Garages were born for storage. After all, the name comes from the French word garer, meaning to shelter. But “stored” doesn’t necessarily mean “protected.” A cold, wet garage can wreak havoc on your possessions, which aren’t nearly as rugged as you might think. Everything …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
Your suitcase is packed, you’ve lined up a rental car, and you’ve arranged for a neighbor to feed your pets and water your plants. But while preparing for your long-awaited vacation, did you remember to take the precautions necessary to keep your home safe while you’re away? Here are seven …keep reading
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