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Tips to Convert Your Deck Into a Bug-Free Screened-In Porch

Itch-free living outdoors. It can happen. When you bought your home, you dreamed of languid evenings on your back deck. But then: The bugs. Ugh. Now you’re dreaming of a screened-in porch. It’s totally doable. You just need to know a few things, the first of which is that it’s Read More

Landscaping Ideas for Your Front Yard

A well-landscaped yard creates curb appeal and helps your property retain maximum value. Here are a few tips and tricks for sprucing up your outdoor spaces yourself. A beautiful yard is a head-turner, no doubt about it. The good news is that even if you can’t tell a tulip from Read More

4 Fun Boredom-Busting Summer Projects for Kids

This summer keep little hands busy while engaging their minds with easy-to-do projects that will banish boredom. When it comes to kid-friendly projects, a little advance planning helps avoid last-minute trips to the store and provides your child with a smooth DIY experience. While gathering project materials, keep your young Read More

Some Home Improvement Projects Can be Cheaper in Summer

Summer is traditionally the time when home improvement projects get done, but did you know that summer renovations can be cheaper, too? Summer is traditionally the time when home improvement projects get done, but did you know that summer renovations can be cheaper, too? MSNBC.com has a list of five home Read More