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A list of Universal Design features to consider BEFORE building or remodeling your house. Plus reasons to consider Aging in Place in the home of your dreams

Remodeling a room? Chances are you're going to need electrical outlet spacers on your receptacles. They take just a minute to install over existing electrical wiring for a professional finish, here's how.

Live by the coast? In a hurricane area? Impact resistant windows could be a lifesaver! What you need to know before you begin installing hurricane windows.

Sinkhole Disappaering Lake

Sinkholes can make lakes disappear & turn waterfront homes into a homeowner's worst nightmare! Here's what to watch for, plus info about sinkhole insurance.

Safe rooms can be used for more than just storm shelters. Some ideas, plus safe room construction details and costs, if you're in the market for a safe room

If you need to replace the keyed door locks on your home, you might want to consider upgrading to keyless door locks. Here's what to look for...

tornado image by ccarlstead on flickr

Here is all the best info and tips to build safe rooms for your home, including FEMA criteria and more.

A lightning protection system is probably one of the most overlooked potential components of a new or existing home. It might cost a few bucks up front but it could save you hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Building a new home with a full basement? You must include egress window wells in your house plans. Plus tips for installing them in an existing home.