(StatePoint) Furniture is what makes a house a home, however new research shows daily life leaves fixtures and fittings vulnerable to damage.
(StatePoint) Severe weather can have a sizable impact on your home and your savings. Taking steps to prepare can help you maintain peace of mind should a hazard impact you. Freddie Mac offers the following preparation tips for homeowners:
(StatePoint) After extreme weather events, it’s common to evaluate exterior home products and to feel a sense of urgency about replacing them if they’re not providing proper protection. One addition that homeowners should consider is a storm door, however, experts say it’s important not to rush the decision.
(StatePoint) When the temperatures drop and the precipitation turns cold, efficiently keeping your home cozy and warm is likely a top priority.
(StatePoint) The official Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30, and the National Weather Service is predicting between 12 to 17 total named storms. The best advice for homeowners who want to be better prepared? Proactively think about what can be done ahead of time -- as well as after the fact -- so that you and your family are able to withstand severe weather and quickly recover from it.
(StatePoint) Want to help guarantee your child’s academic success? While you can’t control what goes on in the classroom, you can facilitate their study time at home by setting up an A+ workstation. Here’s how:
(StatePoint) A new survey reveals a pervasive fear of bugs among Americans. This is bad news considering that the average home has more than 100 kinds of bugs living in it.
(StatePoint) While finances are a main topic that families fight over, a new survey discovers that cleaning and organizing also top the list.
(StatePoint) Want to live your best backyard life? Experts say outdoor flooring can help you do it.
(StatePoint) When expecting a little one, creating a registry is the most practical and fun way to ensure friends and family shower you with the items you want and need the most. Kick the effort off with these registry-building tips and must-have items you may not have thought about including:
(StatePoint) From broken belongings to going over budget, moving comes with its fair share of challenges and stresses.
(StatePoint) Want to transform your outdoor space while saving money? There are plenty of hands-on projects you can do yourself to eliminate expensive labor costs. The following ideas can be tailored to your budget and personal preferences: