The many benefits of houseplants

The many benefits of houseplants

Human beings love plants. We take long walks in nature, we obsess over our lawns and gardens and we bring flora into our homes in the form of houseplants. But more than mere window dressing, indoor greenery offers several benefits. Here are the common perks of keeping...
Ideas for home features that kids love

Ideas for home features that kids love

The features that make a home stand out often differ from person to person — especially between adults and children. While adults may value amenities such as a spacious kitchen with brand new appliances or an open living room with ample natural light, home elements...
Steps to maintain your gas grill

Steps to maintain your gas grill

Now that we’re well into the summer grilling season, it’s the perfect time to check and clean your grill so it continues cooking at its best. Here are some steps and tips to follow. Tools and Supplies Wire grill brush Dish soap and water White vinegar and water...
How to make your home pet-friendly

How to make your home pet-friendly

An estimated 67% of U.S. households are home to one or more pets. These animals bring a special joy to many homes, but they also bring unique needs. If you have a pet or plan to get one, here are some ways you can make your home more pet-friendly. Create a special...
The ultimate spring-cleaning checklist

The ultimate spring-cleaning checklist

­­­Spring is a great time to give your home a deep cleaning and start fresh. Make sure you don’t miss a spot with this helpful checklist. ALL ROOMS Dust rooms thoroughly Wipe walls and ceilings (without damaging paint) Deep clean floors Vacuum and clean rugs Wipe and...
Tips for caring for your clothes dryer

Tips for caring for your clothes dryer

Caring for your clothes dryer involves more than just cleaning its lint trap. In order to keep your appliance running safely and efficiently, there are several regular steps you’ll need to perform. These are some telltale signs that your dryer needs attention: The...