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Survey Shows More U.S. Homeowners Plan Renovations In 2017

Couple in their New House Choosing a Color for the Walls

There’s a 50-50 chance that you are one of many homeowners in the U.S. planning to renovate your house, according to a January 2017 LightStream Home Improvement survey. Whether it’s adding antique fireplace surrounds or new garden statues, the poll showed that 59% of respondents will spend for home upgrades this year, while 42% intend […]

Home Maintenance: Avoiding Furnace Repair Costs

Many people do not even think about their furnace till winter sets in. When the cold nights come, they begin by directly using their heaters and furnaces. They do this without any regular maintenance and cleaning. If you are lucky, the furnace might function well but the chances are it will break down eventually. Therefore, […]

Make Use of that Outdoor Space: Create an Outdoor Living Room

Science has long since backed it up: spending time outdoors benefit people physically, emotionally, mentally, and psychologically. From reduced stress levels to improved sleeping habits, there are really plenty of reasons to enjoy spending time outdoors. The best thing about this, though, is that you don’t have to go far from your home to reap […]

Mechanisms, Materials, and Great Properties Of Awnings

Asphalt Shingles on a Roof

Supplemental roof covers are often necessary to protect a building and its occupants from wind, rain, sun exposure, and heat gain. The availability of a greater variety of awnings has saved many homes and businesses money with lower energy bills. These days, there are retractable and fixed types, and you can control the latest models electrically. […]

Getting Rid of Termites the Natural and Easy Way

Pests like ants and cockroaches are certainly not welcome in anybody’s home. They might be harmless (except for a few occasional shrieks when cockroaches come flying), but no one wants to have them at home, crawling through the countertops of the furniture. Termites are a whole new different story. Not because you can’t see them does not […]

Boost the Value of Your Home by Making These Improvements

Home is where the heart is! Wherever you go, you always look forward to coming back to the comfort of your own abode.  When was the last time you made some home improvements? It is not a bad idea, and it can create a big impact on the value of your home. You can find cheap […]

Guide to Choosing the Best Furniture For Your Home

Living room with matching furniture

Regardless of the size of your home, choosing the right furniture can make a big difference. It can make a room look spacious and give it some character. Choosing the wrong ones, however, can make a place look cramped and disorganised. Whether you are decorating a small space or a grandiose place, it is important to […]

Metal Roofing Considerations for Your Business

Metal roofing installations typically have a protective coating. The membrane ensures longevity and prevents leakage of rainwater into the house. When the roof reaches the end of its life expectancy, there is a possibility the coating is in a state of deterioration. How do you ensure that the biggest, and most exposed part of a […]

Three Essential Winter Health Checks You Should Do for Your Home

Magazines are often filled with tips for dressing chic and comfortable for the winter season. While it is vital to keep your body warm, what you may forget is that your home needs as much preparation for the cold as you do. Following these essential health checks ensures your and your investment's protection while ensuring […]

3 Foolproof Ways to Know if Your Air Ducts Need Cleaning

A clean home is vital to your family’s health. While it is easy to spot if your floor or furniture needs to be cleaned, it’s a bit challenging to do the same with the air in your house.  Cleaning the air ducts and vents in your home is a must to keep the air inside as […]

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