empty basement in the middle of renovation

Due to the number of factors that go into basement renovation, costs can vary wildly. In general, expect your basement remodeling project to cost $20,000 to $60,000. Here's a guide to the factors that may influence cost.

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It seems like heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems fail at the most inconvenient times. Here's a guide on how much HVAC repairs will cost, what fixes you can make yourself and how maintenance might prevent costly repairs in the future.

camo design smoker appliance

That new meat smoker you got for Christmas may pose a greater danger than overcooking your brisket. Eau Claire, Wis.-based National Presto Industries Inc. is recalling some 25,000 Presto Indoor Electric Smokers sold through December 2020 for a shock hazard.

restroom grab bars by toilet

When physical disabilities impact anyone in a household due to age, medical issues or injuries, ensuring that the home continues to be a comfortable and safe space for all, and that those with physical challenges can retain their dignity while being well cared for, is, in our book, the very definition of home. Here are some ideas on how to make your home accessible for people with disabilities.

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Decks can be relaxing sanctuaries that allow you to step straight out of your house and into the fresh air — but, if decks aren't properly maintained, they can quickly go from sanctuary to shambles. Restoring their former glory, however, is fairly simple. Here's how to stain and seal a deck.

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