Home Improvement

Home Depot's Memorial Day Sale: Our Picks For Best Deals

Memorial Day weekend has finally arrived and it's time to celebrate the unofficial start to summer! Take a break from the celebration with your …

Home Depot

Property Brothers Unearth a Paint Job You Have to See to Believe

HGTVOn “Property Brothers: Buying & Selling,”<b> Drew and Jonathan Scott</b> see a lot of homely homes, but the place they tackled in the latest episode …

Houses

4 Tips For Maintaining & Repairing Your Gas Grill

Whether you’ve been using it all year or haven’t touched it in months, you should give your grill the once-over before the holiday weekend. Use these …

BBQ

How to add a living wall

A vertical garden is truly a living wall. It generates oxygen while offering a visual focal point that’s arguably as stunning as, and more affordable than, a piece of fine art. While a vertical garden requires more maintenance than most other wall coverings, it brings texture, energy and life to a …

Lifestyle

Lowe’s Memorial Day 2017 sales

Lowe’s will have some stellar sales over the Memorial Day Weekend. Let’s take a look at them.<p>Lowe’s has been quickly rising in the hardware store …

Memorial Day Weekend

Here's How To Rebuild Your Worn Out Motorcycle Suspension

Out of all the wearable components on a motorcycle, I would wager a bet that the most overlooked system is the bike’s suspension.<p>What starts life as …

Mountains

Barbecue safety: P.E.I. fire marshal offers 4 tips to prevent fires

Fire marshall created videos after a number of house fires were caused by barbecues<p>Now that spring has arrived, P.E.I.'s fire marshal is reminding …

BBQ

Why Some Homeowners Really, Really Hate Concrete Countertops

Is concrete all it's cracked up to be?<p>Blame Pinterest, blame Joanna Gaines, blame marble madness overload — but concrete countertops have taken over farmhouses in the past few years. It's easy to see why: Installing concrete counters is a sure way to infuse your home with a rustic yet industrial …

Chip and Joanna Gaines

How to Clean Dryer Vents (and What Can Happen If You Don’t)

JodiJacobson/iStockIf your clothes take forever and a day to dry, it might be high time you learned how to clean the dryer vents. Ask yourself, …

Home Decorating

'Fixer Upper's' Chip Gaines to write memoir about 'so many dumb things' he's done

Chip Gaines has made a lot of "dumb things" in his life and he wants you to learn from his mistakes.<p>The "Fixer Upper" star announced Thursday he's writing a memoir called "Capital Gaines — Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff."<p>"I've done so many dumb things in my day that I had enough material …

Chip Gaines

15 Things You Didn't Know About Your Air Conditioner

#9 will seriously come in handy this summer.<p>Without air conditioning, we'd all be covered in sweat from June to August. Gross. But we don't often think about the units in our homes, offices and cars that make summer bearable. This is everything you need to know about where it came from and what you …

Home

Chip and Joanna Gaines alongside the Alaskan Bush People? HGTV-Discovery hookup could help both | Business

<b>Note: This commentary is by Tara Lachapelle, a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist covering deals. She previously wrote a mergers and acquisitions column for</b> …

Chip and Joanna Gaines

A Drab Kitchen Gets a Bright and Cheery Makeover

Designer Alexander Reid calls it "an accidental renovation"<p>When designer Alexander Reid and his boyfriend decided to redo the dingy kitchen of their Bellport, New York, weekend home on the South Shore of Long Island, they planned to take it slowly. "Let’s rip up the floors and jazz it up a bit," …

Renovations

Hot Bike Garage // ColorRite Paint

Touching up the "Daily Dyna"<p>ColorRite is the leader in motorcycle and powersports touch-up paint, producing the absolute highest quality paint …

Motorcycles

Is It Worth It to Get a Wall Oven?

