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3 Backyard Projects That Don’t Require Professional Help

Posted on 21 December 2013

Every home requires upkeep, and homeowners can save a good chunk of change by learning how to handle home maintenance tasks on their own.  But just as a little tool-related know-how can be helpful in keeping your house in shape, it’s also important to understand your own limits, and to hire professional help when necessary. […]

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Dodge the Draft to Protect Your Family from Winter Weather in Your New Home

Posted on 23 October 2013

It’s your first winter in a new house and you think you feel a draft coming from the windows.  The Natural Resources Defense Council says that up to one third of the heat in your home escapes from around the doors and windows.  Even in a new house, you can find air leaks, depending on […]

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Urge to Purge: Moving Into a Smaller Space

Posted on 09 August 2013

Downsizing isn’t a burden, it’s an opportunity. Think of it as “The Great Cleanse,” a chapter in your life that frees your personal space as well as your mind.  Organize your move and downsize by following rules for keeping you on track while purging.   The Basics   One Year Rule: If you haven’t used […]

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Beware of Fraud Following Natural Disaster

Posted on 30 January 2013

Hurricane Sandy and other destructive acts of nature bring out a humanitarian and neighborly spirit in Americans like no other events can. Unfortunately, natural disasters also attract scammers and opportunists waiting to take advantage of that benevolence in the aftermath of catastrophic events. The Better Business Bureau recently issued a warning about fraudulent charities and […]

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The Daily Mail – Delivered!

Posted on 29 March 2012

    “Neither rain nor sleet, nor wind nor hail Can keep the mailman from delivering his mail.”   Coined before the advent of text messaging and emails, this bit of poetry stood as a testament to the work ethic of he who carried the U.S.mail.  It meant that whatever the elements threw at him, […]

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A Little Naive

Posted on 21 March 2012

  Post contributed by Leonard Phelps   I wonder if it is really necessary to get home security naperville services. I mean, I always thought this part of Illinois was very safe. Maybe I am naïve, but I just have this idea that people will not do the wrong things. No doubt, I am constantly […]

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Address Your Spring Home-Sprucing Needs

Posted on 14 March 2012

    Although St. Patrick’s Day won’t arrive until this Saturday, spring has beaten it to the punch.  Here in the Northeast, temperatures have climbed into the 70s, daffodils are blooming, and even the crickets are singing their nightly chorus.   A traditional time for “out with the old and in with the new,” spring cleaning […]

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Rent Edmonton

Posted on 14 March 2012

  Is the beautiful city of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada in your future?  Are you seeking apartments for rent in Edmonton?  If so, you will want to visit rentedmonton.com for the most comprehensive, updated listings of apartments.  If you weren’t planning to relocate to Edmonton, perhaps you’ll want to consider it, for many reasons.    […]

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Beautify Your Windows with Window Box Planters

Posted on 08 February 2012

Nothing says “spring” like beautiful, healthy flowers.  And nothing displays beautiful, healthy flowers better than stylish, well-crafted window boxes and flower boxes.  If you want a windowbox that will show off your blooms to full advantage, a windowbox that mirrors your particular sense of style, you won’t find it among the shelves of the home […]

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Spanking Clean for the Holidays

Posted on 16 December 2011

The holidays are barreling down upon us like Santa and his reindeer hot on the trail of good little boys and girls.  We’re dashing not through snow but through crowded malls.  We’re trimming our trees, wrapping presents, scribbling Christmas cards, and slapping together home-baked cookies for the class Christmas party that Junior forgot to tell […]

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