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Kate Watson-Smyth on Post-Pandemic Design And Our New Normal

We asked the Mad About the House creator and bestselling author about post-pandemic design.

9 Easy Indoor Plants You Can Buy Online

Brighten up your home with some indoor greenery. These nine plants will thrive in many environments, and with little care.

Test your internet speed: 3 key numbers to understand

When you sign up for service with an internet provider, you’re usually provided minimum download speeds that support your online activities. You’ll often pay more for higher speeds, so it’s important to know if you’re getting what you’re paying for and if any factors are slowing it down. To do…

How to evaluate a home security system

A home security system is your first line of defense when protecting your family and your property. But home security systems come in all shapes and sizes, from complex, professionally installed systems to simple DIY setups.  Choosing the best home security system can be intimidating, but it’s…

5 Gorgeous Airbnb Homes We Wish We Were Quarantined In

A roundup of beautiful mansions, paradise pools, and dreamy getaways on Airbnb.

How to get free internet

No matter if you’re a student, a freelancer, looking for a job or researching how to improve your finances, an internet connection is necessary. Free internet access is beneficial for people on a budget and for maintaining access to school work, home banking tools, streaming services and more.

All about laminate flooring: Understanding your options

Laminate flooring buying guide Laminate flooring has come a long way in recent years. Rather than just a cheaper alternative to natural wood or stone flooring, laminate flooring is available in a spectrum of styles to offer a beautiful and durable complement to any decor.

Shutters on Windows: Everything You Need to Know

Shutters on windows are installed for privacy, to control sunlight and to enhance your home’s curb appeal. Both interior and exterior shutters offer benefits for homeowners, and because there are so many choices on the market today, this guide covers everything you need to know before you deci…

Electrical Generators and Home Security: What to Know

Make sure your home security system stays armed with a backup generator Anyone living in a winter-weather state can tell you that when the power goes out having a backup generator can bring a huge sense of relief. A generator for home use keeps your appliances, heat and lights…

Cable vs. DSL: Which Is Right for You?

When searching for a new internet provider, you’ll come across the terms cable, dial-up, DSL and fiber. DSL runs through telephone wires, while cable internet is transmitted through a coaxial cable network. Cable internet is usually faster than DSL and tends to have higher peak speeds, which makes i…