If you're considering a wall oven and cooktop instead of (or to replace your existing) a range, the first thing to be aware of is cost. The wall …

Kitchens

Get Your Bird House Ready for Winter

After the breeding season ends and birds have migrated, it is time to winterize your bird houses so they will stay safe and suitable for the next …

Birds

Lowe's: Don't Rush In Yet

Lowe's dips on disappointing FQ1 results that far trailed the sector leader.<p>The market remains too willing to pay up for a slow-growing retailer.<p>Let …

Stocks

Demo Day Has Started On Chip And Jo's Waco Cafe

Chip must be losing his sh*t.<p>Ever since Chip and Jo confirmed their plans to turn Waco's beloved Elite Café into a restaurant last year, we've been …

Chip Gaines

Home inspections: What they are and why you should get one

Skipping an inspection could cost you<p>When Tori Easterling, a broker and real estate instructor, decided to purchase some investment property in Georgia, she faced fierce bidding challenges with cash investors.<p>By the time she viewed the property and made a bid, her offer was denied. Determined to …

Real Estate

Lowe's sinks after same-store sales miss

(Reuters) - Lowe's Cos Inc, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement retailer, reported lower-than-expected quarterly profit and comparable sales, sending its shares down 7 percent in premarket trading on Wednesday.<p>Lowe's results were a contrast to those of larger rival Home Depot Inc, which reported …

Markets

Lowe's: Sell This Mess

I prefer HD over Lowe's.<p>Q1 earnings were a stark reversal from what we saw to end 2016.<p>The move in this stock was made now let it pull back to the …

Stocks

Before & After: A Young Couple Survives a Bathroom Remodel

Kristina and her boyfriend triumphed over one of the most trying of relationship milestones: their first renovation. Kristina points out an important …

Home Depot

Lowe’s: Still Not Home Depot

Shares of <b>Lowe's</b> (LOW) are sinking this morning after the home-improvement retailer's earnings and sales missed analyst forecasts, demonstrating once …

Home Depot

Lowe's Shares Drop 3% After Disappointing Quarter

Lowe’s reported lighter-than-expected revenue and earnings for its first quarter sending the company’s shares down 3% in early afternoon trading.<p>The company reported earnings just a week after rival Home Depot beat Wall Street expectations.<p>North Carolina-based Lowe’s reported adjusted earnings of …

Business

How to Strip Paint from Metal

We're looking at you, hardware, doors, and radiators<p>We encourage you to paint practically every surface in a rental home—walls, floors, ceilings—but there are a few spots we hate to see coated in paint. We're talking metal doors, radiators, hinges, and doorknobs, sometimes painted on purpose, other …

Home

How the Lowes Credit Card Works: Benefits & Rewards (LOW)

The Lowe's Consumer Credit Card from Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) offers customers financing and special perks on home improvement products at …

Home

How Much a Home Reno Should Really Cost and 6 Other Contractor Secrets

As it is with mechanics, so it goes with remodelers: collaborating with an honest, trustworthy professional is absolutely crucial. Trying to find a good remodeler can be daunting and anxiety-provoking, so one professional, Dan Bawden, took to Reddit recently to answer the burning questions of …

Renovations

Is Epoxy Flooring the New Polished Concrete?

Why this high-shine, durable material is finding its way into home design<p>Epoxy flooring isn't just for warehouses and hospitals anymore. Just ask designer James Saavedra, whose home boasts white epoxy floors that are as sleek and reflective as the Ralph Pucci gallery. The surface isn’t just …

Home

What Does it Cost to Run a 5000 BTU Air Conditioner? | Home Guides | SF Gate

Air conditioner capacity is often described in British thermal units instead of amperage or wattage. To determine the cost to run a 5,000-Btu air conditioner, however, you'll have to know the amperage rating. In turn, you can convert that number to wattage. Once you know the wattage, you can find …

Domestic Technology

How You Can Get These 6 Expensive Services for Less

Between keeping a roof over your head, paying for utilities and putting food on the table, life is already expensive. And once you add in the costs …

Money