While the comfort of a modern furnace should never go unappreciated, many people utilize fireplaces during colder months to provide economical heating solutions or to make for cozier holiday gatherings. Whatever the reason, keep these eight tips in mind before your fireplace makes its seasonal debut.
When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast in 2012, an estimated 8 million homes across 17 states lost power, and only a tiny portion of them reportedly had an emergency generator. Afterward, not surprisingly, generator sales soared.
After 2017’s devastating hurricanes, generators are again top of mind. But …keep reading
If you visit Pablo Solomon’s home in the Texas Hill Country, be sure to watch out for scorpions.
When Solomon, an artist and environmental-design expert, warns others about these critters (who like to crawl into unattended shoes), he’s being not only a good host but a smart homeowner. …keep reading
When people think fall traditions, they usually think pumpkin carving or back-to-school shopping—insulating water pipes is further down the list. But for those living in colder climates, making sure your home is ready for sub-optimal temperatures should be a priority. Below, some steps you can take …keep reading