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A DIY Project That Took 24 Years

Our hearts go out to the Canadian home owner who’s been ordered to wrap up his renovation project that’s been under way for 24 years. Read More

Mosquitoes Can Breed in the Oddest Places. Here’s Where to Look

Mosquitoes can breed in water-filled wheelbarrows

Mosquitoes breed in standing water, so get rid of any wet breeding grounds in your yard. Image: Sam Hames/Flickr

Experts say we’re in for a bad mosquito season. To prevent nasty bites and the West Nile virus, remove standing water from these unlikely places, and eliminate mosquito breeding grounds. Read More

IDing the Drafts in Our Drafty Old House + $100 Giveaway (Closed)

Home energy auditor setting up at the Curbly house

When undergoing an energy audit, the important question is not if your home leaks air, but how much. All images courtesy of Curbly.

With an energy pro in tow, Curbly’s Bruno Bornsztein learns where his home is leaking air and the best ways to make it snug. And comment for a chance to win $100! Read More

Friday Five: Some Hardest-Hit Real Estate Markets Turning Around

Home sales rise, mortgage rates fall, and flood insurance reauthorization gains momentum in Washington. Read More

Is Failing to be Green the Same as Smoking?

Green consciousness chart

Image: Shelton Group

Oh, the shame! Social embarrassment may soon drive consumers to be more green. Read More

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