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Painting the exterior of your home is one of the quickest and least expensive ways to spruce it up. A fresh coat of paint can change the whole appearance, whether you’re going for a traditional look or trying out a new, creative decorative finish. And with an ever-increasing array of color choices and finishing techniques, your options are endless. [Read More]
02/06/2011 (09:11 AM)
Top insulation specialists suggest homeowners have their insulation levels evaluated. Experts believe that more than half of the houses in the United States are not properly insulated. Here's what a professional inspects to determine if the level of insulation is adequate in your home:   [Read More]
02/06/2011 (06:50 PM)
Regardless the size of your project, the smartest thing you can do before you start is make sure you hire reliable contractors and have the resources to cover both the project and unexpected home repairs that will come up throughout the year. [Read More]
02/06/2011 (07:00 PM)
Checking air filters at least every two months and changing them when needed prolongs system life. EPA suggests using the highest-quality filter recommended by your manufacturer. The National Air Duct Cleaners Association says not to skimp on price; better filters block more particles and last longer than cheap ones. [Read More]
02/16/2011 (10:25 PM)
A clogged sink drain is a common — and frustrating — household problem. Before dumping chemicals down the drain, there are a few things you can check. [Read More]
03/02/2011 (06:14 AM)
  Hot water accounts for up to 30 percent of an average home's energy budget. Tankless water heaters provide an endless supply of hot water as needed by running through a heat exchange coil, eliminating the standby energy losses of a conventional tank, which uses fuel to maintain water temperature even when not needed. [Read More]
03/02/2011 (06:18 AM)
If you're locked out of your house, don't get locked in to hiring a scammer. To find a reputable locksmith service, heed these hints: [Read More]
03/09/2011 (05:57 AM)
Winter is not over yet! Here are five tips to help you make your home more energy-efficient and how you can save a few bucks: [Read More]
03/09/2011 (06:04 AM)