7 Steps to a Kid-Proofed House

Temporarily protect your home from pint-sized guests. Whether or not the weather outside is frightful, having a lot of young guests in your home during the holidays may seem less than delightful. Fear not. There are simple ways to temporarily … Continued

Keep Your Home’s Lights Safe and Save Money

Be sure to light your home the right way. Electric lights are such a fixture of our everyday lives that we really don’t give them much thought. But every year, more than 28,000 residential electrical fires cause an estimated $1 … Continued

Are You Ready to Winterize Your Boat?

Prepare your boat properly now, and you’ll have an easier time launching in the spring. A boat needs a lot of tender loving care, even when it’s going to be out of the water for the winter. It’s a matter … Continued

The Quick Color Selector

Describe your room and preferences, and we’ll serve up a color scheme to suit you.

Find Paint Colors You’ll Love

Know your taste and your home’s structure to find a palette that’s pleasing. From serene and stately to bold and exotic, color has the power to transform a space, create an atmosphere and make you happy to be home. All … Continued

Get Rid of Roof Leaks Before Winter

While the weather’s still warm, make sure you’ll be covered this fall and winter. Arguably the most important structural element of a home, your roof works 24/7 to protect your family from the elements. But intense summer sun, wind and … Continued

3 Country Roads to Cruise

Fall is the time of year when everyone seems to remember that we live in a nation full of remarkably scenic stretches. Here are three that make for perfect day trips or weekend getaways. Affordable lodging price estimates are provided—and … Continued

It’s National Life Insurance Awareness Month

Find out more about the benefits of this important policy. September is National Life Insurance Awareness Month, and since 44 percent of American adults are opting to go without life insurance, according to the 2010 LIMRA Trends in Life Insurance … Continued

Charcoal vs Gas Grill: The Grate Debate

There’s a great debate going on in the backyards of America. A debate so heated that it pits friends against friends and neighbors against neighbors, and even divides families. What could stir such fiery passions among normally peaceful citizens? Gas versus charcoal grilling.