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Home Upgrades to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Monday, June 21
When most people think about air quality, they’re typically thinking about outdoor pollution.

Plan the Ultimate Kitchen Upgrade

Tuesday, June 15
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 …

Four simple DIY tips to spruce up your home

Thursday, June 24
(BPT) - After spending more time than normal in our houses this past year, a home décor refresh can be both tempting and …

5 simple, sustainable backyard improvements

Friday, June 11
(BPT) - One in three consumers say they have increased their efforts to incorporate environmentally friendly practices, and 70% prefer …
Try the connected Bowflex T22 treadmill, which offers a 22-inch console with an adjustable HD touchscreen, plus engaging content and custom coaching with the JRNY digital fitness platform.

Goodbye Gym Membership—The Reimagined Connected Home Gym Is Here To Stay

Tuesday, May 4
(NAPSI)—After nearly a year at home and with access to more exercise resources and choices, including online workouts and classes, …
Staying safe around the house

6 tips to make your house safer this summer

Thursday, July 8
(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 …
For your family’s health and your home’s structural integrity, don’t let mold grow. Experts can help.
Hints For Homeowners

What To Know About Mold And Mildew

Tuesday, June 15
(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

Thursday, June 10
(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 …
A professionally cleaned heating and cooling system can save you money.
Hints For The Home

Quality HVAC Cleaning

Friday, June 11
(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

Monday, July 12
(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

Monday, June 28
(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

Monday, March 15
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

Friday, July 16
(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

How To Have the Perfect Summer at Home

Tuesday, June 29

(BPT) - While cookouts and trips to the beach are great, sometimes it’s also nice to spend a hot summer’s day relaxing in the comfort of home. Especially on those break-the-thermometer …

Keep your cool this summer with these energy-saving tips

Tuesday, July 13

(BPT) - There's a lot to love about summer. At the same time, the season can run up your electric bill fast, especially for Americans living in places where summer temperatures are reaching record …

6 tips to make your house safer this summer

Thursday, July 8

(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 …

How to Plant a Bountiful Fall Garden

Monday, October 18

(Family Features) Beyond the pumpkins and gourds, fall brings an array of produce that can be grown in your backyard. Consider these tips to get your fall garden started.

Decorate Your Way to a Howling Good Halloween

Monday, October 4

(Family Features) Costumes and candy may be the mainstays of Halloween, but decorating is a fun way to set the mood and add a little extra excitement in the weeks leading up to the holiday. These spooktacular ideas can help dial up the drama and delight for all ages.

5 Eye-Catching Ways to Update Your Home

Monday, October 4
(Family Features) Your home is a reflection of you, and your decor should match your tastes. With some simple home upgrades, you can create the perfect space for you and your family, even if your design preferences change over time. Consider these ideas to get started.

3 Rooms Perfect for Adding Focal Points

Monday, September 27
(Family Features) One way to make a room feel more inviting and comfortable is identifying a focal point to anchor the decor and create a natural, beautiful flow. These inspirational ideas for using focal points in three popular living spaces can add comfort and beauty that makes you feel right at home.

7 Tips for Selecting a Remodeler

Monday, September 13
(Family Features) When planning a potential home remodeling project, the list of decisions to make may feel nearly endless. Ultimately, you may find the most important decision is choosing a trustworthy team of professionals to complete the job. These tips can help guide you through the selection process and assist you in making an informed decision that best suits your needs.

Home Cleaning Hacks for Fall

Monday, September 13
(Family Features) Cooler fall temperatures mean you're likely to spend more time indoors. Taking time to spruce up inside and out can make you more comfortable and give you peace of mind that your home is tidy, clean and prepared to weather the months ahead.

5 Steps to Design a DIY Dream Closet

Monday, September 6
(Family Features) Whether you're a stylist with an eye for fashion who chooses each garment carefully or the laid-back type who can rock the first outfit you find each morning, the closet provides a location for inspiration.

