg With cold weather heading toward much of the country, you'll likely want to ensure that your home is ready to deal with the hazards of winter weather like ice, snow and cold temperatures. Don't assume that just because everything seems to be in good shape now that you won't experience any problems over the course of the winter. Related: Here's Why...

Credit: Sherwin-Williams Credit: Sherwin-Williams Created as a reaction to the chaos that has defined much of this year, Sherwin-Williams' pick for the 2021 Color of the Year Passionate is simple. The color, as well as the full 2021 Color Collection of the Year, were created in partnership by the design experts at HGTV®. Passionate is a bold color that's heavy on...

By Brooke Chaplan Homeowners have an attractive range of natural building materials they can choose from to enhance their houses. Stamped concrete not only adds creative designs and aesthetic appeal to a home, but it can also increase a home's value because of its durability and curb appeal. You may want to install stamped concrete to update your home in one or more...

By Anita Ginsburg With the end of summer just around the corner, it may still feel too hot to venture outside in many parts of the country. However, without proper air conditioning, the interior of your home will provide no reprieve from the heat either. If you need to replace your air conditioning system, there are a number of different choices you need to make. Related:...

Many homebuyers and sellers wonder how to ship their boxes for the least amount of money. If you're moving from one home to another and you have a lot of possessions, hiring movers to do the job is the obvious choice. But what if you only have a few boxes to move? Even if you're moving across the country, hiring movers isn't one of the cheapest ways to ship boxes. Related:...

By Anita Ginsburg Depending on where you reside, bad storms may be a frequent occurrence. Even if you don't live in these storm-prone areas, when they do eventually hit, they can leave unspeakable damage. Related: 4 Signs Your Home Needs Roof Repair Immediately While you may be safe inside, the same cannot always be said for the exterior of your home. One part of...

By Anita Ginsburg Summer is the time to kick back, relax and enjoy the cool air from your air conditioning. Unfortunately, things don't always go according to plan, and your AC could easily stop working on the hottest day of the year. Related: How to Keep Your House Cool This Summer To prevent this from happening, you'll need to know what you can do to keep your...

By John William There usually comes a time in a person's life when the hustle and bustle becomes less appealing, and one looks for a peaceful setting to live out their later years. When that time comes, a retirement home may feel like the ultimate blessing. Related: 6 Perks of Rental Properties for Retirement Income
People living out their golden years deserve...