Dollars & Sense Articles & Tips

Want to save money on your water bill? Discover the top ways to reduce water usage for home appliances like your washing machine, dishwasher and more! Between the shower, washing machine, faucets, toilet and dishwasher, the average American... Read more .

What’s the difference between a home warranty and homeowners insurance? How expensive are home warranties? Our video looks into these common questions and reveals the truth. A home warranty provides two main benefits, according to Russ Weaver,... Read more .

In an article at Architectural Digest, Chris Granger, vice president of Sears Home Services, shares tips on how to conserve energy at home and save on your utility bills during the cold winter months. Read the full story at Architectural Digest. Read more .

In an article at The Penny Hoarder, Chris Granger, president of Sears Home Services, shares tips on how to conserve energy at home and save on your utility bills during the cool autumn months. Read the full story at The Penny Hoarder. Read more .

Read these tips from the Sears Home Experts before you decide. After a major flood, the difficult work of cleanup is fraught with decisions about what items are salvageable and what must be replaced. Because your appliances, electronics and... Read more .

In an article at The Washington Post, you can find out some helpful hints to determine if you should fix your appliance, or purchase a new one. Read the full story at Washington Post. Read more .

Reviewed.com interviews Tim Adkisson, director of product engineering for Sears Home Services, and asks him for the telltale signs of when it’s time to replace an appliance–or when it’s better to repair the one you’ve got. Considerations include... 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 .

Tips and tricks for cleaning even your dirtiest clothes using cold water. Dirty clothes only really get clean in warm or hot water, right? Wrong! That myth is all washed up. Technological advances made in both washing machines and detergents... Read more .

Prioritize your home improvement wish list with the help of these remodeling costs and upgrade your home with fresh, new designs. Whether you’re planning a full-on renovation, or there’s a minor home remodel in your future, it’s important to know... Read more .