• April 6, 2020

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What you need to know before a roof project or repair

(BPT) - Think the roof over your head is just shingles? Beneath the visible shingles are essential components such as the roof deck, underlayment, cements and sealants. These layers help the roof stand up to the long-term harsh effects of sun, rain, ice and other conditions, extending the life and beauty of your home.

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Friday 04/03/2020
Before you buy a home, ask these 5 questions about the roof
Updated: April 06, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Ready to make an offer on that perfect piece of real estate? Most homebuyers have a checklist of questions to ask the seller. Questions about the plumbing, heating and AC unit are common. But when searching for that dream home, one of the most important yet overlooked major items is directly overhead and should top the checklist.

Thursday 04/02/2020
Keeping Senior Loved Ones Close When a Physical Visit Isn't Possible
Posted: April 02, 2020

(NewsUSA) - On a typical day, the average person doesn't think about how it feels to go days with little human connection or interaction.

Wednesday 04/01/2020
Top Tips to Deep Clean this Spring
Updated: April 06, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - This year spring cleaning is more than ever about the deep clean. Spring typically inspires a little more time dedicated to cleaning, in fact, a recent survey commissioned by Bona and conducted by Harris Poll found that more than half of U.S. adults say that the start of spring triggers extra cleaning in the household. While in the past it might have been more about simply dusting hard-to-reach corners and cleaning out the fridge, this year it’s also about deep cleaning and disinfecting for health and safety.

4 steps to expertly green grass on a DIY budget
Updated: April 06, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Having lush green grass is a delight for the senses. Not only does it look amazing, boost your mood and enhance your property value, but few things are better than walking barefoot through your yard or the fresh smell of grass on a warm, sunny day.

Dig into gardening trends: Tips to get started
Updated: April 06, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Just like fashion, trends in gardening come and go … and sometimes come back again. Some shifts in gardening were inspired by necessity, like the “victory gardens” of WWII for growing food during years of rationing. Others reflected societal changes, like the green lawns of the 1950s and 1960s, when families spent more time playing and entertaining in their yards than ever before. If you look further into the past, to the 1920s, you see a trend that’s on the rise again — a yearning for going back to nature, celebrating a lush, green and bird-friendly environment. Those gardens overflowed with all sorts of greenery, fishponds, birdbaths and bird feeders.

The personal and economic burden of traumatic brain injury
Updated: April 06, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - It could be due to a car accident. It might be attributed to an injury at work. It might be the result of a simple fall. Traumatic brain injury can happen to anyone of any age, and it's probably more common than you think.

Turn your backyard into a safe space for healthy play
Updated: April 06, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - As Americans across the country retreat to their homes to help slow the spread of COVID-19, many are rediscovering the value of their yards as places to take in fresh air, engage their children in outdoor games and enjoy physical activity in a safe environment.

Tips for living your best life with hand tremor
Updated: April 06, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Imagine how your life would change if you were unable to bring a cup to your mouth without spilling, if you couldn’t do the buttons on your clothes or even brush your teeth without difficulty. If you are one of the 7 million Americans living with essential tremor (ET), you already know what that's like.

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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

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Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

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Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

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