You’ve lived in your home for years and haven't exactly been on top of regular maintenance tasks. Now, your windows are covered in plastic wrap to cut down on the cold drafts, your ceiling seems to be leaking, and those shrubs you planted to conceal a few small cracks in the foundation just aren’t cutting it anymore.
Hey, we’re not judging! But if you’re ready to put your home up for sale, consider paying for a pre-market inspection.
Staying at an all-inclusive resort offers many advantages, and when a property also features an onsite water park with waterslides, it’s time to book a family vacation. Here, some of our favorite all-inclusive resorts that offer some splash-tastic waterslides for kids (and parents!) of all ages.
Outdoor space in tropical climates can be a beautiful thing, enabling a restaurant to increase its seating capacity while boosting its bottom line as customers dine under the stars. However, when extreme weather becomes part of the equation, commercial clients need flexible, modular protection that also happens to be visually striking.
When Diana Abu-Jaber moved into her Miami home, she expected to find everything she had seen when she made her offer to purchase. Instead, she discovered that the previous owners had left her in the dark. Literally.
“The sellers took the lightbulbs,” she recalls. “They also took the batteries from the smoke detector, the knobs from the bathroom faucet, the curtains, and all the toilet paper. They even pried a clock out of the wall.”
Here's what to do if this happens to you.
When you decide to sell a house that desperately needs updating, you basically have two choices: Sell it as is—in its current condition without improvements—or make upgrades in the hope of reaping bigger bucks down the line.
While renovating your property will inevitably sell your home faster and for more money, listing your property as is has its perks, too...
Whether you crave backyard privacy, want to boost your curb appeal or are trying to keep your pet from wandering off, installing a fence to enclose your outdoor space can be a big decision. Since many new properties don’t include fencing, it’s important to evaluate your needs before calling in the pros.
First, there were ‘man caves’ – refuges in dens and basements across North America where men could watch sports, play pool, drink beer and hang with their buddies. In 2017, the ‘she shed’ revolution began, with garden cabanas or outbuildings being retrofitted and transformed into spaces where women could relax, read, paint or simply escape from family chaos.
Florals can boost your event’s impact and transform it into a memorable sensory experience. Forget requesting the same standing order year after year – traditional centrepieces in bud vases – and wow attendees with innovative arrangements and room décor that won’t bust your budget.
Think newer and flashier is the only way to cruise? Think again.
Until recently, cruise ships headed into dry dock for a week or two every few years for inspection and minor maintenance as required by maritime law. But as cruise lines compete for passenger dollars and many shiny new ships vie for customer attention, more aging vessels are going into dry dock and coming out with multimillion-dollar extreme makeovers.
The best screen-free activity of all time, books–especially ones about travel–offer a great way to teach kids about a new destination or culture, either before, during or after your family vacation. Here are ten of our favorite travel-inspired books for younger kids.
A cutting-edge material allowed Laufen and the studio of Marcel Wanders to bring forth the perfect blend of sleek, modern aesthetics and timeless sculptural beauty.
Whether you prefer a soothing cup of chamomile or a steaming mug of fragrant peppermint, there's something uniquely satisfying about enjoying a cup of tea. But did you know you can step out into your garden and snip everything you need for the perfect steeped beverage? We asked author Jodi Helmer to share some expert herbal tea growing tips from her new book, Growing Your Own Tea Garden.