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Have a Messy Garage? You Missed National Clean Out Your Garage Day, But There’s Still Time for Improvement

Have a Messy Garage? You Missed National Clean Out Your Garage Day, But There’s Still Time for Improvement

Six years ago, The Lehigh Group — makers of the Crawford brand garage and home workshop organization products — began National Clean Out Your Garage Day, in an effort to get…

Home Improvement Data Startup, Porch, Grows Quickly Thanks to Innovative Features

Home Improvement Data Startup, Porch, Grows Quickly Thanks to Innovative Features

It’s been less than a year since home improvement data startup Porch launched nationally, and already, the company is sporting a new CTO — Jason Allen, hired from Amazon —…

HVAC Industry Expresses Concern Over Home Automation Technology Standardization

HVAC Industry Expresses Concern Over Home Automation Technology Standardization

This past June, American Family Insurance and Microsoft Corp. said that they would be launching a business accelerator for tech companies working in the home automation industry — an industry…

Home Depot, Others See Sales Jump with Improved Housing Market

According to a recent report from The Wall Street Journal, the American housing market has taken yet another step toward being a stable sector of the economy. Statistics from the…

Two Years After Hurricane Sandy, New York City Homeowners Still Waiting on Repairs

Two Years After Hurricane Sandy, New York City Homeowners Still Waiting on Repairs

While it has been almost two years since superstorm Sandy struck the East Coast, causing significant damage to a number of areas, many homes in New York City are still…

Study Reveals Cultural Perceptions May Affect Working Parents’ Stress Levels

Study Reveals Cultural Perceptions May Affect Working Parents’ Stress Levels

Researchers at the University of Iowa have found that some working parents carry more psychological baggage than others. But while factors such as time and energy may be suspected as potential causes,…

Seniors are Looking for their Dream Home Upon Retirement

Seniors are Looking for their Dream Home Upon Retirement

Now that the baby boomer generation is reaching retirement age, it’s time to make their dreams of the perfect home near the sunny beaches of Florida come true. Today’s seniors…

Detroit Area Residents Experience Heavy Rainfalls and Flooded Neighborhoods

Detroit Area Residents Experience Heavy Rainfalls and Flooded Neighborhoods

The metro Detroit area experienced unusually heavy rainfalls this past week, but it appears that many area residents are still facing the effects of the rainfall, even days after the rain…

Across the Country, More People Looking for Larger, More Luxurious Houses

Across the Country, More People Looking for Larger, More Luxurious Houses

Today’s most in-demand real estate is bigger, more luxurious — and more expensive — than ever before. According to an August 10 USA Today article, the growing trend among aspiring homeowners can…

SoCal Residents Ripping Up Their Lawns for Cacti

SoCal Residents Ripping Up Their Lawns for Cacti

Beckie Brown was fed up with wasting money on the uphill battle to keep her lawn looking green. She and many other California residents are throwing money into the wind…