Did you know? Smoke alarms don’t last forever

(BPT) - When is the last time you replaced your smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms? Smoke and CO alarms are critical elements of home safety. Yet, many people overlook replacing their batteries — or even the alarms themselves. Fire safety expe...

5 Easy Tips to Maximize Room Space

(BPT) - Interior sliding doors add style, color and privacy throughout the home. Whether you choose pocket, sliding bypass or wall-mount door hardware, they can also provide more room.When choosing the right door hardware, it’s important to consi...

6 Tips for a Stress-Free Pool Opening

(BPT) - Longer days, warmer temperatures, backyard fun ... summer is almost here! And, yes, there might be a lot on your home or yard to-do list in anticipation of the season, but don’t get overwhelmed — take the guesswork out of opening yo...

Going green: 5 tips to create an eco-friendly home

(BPT) - With sustainable practices top of mind and a revived shift toward conscious consumption, Americans everywhere are seeking ways to lead a more sustainable, eco-friendly lifestyle. From saving water to reducing energy usage, these are the top fiv...

4 areas to consider when doing a home upgrade

(BPT) - With more Americans working remotely, the pandemic has sparked an unprecedented wave of home improvement projects, with three out of four homeowners reporting having completed a major upgrade since the start of 2020. People are spending more ti...