Recent articles interviews Tim Adkisson, director of product engineering for Sears Home Services, and asks him which signs and symptoms mean that an appliance may be about to go. He manages more than 5,500 service technicians who repaired over five... Read more .

Do coffee filters and newspaper actually work to clean windows? Is a DIY glass cleaner better than store bought? We’re testing popular window cleaning hacks to find out! Cleaning your windows can be a pain. To help make the job easier, we’re... Read more .

When summer comes along, you need your air conditioner to run without a hitch. What do you do, though, if it doesn’t? Don’t worry. The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) experts at Sears Home Services can troubleshoot your air... Read more .

Get smart. Here’s what you need to know to get started to create the ultimate connected home. Imagine pulling into your driveway after work and seeing your house light up. No need to fumble for your keys — your door unlocks a few seconds before... Read more .

In an article at Discover, you can find the correct questions to ask to assess whether you should fix your appliance, or purchase a new one. Sample questions include: How much will the repair cost? And how long should your appliance last? (Hint:... Read more .

In an article at Parade, you can find out more about appliance lifecycle, to determine if you should repair or replace your appliances. The slideshow article also contains pointers for how to extend the life of your appliances with regular... Read more .

Stay cool — and save money — this summer by checking these hot spots in your home. Maintaining the optimal temperature in your home over the summer is no easy feat, because more factors come into play than simply setting the AC to your desired... Read more .

How to determine what’s wrong with your mower, and if it’s a DIY fix or a job for a repairman. With spring in full swing, it’s time to rev up your riding lawn mower. But like any piece of machinery, riding mowers don’t always work like they... Read more .

In an article at LearnVest, you can find tips and tricks for how to save money on your AC bill this summer–whether you already have one, or are considering buying one. Learn more about how to buy an energy efficient unit (that’s the right size... Read more .

Get your home and major appliances ready for the warmer days to come. Kelly Edwards, best known for hosting the successful HGTV series “Design on a Dime” and Style Network’s “Tacky House,” and current host of The Design Network’s “DIY House... Read more .