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Daytime Burglars Break into Virginia Beach Homes Through Garages

Daytime Burglars Break into Virginia Beach Homes Through Garages

Some homeowners in Virginia Beach, VA, got a shock on Wednesday, Feb. 4, evening when they returned home and found that their houses had been broken into and burglarized. In…

US Home Experts Report Increased Demand for Walk-In Showers, High-End Bathroom Features

US Home Experts Report Increased Demand for Walk-In Showers, High-End Bathroom Features

Bathtubs are by no means going extinct in the U.S., but home experts say that more and more homeowners across the country are choosing to replace bathtubs in master suites with…

Cold Weather Snaps Across the Country Lead To Increased Concerns About Furnace Fires

Cold Weather Snaps Across the Country Lead To Increased Concerns About Furnace Fires

It doesn’t matter if you live on the East Coast or the West Coast — every state that could possibly be considered part of the northern half of the country…

‘Tis the Season for Home Improvement — and Charity, Too

‘Tis the Season for Home Improvement — and Charity, Too

It’s no secret that upgrades and improvements can add serious value to a home, especially as the housing market recovers from the recession. But what happens for homeowners who can’t…

The State of Marriage and Divorce in the U.S.: Making Sense of the Decline in Divorces and Marriages

The State of Marriage and Divorce in the U.S.: Making Sense of the Decline in Divorces and Marriages

A New York Times article recently busted the age old-myth everyone’s heard for years about marriage: namely, that 50% of them end in divorce. But that data doesn’t necessarily mean…

The Financial Burdens of Retirement Have Begun Affecting Housing Options, Reports Show

The Financial Burdens of Retirement Have Begun Affecting Housing Options, Reports Show

The Baby Boomer generation has known for a while now that the stress of preparing for retirement can make the entire process seem barely worth it. Health costs have been…

Many Homes Are at Risk of Catching Fire Right Now, And Faulty Heating Systems Are To Blame

Many Homes Are at Risk of Catching Fire Right Now, And Faulty Heating Systems Are To Blame

As the winter weather sets in, homeowners across the country are starting to insulate their homes and get their heating systems ready to go. But many people aren’t aware that…

New Study Reveals Connection Between Water Damaged Homes and Severe Eczema in Children

New Study Reveals Connection Between Water Damaged Homes and Severe Eczema in Children

A new study published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology revealed that water damage in homes may have more severe effects than damaged property and expensive home repairs. Moisture…

New Research Shows Californian Roofs Creating Heat Island, Exacerbating Already High Temperatures

New Research Shows Californian Roofs Creating Heat Island, Exacerbating Already High Temperatures

Researchers have created a new tool that lets Californians see whether or not their roofs are contributing to the “heat island effect,” which exacerbates the problem of extremely hot temperatures.…

AARP/Harvard Report Indicates a ‘Call to Action’ to Help Seniors with Rising Living Expenses

AARP/Harvard Report Indicates a ‘Call to Action’ to Help Seniors with Rising Living Expenses

Housing already comprises the largest monthly expense for most people, but for people age 55 and older who are considering senior care options for themselves, that cost is likely to…