3 Natural Hacks to Keep a Clean Kitchen
5 Ways to Customize Your Doors and Windows with Unique Glass
(StatePoint) Are you looking to avoid harsh chemicals in the place where you prepare and eat food? Hoping to green your clean? Here are three natural hacks for keeping a healthy and tidy kitchen:
Tried-and-True Tips to Relocate Plants Like a Pro
(StatePoint) While the functionality of your home’s windows and glass doors is important, experts say you shouldn’t neglect to consider aesthetics as well.
Easy Updates for Renters: Transform Your Apartment from Drab to Fab
(StatePoint) Whether your plants could stand a little more sun, a tad more space to grow, or you just want to redesign your backyard, transplanting plants offers them a fresh start.
How to Make Grocery Shopping a Breeze
(StatePoint) When living in a rental, it can be challenging to make the space feel like home. While you may not be there long term, that doesn’t mean you can’t make it your own with some creative, non-permanent updates. Here are a few tips to make your rental feel more customized to you.
Summer Tips to Protect Your Home From Invading Insects
(StatePoint) You want to fill your pantry and fridge with foods and beverages you know your family will love. However, amid the continued uncertainty affecting supply chains and retailers, that’s a task that’s often easier said than done for shoppers like you.
6 Easy Tips to Prepare and Maintain Your Backyard
(StatePoint) The summer season can be an especially challenging time of year to keep your home free of bugs. Taking the following steps however can help you guard your home from invading insects:
Protecting People and Property from Wildfires
(StatePoint) From backyard barbecues to water balloon fights, our outdoor spaces are home to some of our favorite memories. With warmer temperatures finally here, and everyone itching to get outside, preparing, and maintaining your outdoor space is a must, but it’s not everyone’s favorite chore.
5 Exterior Home Upgrades That Deliver a Return on Investment
(StatePoint) Today, one-third of all U.S. homes are in what are known as wildland-urban interface (WUI) zones, regions in or adjacent to areas prone to wildland fires. As with many types of disasters, wildland fires are increasing in severity and frequency. This is because of the continuously changing climate. However, there are things we can do now to help protect properties, ensure the safety of residents, and strengthen local communities.
Simplifying Household Shopping This Spring
(StatePoint) Want to make some serious exterior home upgrades that improve your safety and comfort, add beauty to your home and deliver a return on your investment? Here are five projects that do just that:
Tips to Start or Expand Your Garden and Make it Thrive
(StatePoint) Birds are chirping and the days are getting longer, which means it’s time to stock up on everything your household needs to usher in the new season. From spring cleaning supplies to allergy medications, it’s important to get the best products at the best price.
4 Tips for Preparing Your Home to Sell in Today’s Market
(StatePoint) Starting a garden for the first time or expanding an existing plot is easier than you may think. With a little love and care, your green space will bloom and thrive.
To Create a Greener Future, Rethink, Reuse and Refill
(StatePoint) In the current market, houses are selling fast – meaning there’s typically no need to spend time and money on large home repairs and renovations to get an offer. Instead, homeowners should focus on quick, easy DIY projects to give their space a facelift before listing – here’s how.
Affording a Down Payment May Be Easier Than You Think
(StatePoint) Humans produce over 380 million tonsvof plastic every year, according to Plastic Oceans. Because plastic doesn’t biodegrade, it creates waste, litter and pollution. But there are steps you can take to reduce your own contribution to this mounting problem. Here are a few ideas to consider:
Step by Step: 6 Tips for Preventing Falls
(StatePoint) If you’re ready to buy your first home but are short on the down payment, you’re not alone. Affording a down payment is the number one barrier to homeownership, and rising housing costs are presenting even bigger hurdles.
3 Spring Hacks to Prep the Inside of Your Home for Warm Weather
(StatePoint) Few things are more important to older adults than their independence -- being able to do what they’d like when they’d like. But independence can be fleeting. Something unexpected, like a fall, can change everything. That’s why it’s important for older adults and their loved ones to take steps now to reduce the risk of a fall from happening.
Spring Cleaning: Is Your 'Junk' Worth a Fortune?
(StatePoint) With warmer weather on the way, it’s time to deal with the associated household hassles of the season. Here are three hacks that will help you create a healthy, comfortable home during the months ahead:
3 Affordable Kitchen Upgrades to Consider
(StatePoint) If your family is like most, you have “junk” in your basement, garage or attic, such as sports cards, memorabilia and toys. Before you toss them out during spring cleaning, consider that the prices of sports cards, games and other ephemera are skyrocketing.
Teaching Children How to Protect Birds in Your Backyard
(StatePoint) Is remodeling your kitchen on your wish list? Afraid of how much it’ll set you back?
Tips to Add Farmhouse-Style Elements to Your Home Design
(StatePoint) Part of being a good environmental steward is passing on this wisdom to the next generation. Here are three hands-on ways parents and grandparents can teach children to protect the birds in their very own backyard.
Landscaping Tips for Instant Curb Appeal
(StatePoint) When it comes to home design, farmhouse style represents a total intersection of beauty and practicality, making it no surprise that many are embracing this traditional look today. Whatever architectural style your home is, adding key design elements can help you get in on best aspects of the farmhouse trend. Here are a few renovations to consider:
5 Important Things to Know About Radon Exposure
(StatePoint) One of the best ways to achieve instant curb appeal, according to the experts, is to effectively layer shrubs, plants and flowers in your front yard. Doing so can create a cohesive visual experience that naturally guides visitors to the front door.
(StatePoint) Radon is present at high levels in a surprisingly large number of American homes, schools and other buildings. While this naturally-occurring gas is odorless, tasteless and colorless, it’s far from harmless. Experts are raising awareness about the serious health risks associated with radon exposure and what you can do about it.