Get Wired: How to Make the Most  of Home Technology

Today, technology plays an important—if not vital—role in everyday life. Technology not only makes everyday life easier, it makes it possible. Enormous strides in technological advances are made daily, which can make preparing a new home or remodel for great technology a challenge. The…

Septic Smarts

OK people, listen up. Full disclosure: the “House Mechanic” department of HOME magazine is dedicated to the hardworking parts of our homes that are, how shall we say, not so glamorous. In defense of our beloved department, this is the…

By definition, a roof is simply the top covering of a structure. But to a home, the roof serves as a defender against all outside elements—water, ice, wind, debris, and anything else that makes its way onto the vast surface…