3 Ways to Make the Most of Summer Produce
Turn Household Headaches into Easy Fixes
(StatePoint) Summer can be all too fleeting, but one of the best ways to ensure you make the most of the season is by enjoying the generous harvest of fruits and vegetables it brings.
5 Books to Inspire Green Thumbs
(StatePoint) As temperatures rise, it’s time to enjoy the great outdoors. But you may find the colder months took a toll on your home, yard or gear. Are there some items that seem beyond repair?
Expert Tips for Lighting Your Home’s Outdoor Spaces
(StatePoint) Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just getting started, it always helps to have a little guidance and inspiration.
Tips for Tackling Disorganized Areas of Your Home
(StatePoint) Many homeowners spend time and money perfecting curb appeal, but forget to make it shine at night. Experts say a well-lit home exterior and surrounding landscape is both beautiful and functional.
A Crazy Buggy Summer: Tips for Dealing With Home Insect Invasions
(StatePoint) While we all know that minimalism is “in” right now, thanks to Japanese cleaning guru Marie Kondo and her “Tidying Up” show on Netflix, decluttering your whole house can feel daunting.
Using Technology to Stay Cool in Summer
(StatePoint) Spotting more bugs than usual around the house? While a pest problem can cause embarrassment and concern, this summer you can take comfort in the fact that not only are you not alone, there are new ways of dealing with insects that can help you manage the problem without harsh chemicals.
On-Trend Ideas for Updating Your Home Exterior
(StatePoint) Staying cool in summer is easier than ever thanks to technological innovations that are making homes smarter and their inhabitants more comfortable.
Get a Great Lawn in Less Time
(StatePoint) If it’s time to upgrade your home exterior, you may need some guidance, particularly if you want to make on-trend choices that will instantly boost your curb appeal.
Tips to Nail the Latest Home Design Trend
(StatePoint) It’s no secret that your home’s exterior gets the spotlight during the summer. Once the weather warms up, neighborhoods fill with the sounds of yardwork. Expertly manicured grass and enviable curb appeal require maintenance and the right equipment.
What to Know Before Any Home Project Involving Digging
(StatePoint) Redecorating? Experts say to keep in mind that the days of matching metals used for lighting, cabinet hardware and plumbing are over. Today’s rule: mix it up! When done right, combining colors adds visual interest and depth to a space.
Prepping for Outdoor Activities Safely and Efficiently
(StatePoint) When you look down at the ground you may not realize the millions of miles of buried utility infrastructure that keeps society clothed, fed, powered, connected, and a whole lot more. Unfortunately, many of us are on an out-of-sight, out-of-mind basis with the pipes, wires, and cables situated right under our feet, and this can have disastrous consequences when we try to dig without doing our homework first.
Not Your Grandfather’s Home Loan: What to Know About Today’s Process
(StatePoint) From landscaping, to tending the lawn and garden to getting your family’s recreational equipment prepped for warm weather, the common denominator is that these activities require fuel to get going.
Tips to Outsmart Bugs in Your Home
(StatePoint) In today’s world where moving fast is the norm, you may think that finding the time to apply for a home loan is about as likely as finding the time to remove your jam-packed storage room of all the objects that don’t bring you joy.
How to Nail the Farmhouse Style in Your Interior Decorating
(StatePoint) If you have bugs in your home -- as many households do and the majority worry about -- there may be good reasons for this. Insects are resilient, strategic and way smarter than you may realize.
HVAC Tips for Homeowners
(StatePoint) Farmhouse style is cozy, rustic, charming and eclectic. While creating the vibe in your own home is easy, according to home decorating experts, it requires some attention to detail.
Tips to Take Better Care of Your Clothes this Season
(StatePoint) Having a home cooling system that is working optimally is crucial to keeping your family comfortable.
(StatePoint) From dripping popsicles to grassy soccer fields, your clothes will become susceptible to a wide array of stains and odors over the coming months.