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Considering an Addition? Ask These Five Questions First.

Considering an Addition? Ask These Five Questions First.

Summer may be the time for switching it up when it comes to your home, but that doesn’t have to mean buying a new home and starting all over. In fact, if you’re a long-time homeowner whose home just isn’t measuring up to all your needs and wants anymore, you could consider adding on to the home you love instead of abandoning it altogether. Has the home renovation bug bit you thi

10 Tips for Staying Safe During Summer Fun

10 Tips for Staying Safe During Summer Fun

Summer is here, which means it’s time for sun, fun, and safety, of course! If you and your family are looking forward to a little #frontporchsittin and many #backyardBBQs, you’ll want to be sure to keep everyone safe and healthy during the next few months. But, you don’t have to stay inside to keep your family free from harm this summer. You just need to practice a little sens

Keep Up With Your Appliances – Know When It’s Time for Them to Go

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Keep Up With Your Appliances – Know When It’s Time for Them to Go

With Memorial Day right around the corner, savvy shoppers everywhere are preparing for some of the year's biggest sales. Any homeowner in need of new appliances can cook up some deep discounts during summer holidays. Homeowners delight especially with backyard BBQs on the horizon. But, short of a major malfunction, how can you tell if your appliances are on their way out? How do you know wh

Earth Day, Your Way! 10 Eco-Friendly Home Improvement Projects

Earth Day, Your Way! 10 Eco-Friendly Home Improvement Projects

As Earth Day approaches this weekend, you may be considering doing something nice for Mother Nature. Amping up your recycling efforts, volunteering to pick up trash and planting a few trees are great ways to show our planet some appreciation. But, did you realize that your Earth Day efforts could also be beneficial for you and your home? Why not celebrate Mother Nature in a way that is also goo

Five Tips to Get Growing During National Lawn and Garden Month

Five Tips to Get Growing During National Lawn and Garden Month

April may be National Lawn and Garden Month, but if you want seasonal showers to bring bright greens and blossoms to your landscaping, you’ll need to give your curb appeal a closer look this spring. Here are five tips for keeping your landscaping healthy through National Lawn and Garden Month—and all year long! 1. Know How to Mow When it comes to mowing your lawn this spring a

Spruce Up Your Home With 10 Spring Cleaning Musts

Spruce Up Your Home With 10 Spring Cleaning Musts

Despite Mother Nature’s rather impressive attempt to convince us otherwise, spring has sprung! What can you do to chase away the recent memories of an early spring snowfall? Start your spring cleaning, of course! Soon enough, warm weather and fresh spring breezes will be blossoming all around us. Make sure that your home is as crisp and clean, so that you can spend your spare time enjoyin

DIY Dictionary: 10 Terms to Know Before Starting Spring Projects

DIY Dictionary: 10 Terms to Know Before Starting Spring Projects

Spring has officially begun, which means that DIY season is also underway. But before you dive into your warm weather projects, it may pay off to prepare a bit. And we’re not just talking about updating your Pinterest boards, either. If you’re going to DIY anything this spring, you’ve got to learn the lingo! We’ve compiled a list of 10 terms you may come across during yo

Five Smart Products Worth Trying in Your Home

Five Smart Products Worth Trying in Your Home

Even those of us who were reluctant to first buy a smartphone would probably agree that technology makes things a little easier on us sometimes. When it comes to your home, this also can be true. Now, we know that some smart devices for your home may be a little pricy, but there are some that are quite worth the investment. Here are five smart home gadgets that may even save you some money:

10 Great Pittsburgh Date Ideas in Time for Valentine’s Day

10 Great Pittsburgh Date Ideas in Time for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is today, but if you haven’t already made reservations for you and your special someone, don’t worry! Pittsburgh offers something for any-and-every couple, whether it’s Cupid’s favorite holiday or an otherwise ordinary weekend. Here are 10 favorite date ideas you can enjoy in and around Pittsburgh: 1. Sarris Candies: Who doesn’t love chocol

10 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Be Doing... Now!

10 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Be Doing... Now!

Still striving for a better you in 2018? Have you thought about tackling those sometimes-forgotten home maintenance tasks? As we prepare to transition from winter to spring, now is a great time to get on board with a regular home maintenance routine. You probably already know that you should clean your gutters and look for air leaks. But, could there be some other home maintenance tasks that yo