She Plays Drums, and the Downstairs Neighbors Have a New Baby: How Soundproofing Helped This Family (and Others) Restore Peace and Quiet
Adding carpets, replacing doors and windows, fortifying walls — small and big fixes add up when turning the volume down on everyday life.
When a Car Is Parked for Days (or Weeks), Here Are Five Things You Can Do Today to Help Keep It Primed for Driving
Staying home — and off the road — can be a good thing. What happens if your car sits for a long time? Learn how to maintain & care for your parked vehicle.
When it’s Time to Remodel, Some Home Renovations Pay For Themselves. These Upgrades Might Not.
Not all home renovations add the same value when selling your house. Learn about which common home improvements return the lowest value for your investment.
Flipping Houses for Profit Looks Easy on TV. These Pros Know a Different Story.
Flipping houses for profit looks easy on TV. These pros talk to Farmers Insurance about a different story.
Fix This (Not That) to Help Get $100s or $1,000s More for Your Car at Trade-In
Before bringing a used car to the dealership for cash or trade, find out what insiders say about prepping cars for maximum payout.
They Had Minutes to Pack and Flee Before the Flood
These homeowners escaped epic flooding, but floodwaters destroyed their homes. Here, they talk about how they escaped, what they did beforehand, and what they’re doing to prepare for the next flood.
Homeowner's Guide to Spring Home Maintenance
Seasonal home maintenance is a great way of protecting one of your most valuable assets. Learn how to tackle home projects that have been on a To Do list for too long.
It Sounded Like Artillery Shells Hitting the Roof
This Colorado car dealership lost its entire inventory in the Hailstorm of the Century. Learn more about hail-damage prevention and storm precautions to take if you live in a hail-prone region.
New Car Negotiation Tactics That Could Save $100s (or $1,000s) on Your Next Deal
A veteran auto-industry consultant explains car buying these days—and why heavy price negotiating tactics are a thing of the past.
Evacuating Natural Disasters with Children
When disasters strike, parents face unique challenges when evacuating with children. Find out how these families evacuated, and how they're preparing for the next emergency.
Distracted on the Road? It's Like Driving the Length of a Football Field... Blindfolded
According to the CDC, approximately 9 people are killed and 1,000 injured each day in crashes that involve distracted drivers.
DIY or Pay a Pro? Navigate the Top Five Most Searched Home Improvement Jobs
Should you roll up your sleeves or pull out a checkbook? A featured contractor on HGTV’s “House Hunters Renovation” weighs in.
Is Your Home Ready For Solar Power?
Follow this outline of some of the qualifications, potential tax breaks & possible financing to decide whether solar panels might be a good fit.
What’s A 51 Percenter (and Why Does Your Business Need More of Them)?
How Shake Shack's hospitality consultant is helping businesses such as Merrill Lynch and Delta Airlines identify golden employees.
A Home Fire Story: “the Cat Was Swaddled in a Firefighter's Jacket Getting Oxygen”
Fire damage destroyed her family's home. Read her story, plus expert tips to help you go beyond the basics of fire prevention.
Snap a Selfie with Your Contractor and Other Post-disaster Recovery Tips
The impact of a natural disaster can be devastating enough. Here are some tips to avoid being taken advantage of after a natural disaster. Read more.
Why You May Want to Rethink That Oversized Tub (and Other Bathroom Remodeling Considerations)
Should you roll up your sleeves or pull out a checkbook? A featured contractor on HGTV's "House Hunters Renovation" weighs in.