8 tips and tricks for painting your home’s interior

Painting a home’s rooms is a rite of passage for many homeowners and an affordable alternative to hiring professional painters. However, while cracking open a can of paint and slapping a fresh coat on a wall can be easy, doing a professional-looking job isn’t always so simple.

How to – set your fridge and freezer temperatures correctly

Is your refrigerator running? More importantly, is it running properly? These may be set-and-forget appliances for many people, but to keep your food safe and flavorful, it’s important to ensure your fridge and freezer compartments are maintaining the proper temperatures. Here’s how to check, adjust and maintain the right level of cool in your refrigerator. 

How to – clean your gutters

Spring has sprung, and for many parts of the country, that means rain is on the way. If you own a home with gutters, don’t let a leaky basement or eroded flower beds be your first sign that your roof’s drainage system is clogged. Set some time aside to tidy up your gutters as part ...

Is it time to check your credit reports?

As many as one in three Americans don’t check their credit reports. Are you one of them? You’re entitled by law to check your reports for free one time per year, and it’s a very good idea to do so. If you’re not already checking your reports, here’s what you need to know.

A crash course on window treatments

Your home’s window treatments are more than mere “window dressing”. They regulate light and temperature, provide privacy and, of course, contribute to your home’s decor. With countless varieties to choose from, however, it can be hard to know which to select. Read on to learn the differences between each type of window treatment and how ...

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