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LP SmartSide Siding vs. Fiber Cement HardiePlank Siding: Cost, Pros and Cons, ROI 2017-2018

The top two engineered lap siding brands are the defending champion HardiePlank fiber cement and the up-and-coming contender LP SmartSide engineered …

How the 20/10 Rule Will Change the Way You Clean

So, what should you do instead?<p>The solution is what Hoffman calls 20/10s—as in every time you clean, you should spend 20 minutes cleaning, then take …

10 Ways Your Body Is Telling You You’re Running Low on Key Vitamins

Your body gives you a lot of information, including what's going on inside that you may not be able to see. The key is to pay attention to …

Rain Chains Cost, DIY Options & Styles 2017-2018 – Buying Guide

Rain chains demonstrate a beautiful blend of decorative form and useful function. Instead of water traveling from your roof through a closed …

18 Amazing Kitchen Island Ideas, Plus Costs & ROI 2017

Installing or upgrading a kitchen island in your kitchen is a pretty smart move. One house-selling expert says that the kitchens which impress buyers …

15 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now

Deploying $1,000 in any of these ways (or several of them!) can make a meaningful difference in your life -- financially or otherwise.<p>A thousand …

How to Deal with Roof and Siding Damage from Hurricane Harvey & Irma

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left an estimated $150 billion in damages behind in Houston, and throughout the state of Texas, Florida, Georgia and …

Home Improvement

Top 15 Garage Designs and DIY Ideas, Plus their Costs in 2016 - Smart Home Improvements

A garage is one of the most-commonly overlooked structures when it comes improving and remodeling a house or buying a new one. More attention is paid …

Home Improvement

Top 15 Shipping Container Homes in US: How Much They Cost

Many people don’t know that shipping containers can be used for more than transporting merchandise. You can actually build residential dwellings and …

Revolving solar-powered home for veterans wins California's first tiny house competition

Santa Clara University students recently won California's first tiny house competition with 238 square feet of technological and design genius. …

Top 15 Deck Designs Ideas - DIY Outdoor Home Improvements and their Costs

Building a deck expands your living space outdoors. Just think about all the parties you will throw and all the quiet nights you will spend hanging …

House Renovation Ideas - 16 Inspirational Before & After Residential Projects

Renovating an existing house can be a rewarding way to get the home of your dreams without having to build a completely new house. Here are 16 …

Kitchen Remodel Cost – How Much to Remodel a Kitchen in 2017

Your kitchen is undoubtedly the heart of your home, or in more modern terms, the core of your family’s command center! 😉<p>Whether your goal is to …

Obama faces sharp repudiation and a legacy nightmare

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> For President Barack Obama, Donald Trump's presidential victory is nothing less than a nightmare.<p>His longstanding vision for progressive change faced sharp and unexpected repudiation Tuesday night from voters still fuming at their perceived diminished prospects. By Obama's own …

Government

Wall Street welcomes Trump with a bang

That didn't take long. An overnight panic in global markets evaporated as Wall Street gave an emphatic welcome to President-elect Donald Trump.<p>The Dow soared 257 points and brushed up against lifetime highs on Wednesday, in defiance of those who predicted Trump's election would bring about a plunge …