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ICY SPOTS ON UNTREATED ROADS TONIGHT AND EARLY FRIDAY MORNING The combination of light precipitation from late last night and
this morning, along with sub freezing temperatures, may result in
icy spots on area roadways. Motorists should exercise caution if
traveling tonight into the Friday morning commute.
Whether you own or rent, everyone wants their house to be a place that they can call home. From décor tips to gardening and home improvement ideas, Long Island Home & Garden Articles bring you the insights on how to perfect your abode.
Homeowner How To: Post "Sandy" Cleanup
November 09, 2012
If you were flooded, you’ve probably already invested in a dumpster and started cleaning out damaged furniture, waterlogged clothing and belongings.
Homeowner How To: Rebuilding After the Storm
November 02, 2012
Homeowners are now being faced with the terrible task of sorting through the damages, salvaging what they can and planning to repair or rebuild their homes and lives.
You Are What You Eat - The Pros of Vegetarianism
Break the Norms
October 26, 2012
How to widen our circle of compassion to include all creatures.
Homeowner How To: Choosing Plumbing Supplies
October 25, 2012
Think about how long you’ve had your current fixtures. How long do you expect to have your new ones? Generally, these fixtures must withstand pretty much constant daily use over the course of sometimes decades. ...
Homeowner How To: Hiring a Plumber
October 18, 2012
Leaky pipes? Toilet won’t stop running? Clogged drain? Renovating a bathroom or kitchen? Hiring a plumber can either be an emergency or a plan, and wading through the phone numbers and names at the last ...
Homeowner How To: Selecting Tile for your Renovation
October 13, 2012
Selecting the right tile means the difference between mediocre and brilliant design. What is the difference between ceramic, glazed and porcelain tile? When and where should glass and natural stone tiles be used?
Dream Home, Nightmare Insurance? Do You Have All the Home Coverage You Think You Have?
October 12, 2012
Making sure you have the right hone insurance is the best way to ensure that your house and your assets are adequately protected.
Homeowners How To: Hiring for Flood Damage and Mildew Cleanup
October 05, 2012
Flash floods and excessive rain or melting snow can cause your home to flood when you least expect it. Sometimes you don’t even know you have a plumbing leak inside your walls until it’s too ...
Homeowner How To: DIY Furniture Refinishing
September 28, 2012
Giving found treasures a chic new lease on life is a great way to add practical, personalized style to your home décor on a budget.
Homeowners How To: Hire an Electrician
September 14, 2012
If you are planning a home renovation, to update your kitchen, upgrading your service panel or simply upgrading a few light fixtures, hiring a professional electrician is very important.
Homeowners How To: Choosing A Backsplash
September 07, 2012
The right backsplash choice can make or break your entire kitchen design. Choose wisely and be the envy of your neighborhood!
Homeowners How To: Hiring an Interior Designer or Architect
August 29, 2012
When should you hire an interior designer? What is an interior designer? How are they different from architects or kitchen and bath designers? When do you need to hire an architect?
Homeowners How To: Remodeling your Kitchen
August 24, 2012
So you are finally going to update your kitchen… you’ve been clipping pictures of cabinets, colors and styles for years and would love to get the best possible job for your budget. Where to start?
Homeowners How To: Picking Kitchen Cabinets
August 18, 2012
Planning to renovate your kitchen? Making sure you select the right cabinets for your kitchen can be an overwhelming and daunting task. There are so many different brands and styles available. Which one is right ...
Homeowners How To: Selecting a Painter
August 10, 2012
Hiring a good painter is essential in getting a great new look that you will love for many years to come. So how do you select the right painter for the job? Here’s what you ...
Homeowners How To: Selecting an Air Conditioning Contractor
August 06, 2012
Looking to get central air conditioning installed in your home? If you are like most homeowners, you’ve been waiting for years to do a large project like this and you want to make sure to ...
Corona Native Reintroduces You to Your Own Backyard With Gardening Guide
March 12, 2012
Frank Salerno, Corona native and author, offers a fresh perspective on backyard gardening.
Solar Energy: How Home Owners can Save Money While Protecting the Planet
February 06, 2012
Putting aside all of the social and ecological advantages, Investing in a solar system for your home or business is one of the highest yielding, safest investments you can make.
First Time Home Buyers In Suffolk County Get A Financial Boost
June 27, 2011
The American Dream may be alive and well for up to 70 first time home buyers in Suffolk County. Last week, Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy announced that first time home buyers in Suffolk ...