More posts by Shannon Lee

11 home design trends that are so over
11 home design trends that are so over Homes & Real Estate September 20th, 2017
Design trends come and go, but some have been sticking around for a while. Somebody has to say it, so…
6 options for buying a home with little or no money down
6 options for buying a home with little or no money down Homes & Real Estate September 20th, 2017
Buying a home is an enormous decision, one that has an impact on your credit and finances like no other…
8 home renovation projects to tackle this summer
8 home renovation projects to tackle this summer Homes & Real Estate June 14th, 2017
Summer brings pool parties, ice cream and popsicles, playing in the yard”¦and renovations. Many homeowners find that some home upgrades…
9 Air Conditioning Alternatives
9 Air Conditioning Alternatives Homes & Real Estate June 16th, 2021
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, three-quarters of homes in our country have air conditioning units, and we spend…
5 natural ways to get rid of pests
5 natural ways to get rid of pests Homes & Real Estate April 6th, 2017
Our world is filled with chemicals. Pesticides are commonly used as a quick way to get rid of any pests…
10 ways to keep cool this summer without the AC
10 ways to keep cool this summer without the AC Show Notes March 22nd, 2017
The heat of the summer is upon us, and with it comes humidity, discomfort, and annoyance. It can be tempting…
What to do about window glass condensation
What to do about window glass condensation Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
If you have ever stepped out of a hot shower to be greeted by a fogged-up mirror, you know what…
6 questions to ask if you’re building a deck
6 questions to ask if you’re building a deck Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
Oh, the wonders of a deck during summertime! It's where the family gathers to enjoy the great weather, grill up…
3 home improvements that add a lot of light
3 home improvements that add a lot of light Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
A room with incredible light can simply make you feel good inside. But a room that has a dark, cave-like…
8 summer home improvements for a happier family
8 summer home improvements for a happier family Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
Summer is the time for outdoor fun, but what if your fun is getting a little old and stale? It's…
4 essential home maintenance jobs for spring
4 essential home maintenance jobs for spring Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
Winter can be tough on your house. It brings harsh cold, blustery winds, snow and ice, and of course, a…
Cabinet refacing vs. cabinet replacing: Which is right for you?
Cabinet refacing vs. cabinet replacing: Which is right for you? Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
Are your kitchen cabinets old and tired, and you're hoping for something new? If money is no object, you can…
What you need to know about home equity
What you need to know about home equity Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
Home equity is a big deal. In fact, the Federal Reserve reports that total home equity grew by $1.165 trillion…
The list of what you might be able to claim on your taxes if you work from home is impressive
The list of what you might be able to claim on your taxes if you work from home is impressive Jobs April 10th, 2017
There's good news for those who work from a home office: There are numerous tax deductions that can increase your…
6 pros and cons to living large in a tiny house
6 pros and cons to living large in a tiny house Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
The average size of a home in 2013 was 2,598 square feet -- an enormous increase over the cozy 1,525…
Is it time to sweep your chimney?
Is it time to sweep your chimney? Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
A wood-burning stove is the epitome of 'cozy' during the winter. But without proper maintenance, those lazy nights by the…
4 DIY Projects Perfect for New Homeowners
4 DIY Projects Perfect for New Homeowners Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
You love every part of your new home…well, almost. There are some things that you could do without or some…
Foreclosure predictions for 2016
Foreclosure predictions for 2016 Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
The housing market is back on its feet -- or is it? Following the burst of the housing bubble and…
6 home maintenance tasks you have to learn to do
6 home maintenance tasks you have to learn to do March 22nd, 2017
Good home maintenance is absolutely essential to keep your place in good repair. But there are many home maintenance points…
Buy or rent? The new view of the American Dream
Buy or rent? The new view of the American Dream Show Notes March 22nd, 2017
Once upon a time, the American Dream was to own your own home, complete with the proverbial white picket fence.…
4 last-minute DIY presents
4 last-minute DIY presents Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
Hey, we get it. The holidays sometimes sneak up on you, and one day you wake up and realize that…
12 awesome gifts for handy homeowners
12 awesome gifts for handy homeowners Shopping & Retail March 22nd, 2017
Whether you hope to spend only a few dollars or are in the mood to go all-out, these presents for…
These seven tax loopholes will make homeowners happy
These seven tax loopholes will make homeowners happy Homes & Real Estate April 10th, 2017
When it comes to saving money, most homeowners are more than happy to jump into a tax loophole or two.…
5 reasons concrete counters are better than stone
5 reasons concrete counters are better than stone Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
Love the look of stone but turned off by some of its less-than-desirable qualities? Concrete countertops might be the answer.…
10 weekend home projects that cost almost nothing
10 weekend home projects that cost almost nothing Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
Does your home need organizing and cleaning you've been putting off? If your tight budget and lack of time keep…
4 solutions to common water problems
4 solutions to common water problems Show Notes March 22nd, 2017
If you've ever poured a glass of water only to see a strange color in the glass or catch the…
8 houseplants you can’t kill
8 houseplants you can’t kill Show Notes March 22nd, 2017
If you have ever nurtured a houseplant only to watch it shrivel up and die, you understand just how frustrating…
5 funniest home improvement mishaps from the movies
5 funniest home improvement mishaps from the movies Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
Have you ever watched a movie, saw a scene that made you cringe, and thought, 'Thank goodness that's not me'?…
How to make or break your home sale
How to make or break your home sale Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
It happens all over the U.S., in every neighborhood: Two houses go up for sale at about the same time.…
10 home improvements that can really hurt
10 home improvements that can really hurt Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
Who doesn't want to save money on home improvement projects? That's why so many homeowners turn to DIY every year…