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Home Upgrades to Improve Indoor Air Quality
When most people think about air quality, they’re typically thinking about outdoor pollution. Read More
Plan the Ultimate Kitchen Upgrade
A kitchen serves as command-central of most homes, so it’s also one of the first rooms homeowners choose when it’s time to make … Read More
Four simple DIY tips to spruce up your home
(BPT) - After spending more time than normal in our houses this past year, a home décor refresh can be both tempting and … Read More
5 simple, sustainable backyard improvements
(BPT) - One in three consumers say they have increased their efforts to incorporate environmentally friendly practices, and 70% prefer … Read More
On-Trend Ideas for Sprucing Up Your Deck
(Family Features) Installing or updating a deck can transform your outdoor living area. If you're planning a deck build or … Read More
Staying safe around the house
6 tips to make your house safer this summer (BPT) - We all like to think our homes are a safe and secure place to relax and enjoy time with our family. Even though we try to make our homes as safe as possible for our children, accidents and …
What To Know About Mold And Mildew (NAPSI)—If you’re like a lot of homeowners, your domicile is in danger from an insidious, invisible growth—mold—and you don’t even know it. That’s because for many people, mold conjures …
Safety fur-st: Pet safety and fire prevention tips (BPT) - Pets nationwide are considered beloved members of the family. In fact, pet ownership throughout the U.S. has skyrocketed, with approximately 12.6 million Americans opening their home to a new …
Quality HVAC Cleaning (NAPSI)—You could be more comfortable at home for less money. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, cleaning a HVAC system lets it run more efficiently. Clean, efficient systems …
Considering a move this summer?
The New Homeowner's Moving Checklist (Family Features) Now that you've closed on your first house, you're officially ahomeowner. However, before you can get comfy in your new place, you need to actually move in. If you've never moved into a new house, there are a few things you may not be aware of.
How Buyers and Sellers Feel About Today's Housing Market (Family Features) In the hottest real estate market in a generation, homes are flying off the market at record pace, there's fierce competition among buyers and there's limited housing supply to meet growing demand.
How Home Buying and Selling Preferences are Modernizing Deciding to buy or sell a home is among the most important choices many people make in their lifetimes.
All you need is $5 and 5 minutes to improve your home's curb appeal (BPT) - First impressions matter, especially when selling your home. The moment a potential buyer pulls up to your house they start to form an opinion. Curb appeal is important to draw buyers in and …
Upgrade your summer living

Comforting Color: Fill your home with balance and hope

(Family Features) In the world of design, what's old inevitably becomes new again, and a similar pattern is inspiring today's on-trend color palettes for home decor. The latest styles reflect reviving and comforting colors influenced by heritage and romance.

High-ROI Home Upgrades to Improve Curb Appeal

(Family Features) If you're looking to sell or just want to increase the overall value of your home, consider these high-ROI exterior upgrades that can improve aesthetics and increase resale value.

Unexpected Spaces: Surprising home upgrade ideas

(Family Features) Unexpected, smaller spaces may not get the same attention as high-traffic areas like kitchens, bathrooms and living areas, but their impact can be just as powerful. Get inspired to make improvements to the lesser-used areas of your home with these tips.

8 Award-Winning Kitchen and Bath Ideas (Family Features) Kitchen and bath upgrades are among the most popular home improvement projects. While current design trends offer some inspiration, it can be easier to visualize those concepts in your own home when you see them applied in show-stopping, award-worthy designs like these.
4 Ideas to Upgrade Backyard Kitchens (Family Features) Backyard kitchens allow you to entertain and dine outside with ease. Whether modest modern or full-service functional, consider these ideas for integrating or updating backyard kitchens.
Award-Winning Inspiration for Exterior Home Upgrades (Family Features) From decks and outdoor kitchens to guest houses and whole-home makeovers, there are a variety of ways homeowners can enhance the look and feel of their outdoor spaces while also creating new ways to enjoy time outside with family and friends.
Increase Your Home's Value (Family Features) Whether you've purchased a new house or are just looking to invest in what is likely your largest asset, home improvements like these can make your living space more comfortable, functional and stylish as well as increase resale value down the line.
DIY Home Upgrades to Add Style and Beauty (Family Features) Home upgrades are necessary for a variety of reasons, but many homeowners look to update their homes to add comfort and beauty. Consider these DIY ideas to spruce up your home's aesthetics and create a more attractive place to live.
A Budget-Friendly Flooring Option with Vibrant Variety (Family Features) When you're sitting down to plan out a remodel, you don't typically start with a designer lamp or a sleek lounge chair - you design your spaces from the floor up. Consider these reasons to opt for resilient flooring during your remodel.
Spruce Up Your Interior Living Spaces This Spring (Family Features) Spring is an ideal time to make functional and aesthetic updates to your home, including surfaces in oft-used rooms like kitchens and bathrooms. Get started on your home upgrade with these ideas.
7 On-Trend Kitchen Upgrades (Family Features) Designers from coast to coast are cooking up fresh ideas for kitchen upgrades. If you are planning a kitchen upgrade, take inspiration from these on-trend elements spotted by the design experts at Wellborn Cabinet.
The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist (Family Features) Spring is the perfect time to clear out unused items and give forgotten corners a good scrub. To help you reach every nook and cranny, consider this handy checklist.
Create a Healthier Home Through Smart Updates (Family Features) Consider these ideas to create spaces that are not only functional and beautiful but also impart a sense of well-being.

