How Handy Are Americans at Home?

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Home Projects and Contractors

As a homeowner, all those tasks your landlord used to do—and your parents did before them—are now on your shoulders. You’ve either got to figure out how to do them yourself or pay someone else to do them. Either way, it would help if you knew how to do a few things around the house......

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Learning from a Master: How Kathy Ireland® would decorate your house for the holidays

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How Kathy Ireland would decorate your house for the holidays

Kathy Ireland® Once Upon a Christmas Holidays offer countless entertaining possibilities and a chance to bring family and friends into our homes. We want them to look their best. But such gatherings also present challenges. Do we have enough comfortable seating, have we made the house look joyous and festive, are we on-trend with colors,.....

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Winter Wisdom: 13 Steps to Heed

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Winterizing Tips

We all know winter weather is unpredictable; we rarely know how mild or wild the winter season will be. Nature can unleash her fury when least expected. Preparing our homes for variations in weather is one of the prime challenges of home ownership. Browse the helpful information below, even if you thought you covered everything.....

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Wool Insulation, The Healthier Insulation Option

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Havelock Wool

Americans spend almost 90 percent of their time indoors. However, the air we breathe indoors is typically two to five times more toxic than the air outside due to poor ventilation and off-gassing of toxic chemicals from products ranging from flooring to paint to furniture. One way to improve air quality – and our health.....

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Stunning Resort Locations when Buying a Vacation Home

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Balsam Mountain Preserve

Second-home destinations come in many locations, sizes and styles – and today’s discerning buyers and renters are escaping stress-filled lives to share some incredible new amenities. Current trends have a common ingredient – innovation. Today we find luxury resorts have added staff to take visitors on hikes, provide demonstrations on how to garden, or teach.....

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New Home Construction Statistics

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New Home Construction 2021

Data Shows Unmistakable Boom in Residential Construction With unprecedented labor and construction supplies shortages standing in the way, you would think new home construction is stagnant. In fact, according to data collected over the past two years, it’s on the rise from coast to coast. Each month, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department.....

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