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6 tips to make your bathroom sellable, and enjoyable, at the same time

(BPT) - When it comes time to sell your home, not all rooms are created equal. Sure, potential buyers will walk through the entire house, but their opinion of a few primary rooms can ultimately determine whether they choose to offer or walk.

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Barn doors go indoors: An ideal winter project
Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Barn doors go indoors: An ideal winter project

(BPT) - Known for their versatility, barn doors have been popping up in homes across the country — in contemporary and rustic designs. Read on to discover why adding a barn door is an ideal winter home-improvement project.

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Top 5 features millennials look for in a home
Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Top 5 features millennials look for in a home

(BPT) - For generations, homeownership has been part of the American dream. For most Americans, it’s the largest, most significant investment they’ll make, and because homeownership is the best way to grow their wealth, the most important investme...

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
6 ways to refresh your home with hardwood

(BPT) - Hardwood is one of the oldest building materials known to man, yet as any savvy architect, designer or homeowner will tell you, renovating with characterful woods is a sure way to make a tired interior look fresh and contemporary. “There’s...

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Survey: Messy garages stand in the way of Americans pursuing their passions
Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Survey: Messy garages stand in the way of Americans pursuing their passions

(BPT) - Americans would love more time to pursue hobbies they’re passionate about, and time-drains like disorganized garages are a big obstacle to doing the activities they enjoy, according to a new survey conducted by Gladiator and Kelton Global.

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
How to avoid cold weather woes
Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
How to avoid cold weather woes

(BPT) - As sweater season knocks on the door, it’s time to prepare for the brisk temperatures ahead. This winter, keep your home, health and well-being top of mind with these simple tips to avoid cold weather woes.

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Winterize your home now for comfort all throughout winter
Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Winterize your home now for comfort all throughout winter

(BPT) - While temperatures across the country are still mild, major snow fall in some parts of the country has given some Americans a bitter taste of what to expect this winter. Depending on where you live, winter may mean cooler, rainy days or la...

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Desperate deer turn winter into the most dangerous season for pricey landscape plants
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:37 am
Desperate deer turn winter into the most dangerous season for pricey landscape plants

(BPT) - Deer can cause major damage to yards in any season, but in winter they can be downright deadly to some of the most expensive backyard landscape plants. When regular foods like leaves, grass and annuals become scarce, deer turn their attent...

Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:37 am
How to Find the Right Home Mortgage So You Don’t Overpay
Posted: November 14, 2017
How to Find the Right Home Mortgage So You Don’t Overpay

(StatePoint) Ample bedrooms and bathrooms? Check. A roomy kitchen? Check. A nice-sized backyard, storage space in the attic and just the right amount of curb appeal? Check, check and check.

Updated: November 14, 2017 - 4:34 am
Essential maintenance tasks to keep a clean home happening
Updated: November 18, 2017 - 4:34 am
Essential maintenance tasks to keep a clean home happening

(BPT) - Today’s typical family home is a buzzing hub of activity where meals are cooked, homework is done and family game nights are contested. In the background of it all: the home appliances that keep home life moving along. Focusing on a few ma...

Updated: November 18, 2017 - 4:34 am
4 reasons why a real estate franchise might be the career move for you
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
4 reasons why a real estate franchise might be the career move for you

(BPT) - Small business has always been the backbone of the American economy, and today's entrepreneurs are as diverse as American culture itself. Entrepreneurship takes many forms, from freelancers and independent contractors to sole proprietors. ...

Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
The sound of silence: How to design a quiet home office
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
The sound of silence: How to design a quiet home office

(BPT) - In today’s increasingly digital world, it’s no surprise that more employees are opting to work from home. While there may be a shift of physical locations — from the office building to the home — productivity is still paramount, making the...

Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
Roof repair: Mind the gaps, banish the squirrels
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
Roof repair: Mind the gaps, banish the squirrels

(BPT) - Cold can aggravate a roof issue and quickly turn minor defects into costly repair bills; in fact, the latest “Cost vs. Value” report from Remodeling Magazine estimates the average roofing replacement costs over $20,000.

Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
Insulation tips: Give your home its own winter coat
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
Insulation tips: Give your home its own winter coat

(BPT) - In fall's natural progression toward hibernation and all things cozy, preparation for your house is often forgotten. Insulation for the home can seem intimidating, but don’t let that stop you from digging deeper. You’ll find that proper in...

Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
Insulation can help protect homes from flooding
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
Insulation can help protect homes from flooding

(BPT) - Hurricane season is in full swing, and thousands of homeowners across the southern U.S. and Puerto Rico have been hit by mammoth hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
Increase kitchen efficiency with ease
Updated: November 11, 2017 - 4:33 am
Increase kitchen efficiency with ease

(BPT) - As the holiday season approaches and the calendar begins to populate, it’s important not to allow the stress of entertaining large groups to become a burden. Below are four tips to help organize a kitchen and host with ease, creating a fun...

