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Quick Fix: How to Clean Your Glass Cooktop

Sep 12, 2018

It happens to the best of us: You make a delicious meal on your glass cooktop, and when you return for cleanup, the mess seems to have glued itself on. But don’t panic. With some baking soda and dishwashing liquid, cleaning up can be much easier, according to Behind the Studio. Step 1: Wipe Away […]

Renovation Rundown: What Are the Steps in a Home Renovation?

Sep 11, 2018

While not every home renovation works in the exact same order, you may want to follow a certain course to help avoid unnecessary work. For example, you don’t want to close walls and paint, only to realize you need to add a new plumbing stack that requires going behind the wall again. Many renovation projects […]

Alternatives to Bagging Your Leaves

Sep 10, 2018

As the leaves begin to fall, your love-hate relationship with your rake returns. If you find yourself dreading bagging all those leaves, there’s an alternative disposal method that might be a good solution for you, according to LocalHarvest. When you throw away fallen leaves, you are also tossing out vital nutrients that your garden, lawn […]

Carving a Pumpkin With a Pro: Tips and Tricks

Sep 6, 2018

October is here and there’s nothing quite like carving a pumpkin to get you into the Halloween spirit. Steve Dahlke — a professional pumpkin carver for more than 20 years — demonstrates a few tips, tricks and hacks which might come in handy for you this Halloween. Happy carving! Do you want to go behind […]

5 Simple DIY Halloween Decorations

Sep 6, 2018

There’s nothing like the start of fall to shift home-related projects from the outdoors to the indoors. The leaves changing color, sweaters trickling into your wardrobe and pumpkin spice everything — it’s enough to spark your crafting spirits into a full-blown blaze. And with Halloween in sight, it’s a perfect time to get started on […]

Prep for the Autumn Roads Ahead

Sep 5, 2018

There’s a lot to love about autumn — the changing leaves, pumpkin carving, sweater weather — but when it comes to getting behind the wheel of a car, the change in season from summer to fall can add some challenges. With the wetter, frostier conditions, fallen leaves and fewer hours of daylight, it’s a good […]

Landlords: 5 Safety Tips to Consider

Aug 31, 2018

As a landlord, knowing how to properly maintain your rental properties can be crucial. Following the right safety precautions may help you better protect your tenants and properties and avoid a potential emergency. Here are some safety tips to consider: 1. Make Rental Properties Easy to Find A simple way to improve the safety of your properties is to […]

9 Steps to Take Now for a Gorgeous Yard Next Spring

Aug 29, 2018

Fall yard work is more than a series of chores. It’s an investment of time that may help prevent damage caused by winter’s frigid weather and set up your lawn and garden for a colorful spring display. Here are nine fall cleanup tips to help protect your home and get you on your way to […]

Brush Up on These Highway Driving Tips

Aug 22, 2018

No matter where you live and travel, it’s important to drive safely on the highway. After all, these fast-paced roads come with their own set of challenges. So, when you hit any interstate, keep these highway driving safety tips in mind. Watch Your Speed Highway speed limits can range from 50 mph (in the District […]

5 Ways to Help Prevent a Flat Tire

Aug 15, 2018

Whether you’re driving across town or the country, a flat tire can bring your travel plans to a sudden halt. You may be able to help prevent flat or blown out tires with some preventative maintenance and precautionary steps. Here’s a look at some ways to keep your tires inflated. 1. Check Tire Pressure It’s […]