Create a Space for Chillin’ and Grillin’

(NewsUSA) - It’s outdoor living season and there’s nothing better than kicking back and enjoying some fun in the sun with family and friends. And whether you’re looking to build an …

Smart Strategies for Choosing Your First Apartment

(NewsUSA) - Whether you are a recent college graduate, a grad student in a new city or a young professional shifting gears into a new job, finding your first home as an independent adult can seem …

Smart Strategies for Choosing Your First Apartment

(NewsUSA) - Whether you are a recent college graduate, a grad student in a new city or a young professional shifting gears into a new job, finding your first home as an independent adult can seem …

Must-Have DIY Tools for Teachers (BPT) - Attention, teachers! It may feel like summer, but it’s almost time to get your classrooms ready for the new school year. With back-to-school season already sneaking up, it’s …
The surprisingly powerful cleaning tool that the pros rely on (BPT) - Do you feel like you're constantly cleaning and it's never enough to stay on top of all the dirt, grime and germs? Do you wonder how professional cleaners get everything so sparkling and …
Top Home Improvement Projects to Increase the Value of Your Home (BPT) - According to recent research from Zillow, 72% of homeowners will consider at least one home improvement project in 2022. While the most popular, highest-ROI projects are bathroom and kitchen …
3 green cleaning product trends with a powerful impact on the planet (BPT) - You want to change how you clean to be more green, but there is an overwhelming amount of products that claim to be better for the environment. Separating hype from reality can be confusing, …
Your Home is Missing a Crucial Safety Alarm (BPT) - By Ron Lazarus, COO of New Cosmos USA, Inc.Keeping your home and family safe is a priority for everyone. While we can’t control every potentially dangerous scenario in our lives, one …
How design features can bring simplicity and serenity to the bath (BPT) - During stressful times, the home can become a sanctuary. From soothing color palettes that evoke a sense of calm to high-tech features that make daily tasks feel a bit less strenuous, design …
5 tips to get your best sleep ever this school year (BPT) - It can be easy to forget about the importance of getting quality sleep during the summer. Between vacations, summer programs, holidays and familial commitments, you might find that you …
Planning ahead: How to protect your home from severe weather events (BPT) - Between the damage caused during severe storms and the increasing threat of fast-spreading forest fires, homeowners are understandably concerned about taking steps to protect their homes from …
Make safety a priority with a storm and disaster preparedness plan (BPT) - Natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and snowstorms can occur at any time, so preparing ahead is key. However, a study by the Federal Emergency Management Agency found that …
10 tips on how to turn an overgrown field into a beautiful yard (BPT) - There it is — a big, messy, overgrown field of weeds, grass, tree stumps, rocks and who knows what else, just begging for some loving. It’s an eyesore that you (and your …

HVAC Technicians

(NAPSI)—The next time you walk in to a cool, comfortable home, you may care to thank an HVAC technician.  These men and women often have to brave extremely unpleasant conditions, especially …

Weathering A Storm Or Power Outage Safely

(NAPSI)­­—Having the right outdoor power equipment on hand year-round is important—in more ways than many people realize. That’s according to the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), …

Prepare Now For ‘Above Average’ Hurricane Season

(NAPSI)—The 2022 hurricane season is underway, with the Colorado State University (CSU) Tropical Meteorology Project Team forecasting an above-average storm season for the Atlantic basin. Emergency …

Access Free/Low-Cost Internet Through New Federal Program (NAPSI)—A fast, reliable Internet connection has become a critical part of our daily lives. From remote learning and working to networking and searching for jobs, Americans everywhere felt an …
Preventing Dog Bites (NAPSI)—More than 5,400 postal employees were attacked by dogs in the United States in 2021. From nips and bites to vicious attacks, aggressive dog behavior poses a serious threat to postal …
Body Neutrality: It’s More Than A Feeling (NAPSI)—For years, people have been told by brands and influencers to be “body positive” and embrace the way their bodies look—no matter the shape or size. Sounds good, right? Well, the …
Clean Air Ducts Fight Indoor Allergens (NAPSI)—The joys of warm weather are somewhat reduced for the more than 50 million Americans who have allergies or asthma.  The Problem When it comes to allergies, most people consider …
Home Maintenance Made Easier (NAPSI)—If you have 30 seconds—and a free new app—you can save yourself time, money and trouble, and help preserve the planet at the same time. The app helps people tackle and reduce home …
Spring Shopping For Yard Equipment: Things To Know (NAPSI)—Warm weather is here, and you are ready to get outside and make your yard both beautiful and functional. Maybe you’re aiming to have the best yard on the block, want to install an outdoor …
Get Your Ducts In A Row (NAPSI)—Before you spring into action cleaning your home this season, you may want to consider a source of dirt you can’t see but do need to deal with: air ducts. Your home’s heating and …
The ABC’s Of 3D House Printing (NAPSI)—It may sound futuristic but there are people today living in homes created by a 3-D printer—and you can too. A. What is 3D Printing 3D printing started out as a way to make design …
Pointers On Purchasing A Zero-turn Mower (NAPSI)—More time spent at home is prompting homeowners across America to improve their property’s curb appeal. With an increased focus on their yards, many individuals are looking to upgrade …
Air Conditioning Use Could Exceed Electric Capacity (NAPSI)—The day may come soon when you turn on the AC—and it won’t be there. That’s because climate change could mean such an increase in summer air conditioning use in the United States as …
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