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Want to save money on your water bill and have a positive impact on the environment? Discover the top ways to reduce water usage for home appliances like your washing machine, dishwasher and more! Between the shower, washing machine, faucets,... 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 .
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 .
If you’re looking for a new washer or fridge, certain months tend to have the best deals. Heck, some weeks of the month are better than others. A little research could save you a lot of money. New appliances are major purchases, and if you’re... Read more .
Out with the cold! Go green and keep the drafts out and the warm air inside your home with these simple energy-saving solutions. As fun as the holiday season is, it also brings with it unwelcomed guests — and we aren’t talking about your in-laws.... Read more .
With warm weather on the way, these simple tips will help make sure your air conditioner is in working order. Summer is coming, which means it’ll soon be time to crank up the air conditioner. But is your AC ready to work hard keeping you cool for... Read more .
Improving the hardest-working room in the house can also help you sell your home down the road. Who doesn’t want to add value to their home? While people often scramble to upgrade before selling, it makes sense to make changes when you have the... Read more .
So you’ve been tossing around some kitchen remodeling ideas for a while now and you finally have a budget that enables you to start your makeover. Where do you go from here? Here are some kitchen remodeling tips and other helpful facts you’ll... Read more .
Get Cool: Factors that Impact the Cost of a New Central AC System After multiple nights of poor sleep on top of the covers, trying to beat the heat, you probably asked yourself, “What would it cost to install central AC?” There are many factors... Read more .
Vinyl siding is a popular choice among homeowners thanks to its affordability and reputation for low maintenance. Homebuilders and remodelers trust vinyl siding in chilly climates, in particular, because they know vinyl endures the impacts of... Read more .