• September 24, 2020

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DIY projects to upgrade outdoor living spaces

(BPT) - The ever-growing popularity of outdoor living combined with more time spent at home is causing many of us to tackle exterior home improvement projects. If you don’t mind getting your hands a bit dirty, here are some DIY ideas for all skill levels to help inspire home spruce-ups that will enhance the beauty and enjoyment of your outdoor spaces.

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Thursday 09/17/2020
5 Home Remodeling Tips from the Pros
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) With the extra time many Americans have spent at home over the past few months, there have been plenty of opportunities to think about how that living space could be improved.

7 Steps to Plan a Remodel
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) Remodeling your home can be one of the most exciting projects to undertake. Whether you’re thinking about a bathroom update, kitchen overhaul or a new room addition, planning and setting realistic expectations are critical in ensuring your project goes as smoothly as possible.

Finding the Perfect Powersports Adventure for Your Bucket List
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) Traditional getaways may seem like a thing of the past due to travel restrictions and safety concerns, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Many people are considering ways to create new experiences, take in landscapes and make memories with friends and family, and are looking for options.

How to Bring More Space into Bathrooms
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) Today’s designers, architects and builders are creating modern bathrooms that are practical, luxurious, comfortable and accommodating. They know homeowners and homebuyers desire – even demand – these features regardless of the bathroom’s size or layout.

Create a Healthier Home this Back-to-School Season
Updated: September 23, 2020 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are spending more time at home. That increased time indoors also comes with increased risks for fires, carbon monoxide poisoning and more. As families consider hybrid and home school schedules this year, use these four tips from the experts at Carrier to create a healthier home and get children involved in learning more about home safety and their environment. Learn more at corporate.carrier.com/healthyhomes.

Wednesday 09/16/2020
Ease Into Education
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 2:33 am

(Family Features) If there’s one constant this year, it’s change. With another school year comes even more change, but you can help your family make a smooth transition with some planning and preparation.

Give Your Home a Modern Makeover
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 2:33 am

(Family Features) Even if your home has seen a generation or two of living, creating a contemporary new look may not require a full-scale renovation. The key to creating a more modern feel is all in the details.

Hot Ideas for Outdoor Living
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 2:32 am

Create the backyard retreat of your dreams

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