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What To Ask When Hiring A Contractor
(NAPSI)--With record-high real estate prices, a growing number of homeowners are remodeling or renovating their existing homes rather than buying new. Increased demand and continued supply chain ...... Click to read more

Across The U.S., Non-white Neighborhoods Are Hotter Than White Ones
(NAPSI)--Nationwide, in both major cities and small towns, neighborhoods with more Black, Hispanic and Asian residents experience hotter temperatures during summer heatwaves than nearby white ...... Click to read more

Ten Reasons An RV Will Level-up A Camping Trip
(NAPSI)--You can get away from it all--without having to leave it all behind. Here's how: Better than camping, even better than glamping, is traveling via recreational vehicle (RV). Don't worry ...... Click to read more

What To Know About Mold And Mildew
(NAPSI)--If you're like a lot of homeowners, your domicile is in danger from an insidious, invisible growth--mold--and you don't even know it. That's because for many people, mold conjures ...... Click to read more

Quality HVAC Cleaning
(NAPSI)--You could be more comfortable at home for less money. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, cleaning a HVAC system lets it run more efficiently. Clean, efficient systems ...... Click to read more

Today's Weather Is Unpredictable: Keep Your Outdoor Power Equipment Ready
(NAPSI)--Weather today is challenging and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) reminds home and business owners that it's important to make sure you have the right outdoor power equipment ...... Click to read more

What You Need To Know Before Buying Plants Or Seeds From Overseas
(NAPSI)--Online shopping and e-commerce have opened new doors for gardening enthusiasts, offering unprecedented access to rare and exotic plants and seed products from around the world at the click ...... Click to read more

Powering Up Your Backyard: The Right Equipment
(NAPSI)--Backyarding--the trend to move all sorts of indoor activities outside--has become a permanent part of many people's lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. The backyard became a safe haven ...... Click to read more

Apartment Living Fosters Much Needed Sense Of Community
(NAPSI)--Communities are more than groups of people who live together in the same geographical area. In their truest sense, communities transcend the physical spaces they occupy to become places ...... Click to read more

Goodbye Gym Membership--The Reimagined Connected Home Gym Is Here To Stay
(NAPSI)--After nearly a year at home and with access to more exercise resources and choices, including online workouts and classes, it's easier than ever before to exercise from the comfort of ...... Click to read more

Healthy Air, Healthy Home
(NAPSI)--Asthma affects more than 24 million people in the U.S., including more than 6 million children, reports the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. In addition, more than 50 million ...... Click to read more

Backyarding With A Purpose: Know Your Personality Type
(NAPSI)--Backyarding--the trend to use the backyard for everything from tele-working to working out to relaxing--has a different purpose for each person. Identifying your backyard's role in your ...... Click to read more

Make Your Energy Choices Count
(NAPSI)--Just as people across the country celebrate Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR program celebrates all the ways people collectively act to protect the planet ...... Click to read more

Pointers On Preparing For Power Outages
(NAPS)--More Americans suffered extended power outages in 2020 than any year since Superstorm Sandy struck the New York area in 2012, according to Generac, owners of Power Outage Central, a ...... Click to read more

It Is Time To Spring
(NAPSI)--Spring isn't just when we spring forward in time, it is also the time when we spring into action to clean those places that likely haven't been cleaned at all: your heating and cooling ...... Click to read more

Working From Home With Ticket To Work
(NAPSI)--If you receive Social Security disability benefits and are interested in working from home, Social Security's Ticket to Work (Ticket) Program may be able to help!  The Ticket ...... Click to read more

Re-imagining Home Sales For Healthier, More Sustainable Living
(NAPSI)--The COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to stop the spread of the virus have shifted how people think about a lot of things, including their homes. With shelter-in-place orders and shutdowns ...... Click to read more

Spring Lawn Equipment: Get Ready for Backyarding in High Style This Year
(NAPSI)--Backyarding is the new trend that's emerged during the pandemic. Our backyards are where we eat, work, play, relax and socialize, and the green spaces around our homes have proven to be ...... Click to read more

Clean Ducts And Save
(NAPSI)--If your home is like most, one of the biggest sources of energy consumption is the HVAC system, and that can be expensive. Fortunately, the U.S. Department of Energy reports, families can ...... Click to read more

Keep Your Air Clean
(NAPSI)--People are increasingly concerned about dirt and germs these pandemic days, but many are neglecting an unseen area where airborne contaminants can lurk: the air ducts. Even in the ...... Click to read more



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