Residential Kitchen Island Under Construction

A kitchen island can add valuable countertop space, storage and seating to what is likely the busiest room in the house. Adding an island to your kitchen requires a little planning, a little measuring and as much imagination as you care to give the project. Here's a how-to guide.

3d illustration, Process of carpeting on adhesive tape

Professional carpet installers can get the job done quickly and neatly. But if you’re up for doing the job yourself, here’s a how-to guide, plus some top tips for installing new carpet in your home.

water heater

Water heaters are an essential home appliance. Most homeowners insurance policies won’t cover water heater repairs, but a home warranty may pick up the slack. So if you want to keep enjoying hot showers, you should know all about home warranty coverage for water heaters.

replace water sewer line

You might be surprised to learn that your homeowners insurance policy probably doesn’t cover sewer line repairs. If something were to happen to your sewer lines, you might have to pay out of pocket to repair or replace them.  To protect yourself from these kinds of financial mishaps, you might want to invest in sewer line insurance.

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