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Kitchen D-I-Y Projects And The Questions You Should Be Asking

The year is almost over and some of us are looking to plan some D-I-Y projects after the holidays have passed. One of those projects may be planning a remodeling project for you kitchen. Before we jump right in, we need to plan carefully. Mistakes can really cost us time and money. Houzz has a […]

Holiday Safety

Be Safe This Holiday Season Celebrating the holiday is a time for fun and family, but accidents do occur.  Sometimes it’s a broken glass during a party, or Aunt Rita burns the green bean casserole, or the fuse blows just as you turn on the sparkling lights. Some of those stories become quite funny and […]

Prevent Plumbing Nightmares

The holidays are right around the corner and you are planning for holiday parties and family dinners. This is not the time for plumbing problems that can really mess up your plans. Having emergency plumbing calls can be really stressful. However, Hometalk has a few easy ways to prevent some of the most common plumbing […]

Re-Do Your Laundry Room In A Day

Once you’ve lived in your home for a few years, you almost always discover one area of your home that obviously gets less attention that your main living area. One of those spaces is the laundry area. When you moved in, you thought you’d get around to improving it, but now it seems less than […]

Add New Life To Your Kitchen With A DIY Backsplash

Eventually, we all look around our homes and wish we could remodel the kitchen or upgrade the bathrooms. But, sometimes our budgets don’t allow for major projects right then. However, with some careful planning and some weekend Do-It-Yourself projects, we can get a new look with a small price tag. One of those projects is […]

No Time To Dawdle: Have A Plan For A House Fire

Before you have a house fire, you need to have a plan. You don’t have time to stop for your wedding photos or important papers.  According to a segment on the TODAY Show, you have even less time to get out that you thought. Newer homes and furniture burn faster, giving you less time to […]

Make Money On Your Remodel

At some point, remodeling your kitchen, bathroom or some room of your house becomes necessary. Sometimes, it’s because the room is very dated or the space is no longer very functional. Other times, you decide that your home needs to be more energy efficient than it was 30 years ago. Remodeling can be expensive, but […]

Texans Helping Texans: Houston Needs Our Help

In the wake of the Hurricane Harvey Disaster, we’ve seen countless images and heard numerous stories of our fellow Texans that need our help. So many stories that we may begin to feel overwhelmed. However, help is arriving. Help from celebrities, corporations and individuals is beginning to pour into the Texas Gulf Coast. Even some […]

North Texas Outdoor Air Quality Gets A Watchdog in Wise County

In North Texas, We all know the outdoor air quality can get quite bad. We have dust, dirt, pollen, chemicals and all kinds of things floating around in the air.  All this pollution can really affect our health and quality of life. And some of our neighbors have stepped in to make sure our communities […]

Summer Time Adventures For DFW!

School’s out and you’re probably planning a family vacation this summer. Sometimes, deciding where to go can be a hard decision. Or, sometimes, getting everyone’s summer schedules arranged for a big trip can be hard. Texas Highways has some ideas for a long vacation or a weekend getaway.   17 Trips for 2017   Texas’ […]

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