If you want the freshest produce possible, consider planting your own home garden—after all, you can’t get any closer to your kitchen table than your own backyard. Growing your own vegetables is thrifty, too. According to the National Gardening Association, … Continued
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Thinking of buying a new home or remodeling or redecorating the one you already own? It might be a good time to take a look at your homeowner’s coverage, according to the Insurance Information Institute. In fact, you should review … Continued
Don’t let thieves steal your personal information. Your home may be equipped with sturdy locks and the latest security system, but you are still vulnerable to theft unless you protect your wireless devices with the same vigilance. Don’t forget that … Continued
Packing and driving tips to help you transport your budding scholar. Making the transition from live-at-home high school student to college-bound dorm resident is no easy feat. There will be a lot for your young adult to get used to. … Continued
From gerbils to puppies to rabbits to cats, people have a lot of choices for household pets these days. Depending on your lifestyle, you may be better suited for a certain type of pet. While there may be certain stereotypes of cat people and dog people, use this guide instead to discover the best pet for you.
Ever wonder if DIY home improvements are really worth the time and money? From replacing carpet to simply sprucing up your yard, many home improvement and remodeling projects can yield a high return on investment. In other words, the value the renovation adds to your house is greater than the cost. Before bringing out the toolkit or paint brush, check out this DIY infographic to discover the best home improvements for resale.
You take good care of your home, inside and out. And this time of year, that means giving your lawn a little extra TLC—especially if temperatures soar where you live. But having a summer lawn that’s the envy of the neighborhood doesn’t take as much work as you may think. Allen Sarhangi, a retired agriculture professor and president of Urban Forest Landscape in Yorba Linda, Calif., offers these essential tips for a healthy lawn this summer.
Fido and Fluffy will enjoy the warm weather as much as you do, if you take a few precautions. Your furry friends are part of your family. Their health and well-being impacts your own peace of mind, which is why … Continued
You purchase insurance to be ready for anything, but to be truly prepared and fully covered, you need to know what you’re insuring at home. Sure, you could come up with a ballpark estimate of how much the items in your home are worth, but the real number could be a lot higher. That means you may need more coverage than you realize.