Last year was tough for everyone as we navigated life during a pandemic and did what we could to stay home. Unfortunately, things got even tou…
The cost of goods across industries is rising, leading to broader concerns about inflation and whether people will struggle to purchase the items they could afford in the past. But there are financial moves consumers can make to hedge against inflation. One of those strategies is to invest in real estate, especially when mortgage rates […]
Wisconsin’s prison guard shortage has been getting worse for a decade. It reached a new depth this week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers absorbed another surge in prices in May — a 0.6% increase over April and 5% over the past year, the biggest 12-month inflation spike since 2008.
American consumers absorbed another surge in prices in May — a 0.6% increase over April and 5% over the past year, the biggest 12-month inflation spike since 2008.
Q: I have a friend who purchased a home in 2019. He bought the home even though the home inspection found the property had a bad septic system.
Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway called land banking a "powerful tool" to support affordable housing.
We all know that you can rent a car, but did you know you can also rent just tires? Here are just a few of the many things out there for rent.…
Oliv Madison's model, which would offer affordable rents by the bed instead of the unit, has some wondering how it will work.
A riding lawn tractor is the ultimate way to cut, trim and manicure a large lawn; and to keep it working safely and at peak performance it requires regular maintenance. If you’re a grease monkey and enjoy working on engines and machinery, you can keep a lawn tractor in good running order. If not, get a regular tuneup by the manufacturer.
Hunt is the founder and CEO of Families Overcoming Struggles To Encourage Restoration, or FOSTER of Dane County. The nonprofit provides support services for families who are at risk of being in the foster care system, have been incarcerated or that have single-parent households.
Dear Editor: Gestating Tropical Storm Ana is ushering in the seventh consecutive year in which the Atlantic hurricane season begins before its…
Dear Editor: Your article ("Madison needs more housing. Are zoning changes the answer?") stated that the city is looking for ways to bring in …
Dear Editor: Wisconsin GOP legislators complain about a labor shortage, but their “solution” misses the mark. The Legislature just passed a bi…
Is your grass ridden with patchy clumps of weeds, unsightly bare spots or areas of hard, compacted soil? If the answer is yes, your lawn needs a makeover, and some TLC to restore it to lush green turf. It won’ t be a weekend wonder, because your grass requires continued attention, but in one growing season you’ ll be amazed at what a little care and feeding can do.
"Officials in Wisconsin should be paying close attention to the growing debate over the F-35 boondoggle, as the U.S. Air Force plans to station a squadron of F-35 fighter jets at Truax Field in Madison."
You can’t add a more enduring landscape feature to a home than a stone wall, which you’ll see dotting the countryside of many homes in rural areas. A rugged stone wall creates a natural material surrounding property that’s appealing whether it’s a modest cottage or a handsome country estate, often becoming the focal point of the property.
Moving is exciting, but it can also be stressful for more reasons than one. From finding the time and energy to box up all of your belongings, to picking a trustworthy moving service to safely transport them all from one place to the next, there are just so many factors to consider. On top of […]
TikTok user @diyknowlesornever saw a braided leather headboard on Hati Home for $995. Since that was out of the question, she recreated the look for just $60 using faux leather. This dupe looks incredible.
From the end result, you would never guess that this expensive looking tufted headboard from TikTok creator @simply.shanaa cost just $30 to DIY. The reason for the low cost is unexpected—underneath the padding some cardboard boxes are hiding.
How much time do you spend foraging for your keys? Ever had to rely on the extra set you hid away? You may be a good candidate for a key-free door access lock pad that offers the security of a keyed lock with the convenience of using a digital code to open the door.
The city announced Thursday that it is ending the current biweekly system of patrolling streets for large items in order to improve efficiency.
To lower the use and expense of air conditioning a home in the dog days of summer, consider installing a whole house fan to cool it down. The fan, usually installed on the second floor in the ceiling, is designed to pull air through open windows and doors and exhaust it out through the attic to the outdoors. It works best in the evening as the temperature drops, so fresh air is pulled in and forces hot air through attic vents. By morning you’ll be reaching for a blanket after a cool night’s sleep.