(BPT) Whether it’s transforming a fixer-upper into your dream home or just giving a makeover to your kitchen or bathroom, home improvement projects are on the minds of
The vast majority of Americans receive potable water in their homes from municipal water supply systems. The remaining 15 percent of households, including some people who live in our area, my family and our neighbors included, must rely upon privately owned wells. Operators
Deciding upon the best roofing material for your new home or for replacement of an existing roof involves consideration of several interrelated factors. Cost may be a primary determinant, but this includes projected longevity of the materials and the length of the warranty. Not only is the roofing
(StatePoint) In warm weather, everything is better done outdoors -- from eating meals to entertaining guests.
Private septic systems are a natural, cost-effective and environmentally friendly means of wastewater treatment and are often found in rural areas characterized by large plots of land upon which are widely spaced houses. Thus, they are more economical and less destructive of the environment than
A few days ago, my dog and I arrived home from an hour-long walk to find New York City Fire Department trucks in front of my neighbor’s house, two houses north of mine. The sidewalk had been opened and several workers were examining the gas supply lines below it. Several days later, the work having
As if it is defying logic and all sensible projections, the housing market continues its ascent higher with each passing month. As I have been broadcasting for quite some time, the lack of available houses in the marketplace has been causing severe competition and pushing pricing higher despite