Don't Throw Your Old Vertical Blinds Away! Here Are 5 Great Ways To Reuse Them

Now that you have decided to replace your vertical blinds with new ones, you may be wondering what you'll do with the old stuff once it has been taken down. Your service provider is probably willing to dispose of it if you're willing to pay a fee, but why not reuse the blinds in one or more of these do-it-yourself projects instead: Trim Your Walls Consider trimming the walls of bathrooms, bedrooms, or the family room with your leftover vertical blinds.

3 Cool Air Conditioning Facts That Might Impress Your Friends (And Your HVAC Guy)

If you are a homeowner, you probably find yourself whining about your air conditioner much more frequently than you ponder its incredible capacity to cool your home. Although air conditioning systems don't always get the credit they deserve, they are actually amazing inventions that have transformed society and your personal body chemistry. Here are three lesser-known facts about air conditioning that you can use to make small talk with your HVAC guy or to impress your friends.

3 Decisions To Make When Replacing The Windows In Your Home

Leaky windows are a common source of energy loss in homes, but a lot of homeowners wait to replace their windows because of the costs. At some point, you may decide to hire a company to install new windows for you. When you do this, you will have a few important decisions to make, and here are three of them. New Windows vs. Replacement Windows Many people do not understand the difference between new windows and replacement windows, but there is a big difference.

The Ultimate Guide To Feeling At Home After A Big Move

Around 12% of the American population moves each year. Many of those moves are across town, or into a neighboring city, but some of those moves are big. They are across state lines, sometimes many state lines. They take your family into a whole new arena, and those are the tough ones. Here are 4 tips for feeling more at home after a big move. 1. Do Your Homework Once you know where you're moving, don't wait until you get there to find out about the place.