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Changing weather patterns leave homeowners underinsured

The U.S. has experienced significant shifts in the frequency, severity and locations of natural disasters — including floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires — during the past decade.As a result, more than 800 emergency or disaster declarations were made in the U.S. from 2005–2015, according to FEMA data. The insured losses stemming from natural catastrophes such as these average $24 billion annually.Homeowners face severe risks from these disasters, yet many have not connected the dots between these shifts and the impact... read more

Confused by TV technology? This buyer's guide simplifies the terms

The technology in our TV sets has changed a lot in the past decade. When it comes time to buy one, its easy to lose track of which features matter for a good TV-watching experience.You might find a TV at a tempting price, but you dont want to end up wasting money on a picture that blurs at...

Top 6 home decorating trends

If youre planning to tackle a home decorating project this year, here are the top trends you should consider:1. Marble wallpaper: A lot of the 2017 trends are about going back to classic styles, and it doesnt get much more classic than marble. Few materials evoke high-end living as simply and effectively as marble, a global symbol of...
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Bring design to your home this spring with trending DIY projects

Whether you’re trying your first DIY project or you’re a veteran DIYer, you might be browsing through Pinterest for ideas to help give your home a trendier look. PPG, maker of paint brands like Olympic, Glidden and PPG Paints, is here to help you tackle three of the latest trending projects in DIY. This spring, try one of...
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5 fast shortcuts to make your house sparkle

We all know that one person who just adores cleaning. But for the rest of us, it's a necessary evil that gets old very quickly!Before you tackle that long list of spring cleaning tasks, try some of these cleaning hacks designed to make these chores faster and easier. When cleaning is fun and even effortless, youll feel more...
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