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15 Must-Have Additions for a Homeowner Tool Kit
Is your homeowner tool kit up to the task? There are many inexpensive--$10 or less—tools that should be must-have additions to your toolbox.…
How to Hire a Contractor
Questions to ask so you get your money's worth when you hire a contractor.
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The First Things to Do After You Move Into Your First Home
Moving into your first home can be both exhilerating and terrifying. Get off to a good start with this list of must-dos from veteran homeoweners.
15 Home Renovations You Can Do Right Now
Not all renovations need to be huge or costly. Here are 15 home renovations, that you can complete right now, that will add value to your home.
10 Secrets First-Time Home Buyers Should Know
Buying your first house can be intimidating, but there is a lot of information to help you sort out the process and make good decisions. On that…
21 Great Gifts for New Homeowners
New homeowners often don't know they need a tool or household item until it's absolutely necessary. Help out that new homeowner in your life…
DIY Father's Day Gifts Your Dad Will Actually Use
Give your dad something he'll actually want to use (and tell his friends that YOU made for him). Check out these projects – some are pretty…
Father's Day Projects to do With or For Your Dad
This Father's Day, do more than just give your dad another tie. Make something with him, or do a DIY project for him. After all, he'd much…
Don't Do These Things if You Want to Sell Your House
Selling your home can be intimidating with a list of to-dos a mile long. We know there's a list of things you must do, but what about the things…
12 Great Tips for New Homeowners
Becoming a new homeowner is a big step, and the added responsibility can sometimes be overwhelming. Use these tips to make the transition easy…
13 Great Tips for New Homeowners and First-Time Home Buyers
Buying a home is a huge step. Learning to maintain and improve it is a long series of baby steps, sometimes painful and sometimes rewarding. To…