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Assessing the Cost of Winter Damage

It's been a harsh winter in many parts of the country, but now that Spring is finally here it's time to assess how much damage the ice, snow, water and cold has done to your home.…

The Bosch Modern Kitchen

Bosch appliances shares their innovative lineup of steam ovens, dishwashers and induction cooktops.…

Clopay Goes Mod Squad

See the newest contemporary garage doors from Clopay at this year's Builder's Show as well as on display at The New American Home.…

A Primer on Window and Door Styles

Window and door styles are as varied as ever. Make sure you are aware of the terminology when you are shopping, so you can find exactly what you are looking for.…

How To Protect Your Home During An Ice Storm

Now that winter weather is here, you may find yourself in the midst of an ice storm. Besides creating incredibly hazardous driving conditions, ice storms are also dangerous because it doesn’t take much ice accumulation to bring down tree…

Fall is Here, Time to Winterize Your Home

Temperatures are falling quickly and before you blink the first winter storm will hit your home. Before that happens you need to take steps to ensure your home is properly winterized and that starts with making your home energy…

How to Identify Window and Door Replacement Needs

Now is the perfect time to start winterizing your home, and the first step is checking all of your windows and doors for drafts from leaks around the door threshold and casing and window sill and jamb.…

The Joy of Daylighting

If you're seeking an energy-efficiently lighting system for your home that is easy to install and will last for years, Solatube is your answer.…

Jonathan Adler & KOHLER: A Match Made in Color

Jonathan Adler is a self-made icon in the design world. He began his career as a potter and soon transitioned his eye for great taste into home furnishings. Adler has also written a few books that celebrate color, so…

Tips for a Greener Bathroom

Going green in the bathroom is one of the most effective ways to save money and help protect the environment without requiring a significant amount of time or effort on your part.…

6 Tips to Improve the Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that Americans spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors. The EPA also advises that indoor air can be five times more polluted than outdoor air due to indoor air pollutants. …

Best Practices for Peak Summer Season Lawn Maintenance

The heat is on, and hopefully your lawn is thriving. What worked in Spring doesn't always work in Summer, so lawn equipment experts at Husqvarna shared some tips and best practices for peak summer season lawn maintenance. …

iRobot Mirra 530 Pool Cleaner Review

Mirra uses enhanced robotic technology to deep clean pool surfaces and water for you, removing leaves, hair and dirt, as well as algae, pollen and bacteria as small as two microns. …

Craftsman Quiet Lawn Mower

Check out the Craftsman 175cc OHV Briggs & Stratton Quiet Power Technology Engine, your ears and neighbors will thank you.…

My Father’s Day Wish List

If I had an ultimate Father's Day Wish List, I'd add these items that would make cooking, eating and entertaining even more fun.…

Upgrade to Infrared Grilling

Infrared grilling is all the range in outdoor cooking and for good reason. Higher heat and faster cook times. …

DIY City Guide: Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver Canada is full of amazing Victorian homes and the city has the do-it-yourself resources to build and maintain these fine works of art.…

John Deere Gators Get an Upgrade

The 2014 John Deere Gators see improvements across the board that make it one of the most sought after utility vehicles available.…