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Heating and Cooling

Simple Methods for Applying Fuel Efficiency in the Home

With fuel costing an arm and a leg these days, it makes sense to consider ways of reducing our energy bills and employing tactics which minimize our cash going up in smoke. The supplying companies seem to be only interested in profit so it is up to you as consumers to help yourselves.

Home Financing

How to Shop for a Mortgage

The mortgage market is more complex than it was before the last recession hit, making it more difficult for consumers to obtain financing.

Home Interior

Tips for Making Your Home More Awesome

Just about everyone wants to do what they can to make their home more impressive and accessible. There’s something about being able to come home at the end of the day knowing that you’ve done everything you possibly could to make it as modern and comfortable as possible.

Home Decor

8 Budget-Minded Christmas Decorating Tips

You’re all set to beautify your home for Christmas, but you’re also coming up short in the holiday decorations department. A trip to your local home center can remedy this problem, with you coming home with shopping bags filled with new, but expensive Christmas decorations.

Home Renovation

Fixing the Fixer-Upper You’re Living In

If you would label your home as a fixer-upper; maybe it’s time to start doing some repairs and decorating around the house. There are simple things you can do to turn your home into something special, a place you will be proud of.

Home Values

Average House Prices in the UK

The UK is a nation in which more than two thirds of the population own their own home. This interest only looks to increase in oncoming years, with the majority of houses sold being bought by first-time buyers.

Home Furniture

Retro and Vintage Furniture Trends

When it comes to furniture, what is old is new again. At least that is what retailers of retro and vintage furniture would have you believe. Well, there is much truth in this as customers have picked up on the trend.

Moving

Tips for Packing for Your Next Move

Packing for a move can be an incredibly stressful process. There are so many different things to take into consideration that it can be positively head-spinning, especially for those who have never had to move in the past.

Walls and Painting

7 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Shade of Paint

Choosing the right shade of paint isn’t easy. In fact, most people spend more time picking out a shade of paint than they do actually painting with it. Unfortunately, if you want a room that shines, you really need to take your time when choosing the paint.

Heating and Cooling

5 DIY Furnace Fixes

Having a furnace break down can be a huge, and costly inconvenience. Fortunately, there are several tricks you can do on your own to fix the problem.

Home Furniture

Leather Furniture Shopping – What to Look For

If you are looking to give your home a makeover and new furniture is in the mix, then consider leather seating surfaces to give your living room or family room an upscale, but comfortable look.

Home Structure

House Hunting Deals Destined for Doom

You’re shopping for a new home and have surveyed the market. Prices are good, you are approved for a mortgage and it just a matter of time before you find the home of your dreams.

Home Financing

What Are My Mortgage Options?

If you are in the market for a home, your mortgage options go beyond the traditional 30-year mortgage. Fixed rate, variable interest rate and balloon mortgages are available today, with each one offering advantages and disadvantages that consumers should be aware of.

Kitchen and Dining

The Rewards and Benefits of Either Fully or Partially Remodeling Your Kitchen

If you’ve been considering doing a partial or full remodel on your kitchen, you should know that there are many wonderful benefits to doing so. While a good remodeling job isn’t going to be cheap by any means, it can be well worth your time and money in the long run.

Home Decor

5 Festive Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas

Thanksgiving can sometimes get pushed to the side as Halloween and Christmas loom large. When it comes to decorating your home for this beloved federal holiday, you can assemble a variety of decorations for a memorable seasonal touch.

Garage

How to Convert a Garage to a Luxurious Office

As your business grows, you need more and more space. While it might be possible to work at your kitchen table for a while, once you start needing to hire employees you’re going to need more space.

Swimming Pools

Backyard Remodel: What’s Your Swimming Pool Personality?

A remodel is in order. It’s your backyard’s turn. Make it into a personalized retreat. Whether you desire peace and quiet or a gaggle of laughing children, there are many options to create the ideal backyard oasis.

Kitchen and Dining

How to Install an Over-the-Range Microwave

There’s nothing quite like moving into a new house or apartment and considering the blank canvas that living space represents. A new, empty home has much potential, and the homeowner has the freedom to do with it whatever he or she pleases.

Home Utility

Your Home is Your Castle…Literally

Home is where the heart is. It’s a cliché, but that doesn’t keep it from being true. And when you’re talking about your physical home, your heart doesn’t just mean the heart that beats in your chest.

Kitchen and Dining

The Difference Between Country and Rustic Kitchens

We all have different ways of expressing our personal taste through the way our home is decorated. Many people prefer to design a room specifically to their preference and the kitchen is often one of the main rooms we choose for this.