1.||Exercise After 50, More Important to Health Than Ever|
Exercise programs weren't the "in" thing to if your grew-up during the 40s, 50s, or 60s. We didn't start out our lives by going to "kinder-gym and swim" with our moms like young people do in today's world. Young people, especially girls who enjoyed athletics, ...
[Added: 01 Nov 2006 Hits: 354 Words: 774]
2.||Housing Options for Seniors|
Many older people want to stay in their own homes or at least in the same neighborhood. The maintenance and upkeep of a large family home is not always a practical option, physically and financially. But a retirement home sounds ...
[Added: 13 Oct 2006 Hits: 765 Words: 646]
3.||Add Luxury to Your Bathroom Without Spending a Fortune|
After kitchens, bathrooms are the most commonly remodeled rooms in the house. That makes sense, since for many of us, the bathroom is the only place we can escape for some private time. You can shut out the kids, the pets, and the spouse, at least for a while. ...
[Added: 22 Aug 2006 Hits: 384 Words: 622]
4.||5 Ways to Save Money Remodeling Your Kitchen|
So, you're thinking of remodeling your kitchen. It's a smart move if your motivation is to improve the value of your home. (It's a smart move if you just want a better kitchen for yourself too.) This is because kitchens are the most important room in the house ...
[Added: 19 Aug 2006 Hits: 538 Words: 729]
5.||Gas Fireplaces vs. Wood-burning Fireplaces|
Gas fireplaces have been increasing in popularity of late, especially up here in the Pacific Northwest, where it's often cool and gray. It's hard to beat the ease of flipping on a switch and having an instant fire. Gas fireplaces are ...
[Added: 15 Aug 2006 Hits: 561 Words: 602]
6.||Do You Have Termites? Are You Sure?|
Termites eat wood, and most houses are made at least partially from wood. This, of course, means that houses and termites shouldn't mix. Sure, try telling them that. Each year, in the U.S. alone, ...
[Added: 14 Aug 2006 Hits: 637 Words: 555]
7.||Choosing a Home Security Company|
It seems like robberies and break-ins are in the paper or on the news all the time. You're smart to be concerned about your own welfare and that of your family. You also want to protect your house and your belongings. For this ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2006 Hits: 445 Words: 563]
8.||5 Ways to Lower Your Homeowners Insurance|
Homeowners insurance is one of those things we're glad we have when there's an emergency, but the rest of the time we kind of resent paying. That makes sense, because we already have enough bills stuffing the mailbox every month, thank you very much. Now, there's no way to ...
[Added: 10 Aug 2006 Hits: 379 Words: 529]
9.||Hardwood Floors vs. Carpets|
One of the major home improvements people make is to change or upgrade their floors. Let's face it: a good looking floor can add a lot of value to a home. On the other hand, an old, stained, grubby outdated floor can do ...
[Added: 08 Aug 2006 Hits: 354 Words: 578]
10.||What Kind of Hardwood Flooring Is Best?|
Installing hardwood flooring is a very popular home improvement project. This is particularly true now that more and more people are learning that carpets can hide mildew, mold, pet dander, dust mites, and other tiny particles that can make trouble ...
[Added: 07 Aug 2006 Hits: 383 Words: 604]
11.||So You Want to Build an Outdoor Kitchen|
An outdoor kitchen is a wonderful way to make the backyard a more appealing place to entertain. Why spend your parties stuck inside, preparing food in your regular kitchen, when you can be outside, chatting ...
[Added: 03 Aug 2006 Hits: 433 Words: 544]