Monthly Archives: April 2015

Remodeling by the Numbers: Smart Home Renovations that Increase Curb Appeal, Value and Comfort


A new online survey conducted by Harris Poll shines light on which priorities are top of mind—and where homeowners may need guidance—when taking on home improvement projects. The survey of over 2,000 U.S. adults was conducted on behalf of CertainTeed, … Continue reading

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Slow Income Growth Bringing Down Housing Sentiment


By Katie Penote Consumer attitudes toward housing appear to have stalled somewhat amid a recent dip in confidence regarding personal finances and income growth, according to results from Fannie Mae’s March 2015 National Housing Survey™. Among those surveyed, the share … Continue reading

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Ask the Expert: How Can I Make My Home More Energy Efficient?


Today’s “Ask the Expert” column features Charles Furlough, Vice President of Field Operations with Pillar To Post Home Inspectors. Q: How can I make my home more energy efficient? A: Not only is April host to Earth Day, it’s also … Continue reading

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5 Great Home Improvements for $500 or Less


By Barbara Pronin When it comes to upgrading our homes, there is a never-ending list of things to do, from buying new patio furniture to replacing the kitchen cabinets. But the editors of Money Magazine suggest five home remodeling projects … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Maximize Garage Space


(Family Features) The U.S. Department of Energy cites 25 percent of homeowners with two-car garages have too much clutter to store vehicles, and 32 percent only have room for one vehicle. "It’s ironic that many of us would rather store … Continue reading

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