Category: DIY

5 ways to help prevent home cyberattacks

(BPT) - Being home 100% of the time has become the new norm for many Americans, as social distancing is implemented in communities across the country to slow the rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic. Connected devices are being used virtually nonstop, a...

4 ways a smart home can save you money

(BPT) - Over the course of the last several months, hundreds of millions of people have sheltered in place as governments issue executive orders to help slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). As a result, many homes are becoming a fortress agai...

The simple guide to buying a toilet

(BPT) - The bathroom is arguably the most visited room in the home. Having a toilet that performs well, is easy to use and aesthetically pleasing is essential in any size home.When shopping for a new toilet, you might be surprised how many options exis...

4 easy steps to a chemical-free backyard

(BPT) - Because everyone is spending more time in their own backyards now, parents are wondering how to create healthier lawns for their families.You might be surprised to learn that exposure to pesticides, herbicides and chemical fertilizers can be ha...

3 ways to give your home’s curb appeal a boost

(BPT) - Homeowners only get one chance to make a first impression. That’s one chance to impress potential buyers, family, friends and neighbors with the first thing they see: your home’s exterior.From simple upgrades to meticulous landscapi...

5 fresh ways to frame your outdoor space

(BPT) - When determining the look of your outdoor living space, decking is only half of the equation. In many cases, it’s the deck railings that are most visible and the design element that makes the first impression.“Railings serve a neces...