Can Glassware Be Repaired?

Although you may wish your favorite glasses were unbreakable, sooner or later they will develop nicks, chips, and cracks. The good news is it is possible to fix the damage, so the glasses remain usable, but whether you should depend on the extent of breakage and the amount of time, effort, and money required to make the repairs. Here's are a few things to consider when deciding whether you should repair or replace broken glassware: Read More 

Less Is More—3 Small Home Ideas For An Active Millennial

Today's young Millennials want a larger life than many of their predecessors with more freedom to explore who they are. And that often means that the traditional course of buying a home on land that must be maintained isn't what they want to do.  But, what are your best options to live in a way that allows you that freedom to pursue? Here are 3 great options: Park Model Homes Read More 

Moving Mistakes That Can Cost You Big And How To Avoid Them

Are you in the process of relocating to a new state or city? Moving is often touted as one of the most stressful life events a person can experience aside from death and divorce. Yet an approximate 43 million Americans relocate each year, which is 4 times as many individuals who choose to visit Disneyland in a year. Sadly, moving mistakes can cost you big if you don't know what to do to avoid them, but the right tips can help. Read More 

3 Ways To Make Your Drapes More Energy Efficient

Did you know that your window treatments can save you money in the winter? It's true. In Salford, England, researchers have a house rigged with monitors and enclosed in a sealed hangar, allowing them to create any weather condition they want and test and measure energy efficiency inside of the house. Among other discoveries, they found that drawing the blinds at dusk reduces heat loss by 13 to 14 percent, and using curtains instead of blinds reduces heat loss by 15 to 17 percent. Read More 

3 Things To Think About Before Choosing A Log Home

If you have always loved the idyllic image of life in a log cabin, you'll be delighted to know that these rustic structures are widely available to today's homeowners. Whether you want to spring for a custom handcrafted log home or you're willing to do your own building from a kit, you can enjoy the same kind of homespun environment that housed countless American settlers. But you might also be surprised at the sheer number of options and decisions involved in selecting and building your dream home. Read More