By Ryan Tyson The wind is howling outside, and you're curled up under four blankets. "It’s freezing in here!" you mutter as you push the up button on the thermostat yet again. At times like this, you know your HVAC system isn’t working right, but you have no idea why. Here’s a little insight into what might be going on, and when it’s time to call an HVAC...

Of course Paris Hilton's dogs live in a two-story mansion. Of. Course. They. Do. Hilton's puppy palace is lined with a pink interior, and has air conditioning, heating, designer furniture and a chandelier, according to a tweet from the heiress. Sure, many Americans can barely afford to pay their energy bills so they can live comfortably in the summer months, but...

By Rachel Abraham Before you move into your new house, you may want to make upgrades. These add value to your investment, improve your home's function and allow you to express your personality. Plus, making upgrades before you move in reduces inconvenience later. Consider the following upgrades to make your new house feel like home. 1. Enhance the Kitchen Quality...

By Andrew Dennis When the film-makers of yesteryear contemplated the future, it didn’t look like a very happy place—and not much has changed. You don’t need to look much further than the dystopian dramas that Hollywood is so fond of producing. But while sci-fi movies rarely predicted the nature of society, they did happen to predict a few items of futuristic...

Would you like to rub elbows with George Washington? Well, you can't, but you can live in a space his elbows once rubbed. Located at 555 Washington Street in Alexandria, Va., a former social club that hosted the likes of the late great leader is now on the market. The original event space was built in the 1700s, then turned into a restaurant, and finally renovated...

By Courtni Wisenbaker-Scheel The soaring temperatures of the time come with sky-high energy bills. If you’re looking to improve your home’s energy efficiency as your HVAC kicks into overdrive, consider adding these energy efficient home hacks to your weekend warrior to-do list. Increase Insulation Air leakages can occur anywhere in your home, resulting in your...

For anyone looking to upgrade their New York City living, this recently listed split-level Tribeca condominium is a knockout. Located at 119 Chambers Street, the 2,240 square foot space resides in a cast-iron building from 1858 that was renovated and converted to a condominium in 2008. Sleek and spacious with lots of sunlight, the three bedroom, four bathroom condo has...

There have been a lot of studies, think pieces and discussions trying to figure out millennials. Business owners were skeptical about hiring millennials a few years ago and now, as this younger generation continues to grow and succeed in life, the housing market seems to be the next millennial-facing industry. There’s no doubt that millennials have finally entered...

By Amalie Drury There’s something magical about watching a movie outdoors—the fresh air, the novelty of a big screen under the stars, the excitement of a group of people all laughing along to their favorite lines. And you don’t have to wait for your local park district to host a screening, either, when you create your own outdoor movie theater right in your...

By Isaac Christiansen Digital technology is always being improved upon. As the tools of digital marketing are being upgraded, so are the ways that technology can be used to reach new customers. As soon as you learn one new strategy, a newer and better one appears. It is important to stay abreast of the emerging trends and technologies so that you can make full use...