Home Improvement

Give Your Home a Morale Makeover

Posted on Mar 18, 2022 in Home Improvement

7 easy ways to revitalize your space and boost your mood

With many Americans spending a lot more time at home, you may find your house taking on the roles of office, classroom, gym and community center — and it’s easy to feel uninspired by your surroundings after occupying the same space day in, day out. But all hope is not lost: There are simple an...

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Sealing and Insulating Your Ductwork

Posted on Mar 11, 2022 in Home Improvement

Who doesn’t want to save money on utility bills? A good place to start is by insulating your ducts. Insulation isn’t free, but as the old saying goes, sometimes you have to spend some to make some. When it comes to adding duct insulation, your monthly savings in utility bills will soon cover the costs, especially if you install the insulation yours...

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Pros and Cons of Radiant Floor Heating

Posted on Feb 18, 2022 in Home Improvement

Oh, those cold toes. Hard surface flooring can feel downright uncomfortable under bare feet on cold mornings. You can toss down area rugs and get some cozy slippers. Or you could install in-floor radiant heat, and never fear your floors again.

Heated flooring systems come in two varieties—electric coil and tubes of heated water. Both options come wi...

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Glam Up Your Home With Crown Molding

Posted on Feb 11, 2022 in Home Improvement

Installing crown and other types of molding is an easy upgrade that can give a classy, traditional look to your home and add to its value. A good miter saw, which can make cross-cuts at various angles, and some patience make this a feasible do-it-yourself project. Not up on your molding lingo? Let’s start with the basics: Molding is a strip or bloc...

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Need to Replace Pet-Damaged Flooring?

Posted on Jan 28, 2022 in Home Improvement

As a pet owner, you know that accidents happen. There are a variety of reasons why our four-legged friends do their business or act out inside the house and on the floor. Maybe they’re marking their territory, or their anxiety may be manifesting in their clawing at the carpet. However, your home is probably your biggest investment, so you want to m...

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How to Protect Your Home From Severe Cold Weather

Posted on Jan 14, 2022 in Home Improvement

Homeowners in cold-weather climates face icy conditions, blizzards, and other cold-weather storms. Beyond barring you from being able to leave your home, severe cold weather can threaten your home’s structure and your safety. It’s important to take preparatory measures and invest in the resources you’ll need to deal effectively with winter’s challe...

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