Updated: November 11, 2017 - 4:33 am
The savvy homeowner's 5-point outdoor winterization checklist
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm
The savvy homeowner's 5-point outdoor winterization checklist

(BPT) - As temperatures drop, you're reminded that Old Man Winter will soon rear his ugly head. Before the first flurries fly, it's important to take some winterization steps to ensure your home is ready for whatever the season brings.

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm
America's finest: 6 luxury home improvement products made in the U.S.
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm
America's finest: 6 luxury home improvement products made in the U.S.

(BPT) - Peruse any home improvement media and you may get the impression you just can’t build, renovate or decorate a quality home without relying on foreign-made products like granite from Italy for countertops, cherry hardwood flooring from Braz...

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm
Home improvement insight: 5 tips to redesign with kids' safety in mind
Updated: October 27, 2017 - 4:34 am
Home improvement insight: 5 tips to redesign with kids' safety in mind

(BPT) - Smart homeowners take a strategic approach to home improvement projects such as redoing a playroom, living room or bedroom to keep kids' safety in mind during the redesign process.

Updated: October 27, 2017 - 4:34 am
5 myths about solar panels, debunked
Updated: October 25, 2017 - 4:35 am
5 myths about solar panels, debunked

(BPT) - Home solar panels can drastically cut or even eliminate electricity bills, reduce a home’s carbon footprint, increase resale value, and may even help a home sell faster.

Updated: October 25, 2017 - 4:35 am
5 DIY home upgrades anyone can do in a day
Updated: October 25, 2017 - 4:35 am
5 DIY home upgrades anyone can do in a day

(BPT) - (BPT) - Do-it-yourself home projects are sweeping the nation, and it’s easy to see why. DIY is typically budget-friendly and fulfilling to complete; simply find the right project to match your skill set and needs.

Updated: October 25, 2017 - 4:35 am
Upping your laundry room's wow factor
Updated: October 21, 2017 - 4:34 am
Upping your laundry room's wow factor

(BPT) - Doing the laundry is no longer relegated to dark, musty basements where no one cares to go. Thanks to modern technology, great design and access to innovative ideas online, laundry rooms have moved upstairs and come into their own. In fact...

Updated: October 21, 2017 - 4:34 am
Garage doors: More visual impact than your front door
Updated: October 13, 2017 - 4:35 am
Garage doors: More visual impact than your front door

(BPT) - If you’re buying a garage door, you’ll be faced with several decisions that you likely never had to make before. Before you call your local garage door dealer, here are some of the decisions that you need to face.

Updated: October 13, 2017 - 4:35 am
3 important areas to focus on when winterizing your home
Updated: October 13, 2017 - 4:35 am
3 important areas to focus on when winterizing your home

(BPT) - From the holidays to cold-weather fun like ice skating and skiing, winter promises its share of good times. Preparing your home for winter’s weather extremes can help ensure that you get the maximum enjoyment out of the season, while prote...

Updated: October 13, 2017 - 4:35 am
7 projects to help your home weather the winter safely and efficiently
Updated: October 13, 2017 - 4:35 am
7 projects to help your home weather the winter safely and efficiently

(BPT) - If chilly temperatures make you want to snuggle under a blanket in front of a roaring fire, just think about your poor water pipes that can’t escape the cold. You can’t wrap your home in a warm, protective blanket when winter arrives, but ...

Updated: October 13, 2017 - 4:35 am
5 Effortless DIY Projects to Prep Your Home for Fall -- and Beyond
Updated: October 05, 2017 - 4:35 am
5 Effortless DIY Projects to Prep Your Home for Fall -- and Beyond

(BPT) - The telltale signs are all there. Maybe it’s football season, the changing color of the trees right outside your door, or the crisp morning air that’s suddenly taken on a chill. Yes, there’s no denying it, fall is here and winter is quickl...

Updated: October 05, 2017 - 4:35 am
Miller is Dare Employee of the Month

Kelli Miller, Leisure Activities Specialist with the Department of Parks...

Friends of Youth reach out to Harmony Café

Mentors and youths from the Dare County Friends of Youth mentoring progr...

NHES students experience pioneer life

The Nags Head Elementary School Literacy Team spearheaded the One School...

New FOBHC board members

The Friends of the Outer Banks History Center recently added three new m...

Chamber welcomes Outer Banks Anglers Club

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the Outer ...

Aquarium hosting Santa Paws Pet Supply Drive

The annual Santa Paws Pet Supply Drive is underway at the N.C. Aquarium ...

Fearing, Brady-Daniels receive Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award

Lib Fearing and Angie Brady-Daniels, both of Manteo, recently received t...

1st Annual Dare to Scare 5k & Fun Run Raises Over $3,000

The 1st Annual Dare to Scare 5k Race and Fun Run was a huge success rais...

Hatteras schools say goodbye to Wallis

Cape Hatteras Schools are sending off their maintenance man, Bo Wallis, ...

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