Home Improvement and Renovation Tips and Tricks

Thanksgiving Table Settings: The Best Setting Ideas

How to Set a Table for Thanksgiving (Only The Best Ideas)

By Aly Yale / November 16, 2022
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If you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner, the food is usually front and center. In fact, you may have already planned the meal, jotted down a shopping list, and assigned sides and desserts to friends and family members. But what about your…

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Lawn Mowing Tips for Beginners

Lawn Mowing Tips for Beginners

By Tim Coutis / August 17, 2022
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Congratulations! You’ve just bought your first home and are finding yourself with a lawn to care for. If you’ve never mowed before, it’s not complicated — provided you have a good working knowledge of the basics of landscaping. Beginner Lawn…

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6 Fall Curb Appeal Ideas to Help You Sell Your House This Season

Fall Curb Appeal Ideas to Help You Sell Your House This Season

By Tara Mastroeni / August 12, 2022
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If you’re getting ready to sell your house, it’s important to consider its curb appeal. You should also consider the season you’re selling in — in this case, the fall — because it will impact some of the choices you…

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Tips For New Gardeners

6 Tips for New Gardeners

By Tara Mastroeni / July 20, 2022
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Spring is here and that means it’s time to plant a garden. If you love the idea of gardening, but aren’t sure where to start, you’re in luck. We have six tips for new gardeners that will help you get…

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Pros and Cons of Home Energy Options

Pros and Cons of Home Energy Options

By Aly Yale / July 15, 2022
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Electric home energy certainly has its drawbacks. It’s pricy (especially now with inflation), and it’s unreliable, too — just look to last year’s power grid failure in Texas for proof. On top of this, it’s often generated using fossil fuels,…

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How to Pay for Home Improvements

How to Pay for Home Improvements

By Aly Yale / April 20, 2022
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It’s usually best to use cash or savings when paying for home improvements — as long as it wouldn’t drain your emergency fund dry. Unfortunately, this isn’t always possible, and to cover those repairs or updates, you might need to…

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5 Home Design Trends to Look Out for in 2022

5 Home Design Trends to Look Out for in 2022

By Tara Mastroeni / March 16, 2022
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Like everything else, home design trends come and go. Every year, Pinterest releases its Pinterest Predicts, which is a report that highlights the hottest trends for the coming year. This year, we decided to take a look at home design…

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Man holding a grinder

Where to Learn Home Improvement Skills

By Austin White / January 29, 2022
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Your home is an investment and knowing how to properly maintain it makes good financial sense. By learning easy home repair, you can save money on home maintenance repairs and upgrades. You also have more control over your home projects…

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4 Tips to Create a Comfortable and Functional Outdoor Living Space

4 Tips to Create a Comfortable and Functional Outdoor Living Space

By Tara Mastroeni / January 29, 2022
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As the weather continues to get nicer, many of us will be spending increasing amounts of time outdoors. With that in mind, it’s important to create an outdoor living space that is both comfortable and functional. How to create an…

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Hurricane in the forecast

Hurricane in the Forecast? How to Protect Your Home When You’re in the Path

By Aly Yale / January 18, 2022
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Studies show that homeowners are woefully underprepared for natural disasters such as fires, tornadoes, and hurricanes. In fact, only a mere 20% of Americans feel they’re adequately prepared for hurricane season. Do you want to make sure you know how…

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