What Women Should Know Before Starting Their Own Business

5 days ago

(NewsUSA) - The number of women starting their own businesses continues to rise. According to data from American Express, women create more than 1,800 new businesses in the United States each day. As …

Keeping Your Financial Assets Safe from Identity Theft

Wednesday, October 13

(NewsUSA) - October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, when people and organizations learn how to reduce their cybersecurity risks and protect themselves online. Although people are becoming …

BookTrib's Bites: Moving Memoir, Financial Intrigue, Paranormal and Human Drama

Tuesday, October 12

(NewsUSA)   "Living in Color: A Story of Love, in Sickness and in Health" by Michael Murphy This is the extraordinary true story of the last six months of the life of …

Did you know probiotic products can help clean your home?

4 days ago
(BPT) - When you think of probiotics, gut health likely first comes to mind. Whether it’s fermented foods like yogurt, kombucha and sauerkraut, or vitamin supplements and skin care, probiotics …

Upgrading your bath? 6 reasons to go tankless for heated water

4 days ago
(BPT) - If you’re one of the many homeowners renovating your house this year, you’re likely looking at a wealth of new products and features that could add beauty and/or functionality to …

How to repair and prevent wood rot on a deck

Monday, October 18
(BPT) - Easily one of wood’s worst enemies, moisture contributes to mold growth, deterioration and rot. For anyone who owns a deck, this is cause for concern.Regardless of the material used on …

3 simple DIY bathroom updates with high impact

Monday, October 18
(BPT) - Bathrooms are consistently at the top of home improvement wish lists, where they often remain due to the misconception that updating the space requires a full remodel. The truth is that …

5 Reasons to Invest in a Home Service Plan

Friday, October 15
(BPT) - Paying bills. Keeping up with repairs. Daily maintenance. From the fun of decorating to the not-so-fun upkeep, owning a home is a huge responsibility. And although you may think you have all …

Access to clean clothes can help people get the jobs, education and family life they need.

Cleaning Up The Laundry Crisis

4 days ago

(NAPSI)—Every day, people miss out on educational, employment and social opportunities simply because they do not have access to clean clothes. Laundry services in transitional housing and …

What’s your backyard personality?

Calling All Backyarders: Fall Is Your Time

Thursday, September 23

(NAPSI)—Backyarding, the trend to move many indoor activities outdoors, is now a permanent way of life. During the pandemic, learning to work, entertain, vacation, work out and more right in …

Doing the laundry can become an environmental movement in which the whole family can participate.

Clean Your Clothes—And The Planet

Monday, August 16

(NAPSI)—For many families, the cooling weather means a return to routines: work, school, sports practice, meal prep and household chores.  Busy parents have a lot on their plate getting …

If Your Home Survives A Fire, Will It Still Be Safe?

Thursday, August 12
(NAPSI)—Wildfires are burning hotter and moving faster than ever before. They create health and safety hazards long after being extinguished. The residue and small particles carried in wildfire …

What To Ask When Hiring A Contractor

Friday, July 30
(NAPSI)—With record-high real estate prices, a growing number of homeowners are remodeling or renovating their existing homes rather than buying new. Increased demand and continued supply chain …

Across The U.S., Non-white Neighborhoods Are Hotter Than White Ones

Tuesday, July 20
(NAPSI)—Nationwide, in both major cities and small towns, neighborhoods with more Black, Hispanic and Asian residents experience hotter temperatures during summer heatwaves than nearby white …

Ten Reasons An RV Will Level-up A Camping Trip

Friday, June 25
(NAPSI)—You can get away from it all—without having to leave it all behind. Here’s how: Better than camping, even better than glamping, is traveling via recreational vehicle (RV). Don’t worry …

Today’s Weather Is Unpredictable: Keep Your Outdoor Power Equipment Ready

Wednesday, May 26
(NAPSI)—Weather today is challenging and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) reminds home and business owners that it’s important to make sure you have the right outdoor power equipment …
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