Installing a fence—one of the easier upgrades you can make to your yard—can provide several benefits. It can give you increased privacy and block an unsightly view, or help define your property boundaries. And a fence that’s tall enough could help keep children and pets in the yard while helping …keep reading
For many renters, the annual ritual of renewing a lease raises the question, “Is this still the best apartment for me?”
It’s an important question to ask—after all, it’s your home—and multiple considerations may factor into the answer. But the decision isn’t just whether to …keep reading
The roof over your home—that essential guardian from the elements—isn’t meant to live forever. While slate, copper or concrete roofs could have a lifespan of 50 years or more, those with asphalt shingles typically last less than half that long.
Factors like weather conditions and proper installation can …keep reading
Summer’s over, the kids are back in school, football games have started and the days and nights are starting to get cooler. There are quite a few things you can do to be sure your home is ready for the coming seasons. And none of them include raking leaves, although …keep reading
There’s a reason Dorothy insisted “there’s no place like home”: it just feels better to be in your own space. But every year, thousands of Americans have to leave their homes temporarily because of a natural disaster or other damage-causing calamity, moving their families and living in hotel rooms or …keep reading